12 March 2015 | Posted in: Mobile

JVC Mobile Ships Expansion-Ready Marine / Motorsports CD Receiver

LONG BEACH, CA – March 12, 2015  – JVC Mobile, worldwide provider of quality audio systems and components, announced it is shipping its flagship marine / motorsports CD receiver, which was introduced at the 2015 International CES. With the availability of the KD-R85MBS, retailers and consumers now have a complete array of choices when looking for great sound on the water or off-road: two receivers, multiple media connectivity options, system expansion capability, and both wired and wireless remote control.

Like the currently shipping KD-X31MBS, the KD-R85MBS (MSRP $149.95) is ready for the elements with a conformal-coated circuit board and rust-resistant components. It differs from the current model with the addition of a backlit LCD display for enhanced night viewing. Also new is  a built-in CD player and three sets of RCA pre-amplified outputs to connect to add-on front, rear and subwoofer amplifiers. Each output is rated at 4.8 volts to provide a high-efficiency signal to the amplifier.

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08 January 2015 | Posted in: Mobile

JVC Mobile Introduces HX Speaker Series, Subwoofer Amplifier at International CES

LAS VEGAS – January 8, 2015 – JVC Mobile brought a fresh series of speakers and subwoofer-handling power to its booth at International CES, Jan 6-9. The HX series, which consists of 4 models, gives consumers a high-quality, factory replacement solution. The new KS-AX201 amplifier builds on proven technology to create affordable low-frequency power.

Designed to supplant most factory speakers as well as fit custom locations, the HX series drops into standard-sized openings to improve low-end performance and voice clarity. Each driver features a carbon mica cone that responds accurately to lower frequencies thanks to its lightness and flexibility. The midrange is bolstered by a pulp cone with fixed surround, and all speakers include Polyetherimide tweeters for high strength and temperature tolerance. The entire speaker is anchored by a highly responsive single-roll rubber surround.

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07 January 2015 | Posted in: Mobile

JVC Mobile Receiver is an Upgrade for Drivers Wanting to “Refresh” Their Vehicles

LAS VEGAS – January 7, 2015 – Most new vehicles come from the factory with built-in Bluetooth, satellite radio, input jacks for portable devices, and direct USB connections for iPhone or memory stick integration. Drivers who want to keep their older vehicles and get this new technology now have a cost-effective solution in JVC Mobile’s new KD-R960BTS CD receiver.

“Statistics show that people are keeping their cars longer on average, and are willing to upgrade them rather than part with them for newer vehicles,” said Daniel Jones, product and marketing manager for JVC Mobile. “The KD-R960BTS is the perfect solution for consumers who want to make their older vehicles new again with the same features that come standard from the dealership lot.”

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06 January 2015 | Posted in: Mobile

JVC Mobile’s Topline Multimedia Receiver is the Perfect All-in-One Entertainment Center

LAS VEGAS – January 6, 2015  – JVC Mobile debuted the flagship of its five new-for-2015 multimedia receivers at the 2015 International CES. The KW-V51BT meets consumer need for a high-quality, touch-enabled unit that can be the center of entertainment for built-in and connected media.

“The KW-V51BT shows that you can have a truly connected system that takes the focus off the smartphone and delivers complete media access through the receiver,” said Daniel Jones, product and marketing manager for JVC Mobile. “The improvements of this year’s model keep up with changing technology and give our customers a quality multimedia experience.”

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05 January 2015 | Posted in: Mobile

JVC Mobile Showcases Highly Integrated, User-Friendly Product Lineup at International CES

LAS VEGAS – January 5, 2015 – JVC Mobile is presenting its 2015 product line at International CES, January 6-9. Booth No. 1711 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center highlights 21 new products that incorporate the latest technology and convenience benefits to create a more entertaining driving experience. Sixteen new in-dash receivers, four speakers and a subwoofer amplifier bolster an already impressive lineup of more than 60 products built to perform at any price point.

