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HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – AUGUST 23, 2016 -–VOXX Electronics announced that CarLink, an advanced convenience and security solution, has been awarded a TWICE VIP Award from TWICE Magazine.

In its most recent issue TWICE, a trade magazine for professionals in the consumer electronics industry announced the winners of their 4th annual VIP (Very Important Product) Awards. These awards are voted on by retailers and distributors to honor products that have made the biggest difference in their business based on product features, design and value to consumers.

“We are honored that TWICE readers have recognized CarLink with this award. Remote start as we know it today has remained unchanged for over 20 years. The introduction of CarLink has reinvented what these systems can now do by transforming your smartphone into a virtual transmitter. Users never have to worry about being without access to their vehicle again,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.

When combined with a remote start system CarLink allows you to access your vehicle without the use of a transmitter. Once paired with our powerful smartphone app, CarLink transforms a smartphone into a virtual transmitter, instantly giving you remote access to your vehicle and a direct connection to OE-style safety and convenience services. CarLink offers three different services: Bluetooth Basic Service, delivering access to the vehicle without the use of a transmitter to lock/unlock and start your vehicle (within Bluetooth range) while also providing a direct connection to the CarLink Insurance Discount Program for potential money saving insurance discounts with up to 19 different insurance carriers.

One can also upgrade to the CarLink Cellular Basic Service giving you remote access from virtually anywhere in the world where you have cellular coverage. For those interested accessing in-vehicle safety services upgrading to the Cellular Premium Service provides you with a direct connection to many OE-style safety and convenience features right from your smartphone.

For more information about CarLink please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com

12-18-2017, Mobile Electronics -- With countless mobile and personal electronics from overhead monitors to speakers, to remote starters, Voxx carries just about anything you can imagine. It is fitting that its technical support is also expansive.

The department is vastly different from when Edward Catapano first joined Audiovox 20 years ago, interestingly in tech support before eventually becoming director of technical services.

“The biggest change is you must be more technologically advanced today,” he said. “Back then every car was similar to one another. If you knew how to put a radio in Car A, that radio could be installed and wired into Car B. Today, every car is different. Everything works off the vehicle’s computer and every car is advanced so you really have to think about what you touch and what you’re doing. You need modules to decipher that information for you.” When the module is installed—for example, between a remote start and the car—the module does a lot of the work for you, Catapano explained, adding that it’s much more difficult to do an install nowadays.

Advanced cars, tougher installs, and more complex products are precisely why Voxx has coordinated a comprehensive effort to manage issues for consumers, installers and dealers. All tech support functions funnel through Catapano’s department of 12 employees. Everyone sits around him in the call center at the corporate offices in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Catapano’s hand-picked team of techs, he said, is ready for just about anything.  Catapano himself is MECP certified, along with three of his techs. The rest of the team is MECP Advanced.

“I could bet the farm that I have one of the best teams in the business,” he said. “They can take their hat and turn it when a consumer calls and then they can turn the hat one more time when an installer calls and needs help with something. These techs have installed products all of their lives, so I have almost 300 years of experience in my department.”

On any given day, there are a couple of dozen phone numbers that pump calls into the center. There is one for consumers and other numbers dedicated to dealers. “If we get a call and it’s computer related—maybe an installer is trying to flash software into a unit—my guys will take over the computer and not only show the caller how to do it, but will do the work and train the installer on the phone at the same time,” Catapano said. “This method lets a person learn what to do for the future. If we just tell them how to fix something, great. If we do it for them, great. But if we can do the work, show them, and also teach them at the same time, then they keep that knowledge forever.”

The tech support team is also cross-trained. When calls come in, they can bounce to anyone. “Everyone here can do everything,” Catapano said. Some techs are more adept at certain types of calls, so priorities can be set on those calls so they’re directed to certain people on the team. “Technician A may be good at a particular type of call, so when that call comes in, I might set his priority for that type of call higher than for everyone else. “

Unbox, Dissect And Discuss

With so many products that the techs might potentially have to answer questions about, it is essential to keep everybody up to date with the intricacies of new items and also revisit the mainstays. Catapano does this with hands-on trainings. “I take everyone in the conference room and we physically unbox a product,” he said. “I give out the installation and owner’s manuals to each person. We’ll sit around the table and talk about the product, rip it apart, go through the installation and owner’s manuals, and everyone marks them up with their own feedback.”

Catapano takes it the next step and puts techs on his team in cars to have them actually install products. “Every day, I pull one of my guys off the phone, and we do this in a round-robin fashion,” Catapano said. “My technician will sit inside of a person’s car and install a product. Every day, we do another installation, even though it is common practice or mundane if we do similar things over and over again. My technicians have to be as smart and up to date as the people we talk to, so they can’t just sit on the phone and not experience what these other people are experiencing.”

