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Sony Strikes First in US With MirrorLink, Releases Five New Car Audio Head Units

Sony Strikes First in US With MirrorLink, Releases Five New Car Audio Head Units

Sony XAV-601

Ever heard of MirrorLink? A bunch of really big names in the car and tech world — Honda, GM, Toyota, Panasonic and pretty much all the big Android handset makers (that’s right, no Apple) — got together, called themselves the Car Connectivity Consortium and created a standardized communication format so that smartphones could easily communicate with car audio head units and the like. The format is called MirrorLink, and today Sony has unleashed no less than five MirrorLink-equipped units head units out onto U.S. roads, two of which are equipped with MirrorLink.

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Pioneer Could Radically Reinvent Car Audio With Their New AppRadio [Breaking]

Pioneer Could Radically Reinvent Car Audio With Their New AppRadio [Breaking]

SAN FRANCISCO — We’ve just had a hands-on taste of what might be the future of car audio at an intimate press event in downtown San Francisco — and we think they’re on to something big.

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