All of the new receivers replace 2014 models with tasteful, stylish design and improved ergonomics. “We wanted to simplify interaction with our receivers to allow a safer and more intuitive touch experience with each unit,” said Daniel Jones, product and marketing manager for the company’s car electronics sector. “With vehicle dashboards becoming more complex as safety and driver information features take up space and focus, we wanted to create a great-looking display and control surface that minimizes distraction.”

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23 December 2014 | Posted in: Mobile

JVC Mobile Readies for International CES; Ships 8 More 2015 Model-Year Receivers

LONG BEACH, CALIF. – December 23, 2014 – JVC Mobile invites new and prospective retailers, as well as industry media, to visit its product showcase at the 2015 International CES, January 6-9. The renowned producer of high-quality, value-conscious electronics for the automotive aftermarket will showcase its 2015 product line in Booth 1711 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“We anticipate an exciting year for the JVC Mobile brand,” said Daniel Jones, product and marketing manager for the company’s car electronics sector. “With more than 20 new products adding to our extensive lineup in 2015 and a stronger focus on building our brand within the specialist retail community, our goal is to exceed the expectations of our retail network while making new dealers and consumers take a fresh look at JVC Mobile.”

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20 October 2014 | Posted in: Mobile

JVC Mobile Ships Four New Receivers From 2015 Model Lineup

LONG BEACH, CALIF. – October 20, 2014 – JVC Mobile, worldwide provider of innovative and value-driven car entertainment products, announced it is shipping four in-dash receivers from its anticipated 20 new-for-2015 products. The immediate availability of two multimedia centers and a pair of CD receivers gives retailers and consumers the latest technology and smartphone integration in time for the holiday season.

As next-generation models of the current KW-V10 and KW-V20BT receivers, the new KW-V11 (MSRP $299.95) and KW-V21BT (MSRP $349.95) double-DIN units feature a stylish, symmetrical design that accommodates a larger, 6.2-inch WVGA touch screen. A fully reimagined touch panel allows users to place their favorite function tiles on the screen for a customized control experience. The screen also includes Monitor Touch Control, so users can adjust volume by performing a circular motion on screen and select media by swiping up/down or left/right with their finger. Additionally, each receiver can be controlled with factory-equipped steering wheel buttons using a third-party adapter, or with the optional RM-RK258 wireless remote control.

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14 December 2013 | Posted in: Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT OFFERS FOUR NEW RECEIVERS IN DECEMBER WITH USB CONNECTIVITY

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Long Beach, Dec 10, 2013 – JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, today introduced four new CD receivers that will be available in the U.S. starting this month. Receivers feature illuminated USB ports as well as detachable faceplate security and 6-key preset station keys on the front faceplate. New models will include double the amount of available preset EQ settings from six to twelve and new digital processing tuners for better AM and FM reception quality.

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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT INTRODUCES NEW 2013 ARSENAL HIGH-END LINEUP WITH SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY AND ADVANCED AUDIO/VISUAL FEATURES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 – JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, today introduced three new Arsenal high-end CD receivers and a multimedia receiver at the 2013 International CES show. The new line-up of high-end receivers are SiriusXM-Ready™ and give access to SiriusXM’s expanded commercial-free music, sports and comedy channel lineup as well as SiriusXM Latino, a suite of Spanish-language programming, incorporate aesthetically pleasing elements with seamless mobile phone integration through its JVC Music Control and JVC Smart Music Control App functions, plus include radio timer, App Link Mode and enhanced Bluetooth and Pandora® Internet Radio capabilities. 

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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT EXPANDS APP COMPATIBILITY AND CAPABILITY IN ITS 2013 MULTIMEDIA, CD, AND DIGITAL MEDIA RECEIVERS

JVC KD-X200

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013  -- JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, has expanded its list of compatible apps, which work in conjunction with four new multimedia in-dash receivers. Driven by the App Link Mode feature, the head unit provides control similar to the iPod®/iPhone®*, offering simultaneous playback and display of App data on the receiver’s screen, as well as audio playback through the vehicle’s speakers. Apps currently compatible with App Link mode include INRIX Traffic, TuneIn streaming music service, SonicMax Pro for JVC (Powered by BBE), the DriveMate Rec suite of apps, and Pandora® Internet Radio. More apps will be added this year.