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Great Opportunity with VOXX International Corporation for a 12 Volt Installer

Considered one of the premier 12 Volt global manufacturers in vehicle security, remote start,telematics, rear seat entertainment and advanced collision avoidance – VOXX Electronics Corporationis looking to add the best support possible to its dealer partners.

Position:

Long Island based

Working knowledge of 12 Volt needed with 2 years minimum experience in installing automotive electronics.

12-volt installs of security/rear seat entertainment and car audio required.

Strong communication skills required for interacting with retailer/expeditor installers.

Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office software neededas well as ability to download firmware.

Travel required.

Excellent benefits: health plan, vacation and sick/personal days/wellness programs

If you are interested in joining the VOXX team, please send resume and salary requirements to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

From its small beginnings rooted in a now-obsolete product, Voxx International is manufacturing products at every end of the electronics spectrum, giving itself nowhere to go but up.

Mobile Electronics, June Issue, Behind The Scenes, 6/16/2016 -- Does anyone remember pocket transistor radios? Probably not, yet this tiny gadget served as the foundation for one of the most formidable consumer electronics companies in the industry today—Voxx International.

Back in 1960, John Shalam sold pocket transistor radios for an import company, but when a deal went south that left him saddled with 2,000 car stereos, he unexpectedly had a new game plan and a new company. By 1965 Audiovox was in business and Shalam was selling aftermarket car radios to car dealers. The timing couldn’t have been better since back then approximately 35 percent of the vehicles delivered to a new car dealer came without a car radio. From there, he moved the product to mom-and-pops and then to mass merchants.

Today, that gumption is still very much part of the company’s ethos where Shalam remains as chairman of the board. Renamed Voxx International in December 2011, it is now headed by CEO Pat Lavelle who has been in that role since 2005.

“Starting with John and all the people who have been important in shaping the company along the way, it has always been entrepreneurial and still is,” Lavelle said. “John set the company up that way and we have carried on that entrepreneurial spirit even through all of our acquisitions. Really, the essence has not changed much from when I started with the company back in 1977.”

Through its natural evolution and strategic acquisitions, Voxx has boomed from its car stereo roots to a major consumer electronics company that manufactures and supplies product to big box retailers, specialty and mass merchants, as well as to automotive OEMs including Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, DAF Daimler, Peugeot, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler, General Motors Corporation, Toyota, Kia, Mazda, Subaru, Nissan, Porsche and Bentley.

Pacing With Product

Throughout the company’s evolution, Voxx has both embraced and extricated itself from certain product categories while trying to maintain momentum in the tech industry. The company’s ability to chart a successful course while many of its competitors have struggled or simply gone away has made it a strong partner for 12-volt and specialty retailers who have also gained the opportunity to invest in new product categories and technologies.

In the early 1980s, Audiovox was one of the first companies in the country to introduce remote car start. Today, remote start remains a core segment for aftermarket automotive retailers.

Then the car phone emerged as the next big thing. “Everybody wanted to have a phone in their car,” Lavelle said. “We developed our car phone business which then expanded into handsets. We became a big supplier of cellular in the U.S., and for a number of years we had number one market share in CDMA phones.”

By 2004, the cell phone business declined and Audiovox exited cellular leaving just the electronics. “We obviously had our roots in the automotive side and wanted to continue with it,” Lavelle said. Today, the automotive business—aftermarket and OEM—accounts for 50 percent of Voxx’s total volume. “We are very active in the aftermarket and continue to look at disruptive technologies that are going to be introduced in the aftermarket eventually moving into the OEM space.”

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HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – October 31, 2017 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC), announced it is now shipping the new Flashlogic FLRSBA and will showcase the product at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada October 31st – November 3rd 2017.

“We are very excited to begin shipping our first fully integrated remote start / security system with a built in FLCAN – the FLRSBA.  The FLRSBA was developed in conjunction with Automotive Data Solutions (ADS) and brings together the advanced technology of ADS with the core VOXX security and remote start features.”, said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.

Frank Barassi, President of Automotive Data Solutions Inc. (ADS), also stated, “VOXX and ADS have been great partners for over ten years. This valued relationship empowers us to together launch innovative remote start solutions. The FLRSBA is the culmination of years of effort and will launch with 102 different firmware sets, covering 7600+ vehicles, and designed to support many more advanced solutions coming soon. We are proud of the result and hope mobile electronic retailers and distributors embrace this product; and that we together continue to collaborate to ensure our industry sustains itself for the many years to come.”

The FLRSBA incorporates many of the patented VOXX features such as Real Panic Sound horn honk and Custom Code override.  It also has dual built-in data converters allowing dealers to add any Prestige, Code Alarm or Pursuit transmitter kit without needing an external data converter.  The FLRSBA is also CarLink compatible for telematics control.  VOXX will also be offering an advanced security option, the BASEC, that adds a siren with extended harness and access to the built-in digital tilt sensor.

