Panasonic Automotive is First to Support Broadcast Media with Android-Based Platform

LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Automotive, the leading global supplier of automotive infotainment and connectivity systems solutions, announced today at the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, its SPYDR 2.0 complete cockpit android-based domain controller will support DTS Connected Radio via a collaboration with Xperi.

Xperi, with its DTS Connected Radio, is a global leader in radio and audio solutions. DTS Connect Radio combines over the air broadcast with IP delivered meta data for a content rich consumer experience. Panasonic Automotive is collaborating with Xperi to enhance SPYDR 2.0 with DTS Connected Radio to deliver enriched content with broadened metadata to offer consumers an entirely new visual experience in the vehicle.

"Broadcast radio is coming up on its 100(th) anniversary and is still the number one source of content and music delivery," said Jeff Jury, General Manager, Automotive at Xperi. "Panasonic Automotive is showing support for broadcast media and providing a unique platform for consumers, highlighting the priority they place on the in-vehicle experience."

With Panasonic Automotive's android-based platform, DTS Connected Radio technology enables receivers to display song titles, album art and station information with logo for analog and digital station.

"In our days of radio competing with streaming from smartphones, creating rich content with visual appeal and high-quality output is necessary and exactly what we are seeing with DTS Connected Radio from Xperi," said Andrew Poliak, VP Strategy & Innovation, Panasonic Automotive.

The SPYDR 2.0 android-based domain controller will be on live demonstration in the In-Vehicle Experience booth located in North Hall (#12908) during NAB 2019.

About Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America is a division company of Panasonic Corporation of North America and is a leading global supplier of automotive infotainment and connectivity system solutions. Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America acts as the North American affiliate of Panasonic Corp.'s Automotive Company, which coordinates global automotive and industrial systems and components operations. Panasonic Automotive is headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia, with sales, marketing and engineering operations in Farmington Hills, Mich. For more information on Panasonic Automotive, please visit: http://us.panasonic.com/automotive.

About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is committed to creating a better life and a better world by enabling its business-to-business customers through innovations in Sustainable Energy, Immersive Entertainment, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. One of Interbrand's Top 100 Best Global Brands of 2018, Panasonic is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Learn more about Panasonic's ideas and innovations at www.na.panasonic.com/us.

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