Audiovox First to Launch Rear-Seat Dyle™ Mobile TV Experience For Automobiles in the USTuesday, September 11th, 2012
LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Audiovox Electronics Corp., a global leader in the automotive entertainment industry and wholly owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), announced plans to develop the first Dyle enabled rear seat car entertainment systems. The product will be sold and professionally installed through Audiovox’s channels of distribution, including 12-volt retail specialists, expeditors who service car dealers, electronic retailers, car dealers and the company’s OEM customers.
Dyle mobile TV is the consumer-facing brand launched by Mobile Content Venture (MCV) to enable live mobile television content from 18 major broadcast groups including Pearl LLC (Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., Media General Inc., Meredith Corp., Post-Newsweek Stations Inc. and Raycom Media) as well as Fox, ION Television, Univision, Bahakel, LIN, Telemundo, NBC, ABC and CBS. Dyle is available from more than 90 stations in 35 markets, reaching approximately 55 percent of the U.S. population.
Audiovox has been a leader in mobile video and rear seat entertainment since the category’s introduction, providing consumers with a wide variety of systems and content options. The combined Audiovox Dyle systems will allow content-rich programming that includes live news, sports, and entertainment through Dyle mobile TV.
“With over 100 million cars on the road today, the automobile back seat represents a great new audience for live TV. We think this lays important groundwork for a new class of in-vehicle entertainment services,” said Salil Dalvi and Erik Moreno, co-General Managers of MCV. “We are thrilled to partner with Audiovox and deliver the Dyle mobile TV experience to consumers in their cars.”
“Together with Dyle mobile TV, we are leading the way in delivering live broadcast television to consumers when they want it the most: on-the-go and on-the-road,” said Tom Malone, President of Audiovox Electronics Corporation. “As a leader in automotive entertainment, Audiovox is committed to providing the latest integrated technology for today’s consumers who seek a seamless entertainment experience in their vehicles.”