The FLRSBA is t-harness compatible for low current remote start applications.  VOXX will also be releasing over 20 t-harness kits for thousands of vehicle applications – including Toyota and Mazda.  The support side of the “BA” is as impressive as the product.  We will have a uniquely custom vehicle by vehicle – wire by wire – installation guide for each vehicle application.

Demers continued.  “We are expanding the Vehicle Security / Remote Start & Data Start offering with the FLRSBA, not replace anything in the Prestige, Code Alarm, Pursuit or current Flashlogic Data Start line-up.  The FLRSBA can also replace our current “vehicle specific” data start systems, giving our dealers the option of a “one module” solution with different vehicle specific harnesses – increasing flexibility and reducing carrying costs.  However, we will still carry the majority of our complete kit module and harness applications – giving you a choice.  We want to give our dealers what they are asking for, and continue to lead the industry in bringing new innovative products to market”.

MSRP: $399.99

For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com

For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

HAUPPAUGE, NY & LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 4, 2017 – LVCC, CENTRAL HALL BOOTH 13517-–VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC) announced it has expanded its CarLink program to now include the CarLinkBT Long Range Transmitter. This new transmitter design communicates via Bluetooth to a smartphone then to the vehicle using LoRa RF technology to extend its operating range to over one mile without any additional monthly or annual fees.

CarLinkBT Long Range offers today’s most advanced convenience and security solution allowing users access to their vehicle without the use of a traditional remote control transmitter when combined with a Prestige, Code Alarm or Pursuit remote start, security or keyless entry system. The new transmitter concept was developed to eliminate the need to carry additional devices on your keychain. It’s extremely thin design and rechargeable battery were intended to “stick-on” the back of any smartphone device or placed inside of a briefcase/purse to provide two-way functionality to the CarLinkBT smartphone app to lock/unlock and start your vehicle with over one mile of operating range.

“The introduction of CarLinkBT has reinvented what remote start systems can now do by transforming a smartphone into a virtual transmitter with no monthly service fees.  We are excited to continue to introduce innovative telematics products to the remote start market,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “We believe CarLinkBT Long Range completes our CarLink Telematics offering, by giving the consumer three different and distinct control options – CarLinkBT with Bluetooth range of up to 100 feet, CarLinkBT Long Range for over one mile of operating range and CarLink Cellular with virtually unlimited operating range.  Never worry about being without access to your vehicle again with CarLink.

 The CarLinkBT Long Range Transmitter (ASCLBTLR) will be available Summer 2017 for an MSRP of $99.95. No monthly or annual fees required.

 For more information about CarLinkBT, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com.  

 For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the U.S., please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer.

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Providing dealers, installers and customers with an interactive platform for product support        

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – APRIL 18, 2016 -–VOXX Electronicsannounced the launch of its new Facebook Group ‘VOXX TECH’.  VOXX TECH was created to provide another channel for dealers, installers and customers to get support on all VOXX Electronics products; while also opening up the lines of communication for our members.

“Today in a world where society seeks instant gratification and continuous communication we wanted to provide our dealers, installers and customers with an interactive platform to ask questions, share ideas and experiences and offer feedback to one another.  Using one of today’s most popular social media channels to host our Group seemed like the perfect match,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “Our MECP certified support team will monitor VOXX TECH to address any specific VOXX product questions in an open forum setting.  We encourage our members to communicate with one another and look forward to the advice and direction from all of you.”

VOXX TECH is a closed Facebook Group, to join please visit VOXX TECH and click on the “+Join Group” button.  At this time you’ll be required to provide your E-mail Address and Company Name; from there a VOXX Representative will accept your request to join the Group and you’ll have access to participate in the on-going conversations. 

For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com. For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), is proud to be a part of the AM Distributors Electronics Expos hosted in both Chicago, IL on April 16th as well as Bloomington, MN on April 28th where the company showcased their extensive 12 Volt product line up.
“AM Distributors has been one of our most-valued customers for over 20 years and each year we are excited to attend and support their Expo. We value the opportunity to interact one-on-one with their extensive customer base and to demonstrate our newest product offerings,” said Tom Malone, President of VOXX Electronics Corporation. “We want to thank George McGoldrick for hosting such a successful show year after year.”
“In both Chicago and Bloomington there was a combined total of over 400 dealers in attendance, setting the stage for VOXX to interact and show off our latest product offerings to such a large audience,” added Tom Nibert, VOXX Electronics, Midwest Regional Manager.
During both Expos VOXX Electronics showcased products across their multiple brands and product categories including Advent/Audiovox Headrest and Overhead systems featuring HDMI/MHL connectivity as well as an Android Custom Headrest system with over 1,000 vehicle applications; Car Connection 2.0 – the next generation Car Connection product that comes with new safety and money-saving subscription services that will work with all 3G Car Connection OBDII devices; new Jensen DUB Edition Speakers, Amps and Subwoofers that combine the Jensen technology with the design skills from the creators of DUB Magazine; new FlashLogic firmware that adds to the broad line up of transponder and door lock interface products available today; and Prestige, Code Alarm and Pursuit security and remote start systems offering some of the slimmest transmitters with double the operating range.
For more information about VOXX Electronics, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – JUNE 18, 2018 –VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), announced today the Company will be attending the 2018 Connected Car Conference at CE Week in New York City on June 20 - 21 to showcase their lines of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Mobile Video and Telematics product lines. The Company will also be participating in one of the panels, ‘Personalization: Upgrading the Connected Car.’

