HARMAN fulfill requirement for portability and personalisation of in-car audio systems
In addition to HARMAN ‘s Pupil Tracking unveil, HARMAN are also introducing their latest Car Audio innovations at CES 2016, through their new breakthrough system – the seamless, scalable Infinity Voyager Drive lifestyle audio system.
The Infinity Voyager Drive solution is set revolutionise through a full-range portable Bluetooth speaker system. Designed specifically with today’s always-connected consumers and music lovers in mind, Voyager Drive is a unique lifestyle audio system that pops into and out of the vehicle dashboard to seamlessly follow consumers from their car to wherever their journey may take them, whether thats to the beach, to home and more.
The Voyager Drive brings the first-of-its-kind scalable, versatile audio system designed specifically for entry-segment vehicles, giving OEMs the ability to offer cost-effective and low-complexity branded audio solutions for this fast-growing segment as well as for emerging markets. The bonus being that the Voyager Drive’s Bluetooth connectivity allows for over the air (OTA) content updates to ensure that the latest entertainment options are always accessible and up to date.
“With our industry-leading technology solutions across a range of categories, HARMAN is uniquely positioned to deliver this level of innovation and experience. We are redefining the concept of automotive audio as adaptive and tailored to each individual in ways never before possible and, for the first time, we are extending these experiences beyond the vehicle to seamlessly connect music to more elements of consumers’ daily lives.” – John Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Car Audio for HARMAN.
The Voyager Drive is design to satisfy the requirements of young consumers who demand portability and personalisation without compromising quality. In addition to the detachable wireless speaker and six dynamic in-dash speakers, the system can be expanded with the addition of Voyager Drive+, a removable car bass box that functions as a full-range portable audio system in and out of your vehicle.
Technological advancements to the the Voyager Drive lifestyle include connectivity capability from HARMAN’s AMX brand that links your music to lighting and other atmospheric elements in your home or vehicle, immersive, size-defying sound made possible by Dirac Panorama sound stage technology and built-in speakerphone functionality with advanced microphones and SoundClear® echo noise cancellation technology.
With the combination of advanced technologies that HARMAN can provide, the Voyager Drive truly shifts the traditional car audio paradigm to bring branded lifestyle audio to an entirely new segment of vehicles.