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Jabra has unveiled their newest in-car speakerphone that is easy to use and has the capability to have Bluetooth connectivity, noise cancellation technology and high quality sound called Jabra DRIVE. Some of its features came from their predecessor that offers good quality of technology giving the drivers and passengers a safe and comfortable ride. In terms of phone calls, Jabra DRIVE has wireless capabilities; wireless in-car speakerphone automatically pairs with two elected Bluetooth devices, requiring no further installation for stress-free connectivity on the road. This device is equipped with a microphone and a digital signal processing sound technology for noise cancellation and echo reduction. DRIVE has remarkable features such as large control buttons with automatic adjustments, voice guidance system that states low battery status and Bluetooth connection, auto pairing to mobile phone, Multiuse – connects to 2 Bluetooth devices at the same time, stream audio from GPS apps and a crystal clear sound.
Barrage of new technologies are now available in the market specially in-car’s entertainment system. Most car manufacturers are trying to equip their cars with the latest entertainment system today just to fit in this new generation. One of the most full-packed in-car entertainments today is the Pioneer new double-DIN sized AVIC-X930BT. This device has a lot to offer such as iPod integration, NAV, Bluetooth phone, Aha radio, Pandora, video and also has the ability to update feeds from social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. One of its interesting features is the Aha radio which is cool car audio technology. This infotainment platform is capable of decoding text-based digital content into speech and plays back into the car. In terms of navigation, AVIC-X930BT uses Tele Atlas maps for US, Canada and Puerto Rico. As you see the navigation graphics, it is awesome and also the directions are very clear. In AVIC FEEDS systems, it has now the ability to transfer destination from Google maps to your iPod/computer.
Providing the newest technology today, AVIC-X930BT has remarkable features that even some of the latest car today doesn’t have that kind of feature.
Clarion, a manufacturer of car audio, automotive navigation systems, visual equipment and communication equipment revealed their new auto head unit which offers a modern audio upgrade system called the Clarion FZ501E. It is their newest model that supports Bluetooth connection with the capability to play HPF and A2DP audio streaming through mobile phones and also it can play through USB, MP3 and WMA. The seven ways rotary control could be the highlight of this device as it produce intuitive operation with no other buttons which give the user a simple operation.
There is a system that allocates you to safe and legal phones calls and also through the help of an integral microphone and direct phone list access by means of the head unit controls. This is a perfect device to iPhone users because it is compatible to iPhone and iPod. There are lots of feature that a Clarion FZ501E can offer like full integration in iPhone via a USB connection on the front of the gadget, video support in iPod through an optional CCA748 cable and an optional stand alone screen by means of channel line-outs.
Advanced technologies are very common to all the cars today as well as devices and car accessories. There is a device that offers impressive features and adds comfort to your car called the SuperTooth HD. The features of this gadget are dual microphones, one touch pairing, and voice recognition which have the ability to send email, text and Facebook and Twitter status updates.
The SuperTooth HD has a dimension of 4.9 inches in height, 2.3 inches in width, and 0.9 inch in depth with a weight of 4 ounces (4.8 ounces when a metal clip is included). Large button in the front holds most of the controls like when you turn it left or right, volume will decrease or increase, when you press down, it enables the voice command; hold it for three seconds and it will automatically redial the last number. If you want some tutorials, you can say “What Can I Say” anytime you want and the unit will give you a tutorial. This device is also compatible to some other gadgets like Samsung Infuse 4G and HTC Thunderbolt. SuperTooth HD is paired with a 5.4 watts class D amplifier with pair of speakers. This gives a good sound quality and noise containment. It is a good choice for anyone whose car lacks hands-free Bluetooth support.
Britax has developed a car that gives extra safety to children while they are riding your car and this safety device is called the Britax Chaperone Infant Car Seat. It is also called as the True Side Impact Protection which is exclusively manufactured by Britax. If an accident happens, side impacts are very common and this will result to 30% of injuries that comes from the side impacts. This gives Britax an idea to develop a device that can protect a child from the said threat. The Chaperone Infant Car Seat offers these two special features; a firm structure with high sidewalls and a head control which both have the energy-absorbing foam. These features gives the child a protection from a possible vehicle incursion, the child’s neck, head and spine are well-fitted and well-aligned limiting the movements in case of a crash. There is also an anti-rebound technology, creating a solid L shape structure which protects the head of the child from a massive force and contradict the movement that comes from the impact. Other features are Premium Lower LATCH Connectors for a quick and simple installation – uses push button for a quick release, Height Adjustment Knob (on base) for proper seat angle and positioning, Large multiple position canopy and ergonomic carry handle.
A company which is known to its tabletop internet radios has joined the internet car radio market today. Livio offers a kit which has a microphone, speakerphone, built-in USB port for charging your phone and has a Bluetooth wireless connection.
Livio kit offers a great features such as an internet radio which brings 45,000 AM,FM and internet only stations, Bluetooth speakerphone that gives you the capability to make phone calls while driving, USB charger but the USB cable is not included and a premium version of the app. The iOS version and Android version of its car internet radio application are available in the market today. They offer a free and premium version; free version gives you a limited access, only 300 stations are available while premium version gives you a 45, 00o stations for a one time fee of $4.99.
Regarding to its connections, there are places that has no coverage at all as it connects through a cellular data connection but the good thing is less bandwidth is used as far as streaming is concern.
Clarion has developed a stereo that fits the needs of a driver and that is the Clarion CX501. Clarion CX501 is easy to use and install with a clean and good features. It has multiple capabilities and extra features and it produces a clear sound. It is automatically connected to your cellphone as you start the engine. CX501 is also equipped with a built-in bluetooth and has a high quality sound that comes from the car speakers. The most standard feature to this stereo is the AM/FM tuner – the owner has an option on how they play their music. USB port allows you to use your iPod or iPhone, Android, MP3 player or any devices/gadgets that are available. It has the ability to charge your gadget as long as it is plugged into the receiver and it can play CD’s or CD-Rs with MP3 or WMA format. The built-in amplifier with a Magna Bass EX – gives great boost and more base sound. It has also a 3 band parametric equalizer, preamp outputs and high- and low-pass filters which give you a more dynamic sound. The radio can be upgraded by installing HD Radio tuner to have more choices than the standard AM/FM tuner and SCC1 tuner that lets you tune into SIRIUS satellite transmissions. Clarion CX501 is a high-quality and user friendly device that gives latest telecommunication technology and an additional comfort to the owner.