Pioneer Car AV Receiver with Advanced App Mode Launched
Pioneer presents the AVH-P8450BT.
This latest car audio video receiver comes with the Advanced App mode, which is designed to utilize the processing power, storage capacity, networking connectivity, and apps of the iPhone 4/iPhone 4S and iPod touch (4th gen) as the primary source of information and entertainment capabilities. It comes with a multi-touchscreen which enables users to control most functions using motion gestures like on smartphones.
Pioneer has also developed exclusive apps for the Advanced App Mode including the MIXTRAX app and Navgate Drive South East Asia app.
Pioneer’s AVH-P8450BT AV Receiver is now available with a suggested retail price below S$1100.
Read on for the full press release.
Singapore – Pioneer Electronics AsiaCentre Pte. Ltd is introducing the latest car audio video receiver AVH-P8450BT, which has the game-changing Advanced App Mode. Drawing upon Pioneer’s technological integration expertise, and aligning to its “Rethinking Connectivity” strategy, Advanced App Mode was birthed. This feature is designed to utilize the processing power, storage capacity, network connectivity and apps of the iPhone 4/iPhone 4S and iPod touch (4th generation) as the primary source of information and entertainment capabilities. Pioneer’s Advanced App Mode also enables multi-touchscreen that allow users to control most functions using similar touch and motion gestures like today's smartphones, but in a larger screen to ensure safer in-vehicle operation.
Pioneer Centric Apps
The full potential of the Advanced App Mode application “AppRadio” app is unleashed, simply by connecting to an iPhone 4/iPhone 4S and iPod touch (4th generation) loaded with compatible third-party apps. Thus, Pioneer Advanced App Mode revolutionizes your driving experience by bringing an ever-expanding world of convenience and connectivity directly into the dash. The Pioneer Advanced App Mode application “AppRadio” app delivers the ultimate in-vehicle smartphone experience for iPhone users by helping users to stay current with recommended compatible third-party apps.
For the ultimate in-vehicle smartphone experience, download Pioneer’s free “AppRadio” app as well as other third-party compatible apps into your iPhone 4/iPhone 4S or iPod Touch (4th generation), and connect it to the car head unit, and you are ready to experience your in-car entertainment in an entirely new way. The Pioneer Advanced App mode application “AppRadio” app is available for download free in the App Store.
Pioneer has also teamed up with several app providers to ensure most of today’s most popular in vehicle traffic navigation and entertainment apps are attuned to the dash. The intuitive interface is formatted and designed specifically for safer in vehicle operation.
Compatible apps for internet radio service include AUPEO! Personal Radio, Livio Car Internet Radio and StreamS HiFi Radio. There are also compatible apps for drive analytics service such as DashCommand and Extra Mile. Additional compatible apps to support Advanced Add Mode will be available in the near future.
To better address the needs of car drivers, Pioneer has developed exclusive compatible apps for Advanced App Mode:
1) MIXTRAX app - Analyze your iPod touch and iPhone 4/iPhone 4S music library (internet connectivity required) and generate non-stop mix play by cueing up songs, beat matching, or adding effects. The MIXTRAX app is now available for download on iTunes.
2) Navgate Drive South East Asia app - Provides numerous intelligent features such as traffic information, city guides, short route calculation time, simultaneous calculation of multiple route variants and many others.
Promotional Offer for Pioneer Exclusive Apps
The MIXTRAX app is now available for download on iTunes, and customers can receive 50% off the usual price of US$1.99. The promotional price of US$0.99 will be valid till 15th July 2012.
The latest feature-rich navigation app – the NavGate Drive South East Asia, will be available for download on iTunes from 16th May 2012. For limited time only, the first 150 customers to purchase the Navgate Drive South East Asia app will enjoy a 50% off promotional offer at US$39.99. (Usual Price: US$79.99).
Pioneer’s AVH-P8450BT AV Receiver is now available with a suggested retail price below SG$1100.