For 2013, JVC has introduced an advanced version of the technology for all new multimedia receivers called App Link Mode with Extended Control, which will both display the application’s data on the multimedia receiver’s display and allow users to touch anywhere on the screen to operate the app’s functions as they would on their smart phone. Audio is also played back through the vehicle’s speakers. The first compatible app with the new App Link Mode with Extended Control is MotionX-GPS Drive and more will be announced soon. Click here to continue reading...

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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT OFFERS TWO NEW AFFORDABLE PERFORMANCE DRIVEN DIGITAL MEDIA RECEIVERS

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 – JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, is excited to announce two new digital media receivers that will provide users with outstanding acoustics, extended compatibility with smartphone devices as well as 6-key presets and fully detachable anti-theft faceplate to deter theft and give the driver a peace of mind at all times. The short-body design of the KD-X200 boasts a compact chassis while the KD-X250BT includes a variety of built-in Bluetooth® functions. Continuing from 2012 will be the flagship KD-X80BT, which offers Bluetooth® wireless technology and a flip-down three-line LCD display. Click here to continue reading...

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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT EMBRACES SMARTPHONE INTEGRATION AND PUSHES INDUSTRY FIRST HD RADIO™ “ACTIVE ALERTS” FEATURE IN 2013 NAVIGATION UNITS

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 -- JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, today unveiled the new KW-NT310, KW-NT510HDT, and the KW-NT810HDT navigation units for 2013 which offer much more than responsive route directions but also enable the driver simultaneous access to enhanced features including HD Radio™ Active Alerts, iHeartRadio’s, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s all-in-one digital radio service, “My Stations” feature and extended compatibility with internet streaming radio services for Android phones. Out of the three new in-dash navigation units, two are 6.1-inch touchscreen models and the other is a 7-inch motorized touchscreen. Click here to continue reading...

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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT UPDATES DRVN LINEUP WITH NEW AMPLIFIERS, SUBWOOFERS, AND SPEAKER OFFERINGS FOR 2013

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 8, 2013  – JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, unveils the next phase of its acclaimed DRVN Series “pronounced /’drivən/" with the new “DRVN” series of entry-level speakers, amplifiers, and subwoofers. These products join the existing “DRVN XX” series of step-up amplifiers and speakers which provide users an option of seven amplifiers and fourteen different speaker options in the entire line; including both coaxial and component applications.

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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTS EXPAND SMARTPHONE CAPABILITY WITH BLUETOOTH® IN 2013 IN-DASH PRODUCT CATEGORIES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 -- JVC Mobile Entertainment, a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, today introduced a new 2013 lineup that integrates Bluetooth® connectivity to provide a wireless connection to a wide range of their Bluetooth® enabled products.

JVC has simplified the Bluetooth® phone pairing process using Simple Secure Pairing technology, allowing pairing for up to five phones. Standard features of built-in Bluetooth® receivers include: phone book access/phone book transfer, hands-free calling, audio streaming with remote control and text message receipt notification. CD, DMR and Multimedia receivers feature voice recognition dialing while CD and DMR receivers have the potential for two phones to be connected full-time. Click here to continue reading...

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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT INTEGRATES SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGY WITH 2013 LINE OF CD RECEIVERS TO CREATE SEAMLESS DRIVING EXPERIENCE

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 – JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, today introduced five new CD receivers at the 2013 International CES that will be available January in the U.S. JVC Mobile’s sleek new line up of CD Receivers incorporates aesthetically pleasing elements with seamless mobile phone integration through its JVC Music Control and JVC Smart Music Control App functions, radio timer, and enhanced Bluetooth® and Pandora® Internet Radio capabilities. SiriusXM-Ready™ models are capable of receiving SiriusXM’s expanded commercial-free music, sports and comedy channel lineup as well as SiriusXM Latino, a suite of Spanish-language programming, and include the SiriusXM Replay™ feature allowing users to pause, rewind and replay up to 60 minutes of live SiriusXM content. Click here to continue reading...
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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT DEBUTS TWO NEW MIRRORLINK-ENABLED MULTIMEDIA RECEIVERS IN 2013 FOR A SAFE AND OPTIMIZED DRIVING ENVIRONMENT