The Connected Car Conference brings together the top thought leaders from automotive, technology, policy, research and media with the focus on the Connected Car. The conference will be to bring attention and awareness to changing vehicle technology trends on both the OEM and aftermarket sides of the vehicle, and showcase new technologies that can enhance the drive, whether they are factory- or aftermarket-installed.

“The Connected Car Category includes a host of safety, convenience, remote start and rear seat entertainment products that are the core of the VOXX Electronics Mobile Group portfolio. VOXX has been an innovator and industry leader in these important categories and will continue developing products to advance the offerings to both our retailers and consumer customers alike,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.

On display at the conference, the company will be showcasing the latest product offerings in the ADAS, Mobile Video and Telematics product categories.

Advent “Unlimited” Seatback System is designed to be the ultimate in-vehicle entertainment solution, offering limitless content options to users. Loaded with an Android operating system with lighting fast processing power and Google Play Store access to deliver “unlimited” content; movie, video, game and music apps. Both screens are controllable through a touch screen interface, but more importantly, the system can also be fully controlled through an iOS or Android app where the users in the front of the seat can access and control the content being selected for rear seat passengers.

CarLinkBT Long Range adds another VOXX first to the market. This entirely new product allows long range smartphone control without any monthly or annual fees. CarLinkBT Long Range offers today’s most advanced convenience and security solution when combined with a Prestige, Code Alarm or Pursuit remote start, security or keyless entry system. The system communicates from a smartphone to a small one-button transmitter on your keychain via Bluetooth, and then to the vehicle using long range LoRa RF technology, extending its operating range to over one mile without any additional fees.

LOOK-IT powered by Lightwave Technology is a revolutionary wireless back-up camera system that takes the backup camera technology to the next level by combining wireless smartphone technology with high-tech built-in license frame camera. This all-in-one back-up camera and monitor solution, connects wirelessly to a smartphone and turns any iPhone or Android device into the display, allowing drivers to view the footage directly on their smartphone. With safety and convenience in mind, the system will help improve back-up safety, reduce blind sports and assist in changing the way drivers park their vehicles.

VOXX Electronics Mobile Entertainment Director of Business Development, Joe Caltabiano, will be participating in a panel, ‘Personalization: Upgrading the Connected Car,’ taking place on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:15 a.m. in room C2C001, which will explore the challenges to keeping technology up-to-date for the lifespan of the vehicle.

For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com

For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

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VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), a global supplier of mobile and consumer electronics products. VEC is a recognized leader in the marketing of automotive entertainment, vehicle security and tracking, remote start systems, telematics, and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). VEC sells its products through an extensive distribution network that includes expeditors, mass merchandisers, regional mobile electronics chains and independent specialist both domestic and internationally. VOXX Electronics possesses a strong brand portfolio and its products rank among the top ten in almost every category in which they sell. Primary brands include: Advent, Audiovox, Car Connection, CarLink, Code Alarm, Invision, Omega, Prestige, and Pursuit.

For additional information, please visit our website at www.voxxelectronics.com.

VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX) has grown into a worldwide leader in many automotive and consumer electronics and accessories categories, as well as premium high-end audio. Today, VOXX International Corporation has an extensive distribution network that includes power retailers, mass merchandisers, 12-volt specialists and most of the world's leading automotive manufacturers. The Company has an international footprint in Europe, Asia, Mexico and South America, and a growing portfolio, which now comprises over 30 trusted brands. Among the key domestic brands are Klipsch®, RCA®, Invision®, Jensen®, Audiovox®, Terk®, Acoustic Research®, Advent®, Code Alarm®, Car Connection®, 808®, AR for Her®, and Prestige®. International brands include Hirschmann Car Communication®, Klipsch®, Jamo®, Energy®, Mirage®, Mac Audio®, Magnat®, Heco®, Schwaiger®, Oehlbach® and Incaar™.

