Audiovox Launches Wireless Mobile TV Receiver For iOS And Android Devices
Dyle® mobile TV-Enabled Devices developed by Siano Delivers Free Mobile TV to
Millions of Smartphones and Tablets
NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013
NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Audiovox Electronics Corp., a wholly
owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) today
announced that is has launched Audiovox mobiletv, the first wireless Mobile TV
Receiver designed to bring free live TV to iOS and Android smartphones and
tablets. Developed by Siano, the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast
DTV solutions, the receiver delivers Dyle® mobile TV, operated by Mobile
Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups, who will
be providing the content. Dyle mobile TV is available in 38 markets, reaching
57 % of the U.S, delivering live broadcast TV, including local and national
news, sports and entertainment programming to mobile devices.
Using the Dyle mobile TV app developed by Siano and available from the App
Store and Google Play, the Audiovox mobiletv receiver will enable millions of
Apple and Android device users to watch live TV on their devices without the
need for Internet or cellular connection. Ultimately, this will help consumers
extend the live TV experience and give them greater levels of choice and
flexibility – completely free.
"Our partnership with Dyle expands the mobile television experience by
expanding the availability of broadcast television to literally millions of
Apple and Android users across the U.S.," said Tom Malone, president of
Audiovox Electronics Corp. "Our Audiovox receiver provides both the
convenience of wireless accessibility and the ability to work with a broad set
of devices and screens to deliver the live, local TV experience consumers
"The addition of the Audiovox accessory marks a pivotal point for Dyle by
offering an exceptionally revolutionary product for mobile television," said
Erik Moreno, co-general manager of MCV. "We look forward to continuing to
expand our network footprint and ability to deliver service to a wider
consumer audience of iOS and Android users."
"We are excited about this close collaboration with Audiovox and Siano," added
Salil Dalvi, co-general manager of MCV. "Perfect for both at home and on the
go users, the wireless receiver is an exciting step forward for the mobile
television industry in providing an innovative option for watching live
programming across multiple devices and platforms."
"We are impressed by Audiovox and Dyle mobile TV's strong commitment to
bringing high-end digital TV content to U.S. consumers," said Alon Ironi, CEO
of Siano. "The ATSC-MH signal is already broadcast in dozens of U.S. cities,
and attractive content is continually being added. We are confident that our
partnership with Audiovox and MCV portends a bright future for mobile TV in
The Audiovox mobiletv receiver is compatible with both iOS (30-pin and
Lightning adapters) and Android devices. A free, easy-to-use Dyle™ Mobile TV
App by Siano from the App Store and Google Play enables users to view
high-quality Digital TV (ATSC-M/H). With no need for a data plan or Internet
connection, the compact wireless unit fits right into your pocket, can be
taken anywhere and can be moved around indoors to find a location with the
best reception. Audiovox mobiletv includes a program guide, pause/rewind
features, an internal battery providing up to four hours of TV viewing, and a
USB charging cable.
MSRP on the device is $129.99 and is available at select regional, national
and online retailers.
Dyle™ mobile TV services are available immediately without a subscription fee,
subject to change at any time. Coverage varies in participating markets, not
all stations are available in all markets.
For more information, visit the Audiovox and Dyle TV websites. Follow us on
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About Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC)
Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of VOXX
International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX), a leading global supplier of mobile
and consumer electronics products. The Company holds number one market share
in rear seat entertainment as well as remote start systems and is the
exclusive provider of SiriusXM satellite radio products in the aftermarket.
AEC is also a recognized leader in the marketing of automotive entertainment,
Location Based Services (LBS), rear observation, and vehicle security. Its'
extensive distribution network includes power retailers and 12-volt
specialists as well as nearly all of the major vehicle manufacturers ("OEMs"),
both domestically and abroad.
Audiovox Electronics possesses a strong brand portfolio and its products ranks
among the top ten in almost every category in which they sell. Primary brands
include Audiovox®, Invision®, Jensen®, Omega®, Advent®, Code Alarm®, Prestige®
and Excalibur®. Headquartered in Hauppauge, NY, Audiovox Electronics has a
manufacturing facility in the United States, and a robust international
footprint with offices in Europe, Canada, Mexico and Venezuela. For additional
information, please visit www.audiovoxproducts.com.
About Dyle mobile TV
Dyle® mobile TV is offering consumers an easy way to experience and enjoy live
broadcast television on their mobile devices at home or on-the-go. The Dyle
app and Dyle Mobile TV compatible apps enable live broadcast programming –
such as local and national news, as well as sports and entertainment content,
utilizing the ATSC-Mobile DTV standard, on mobile devices featuring Dyle. With
several compatible devices and accessories, Dyle is now available in 38 US
markets, potentially reaching 57 percent of the population, with plans to add
additional network programming and hardware in the future. Dyle is operated by
the Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups
including Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Gannett Broadcasting,
Hearst Television Inc., Media General Inc., Meredith Corp., Post-Newsweek
Stations Inc. and Raycom Media, all of which are part of the standalone entity
known as Pearl, LLC, as well as Fox, ION Television and NBC. For more
information, visit www.dyle.tv.
Siano is the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions.
Pioneers of the multi-standard approach, Siano provides high-performance and
fast time-to-market digital TV solutions for cellular-handheld, consumer
electronics, automotive and public transportation device makers and
solution/services providers. Close partnerships with global tier-1 tablet,
mobile handset and home entertainment manufacturers boast a customer base that
includes Huawei, Nokia, LG, Audi and many others. Headquartered in Israel,
Siano has offices and representatives in the US, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan,
and Latin America (Brazil, Argentina). For more information, visit us at
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