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 - JVC Mobile Entertainment, a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, proudly announced today the debut of two MirrorLink™ enabled Multimedia Receivers for Android™ and Symbian™ smartphones. The KW-NSX600 and KW-NSX700 will join existing model KW-NSX1 that was released this past December.
MirrorLink technology enables the driver seamless integrated control right from their dashboard by syncing operation with Samsung’s Galaxy S III Android™ Smartphone and Samsung Drive Link** Application or Nokia Symbian™ phones utilizing their Car Mode Application. This car-connectivity standard duplicates the phone/app display screens onto the head unit’s monitor and allows the user to access their phone apps that have been optimized for in-car use, creating a safer and more streamlined driving experience. The technology provides a user-friendly gateway to access apps for music playback, car navigation, and hands-free telephone communication.  Click here to continue reading...
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08 January 2013 | Posted in: CES 2013 / Mobile / News Blog

JVC MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW AV MULTIMEDIA RECEIVERS WITH EXPANDED WIRED AND WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 -- JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products is excited to announce four new Audio-Video multimedia receivers that have been enhanced with features such as the App Link Mode with Extended Control for iPhone®, improved Bluetooth® function and Pandora® Internet Radio Support for Android phones, all while delivering crisp graphics and full access to a range of entertainment options. Three head units will be a part of the regular multimedia series KW-AV61, KW-AV61BT, KW-AV71BT and one Arsenal high-end model KW-ADV65BT is also included in the lineup. Click here to continue reading...

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01 May 2012 | Posted in: Mobile / News Blog

JVC Mobile Entertainment Unveils its 2012 "Turn Me On: The Road" Campaign, Featuring Halestorm

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 1, 2012 - JVC Mobile Entertainment, a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, announces its 2012 “TURN ME ON: THE ROAD / HALESTORM” campaign to promote JVC In-Dash Multimedia and Navigation receivers. The campaign focuses on an explosive documentary-style viral video, featuring chart-topping hard rock act, Halestorm. An extensive campaign, including online banner ads, video content placement, social media integration, extensive PR buzz, as well as concert tour promotion, will commence with launch of the video, which will also be featured on the high-definition JVC video billboard in Times Square.

With the inception of the TURN ME ON franchise back in 2008, JVC Mobile completely rethought its marketing strategy by dedicating the majority of its marketing and media budget to a groundbreaking online viral video featuring artists like Josh Todd from Buckcherry, Jacoby Shaddix from Papa Roach, The Charm City Devils, Darling Stilettos, The All-American Rejects, as well as Lita Ford, Candlebox, Puddle of Mudd, and Rev Theory. JVC Mobile Entertainment’s TURN ME ON series, which has garnered over 40 million combined video views and over 2 billion brand impressions, has revolutionized the car audio marketing landscape with this innovative series. Click here to continue reading...

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10 January 2012 | Posted in: Mobile / News Blog

JVC Mobile Entertainment Updates DRVN Lineup with New Amplifiers And Speaker Offerings for 2012

Long Beach, Calif., January 10, 2012  – JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, unveils the next phase of its acclaimed DRVN Series “pronounced /’drivən/" with the new “DRVN XX” series of step-up amplifiers and subwoofers.

This cohesive line of audio reproduction products celebrates its second year with more powerful, captivating high-quality sound across a wide range.

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10 January 2012 | Posted in: Mobile / News Blog

JVC Multimedia Receivers Feature New In-Car Capabilities for Apps In 2012

Long Beach, Calif., January 10, 2012  -- JVC Mobile Entertainment, the premier developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, introduces App Link Mode, an update to its previous Advanced External mode offering enhanced connectivity for the ultimate in-vehicle consumer experience. In App Link mode, the head unit provides control similar to the iPod®/iPhone®, offering simultaneous playback and display of App data on the receiver’s screen. App Link mode is included in four new multimedia units, starting with the KW-AV60, which retails for $429.95. There are several applications outlined below that are compatible with this new JVC technology.

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