For additional information, please visit our Web site at www.voxxintl.com

VOXX International Contact:
Larissa Bertolotti
Phone: (631) 436-6408
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VOXX Electronics will be attending the 2015 KnowledgeFest Summer Training in Dallas on August 15-17 to showcase its extensive 12-volt Retail and Car Dealer specific products across its numerous brands in Booth #201. The company will also be hosting a training workshop on Advanced Troubleshooting and Diagnostics for Transponder & Door Lock Interface modules Saturday afternoon with guest speakers Mike Abeita of Automotive Data Solutions and Andrew Fiore of VOXX Electronics.
“KnowledgeFest is dedicated to educating and increasing retailer awareness on some of the new and exciting products available today, setting the perfect stage for us to display our broad lineup for 12 Volt products to a group of specialty retailers and reps,” said Tom Malone, President of VOXX Electronics Corporation. “This event brings together a group eager to learn and interact with the many different mobile electronics suppliers in attendance providing us with the opportunity to connect one-on-one with our loyal customers.”
On Saturday, August 15 you will also have the opportunity to join MECP Certified Master Installer Mike Abeita of Automotive Data Solutions (ADS) and MECP Certified Installer Andrew Fiore of VOXX Electronics as they host a training workshop on Advanced Troubleshooting and Diagnostics for Transponder & Door Lock Interface modules. This workshop will take you through the latest tips for troubleshooting remote start transponder and door lock interface issues on today’s most challenging vehicles. They will also show you the advantages of using the FLCAN by FlashLogic, the most advanced Transponder & Door Lock Interface module on the market today. Plus, Andrew will take you through a quick overview for programming the Prestige/Pursuit web based programming systems. The training workshop will take place from 4:15pm to 6:15pm in Meeting Room Desoto B.
The first 25 attendees to arrive to the workshop will receive a VOXX Electronics Swag Bag, plus there will be a drawing to win a first, second and third place prize package! Prize packages feature a Klipsch RB-10 Soundbar, a Prestige APS997E Two-Way Remote Start & Security System with CarLink (ASCL4), and a $100 Snap-on Gift Card.
At the VOXX Electronics Booth the Company will be showcasing the latest offerings across all of their product categories including; Advent/Audiovox Mobile Video, Vehicle Security and Tracking, Remote Start Systems, Telematics, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Navigation and OE Integration.
Visit VOXX Electronics at Booth #201 at the 2015 KnowledgeFest – Summer Training on Saturday, August 15, through Monday, August 17 at the Hilton Anantole Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, TX.
For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.co

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – JULY 31, 2017 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation announced that the company will be attending the 2017 KnowledgeFest Training in Dallas on August 11-14, 2017 to showcase its extensive 12-volt retail and car dealer-specific products across its numerous brands.

The Company will also be hosting 3 separate training seminars at this years’ event. They are: 
- Remote Start Certification for authorized dealers on Friday, August 11th from 6:00PM to 8:15PM
- New Code Alarm Launch & Training on Saturday, August 12th from 4:45PM to 5:45PM
- New Flashlogic FLRSBA Launch & Training on Saturday, August 12th from 6:00PM to 7:00PM

“KnowledgeFest’s dedication to improving education and increasing retailer awareness sets the perfect stage for us to display our broad lineup of 12 Volt products to a group of passionate specialty retailers and VOXX reps as well as give us the opportunity to introduce our brand-new Code Alarm product line-up, Carlink BT Long Range and the Flashlogic FLRSBA program”, said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President of VOXX Electronics Corporation. “We have a tremendous amount of trainings and product introductions scheduled for this event, and look forward to seeing everyone in Dallas."

The scheduled trainings and product launches will be presented by VOXX Electronics product managers and technical support team members. Technical representatives of the company will also be participating in the Remote Starter Technology Integration & Troubleshooting workshop on Sunday, August 13th from 8:00AM to 9:20AM. 

The VOXX Remote Start certification program is designed to give everyone attending the knowledge they need to install remote start systems on today’s most challenging vehicles and a lot more. Those that successfully pass the program will receive a VOXX Factory Certified Remote Start Technician Certificate and their store will receive priority listing on our Dealer Locator, indicating a Factory Certified Remote Start Technician is on staff. There will be drawings for prizes and give-a-ways at all the trainings.

The Company will also be showcasing the latest offerings across all of its product categories including; Advent/Audiovox Mobile Video, Vehicle Security and Tracking, Remote Start Systems, Telematics, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Navigation and OE Integration.

Visit VOXX Electronics at the 2017 KnowledgeFest –Training on Friday, August 11th, through Monday, August 14th at the Dallas Convention Center Omni Dallas Hotel.
For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com

 

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – APRIL 5, 2017 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation announced it will be attending the 2017 KnowledgeFest Spring Training in Indianapolis on April 9-11 to showcase its extensive 12-volt retail and car dealer-specific products across its numerous brands. The company will also be hosting a completely new installer remote start certification program on Sunday, April 9th from 12:45PM – 3:00PM presented by VOXX Electronics product managers and technical support team members.

