HARMAN International Partners with Groupe Renault to Deliver a New Driving Experience

  HARMAN International Partners with Groupe Renault to Deliver a New Driving
  Experience

  Groupe Renault becomes the first exclusive reseller partner for the French
        language version of “Navdy with HARMAN” Head-up Display system

Business Wire

FRANKFURT -- September 12, 2017

HARMAN International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.,
Ltd. today announced Groupe Renault as an exclusive reseller partner for the
French language version of the Navdy with HARMAN Head-up Display (HUD). The
new partnership will see Groupe Renault sell the new French-language version
of Navdy with HARMAN via its dealership network in France.

Navdy with HARMAN, a product developed by San Francisco-based company Navdy
Inc., provides drivers of both new and used cars in France a new type of
driving experience that projects smartphone and car information— including
maps, texts, app notifications and music directly over the road ahead,
allowing them to stay focused on driving without looking down at their phone.

Navdy with HARMAN will allow French-speaking drivers to benefit from the first
head-up display that leverages augmented reality technology. It is controlled
via simple hand gestures, voice control or a specially engineered steering
wheel-mounted dial. This enables drivers to easily accept calls, text messages
or notifications, navigate menus quickly to find destinations,
points-of-interest and share trip information with friends and family, all
while keeping their eyes on the road. Navdy’s built-in navigation system
features live traffic with dynamic rerouting powered by Google Maps®.

“Driver safety has always been of the utmost importance to us. At the same
time we appreciate that our customers want to stay connected with family and
friends while on the move. As soon as we saw Navdy with HARMAN, we knew it
would solve the problem of keeping drivers connected without having to take
their eyes off the road,” said Barbara Thierart-Perrin, program director,
accessories & merchandising of Groupe Renault. “Thanks to the Navdy with
HARMAN design, we are pleased to offer it to both our new and existing
customers to improve their driving experience.”

Navdy with HARMAN is a dashboard mounted HUD that can be paired with both
Android and iOS smartphones. Once paired via Bluetooth it provides users with
access to Siri® and Google Assistant®— further helping drivers perform simple
tasks without taking their eyes off the road. Launching this October, the
French language version of Navdy with HARMAN will be exclusively available
from Groupe Renault and can be installed in any car, including those from
Renault and Dacia.

“We are delighted to partner with Groupe Renault to improve the driving
experience of European motorists,” said Sanjay Dhawan, president, HARMAN
Connected Services. “This new partnership represents just the first step in
providing more drivers with this essential automotive solution. We will
continue adding additional language support in more countries so that as many
drivers as possible can safely stay connected.”

Navdy developed the first driving device that leverages augmented reality to
create a better and safer driving experience. In 2016, HARMAN partnered with
Navdy and have the exclusive rights to sell a co-branded, aftermarket Navdy
with HARMAN head-up display to automotive OEMs, specialty auto/audio and
select mobile carrier channels globally.

The Navdy with HARMAN device will be available in France starting next month
and will be available in Germany, Spain and Italy from early 2018.

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ABOUT Groupe Renault
Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international
multi-brand group, selling close to 3.2 million vehicles in 127 countries in
2016, with 36 manufacturing sites, 12,700 points of sales and employing more
than 120,000 people. To meet the major technological challenges of the future
and continue its strategy of profitable growth, the Group is harnessing its
international growth and the complementary fit of its five brands, Renault,
Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors, Alpine and LADA, together with electric
vehicles and the unique Alliance with Nissan. With a new team in Formula 1 and
a strong commitment to Formula E, Renault sees motorsport as a vector of
innovation and brand awareness.

ABOUT HARMAN
HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for
automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car
systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and
services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including
AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®,
HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where
they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road
today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software
services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected,
integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and
mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the
Americas, Europe and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

ABOUT Navdy
Navdy created the world's first Augmented Driving (AR) Display for your car
that lets you Look Forward© while Staying Connected©. The company's mission is
to reinvent the driving experience and to make driving something you Look
Forward to again. In 2013, Navdy set out to fundamentally change the way you
use technology in the car and to create the type of product that makes you
immediately wonder how you ever lived without it. Navdy is more than a new
display, more than a new UI, and more than a new platform for apps -- it's an
experience and one the company hopes you enjoy every time you get behind the
wheel.

Navdy has received several awards and recognitions including PCMag.com
Editor's Choice, Men's Health Editor's Choice for CES 2017, CES 2017
Innovation Honoree for Augmented Reality and Vehicle Intelligence and Red Dot
Award for Product Design. To learn more, visit www.navdy.com.

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