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Jan 7, 2014

Sony Debuts Smartphone Cradle Receiver And CD Receivers With Bluetooth And NFC


Sony Electronics introduced the first ever Smartphone Cradle Receiver allowing multiple brands of smartphones to serve as in-dash touchscreens. Sony also introduced seven new in-car entertainment systems, including six of the industry’s first Bluetooth with Near Field Communications (NFC) models, featuring enhanced connectivity, control, and music playback from smartphones…

Aug 16, 2013

Sony Introduces XAV-602BT In-dash AV Receiver

Sony XAV-602BT

Sony today introduced the new XAV-602BT smartphone connected in-dash AV receiver making it easier and more convenient to experience music, navigation and smartphone applications while in the car.

The new XAV-602BT AV receiver features Sony-exclusive App Remote technology for Android and iOS devices, unifying entertainment and control functions for a simplified driving experience. The App Remote feature combines music and select smartphone apps into a single source list that can be safely displayed and controlled directly from the receiver. App content is displayed on the smartphone while audio content plays through the speakers…

Jan 7, 2013

New Sony WX-GT90BT CD Receiver Uses Smartphone As Remote

Sony WX-GT90BT

Sony today expanded its in-car entertainment line with the introduction of a new double-DIN CD-receiver, WX-GT90BT, featuring Sony-exclusive App remote technology, combining consumers’ car audio music assets and smartphone apps into a single source list that can be controlled from the car audio system or compatible smartphone.

The new WX-GT90BT CD-receiver is used with Sony’s App Remote app for USB-connected iPhones and Bluetooth connected Android phones. Once downloaded to the compatible smartphones, the apps turns connected smartphones into touchscreen remotes and consumers can launch their favorite smartphone app on the App Remote user interface…

Aug 14, 2012

Sony Fulfills Demand For Advanced Smartphone Connectivity In The Car With New Entertainment Systems

Sony MEX-GS600BT

Sony today introduced new in-dash CD receivers featuring Sony-exclusive App Remote technology, combining consumers’ car audio music assets and smartphone apps into a single source list that can be controlled from the car audio system or smartphone. With App Remote, it is no longer necessary to go back-and-forth between the car audio system and smartphone to access a favorite tune. Music information such as album artwork is displayed on the smartphone screen, while incoming text messages can be read aloud through the car’s speakers for superior driving convenience…

Jan 9, 2012

Sony Introduced New Advanced In-Car Entertainment Products

Sony XAV-701HD

Today, Sony introduced four new in-dash A/V receivers featuring smartphone connectivity, superior display technology, and an advanced interface design. A new line of amplifiers, speakers and subwoofers was also unveiled.

In addition, Sony displayed new marine products including two new speakers offering boaters superior sound quality out on the water. The Sony Mobile Electronics booth will be located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, at CES booth number 915…

Aug 24, 2011

Sony's New Digital Link Sound System Integrates Factory Car Head Units With Sound Staging Technology

Sony XDP-PK1000

Sony announced Digital Link Sound System, a new product that easily installs and enhances the audio quality of factory head units. Digital Link Sound System will be available in two models, XDP-PK1000, an all-in-one package to optimize sound staging, and the XDP-MU110 model, a condensed version which integrates with existing or other subwoofers and amplifiers…

Aug 10, 2011

Sony Introduces New Car Stereos Featuring SiriusXM and Pandora

Sony CDX-GT565UP

Sony is expanding its mobile audio lineup with eight new in-dash CD receivers. The new models range from entry-level units to advanced receivers and digital media players that offer SiriusXM satellite radio and Pandora internet radio connectivity in the car.

“Consumers want their audio choices personalized to match their individual needs and preferences, especially while they are in their cars,” said Mike Kahn, director of the Audio Product Division at Sony Electronics. “Sony is redefining content selection in the car…

Sep 30, 2010

Sony And TomTom Announce A/V Navigation Systems XNV-660BT And XNV-770BT

Sony XNV-660BT

Sony today announced its first in-dash car navigation systems for the U.S. market, featuring technology powered by industry leader TomTom.

Designed to offer drivers the ultimate package of technology, innovation and style, the new XNV-770BT and XNV-660BT A/V navigation systems feature some of the most advanced car audio, video and navigational technologies in market today.

“TomTom’s expertise in navigation and our long-standing tradition of premium audio and video are strongly represented with these new in-dash systems,” said Mike Kahn, director of Sony’s mobile music business…

May 27, 2010

Sony Announces Two New "Melody Tray" Car Stereos DSX-S300BT And DSX-S200X

Sony DSX-S300BT

Sony today announced the new Sony DSX-S300BT and DSX-S200X car stereos each featuring Sony’s TuneTray™, an internal mechanical compartment for an iPod or other USB devices. These new car steros are ideal for users of iPod®, iPhone®, Walkman® and other digital music players who are looking for a convenient, high-quality audio experience in their car.

On command, the sleek front faceplate of each stereo will flip down and outputs the TuneTray compartment, complete with an iPod adapter, for quick connection to music players. Once connected to a device, the stereo flips back up and maintains standard functionality…

Jan 6, 2010

News from Sony: XAV-70BT, XAV-60 In-Dash A/V Centers And DSX-S100, CDX-GT700HD Car Stereos

Sony XAV-70BT

Sony today introduced two new in-dash A/V centers featuring some of the brightest and sharpest displays in market and a pair of new head units, including Sony’s first to offer HD Radio integration.

Designed to offer unmatched quality and high style in car audio and video, these products provide a variety of solutions for in-car connectivity, convenience and entertainment.

“In the mobile electronics industry, Sony strives to deliver trend setting products ahead of the industry curve,” said Mike Kahn, director of marketing for the Mobile Electronics and Shelf Divisions of Sony Electronics…

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