“KnowledgeFest is dedicated to educating and increasing retailer awareness on some of the new and exciting products available today, setting the perfect stage for us to display our broad lineup for 12 Volt products to a group of specialty retailers and reps,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President of VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “This event brings together a group eager to learn and interact with the many different mobile electronics suppliers in attendance providing us with the opportunity to connect one-on-one with our loyal customers.”

“KnowledgeFest’s dedication to improving education and increasing retailer awareness sets the perfect stage for us to display our broad lineup of 12 Volt products to a group of passionate specialty retailers and reps as well as give us the opportunity to introduce our brand-new Remote Start Certification program,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President of VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “On Sunday afternoon, attendees will have the opportunity to be one of the first to attend this program at KnowledgeFest that will then continue throughout the year across the country.  Technicians and Mobile Electronics Specialist are the backbone of our industry and we understand the importance of knowledge and training and plan on doing everything possible to support them.”

The Remote Start training and certification program is designed to give everyone attending the knowledge they need to install remote start systems on today’s most challenging vehicles and a lot more.  Those that successfully pass the program will receive a VOXX Factory Certified Remote Start Technician Certificate and their store will receive priority listing on our Dealer Locator, indicating a Factory Certified Remote Start Technician is on staff.

The first 50 attendees to arrive to the introduction will receive a VOXX Electronics Swag Bag, plus there will be a drawing to win a first, second and third place prize package!  Prize packages feature Klipsch Over Ear Headphones, a Code Alarm CA6554 Remote Start and Security System and a $100 Snap-on Gift Card.

At the VOXX Electronics Booth the Company will be showcasing the latest offerings across all of their product categories including; Advent/Audiovox Mobile Video, Vehicle Security and Tracking, Remote Start Systems, Telematics, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Navigation and OE Integration. 

Visit VOXX Electronics at the 2017 KnowledgeFest – Spring Training on Sunday, April 9th, through Tuesday, April 11th at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN.

For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com. For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

 

VOXX Electronics and Rockford Corporation Have Reached a Definitive Agreement for the Purchase of Crimestopper Assets, Which Will be Integrated Into VOXX’s Omega R&D Portfolio of Vehicle Security and ADAS Products

 

ORLANDO, Fla. and TEMPE, Ariz., January 17, 2019 – VOXX Electronics Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), and Rockford Corporation (www.rockfordcorp.com), the industry leader in high-performance audio solutions, announced today they have reached a definitive agreement for VOXX Electronics Corporation to purchase all Crimestopper assets from Rockford. The sale is expected to close later this month.

Crimestopper is a highly respected brand with a solid reputation and a loyal dealer network,” said Bill Jackson, CEO and President of Rockford Corporation. “We are pleased that VOXX, a leader in our industry, will carry on the 30-year legacy of Crimestopper.”

Aron Demers, Senior Vice President of VOXX Electronics Corporation added, “Rockford has been a great steward of the Crimestopper brand since they were acquired by Founders Howard and Sharon Miller four years ago. Under Rockford’s direction, Crimestopper has done a remarkable job of expanding the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Security categories. VOXX Electronics looks forward to continuing the legacy and we are excited to add Crimestopper to our Omega Research & Development Technologies (Omega R&D) portfolio of vehicle security and ADAS products.”

Effective January 16, 2019, Omega R&D will assume responsibility for sales, service and support operations for all Crimestopper dealers. Customers who have purchased Crimestopper products will also be serviced by Omega R&D.

In the coming weeks, Rockford and Omega R&D will engage with dealers to provide additional details about the Crimestopper transition. For immediate information, please contact Omega at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (305) 219-9110.

For more information on Rockford Corporation, please visit www.rockfordcorp.com.
For more information on VOXX Electronics, please visit www.voxxelectronics.com.
For more information on Omega R&D, please visit www.caralarm.com and www.omegadealer.com.

About Rockford Corporation:

Setting the standard for excellence in the audio industry, the Rockford Corporation markets and distributes high-performance audio systems for the mobile, motorsport, and marine audio aftermarket and OEM market. Headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., Rockford Corporation is a publicly traded company and manufactures or distributes its products under multiple brands: Rockford Fosgate®, Rockford Acoustic Design™, and Renegade. For more information, please visit: www.rockfordfosgate.com, www.rockfordacousticdesign.com, and www.renegadecaraudio.com.

 

About VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC):

VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), a global supplier of mobile and consumer electronics products. VEC is a recognized leader in the marketing of automotive entertainment, vehicle security and tracking, remote start systems, telematics, and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).  

VEC sells its products through an extensive distribution network that includes expeditors, mass merchandisers, regional mobile electronics chains and independent specialists both domestic and internationally. VOXX Electronics possesses a strong brand portfolio and its products rank among the top ten in almost every category in which they sell. Primary brands include: Advent, Audiovox, CarLink, Code Alarm, Invision, Omega, Prestige, and Pursuit.  

For additional information, please visit our website at www.voxxelectronics.com.

