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Pioneer Confirms 16 Additional Android Smartphones for AppRadio

Posted by JasonH, in Uncategorized, AppRadio 26 July 2013 · 8056 views

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. continues to enhance the in-vehicle smartphone experience by announcing that 16 more Android-based smartphones are compatible with AppRadio Mode in-dash receivers, including highly popular models from Samsung, HTC, Motorola and Sony.  Compatibility with current and newly added Android smartphone devices enables the use and e...

AppRadio 2 updated for iPhone 5

Posted by JasonH, in iPhone, AppRadio 16 February 2013 · 10580 views

AppRadio 2 Firmware Update v8.30  (2/15/2013)Firmware support for iPhone® 5 and fifth generation iPod® touch.iPhone 5 compatibility requires the use/purchase of: Pioneer CD-IH202 interface cable kit Apple® Lightning to Digital AV Adapter Apple USB to Lightning cable  Do not install this update if you do not own an iPhone 5 or fifth generation iPod touch....

Pioneer CES 2013

Posted by JasonH, in Site News, CES 08 January 2013 · 6960 views
ces, pioneer, avic, avh
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today launched three new in-dash navigation systems, AVIC-Z150BH, AVIC-X950BH and AVIC-X850BT, that combine advanced route guidance, multimedia entertainment and smartphone connectivity functions. The entire lineup of products includes iPhone 5...

Pioneer Hackathon

Posted by JasonH, in AppRadio 22 October 2012 · 8301 views
appradio, hack, sema, vegas
Just posted by Pioneer:

Calling all app developers! Are you up for the challenge? Do you think you have what it takes to work non-stop to create the next big app to work with Pioneer's AppRadio, the revolutionary in-dash car stereo that controls compatible apps directly from its touchscreen? If so, we'll see you in...

iPhone 5 Compatibility

Posted by JasonH, in Apple 14 September 2012 · 11228 views
iphone, avic
After testing the iPhone 5 with the 30 pin adapter and the current cable from pioneer:
Supports audio iPod output with ID3 data and album art
Supports audio out apps (like Pandora)
Supports controls (track change, thumb up, thumb down, next, etc)
Will NOT support video iPod, video app, or Enhanced App Radio...

The 2012 Lineup

Posted by JasonH, in Z Series, X Series 16 March 2012 · 5499 views
x940bt, z140bh


Android Device Connectivity
Pioneer’s newest in-dash navigation models now support wireless app control via the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) for select Android™ devices, enabling audio playback with app display and control through the AVIC touchscreen...

From: New Z140/X940 Features

Posted by JasonH, in AppRadio, CES, X Series, Z Series 13 January 2012 · 6324 views

  • Navteq maps
  • HD Radio Artist experience (Album art for stations)
  • Advanced App Mode: gives the ability to control apps from the headunit just as you can with AppRadio.

  • All of the same apps that are compatible with AppRadio, are now compatible with the new AVIC's.
SPP BT profile to add Android/Blackberry support for Pandora...

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