2014 CES: iBiquity Notes Further Vehicle Integration

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2014 CES: iBiquity Notes Further Vehicle Integration

Jan 9, 2014 9:00 AM, By Doug Irwin, CPBE DRB

Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas - Jan 8, 2014 - iBiquity Digital announced that all major automakers now offer HD Radio in cars. Five OEMs, Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Mazda, and Mitsubishi, have introduced vehicles that use the digital broadcasts to receive traffic and data information as well. 25 auto brands offer the iTunes Tagging feature and the Artist Experience feature, which brings visuals like album cover art to radio screens, is already offered by 11 auto brands with more on the way.

Several carmakers are expanding their commitment to the digital dashboard by including HD Radio: Acura, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Ram, Rolls Royce, Scion, SRT (Chrysler), Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo have all extended their commitments to the technology with new announcements, a mix of new vehicle launches, broader application, new services and standardization.

Five new vehicles equipped with factory-installed HD Radio receivers will be on display at the HD Radio booth (#8232) at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. Vehicles on display include:
� 2014 Honda Civic (HD Radio Audio and Real-Time Traffic)
� 2014 Mazda3 (HD Radio Audio and Traffic Map Images)
� 2014 Toyota Corolla (HD Radio Audio, Real-Time Traffic and Weather)
� 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (HD Radio Audio, Real-Time Traffic, Weather and Fuel Prices)
� 2014 Ford Fiesta ST (MyFord Touch w/Next Radio Demonstration)

The Next Radio demonstration highlights the integration of HD Radio and IP-delivered services leveraging the Applink and OpenXC available in Ford vehicles.

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