 

About OMEGA R&D:

Omega Research & Development Technologies has been an innovative leader in the vehicle security industry for over 40 years. Since its founding in 1971, Omega's product line has diversified to include remote start modules and other vehicle accessory products. Omega's most recent product offerings include the exciting new technologies of telematics, wireless and databus integration.

Omega's mission, as it was over four decades ago, is to provide reliable, leading-edge security and automotive accessory products at a competitive price.

 

About VOXX International Corporation:

VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX) has grown into a worldwide leader in many automotive and consumer electronics and accessories categories, as well as premium high-end audio. Today, VOXX International Corporation has an extensive distribution network that includes power retailers, mass merchandisers, 12-volt specialists and most of the world's leading automotive manufacturers. The Company has an international footprint in Europe, Asia and Latin America, and a growing portfolio, which now comprises over 30 trusted brands. Among the key domestic brands are Klipsch®, RCA®, Invision®, Jensen®, Audiovox®, Terk®, Acoustic Research®, Advent®, Code Alarm®, Car Connection®, 808®, AR for Her®, and Prestige®. International brands include Klipsch®, Jamo®, Energy®, Mirage®, Mac Audio®, Magnat®, Heco®, Schwaiger®, Oehlbach® and Incaar™.  

For additional information, please visit our website at www.voxxintl.com.

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – MAY 2, 2017 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC) announced it will be combining the Vehicle Security, Remote Start and Telematics group headed by Joe Dentamaro, VP of Vehicle Security with the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) group headed by Shane Wilson, Senior Product Manager to form the new Vehicle Safety, Security and Convenience Group.

“As we continue to develop new and innovative mobile electronics products for the Mobile Electronics Aftermarket we saw a perfect opportunity to bring together two separate groups and combine the knowledge and expertise of both into one cohesive team,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “Together, these two groups have a tremendous amount synergies and will provide VOXX with an incredible amount of growth for this new group as well as the opportunities this will bring to our dealer partners for years to come.”

This new group will continue to be headed by Joe Dentamaro, Vice President of Vehicle Safety, Security and Convenience with Shane Wilson being promoted to the new position of Assistance Vice President of the group.  In addition, Dan Bisceglia has been promoted from the Technical Service Department to join the new group as Product Manager and will relocate to the Troy, Michigan VOXX facility, joining current product managers Paul Burdick and Michael Lynch.  This move brings together the entire group into the Troy, Michigan VOXX facility which is the same facility in which our OEM Engineering and Product Test Group resides.  Over time, we will be expanding the group to include additional members to the team for Field Applications Technician and Trainers.

For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com  

For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

VOXX Electronics Enhances Drivers Field of View with Newly Introduced Back-Up Camera Systems

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), announced today another expansion to the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) product line with the introduction of two new high-performance back-up cameras offering wider viewing angles and trajectory parking grid-lines that move. 

“According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a final ruling has been issued requiring rear visibility technology in all new vehicles by May 2018.  This new rule enhances the safety of these vehicles by significantly reducing the risk of fatalities and serious injuries caused by back over accidents.  We have been one of the first companies in the aftermarket to provide safety accessories as part of our product offerings and with even more visibility being place upon driver safety products today we remain committed to continuously growing this product category to the aftermarket,” said Aron Demers, Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.

The ACA801 and ACA501 cameras offer a high performance 1089 HD CCD lens with sensors that create high output results with cleaner, higher quality images than past CMOS cameras.  These cameras feature a 180-degree wide-angle field of view offering great visibility with virtually zero blind spots and the high sensitivity optics provide excellent low-light performance for maximum visibility after dark.  Additionally, both cameras feature selectable image: normal/mirror, waterproof rating of IP68 and are compatible with PAL/NTSC systems.

License Plate Mounted Back-Up Camera (ACA801) features selectable trajectory parking grid-lines that move for distance measurement and includes a license plate bracket and butterfly mount for easy installation.

Universal Mount Back-Up Camera (ACA501) features selectable on-screen built-in parking lines for distance measurement.  The ACA501 includes a low-profile metal housing for easy mount and low maintenance.

Additionally, both cameras feature selectable image: normal/mirror, waterproof rating of IP68 and are both designed to work with any monitor/screen with an RCA video input (sold separately).

The ACA801 and ACA501 are available at 12 Volt Retailers nationwide for an MSRP of $139 and $129, respectively.

For more information about the ADAS Back-Up Cameras please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com.  

The ADAS brand is marketed by VOXX Electronics Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corp., (NASDAQ: VOXX).

For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

 

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – APRIL 6, 2017 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with AAMP of America to acquire all inventory and intellectual property, including patents and trademarks of Rosen Electronics products.

