ALPINE launches new gizmo ICS-X8 in India
Alpine Electronics is an automotive electronics manufacturer that supports drivers in over 60 countries and provides the world's leading auto makers with audio, video, navigation and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies.
- (1888PressRelease) January 28, 2012 - Evolution of technology leads us to an advanced state of social and economical development. A variety of different products and brands have been proving this true. We can absolutely see a new product or gadget hitting the market almost every alternate day. However, there is a slight difference, may be between the best and the worst, between the premium and the cheap, between that brand and Alpine.
Alpine Electronics, a leading automotive systems and audio specialist has changed the way this category used to work. Defining new strings of technology in terms of head units, mobile media station, audio visual, iPod solutions; crossing all improved barriers in terms of sound processor, amplifier, speakers and navigation systems, the brand is very active internationally these days. "I feel excited when it comes to bringing ultra-advanced technology in a tremendously growing economy like India. Excellent product features also favor us to highlight the brand globally", adds Anil Khanna, Director, Supreme Hi-Fidelity Pvt Ltd.
In order to showcase Alpine's range of products, the brand has actively participated in AUTO EXPO 2012, setting up an impressive 90 sq.mt. booth. In addition to the ameliorated models like PXA-H800 (Processor For Sound Quality), IVA-W520E (For SUV Solution vs), CDE-117E (For Sound)and CDE-133EBT (New Product in 2012 with advance BT function which can connect with all smart phones), Alpine Electronics launches all new ICS-X8 (For Cloud System) App Link station.
ICS-X8 is compatible with Nokia smart phones, equipped with a commercial implementation based on the MirrorLink standard, allowing users to navigate, listen to music, and place calls from the car's dashboard. iPod and iPhone compatibiity with an impressive iPod cover flow makes it all the more appealing to all gizmo lovers.
The ICS-X8 has been developed under a strategic partnership between Alpine and Nokia and is the first after market solution based on MirrorLink. The solution also provides standard hands-free operation of a mobile phone via Bluetooth connection.
Keeping up with the Alpine tradition of being a pioneer in sound technology, Masashi Oikawa, Managing Director, Alpine Electronics said, "We stand best for innovation and technology. Our newly launched product ICS-X8 is just outstanding. The standout feature of ICS-X8 is it's quality of sound and innovation". It is a touch screen device with LED backlighting, high definition quality as well as 50W*4 high amplifier. It has five colour (Blue/Red/Amber/Green/White) wallpaper selection option. Wireless remote control and steering wheel remote control is also available.
Alpine navigation system input with navigation voice guidance with an in-built bluetooth for handsfree phone and audio streaming makes it a user friendly device.
Moreover, ICS-X8 has interesting features like, DVD/RW/CD-R/MP3/WMA/AAC/DIVX playback and also an AUX input/output. It includes a 1.5 m long USB cable, which is music and video compatible.
Anil Khanna, Director, Supreme Hi-Fidelity (Master distributor of Alpine in India) said, "India is undoubtedly a growing market. The blend of technology and innovation stands out outstandingly well here. As far as ICS-X8 is concerned, it appears to be one of the hottest gadgets of 2012 with a pop screen option and a sleak system which is a style statement for many gadget lovers". It also features a multiple language menu display (Thai, Arabic and Chinese), and it has anti-theft security code to protect everything that is stored.
ICS-X8 is an aftermarket product, which makes it easily available to the customers and is suitable for most automobile brands.