Cara Gavin

Cara Gavin
Pioneer Announces Winners of AppRadio Hackathon at 2012 SEMA Show

On Monday, Pioneer Electronics Inc., announced the winners of its first AppRadio Hackathon held last week during the 2012 Specialty Equipment Manufacturer Association (SEMA) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event occurred over a 69-hour period and had more than 81 registered developers, who competed to develop the best new apps compatible with Pioneer's AppRadio products.

Directed Announces 2012/2013 Toyota Camry, Yaris Hatchback Firmware Solution

Directed, an industry leader in vehicle remote start and security, announced its new TL5 firmware solution for the 2012/2013 Toyota Camry and Yaris hatchback key-type models.

This new firmare solution for DBALL features full convenience functionality along with data key override. It doesn't require a scan tool or any special web key replicating tool. The solution is compatible wih Directed SmartStart 3.0.1 and offers DTC codes and status alerts.

Livio Connect Offers Over-the-Air Firmware Updates for OEM Car Stereos

At the 2012 SEMA Show, Livio Connect CEO and founder Jake Sigal announced the new over-the-air firmware updates for car stereos available for Livio Connect API developers. The firmware updates connect apps to cars easily for vehicle OEMs, Tier 1 manufacturers, and approved third-party developers.

Sigal explains, "Cars are good for over 10 years. iOS and Android updates every 10 months.

Rockford Fosgate Powers Sponsors Vehicles for 2012 SEMA Show

Rockford Fosgate, an industry leader in high-performance car audio systems, has announced its list of spondored vehicles on display at the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas at the the Las Vegas Convention Center from Oct. 30 - Nov. 2.

The company's sponsored vehicles will include new audio systems and will be featured throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Rockford Corporation and Helix Partner With Sound Warehouse

Rockford Corporation and their European partner Helix announced that they have partnerd with Utah-based retailer Sound Warehouse to carry the Espirit and Precision lines in its storefronts in Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Orem. The partnership will be effective immediatley.

Viper 'Thinks Pink' to Fight Breast Cancer With its User Interface iPhone App

October may be National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but Viper has been proudly supporting the cause for the past year.

Viper, a leader in automative electronics, has been donating the proceeds from downloads of its special-edition pink User Interface for its SmartStart mobile app to benefit breast cancer research.

Directed Introduces 10 New XpressKit Firmware Solutions

Directed, a leader in vehicle remote start and security, recently announced the immediate release of 10 new firmware solutions for the DBALL interface module. Directed developed these solutions for Nissan, Ford, Hyundai, and GM vehicles.

Rockford Fosgate to Host SEMA 2012 Web Guide

Rockford Fosgate, the Arizona-based maker of high-performance car audio systems, recently announced its SEMA 2012 Web guide. On Oct. 15, rockfordfosgate.com/sema will become a complete virtual guide to the the company's custom show vehicles on display at the 2012 SEMA show in Las Vegas.

U-Line Announces European Expansion, Design Contest

U-Line, an award-winning leader in built-in undercounter ice making, refrigeration, and wine preservation products, is expanding into the European market.

U-Line has also launched a contest for design professionals to submit their best work in Kitchen, Bathroom, Rec-Media Room, Wet Bar, or Home Office.