US: Chrysler vehicles to get FLO TV

Audiovox Corporation and FLO TV Incorporated have announced that Audiovox will begin supplying Chrysler Dealers through Mopar with the first OE hardware interface that will deliver FLO TV Auto Entertainment to select Chrysler 2010 vehicles and future vehicles.

The program is expected to launch as a dealer installed option from Mopar  in late December for the following 2008-2010 model year vehicles with factory DVD entertainment systems: Chrysler 300, Chrysler Town & Country, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Commander, Dodge Charger, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Journey, Dodge Nitro, Ram 1500, Ram 2500/3500 and Ram Chassis Cab.

The FLO TV service is live mobile TV with the capacity for up to 20 channels. The hardware solution is universal and works with the Audiovox supplied OE headrest DVD and Seat Top solutions. In addition the hardware solution can integrate with factory rear seat entertainment system.

Audiovox will supply the hardware for the FLO TV(TM) Auto Entertainment system that integrates with the vehicles’ existing entertainment systems and Mopar 7-inch DVD screen systems.

A small antenna, similar in size to a laptop mouse, is mounted on a vehicle’s roof to deliver the digital TV signal. The receiver and wiring are installed under the interior trim of the vehicle and are not visible to occupants. User-friendly wired and wireless remote controls allow viewers to easily surf channels, similar to TV systems at home.

Source: Audiovox.

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