Delphi Demonstrates Host of New Mobile Multimedia Features at The 2007 International CES
January 04, 2007 - LAS VEGAS — Delphi Corporation will show a variety of new mobile multimedia technologies in five different vehicles here at the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show, Jan. 8-11 (North Las Vegas Convention Center, Exhibit 5206).
Delphi’s original equipment technologies offer cost savings to vehicle manufacturers — and help automakers offer motorists more convenient and efficient in-vehicle communications and entertainment options.
Integrated Class-D Amplifier
Delphi integrates a premium remote amplifier into the radio head which helps OEMs reduce packaging complexity, cost, and mass while providing the sound quality to satisfy the most serious of listeners. Delphi’s integrated amplifier delivers powerful sound up to 400 watts from 8 channels. Digital amplifier technology reduces the power dissipation by more than 50 percent while increasing the audio power by 400 percent.
Advanced Audio Systems Receivers
Featuring advanced up-integration, Delphi’s advanced receivers help vehicle manufacturers reduce cost, weight and harnessing requirements by eliminating separate amplifiers. The receivers provide 1 Gigabyte of storage which equals 30 hours of music or the equivalent to 24 CDs. The system copies, compresses and stores CD music in non-volatile flash memory, providing a Virtual CD changer of music. This provides skip-free playback from memory. It is capable of ripping CDs and allows users to delete tracks and move on to another selection. The receiver also includes a Bluetooth interface for hands-free telephone plus (Bluetooth) A2DP streaming audio. In addition, the receiver has an iPod interface.
Delphi’s Bluetooth interface offers hands-free phone operation and streaming audio integrated into the radio. Streaming audio uses A2DP standard allowing drivers to listen to music stored on their cell phone or other Bluetooth enabled device. The radio display is used as the human interface. It displays the caller ID phone number and features a one-button answer or redial. The Delphi audio system can eliminate a remote phone module in the vehicle.
To provide full control of the iPod from the radio using the radio controls, users can connect an iPod directly to the Delphi receiver to provide full control of the iPod from the radio using the radio controls. The larger radio display shows the song title, artist, album and elapsed time are conveniently displayed on the radio display. This allows the user to conceal the iPod, reducing the chance of damage or theft. Delphi’s receivers are compatible with mini, regular, nano, photo and video iPods.
HD Radio Head Units
Delphi is also demonstrating HD radio taking AM and FM into the digital realm to provide superior sound quality and new data services. The receiver provides consumers with more entertainment options without a subscription through multi-casting or two channels broadcasting from the same station. More than 2,800 stations expect to broadcast in HD by 2008. HD radio can be added to an existing digital tuner using Delphi’s unique algorithms which helps to reduce development times and provides new data services such as song and artist displays plus weather and traffic alerts. The Delphi radio provides storage and playback allowing for time-shifting of audio content.
Advanced Rear-Seat Entertainment
Delphi rear-seat entertainment system with DVD integrated into the radio head unit showcases the company’s system integration expertise. The system features two 8-inch head rest displays with on-screen independent graphics and controls. The system at CES uses a DVD and iPod for video sources with a total of six video sources that can be used. The on-screen user interface eliminates the need to package a control panel.
The Delphi Mobile TV World Tuner provides the highest quality performance available for worldwide TV reception in vehicles. Delphi’s Mobile TV World Tuner receives both analog and digital TV signals and automatically switches from analog to digital and back to receive the signal broadcast in the area. It receives and decodes signals for DVB-T and ISDP-T digital signals and PAL, SECAM and NTSC analog signals. Delphi merged its unique expertise reception systems capabilities and mobile TV tuner expertise to develop a platform that integrates a variety of TV standards for all of the various global markets.
For more information about Delphi and its subsidiaries, visit Delphi’s media room at www.delphi.com/media.
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