CES BOOTH #1101 - Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. continues to
embrace the consumer's smartphone connected lifestyle with the broadest
range of car, home and DJ electronic products that offer multiple wired
and wireless options with today's iOS and the Android™ OS
smartphone devices. With 97% of smartphone owners in the U.S. using
smartphones at home1, 83% while on the go, and 88% for
entertainment purposes, Pioneer is committed to the integration of
smartphone connectivity with its line of consumer electronics products
to bring consumers that personal smartphone experience, whenever and
Showcased at this year's 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show,
Pioneer is demonstrating interoperability with its smartphone integrated
products, including car electronics products such as the AppRadio™
2, in-dash multimedia navigation and in-dash DVD receivers; home
electronics products such as wireless speakers and home audio video
receivers; and professional and "prosumer" products such as DJ
controllers. This broad range of products enables users to connect their
Apple® iOS or Google® Android OS smartphone
devices with ease and provide access and control of stored multimedia
content and/or smartphone applications.
"The smartphone has become the source for consumer entertainment. They
want to share content from their device(s) and we're making that happen,
whether it's at home, in the car, or on the go," said Russ Johnston,
executive vice president of Corporate Communications for Pioneer
Electronics (USA) Inc. "We're the most smartphone-friendly brand and we
are using the latest technologies, including iPhone® 5
connectivity, AppRadio™ Mode, AirPlay™, HTC Connect™,
DLNA®, Wireless Direct and Bluetooth®, to give
consumers the freedom to enjoy stored audio video entertainment, the
latest compatible apps and online content."
Pioneer Car Electronics Division
Pioneer's Car Electronics Division is transforming any car into a
"connected car," bringing products designed to meet the consumer's
desire for enhanced integration of entertainment and smartphone
connectivity in the car. Pioneer's in-dash car receivers offer the most
smartphone connectivity options for the iPhone 5 and several Android
Pioneer's Home Electronics Division recognizes that the smartphone has
become the preferred source for streaming audio and video entertainment
and offers the most connectivity options in the home for today's
smartphone users. Pioneer's home electronics products integrate the
latest and most convenient wireless technology options for sharing
smartphone content in the home through AirPlay, DLNA 1.5,
Wireless Direct, HTC Connect, and Bluetooth, as well as exclusive apps
such as ControlApp and iControlAV2012.
Additionally, Pioneer is the first consumer electronics manufacturer to
receive HTC Connect certification and provide a unified connectivity
solution for Android smartphone users via HTC Connect technology
incorporated in Pioneer's wireless speakers and AV receivers.
Pioneer DJ Division
Pioneer DJ brings the connected lifestyle into the DJ world with the XDJ-AERO
controller, the industry's first Wi-Fi® DJ system that can
wirelessly play music tracks from smart devices such as smartphones,
tablets and laptop computers4. The XDJ-AERO allows users to
mix and arrange their favorite music tracks stored on their smart
devices via Wi-Fi, as well as on USB memory devices and computers via
compatible DJ software by way of MIDI. For additional benefits and
convenience, the XDJ-AERO also features Wireless Direct, creating its
own access point when Wi-Fi isn't available or not in range, further
enabling quick and convenient connectivity with portable smart devices.
More Pioneer Technologies
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.,
and its U.S. Web address is www.pioneerelectronics.com.
Its parent company, Pioneer Corporation, is a preeminent manufacturer of
high-performance audio, video and computer equipment for the home, car
and business markets and is celebrating 75 years of innovation in the
consumer electronics industry.
* Read the operation manual as well as all instructions and cautions
provided with compatible smartphone apps before use. Become familiar
with any applicable state and local laws. Pay attention to the road,
limit glances to the device, and do not use any feature if it cannot be
operated safely in your location and environment. Distracted driving may
result in serious injury, including death.
1 Google/Ipsos OTX MediaCT survey - Our Mobile Planet: United
States, Understanding the Mobile Consumer (May 2012)
2 Firmware updates and optional cables required.
3 Connectivity kits and Apple Lightning adapter requirements
vary by model. For more information, visit www.pioneerelectronics.com/appradio.
4 Requires computer with wireless LAN functions or wireless
PIONEER, ELITE, AppRadio and MIXTRAX are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Pioneer Corporation.ANDROID is a trademark of
Google Inc.iPhone and AirPlay are trademarks of
Apple Inc.iHeartAuto is a trademark of Clear Channel
Broadcasting, Inc.Parkopedia is a registered trademark of
Parkopedia Limited.Beej! is a trademark of ILS Technologies
LLC.Glympse is a registered trademark of Glympse Inc.Rdio
is a registered trademark of Rdio, Inc.Maxthon is a
registered trademark of Maxthon USA Inc.DLNA, the DLNA Logo
and DLNA Certified are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks
of the Digital Living Network Alliance.Blu-ray Disc and
Blu-ray are trademarks owned by the Blu-ray Disc Association.The
Bluetooth word mark is registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
and any use of such marks by Pioneer is under license.HTC
and HTC Connect are trademarks of HTC Corporation.Wi-Fi is
a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
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