Tag: Sony

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In 2013 Car Stereo Truly Gets a Voice

2013 looks to be the year that voice control really becomes part of the mainstream car stereo experience....

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Sony Expects MirrorLink’s Star to Rise This Year

MirrorLink should gain popularity in 2013 as more smartphones become available to work with the technology that lets...

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CES 2013 Best of In-Car Innovations Goes to Sony, Phoenix Gold

There are CES Innovations Awards and then there are but a few “Best of Innovations Awards” in Design...

New Car Audio High End May Result From iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 may finally force the car audio industry into the digital age by creating a new...

Even for Car Audio, High Consumer Confidence Could Mean Upbeat Christmas

Research by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) found that confidence to spend on technology actually reached its highest...

Drivers Want Better Car Audio Systems

Premium car audio is in high demand, at least on the OEM side. A new study by IMS...

Sony Introduces App Remote, Decks for Specialists

Sony announced several new 2013 single DIN CD car radios to ship this fall, including two targeted for...

5 New Sony In-Dash Decks for Fall

Sony will release this fall a  handful of new receivers, including a CDX-GT575 with “universal smartphone” connectivity. The...

First U.S. MirrorLink Car Radio Now Available from Sony

Shown in January at CES by Sony, the first MirrorLink car radio is now available. With MirrorLink, you...

Sony Fights for its Life: NYT

Sony hasn't turned a profit since 2008 and has marketed so few innovative products that it is now...

Sony Tweaks 12-Volt Strategies

Sony said it is sharpening its focus on independent car audio retailers and changing a few of its...

Sony Intro’s First MirrorLink Aftermarket Car Radios in U.S.

Sony announced 4 new car radios on Monday including 2 models with MirrorLink (formerly known as Terminal Mode). ...

Sony Marine Radio Works w/ SiriusXM SXV100

Sony will deliver in January, the first marine audio receiver to work with the SiriusXM SXV100 tuner that...

Top 10 Takeaways from KnowledgeFest

The KnowledgeFest show in Dallas last week generated plenty of marketing and sales advice for retailers. Here are...

Sony’s Tablets Too High Priced?

Sony finally announced pricing and began preorders on its pair of tablets at $499 and $599, but reviewers...

Sony Artist Mickey Factz to Perform at KnowledgeFest

Rap artist Mickey Factz is heading to the KnowledgeFest car stereo event at the end of the month....

Sony Hits Breakthrough Car Audio Prices

Updated. Sony revamped the low to mid-end segment of its car audio line to include what it termed...

Sony Phases Out Xplod on Head Units

Updated! Xplod, Sony’s sub-brand for car audio in the U.S.  is gradually being relegated for use with subwoofers...

Sony System in New Ford Taurus

We didn’t make it into New York City to see the unveiling of the latest Taurus SHO, but...

Pandora: Aftermarket Yes; OEM, Not so Much

Pandora in the car may prove to be a bigger hit in the aftermarket than in new cars...