|[December 19, 2013]
Audiovox Mobile TV Receiver Adds Kindle Fire Tablets to List of Compatible Devices
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Audiovox Electronics Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of VOXX
International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) today announced Audiovox
mobiletv, the Dyle enabled first wireless mobile TV receiver designed to
bring free live TV to iOS and Android (News - Alert) smartphones and tablets, is now
compatible with Kindle HD Fire tablets. Dyle® mobile TV, operated by
Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast
groups, is available in 38 markets, reaching 57% of the U.S. and
delivers live broadcast TV, including local and national news, sports
and entertainment programming to mobile devices.
Using the new Audiovox mobiletv receiver and recently released app on
the Amazon Appstore for Android, Kindle Fire, Fire HDX, Fire HDX 8.9,"
and Fire HD 8.9" users can enjoy free television programming on-the-go
offering Kindle Fire users greater versatility, adding a live TV
experience without the need for Internet or 3G/4G connectivity.
"The ability to add Amazon Kindle Fire users expands the growing list of
consumers who want the live TV experience at their fingertips and
provides our retail partners with another compelling reason to support
the product," said Tom Malone, president of Audiovox Electronics Corp.
"We believe this development combined with the continued addition of
stations and markets make this a must have product for consumers who
want to enjoy their favorite programming across multiple screens while
at home or on-the-go."
"With the additional compatibility across Amazon Kindle HD Fire tablets,
Dyle mobile TV technology will reach a new target audience that value a
range of content on their mobile devices," said Erik Moreno, co-general
manager of Mobile Content Venture. "This growth aligns with our
commitment to strategically deliver live television to a larger consumer
audience eager to embrace mobile television," added Salil Dalvi,
co-general manager of Mobile Content Venture.
The Audiovox mobiletv receiver is compatible with both iOS (30-pin and
Lightning adapters) and Android devices. The free, easy-to-use Audiovox
mobiletv with Dyle TV app from the App Store, Google Play and Amazon App
Store for Android, enables users to view high-quality Digital TV
(ATSC-M/H). The compact wireless unit fits right into your pocket, and
does not require a data plan or Internet connection. Audiovox mobiletv
includes a program guide, pause/rewind features, an internal battery
providing up to four hours of television viewing, and a USB charging
MSRP on the device is $129.99 and is available at select national,
regional and online retailers.
Dyle® mobile TV services are available immediately without a
subscription fee, subject to change at any time. Coverage varies in
participating markets, not all sttions are available in all markets.
For more information, visit the Audiovox
mobile TV websites. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook (News - Alert): Audiovox
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About Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC)
Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of
VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX), a leading global supplier
of mobile and consumer electronics products. The Company holds number
one market share in rear seat entertainment as well as remote start
systems and is the exclusive provider of SiriusXM satellite radio
products in the aftermarket. AEC is also a recognized leader in the
marketing of automotive entertainment, Location Based Services (LBS),
rear observation, and vehicle security. Its' extensive distribution
network includes power retailers and 12-volt specialists as well as
nearly all of the major vehicle manufacturers ("OEMs"), both
domestically and abroad.
Audiovox Electronics possesses a strong brand portfolio and its products
ranks among the top ten in almost every category in which they sell.
Primary brands include Audiovox®, Invision®, Jensen®, Omega®, Advent®,
Code Alarm®, Prestige® and Excalibur®. Headquartered in Hauppauge, NY,
Audiovox Electronics has a manufacturing facility in the United States,
and a robust international footprint with offices in Europe, Canada,
Mexico and Venezuela. For additional information, please visit www.audiovoxproducts.com.
About Dyle mobile TV
Dyle® mobile TV is offering consumers an easy way to experience and
enjoy live broadcast television on their mobile devices at home or
on-the-go. The Dyle app and Dyle Mobile TV compatible apps enable live
broadcast programming - such as local and national news, as well as
sports and entertainment content, utilizing the ATSC-Mobile DTV
standard, on mobile devices featuring Dyle. With several compatible
devices and accessories, Dyle is now available in 38 U.S. markets,
potentially reaching 57 percent of the population, with plans to add
additional network programming and hardware in the future. Dyle is
operated by the Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12
major broadcast groups including Belo Corp., Cox (News - Alert) Media Group, E.W.
Scripps Co., Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., Media General
Inc., Meredith Corp., Post-Newsweek Stations Inc. and Raycom Media, who
together formed Pearl, LLC to coordinate mobile efforts, as well as Fox,
ION Television and NBC. For more information, please visit dyle.tv.
About Siano (News - Alert)
Siano is the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions.
Pioneers of the multi-standard approach, Siano provides high-performance
and fast time-to-market digital TV solutions for mobile and consumer
electronics, automotive and public transportation device makers and
solution/service providers. Siano has close collaborations with global
tier-1 makers of tablets, smartphones, car TVs, and electronic
accessories such as Nokia (News - Alert), Huawei, ZTE, Sharp and others, as well as
service providers including KDDI-au, Softbank, DStv Mobile, and the
Mobile Content Venture in the U.S. Headquartered in Israel, Siano has
offices in the U.S., China, Korea, and Japan. For more information,
visit us at www.siano-ms.com.
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