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NAV-TV Ships StreamBlue

NAV-TV Ships StreamBlue

Amy Gilroy October 13, 2014 Comments Off

NAV-TV is now shipping  a new Bluetooth device that can replace or bypass your car radio. First shown at KnowledgeFest (Mobile Electronics show) the device called StreamBlue wirelessly connects your smartphone or tablet to

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Rostra Ships Bluetooth Kit for Silverado/Sierra

Rostra Ships Bluetooth Kit for Silverado/Sierra

Amy Gilroy October 6, 2014 Comments Off

Rostra Precision Controls is shipping a new hands-free Bluetooth system designed for the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks with base model sound systems. The Bluetooth system, model 250-7500-GM14 includes a custom radio interface

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Latest iPhone 6-to-Car Radio Update

Latest iPhone 6-to-Car Radio Update

Amy Gilroy September 29, 2014 1

iPhone 6 is raising a few issues when it comes to using your phone with your car radio that dealers should be aware of. Most manufacturers are still in the testing process.  Kenwood and

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Mosconi Amp Doesn’t Need Head Unit

Mosconi Amp Doesn’t Need Head Unit

Amy Gilroy August 1, 2014 Comments Off

Mosconi is shipping a new D2 Series of amplifiers that are Italian designed and built, with small foot prints .  They  include one model that works a Bluetooth module, so no head unit is

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Car Audio Bluetooth Hits Half Mark in Radios

Car Audio Bluetooth Hits Half Mark in Radios

Amy Gilroy February 4, 2014 Comments Off

In the fourth quarter last year, Bluetooth hit the milestone of 50 percent penetration in in-dash head units, according to The NPD Group. The figure was up from a 46 percent penetration in Q3.

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iSimple Intros BluClik Tablet/Phone Steering Wheel Control

iSimple Intros BluClik Tablet/Phone Steering Wheel Control

Amy Gilroy January 6, 2014 Comments Off

iSimple introduced at CES a universal Bluetooth remote that works with tablets and smartphones and that mounts on the steering wheel or dashboard of the car. The BlueClik then permits full voice control (using

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Grom Ships Audi Android/iPhone Kit

Grom Ships Audi Android/iPhone Kit

Amy Gilroy October 16, 2013 Comments Off

GROM Audio begins shipping this week a new car kit to add Android/iPhone control to many Audi vehicles. The GROM-MST3P-AUDO adapter lets drivers can use their phone to run navigation apps, music and Internet

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Crux Ships Plug n Play Bluetooth Kit for Ford CAN Bus

Crux Ships Plug n Play Bluetooth Kit for Ford CAN Bus

Amy Gilroy October 3, 2013 Comments Off

Crux Interfacing Solutions announced a new Bluetooth add-on kit for newer Ford CAN bus II vehicles with radios without the Sync radio system. An updated model BEEBF-32 kit works with select 2011-2014 Ford models

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Earthquake Intros Bluetooth Adapter Kit

Earthquake Intros Bluetooth Adapter Kit

Amy Gilroy August 26, 2013 Comments Off

Earthquake Sound is now offering a Bluetooth accessory for a car stereo system.   The BT4 BlueTech adapter can stream music from a smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth-enabled devices to the car stereo system.

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Wet Sounds Bluetooth Control Knob For Phones

Wet Sounds Bluetooth Control Knob For Phones

Amy Gilroy August 20, 2013 1

Wet Sounds, makers of marine audio products, announced a new Bluetooth knob that lets your smartphone act as a marine radio. The knob installs in a boat, RV or even a golf cart and

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Rydeen Adds New Mounts for Mirror/Monitors

Rydeen Adds New Mounts for Mirror/Monitors

Amy Gilroy August 13, 2013 Comments Off

Rydeen said it is now offering six new mounts for its aftermarket replacement mirrors that provide built in monitors for touch screen navigation, Bluetooth and backup cameras. The mounts are interchangeable, allowing the mirror

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CRUX Intro’s First Bluetooth Kit for Chrysler, Dodge & Jeep

CRUX Intro’s First Bluetooth Kit for Chrysler, Dodge & Jeep

Amy Gilroy August 13, 2013 Comments Off

Crux Interfacing Solutions announces the release of it’s latest “first to market” Bluetooth Connectivity solution  for Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles. Crux’s BEECR-35 offers an unmatched sound quality that seamlessly integrates with factory-installed radios in

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CRUX Releases Bluetooth Interface for Mercedes Benz

CRUX Releases Bluetooth Interface for Mercedes Benz

Amy Gilroy August 9, 2013 Comments Off

Crux Interfacing Solutions announced the release of it’s Bluetooth Connectivity kit  for Mercedes Benz vehicles with CAN-bus systems. Crux’s BEEMB-44 integrates with OEM radios in select models 1999-upwards for a seamless hands-free experience. It is

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Jensen Ships New Bluetooth Car Deck Line

Jensen Ships New Bluetooth Car Deck Line

Amy Gilroy July 30, 2013 Comments Off

HAUPPAUGE, NY – The 2013 Jensen CD/MP3 Bluetooth radio product line, first introduced in January, is now available at retailers nationwide. The two 1DIN and 2DIN models feature full iPhone and iPod connectivity and

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GROM Ships New Bluetooth Kit for Factory Radios; Expands HQ

GROM Ships New Bluetooth Kit for Factory Radios; Expands HQ

Amy Gilroy June 6, 2013 Comments Off

GROM Audio has begun shipping a kit that adds factory-like Bluetooth to an existing OEM stereo.  The kit connects directly to the factory stereo to create integrated Bluetooth for hands free calling, wireless audio

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iSimple Debuts InSeam with Steering Wheel Controls

iSimple Debuts InSeam with Steering Wheel Controls

Amy Gilroy January 9, 2013 Comments Off

InSeam is a new device that turns your smartphone into a full automotive Bluetooth add-on kit that is controlled by the factory steering wheel controls. Offered by iSimple (Aamp of America), InSeam works with

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Even Car Seats Get Bluetooth

Even Car Seats Get Bluetooth

Amy Gilroy December 10, 2012 Comments Off

Yes, even your seat in the car may soon radiate with Bluetooth so you can adjust it perfectly to your body through…..an app, of course. Maybe instead of adding seat warmers to cars (a

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Pioneer Intros New Features at SEMA in 2013 Car Radios

Amy Gilroy October 30, 2012 1

Pioneer is showing some unique features at the SEMA show this week in two car radio lines updated for 2013. First, Pioneer announced the high end segment of its 2013 single CD line (the

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CRUX Enters Backup Camera Market

Amy Gilroy August 14, 2012 Comments Off

CRUX, a maker  of car Bluetooth kits,  is entering the backup camera market with a new “Sightline” series of cameras custom fit for certain vehicles. The first cameras will work with four late model

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Escort Sells New Radar Detector-For-iPhone at Apple Stores

Amy Gilroy June 29, 2012 Comments Off

Radar detector supplier Escort, Inc. announced a new mini Bluetooth radar detector designed to work with an iPhone, which will be sold at Apple Stores. The new detector mounts behind the rearview mirror. It

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