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Advent Delivers Industry’s First Hyundai Sonata OE-Styled Multimedia / Nav System

HAUPPAUGE, NY (05.23.11) – Audiovox Corporation has announced that the industry’s first Hyundai Sonata OE Sound Solution system is now available and shipping to expeditors and new car dealers. The feature-packed infotainment and navigation system offers new car purchasers a high-quality multimedia and navigation solution without the expense of unwanted vehicle upgrade packages.

The system is designed to perfectly integrate with the dash and retains the use of the vehicle’s status display for the clock and air bag functions so the consumer can get the upgrade without sacrificing any OE convenience or safety features.

“Car dealers and expeditors rely on Advent technology and innovation and its proven ability to perform – not just for their customers but also their bottom line,” said Tom Malone, President of Audiovox Electronics. “We continually deliver this channel new and innovative products that not only meet consumer demands but also create new profit opportunities.”

The Sonata System includes some of the most sought after consumer features like built-in Navigation with Navteq US/Canada maps plus 11 million POIs and 3D landmarks. The system also offers turn-by-turn voice guidance in 13 languages and spoken street names in English, French and Spanish. In addition, the system can display 19 languages on screen. The system also includes built-in Parrot Bluetooth with external Parrot microphone, hi-res 7” touch screen, Made for iPhone and iPod,XM –ready, rear-view camera with “Instant-on” technology as well as MediaLink interface module with a true USB 2.0 and 3.5mm a/v inputs that also allow video from an iPod or iPhone (optional cable required) and a 3-year warranty.

Malone concluded. “Innovation drives our car dealer product lines and these systems that provide the consumer with the ability to offer downloadable feature enhancement like our recently released “Voice Activation” hands free Bluetooth upgrade, which allows the driver to access a smartphone’s voice control option through a button on the touch screen or via their steering wheel control. Its advancements like this that keeps us and our customers on the very leading edge of technology.”

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