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Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 09:00 HKT/SGT

Source: Parrot Faurecia Automotive
Parrot Automotive Supplies Premium European Commercial Vehicle Maker with Android-based Infotainment System

PARIS, FRANCE, Dec 13, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Parrot Automotive, a leader in infotainment and connectivity solutions, is proud to announce that its New Infotainment System 7100 (or NIS 7100) has been selected by a premium European semi-trailer truck maker. In late 2016, NIS 7100-equipped semis will be available for purchase for the European, Russian, Asian, Latin American and Oceanian markets.

New Infotainment System 7100

Picture New Infotainment System 7100: http://hugin.info/172320/R/2063584/774468.png

The NIS 7100 is an Android-based Head Unit made up of a 1-DIN silver box and a 7-inch capacitive multi touch display embedded into the dashboard. It provides truck drivers with all the infotainment features needed to make long-haul driving a more connected and comfortable journey.

The NIS 7100 includes all the staple features one has come to expect from a modern infotainment platform: telephony, messaging, worldwide radio, media player, vehicle information via CAN, as well as USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and line in connectivity. The NIS 7100 goes even further: thanks to the Android framework, users can access multiple apps. Connecting the NIS 7100 to the Internet also enables users to listen to music on demand (Deezer, TuneIn, etc.), get weather reports, check maps or browse the Web.

Parrot Automotive enhances this app ecosystem with its well-known suite of automotive libraries for multimedia and connectivity: voice recognition, Text-to-Speech, dictation, video and speech processing. To prevent distracted driving, most NIS 7100 features can be activated through voice recognition (e.g. voice-destination entry).

Besides, the NIS 7100 embeds a fully-featured truck-specific navigation system (complete with 3D nav, Point of Interest search, etc.) from TomTom: in a matter of seconds, drivers get the route that's best for their truck's size, weight and cargo. It also features "dead reckoning": navigation is constantly accurate, even if the satellite signal is lost, like in tunnels. This new head unit can also manage rear view and side cameras, facilitating the delicate maneuvers truck drivers have to perform every day.

"The NIS 7100 is the 4th generation of our Android infotainment platforms and includes Parrot automotive libraries. We are proud to bring this advanced and open infotainment system to the highly competitive premium automotive market. The NIS 7100 will also be deployed in 2017 for other OEMs", says Eric Riyahi, Executive Vice President at Parrot Automotive.

Learn more at www.parrotautomotive.com

About Parrot Automotive

Parrot Automotive is a 100% subsidiary of Parrot. Founded in 1994 by Henri Seydoux, Parrot creates, develops and markets advanced technology wireless products for consumers and professionals. The company builds on a common technological expertise to innovate and develop in three primary markets:

- Civil drones: with recreational drones and solutions for professional use.
- Connected objects: with a focus on audio and gardening.
- Automotive: with the most extensive range of hands-free communication and infotainment systems for vehicles on the market.

Headquartered in Paris, Parrot currently employs more than 1,000 people worldwide and generates the majority of its sales overseas. Parrot has been listed on Euronext Paris since 2006. (FR0004038263 - PARRO) For more information, please visit www.parrotautomotive.com, www.parrot.com

PR Contacts Parrot Automotive
Financial media, Analysts and Investors relations
Marie Calleux, +33-(0)-1-53-65-68-68
Analyst and investor relations

Tech & Consumer media, Parrot Group
Vanessa Loury, +33-(0)-6-86-56-81-33
Corporate PR

Picture New Infotainment System 7100: http://hugin.info/172320/R/2063584/774468.png
Press release in PDF: http://hugin.info/172320/R/2063584/774430.pdf

Topic: Press release summary
Source: Parrot Faurecia Automotive

Sectors: Design Process, Electronics, Automotive, Wireless & Mobility, Broadcast, Film & Sat, Engineering
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