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CES 2019: Kenwood and JVC Debut Lineup of Wireless CarPlay Receivers

Tuesday January 8, 2019 7:59 am PST by
Following in the footsteps of Alpine and Pioneer, Kenwood today at CES 2019 introduced its first in-car multimedia receivers with wireless CarPlay. Kenwood is offering seven new receivers with wireless CarPlay support, many of which are part of its eXcelon series. The model numbers include NX996XR, DDX9906XR, DDX8906S, DMX906S, DNR876S, DDX8706S, and DMX9706S. Wireless CarPlay enables...

CES 2017: Clarion, JVC, and Kenwood Debut New Aftermarket CarPlay Systems

Thursday January 5, 2017 6:00 am PST by
Clarion, JVC, and Kenwood have introduced new CarPlay systems at CES 2017 this week in Las Vegas, providing iPhone users with additional aftermarket options for adding Apple's in-car software to their dashboards. Clarion's new flagship NX807 unit is a 7-inch HD touchscreen with tilt control. In addition to CarPlay, it is SiriusXM ready and features an HDMI input, dual USB ports, support for...

CES 2016: Kenwood and JVC Introduce New CarPlay and Apple Music Systems

Friday January 8, 2016 6:24 am PST by
In addition to Pioneer and JBL, Kenwood and JVC have announced new aftermarket CarPlay systems at CES 2016. Kenwood's new CarPlay receivers build upon its existing eXcelon lineup, while JVC's flagship KW-V820BT model is the brand's first CarPlay-enabled multimedia unit. Kenwood's lineup of 15 new multimedia receivers feature upgraded processors for improved stability and faster startup, a new...

Kenwood's Aftermarket CarPlay and Android Auto Systems Now Shipping

Wednesday June 24, 2015 6:59 am PDT by
Kenwood today announced that its two aftermarket CarPlay and Android Auto systems unveiled at CES 2015 are now shipping to retailers with a suggested price of $900 to $950 each. The Kenwood DDX9702S and Kenwood Excelon DDX9902S are the only aftermarket units that allow drivers to switch between CarPlay and Android Auto without having to manually change settings or reset the unit. For...