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Audiovox Ships New Android Headrests

Audiovox Ships New Android Headrests

Amy Gilroy September 3, 2014 Comments Off

VOXX (Audiovox) announced new DVD headrests that include 8-inch monitors running Android. The touch screen monitors (non-removable) basically duplicate the content you can get on any tablet or phone, said VOXX. Movies are no

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Satellite Radio Drags on Audiovox Sales

Satellite Radio Drags on Audiovox Sales

Amy Gilroy October 14, 2013 Comments Off

Audiovox parent VOXX released financial earnings Wednesday citing higher income but lower sales for the recent quarter ended August 31.   Automotive sales increased slightly, by 0.2 percent to $99 million.  Gains were due

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Audiovox In-Car Media Hub Due at CES

Audiovox In-Car Media Hub Due at CES

Amy Gilroy September 12, 2013 Comments Off

Calling it the next generation of backseat video, Audiovox plans to introduce at CES a wireless media hub that can store dozens of movies and other content and stream it to various screens in

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New Boss Overhead Monitor/DVD Has HDMI

New Boss Overhead Monitor/DVD Has HDMI

Amy Gilroy August 26, 2013 Comments Off

Boss Audio announced a new backseat entertainment system with an HDMI input so users may connect a tablet or phone to the device to playback movies and other content. The new BV12.1mch can accept

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First Headrests With US-Made “Tablets” Ship Next Week

First Headrests With US-Made “Tablets” Ship Next Week

Amy Gilroy February 8, 2013 Comments Off

A $1,500 dual “tablet” back seat video system will ship next Tuesday by SmartLogic by Vizualogic. It offers two headrests, each with a U.S.-made removable Android tablet with WiFi and a 7-inch screen. After

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Sirius Back Seat TV Discontinued By Chrysler

Amy Gilroy March 5, 2012 1

Chrysler is no longer offering Sirius Back Seat TV as of the 2012 model year.  In what was termed a mutual decision, the service has been dropped from Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles as

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Concept Expands Chameleon to Overhead Video

Amy Gilroy December 27, 2011 Comments Off

Concept is expanding its “chameleon” system that lets you choose the textile covers for your headrest/video monitor and now offering the feature on overhead monitors. The company also announced it won 3 patents for

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Scosche Intro’s HD Speakers, iPad 2 Mount

Lynn Shannon November 1, 2011 Comments Off

Scosche Industries launched at the SEMA show an iPad 2 headrest mount and a new line of budget car audio speakers called “HD.” The iPad 2 backSTAGE pro II mount for the Apple iPad

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Android Headrest Debuts from TMI

Amy Gilroy October 25, 2011 2

TMI, maker of  VizuaLogic and the new SmartLogic brand, is introducing new headrests with embedded Android “tablets” at the SEMA show next month. The headrests include 7-inch, non-removable tablets each running Android 2.3. They

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Audiovox To Supply Android RSE to Bentley

Amy Gilroy July 13, 2011 Comments Off

Audiovox said Tuesday it will ship its  first Android rear seat entertainment systems to Bentley in December. It also said that Audiovox is considering offering OEM products under the Klipsch brand. “We…. may look

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Audiovox Ships New Movies3Go Line

Amy Gilroy July 8, 2011 Comments Off

Audiovox Electronics is now shipping a new Movie2Go lineup in entry level rear seat video with LED backlit monitors. The line includes a universal headrest system with a 7-inch LED backlit monitor and built-in

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Tablets Start Replacing RSE by 2013

Amy Gilroy June 20, 2011 4

Let’s not panic as there are no actual statistics behind this statement. But IHS iSuppli analyst Mark Boyadjis says that by next year or early in 2013, tablet PCs should start having an impact

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Accele Ships Entry Priced Headrest Monitors

Amy Gilroy December 7, 2010 Comments Off

Accele is offering a new low cost Zicom headrest system with dual monitors, each with a built-in DVD system at $599. The Zicom ZHD700 replacement headrests come with different color covers to match the

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7 Top Features for the Car

Amy Gilroy August 23, 2010 1

In this list of the 7 top creature comforts for cars itemized by Bankrate.com, 5 are car electronics amenities. Since yesterday’s luxury items like air conditioning and cup holders have made the leap to

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