“The acquisition of Rosen Electronics complements and expands our current RSE leadership position in the industry, as well as adds to our extensive portfolio of RSE patents. With the announcement of the acquisition we look forward to servicing our current VOXX and newly acquired Rosen customers,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation. During the next two weeks, VOXX will be moving all operations from AAMP’s Ontario, CA warehouse to VOXX’s facilities in Nevada, Virginia and Orlando. Integrating the Rosen products into these three touch points will provide the Rosen customers with a high level of confidence in expedited deliveries to all reaches of the country. 

For more information about please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com. For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

VOXX Electronics participated in the first KnowledgeFest Spring Training event hosted in Indianapolis, Ind., April 11-13. During the weekend, VOXX held a successful training workshop centered on advanced FlashLogic trouble shooting, giving installers additional tools to diagnose and install more advanced remote start systems in newer vehicles.

“We were excited to be a part of the debut of KnowledgeFest Spring Training to support the mobile electronics industry. This show brings together a group of dedicated specialty retailers and reps with an interest to learn more and interact with the many different mobile electronics suppliers exhibiting at the show” said Tom Malone, President of VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “We commend KnowledgFest and their continuous dedication to educating installers and retailers by offering numerous educational tracks hosted by industry leaders and representatives.”

On both Saturday and Sunday the Company held a successful training workshop for over 50 attendees. Phil Camirand of Automotive Data Solutions (ADS) and Brian Munyon of VOXX Electronics took attendees through advanced troubleshooting and diagnostics for transponder and door lock interface modules, calling out the latest tips on today’s challenging vehicles. Brian also spent some time walking through the steps for the new VOXX Prestige/Pursuit web based programming system.

Attendees of the training workshop walked away with a swag bag full of goodies and were entered into a raffle to win the following prizes: Klispch RB-10 Soundbar, Prestige APS997E Remote Start & Security System with Car Connection PRO and 1 year prepaid service and a $100 Snap-on gift card.

For more information about VOXX Electronics please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com  

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 21, 2016 -–VOXX Electronics Corporation (VEC), announced that the new and improved12.1-inch Advent Overhead is now shipping. The newest addition to the Advent Mobile Video product line up features an all-digital design with enhanced cosmetics and expanded connectivity options for all smart devices. The backseat keeps getting better with a growing product assortment delivering unlimited content delivery options.

The ADVEXL12A Overhead Monitor system features a 12.1-inch high-definition digital LED backlit monitor that delivers a vibrant picture with a resolution of 1280 x 800.  This new system offers expanded connectivity options for all smart devices with hidden connectivity for optional wired and wireless accessories that allow for content streaming (optional connectivity accessory HDH12 or WM1 required).  Additionally, this system features built-in 100 channel FM transmitter with the ability to hardwire (hidden FM out for connection of optional FM relay box FMDIRB), dual channel IR headphones, user accessible USB reader (with charging support) and user accessible HD inputs for smart devices (smartphones, tablets, SmartTV sticks), selectable M1/M2 operation, A/V inputs and outputs and DVD with auto-on and last position memory.

“VOXX has been a leader in rear seat entertainment for over 15 years and we’re committed to developing new and innovative ways to enhance the backseat experience for passengers as new technologies evolve.  Today, the ability to access content from anywhere, on demand, is one of the most desirable features a video system can offer, especially now that many vehicles come through with Wi-Fi to enable connectivity to an unlimited source of content and gaming options,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “Our system provides backseat viewers with unlimited content options from any device through certified HDMI/MHL inputs as well as wireless connectivity options delivering high-definition audio and video content to the monitor while still being able to utilize the use of the DVD.”

Optional accessories are available to expand connectivity options to the Advent Overhead Monitor:

12’ HDMI/MHL/USB Extension Harness (HDH12) provides a wired content streaming option allowing content to pass from a smart device to our enable systems.  In addition to standard “user accessible” HDMI/MHL and USB inputs, these new systems allow for “hidden” smart device connectivity via the HDH12.  The extension harness with a finished connector end can replace an existing 12v socket in a vehicle or can be cut-in to add HDMI/MHL connectivity and charging support.

SmartStream Module (WM1) provides users the ability to stream content wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet to compatible VOXX Mobile Video systems.  This module was designed to receive over the air updates through the users Smart device as new operating systems are released from Apple and Android to ensure performance free operation.  Note: Not all mobile apps allow wireless content streaming due to copyright restrictions.

Game Pack Module (MVGP1) provides users the ability to add gaming to the system with (54) 32bit games.  This module comes equipped with two game controllers and a plug-n-play module that plugs directly into the control box.

The ADVEXL12A comes with interchangeable Black, Pewter and Shale trim rings and universal snap on bezels.  Mounting brackets and hardware is also included.

The ADVEXL12A is available now for an MSRP of $799.99.

For more information about the Advent Overhead Systems please visit: www.adventproducts.com.   

 The Advent brand is marketed by VOXX Electronics Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corp., (NASDAQ: VOXX).

 For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

VOXX Electronics Corporation announced the future of remote starts with the introduction of CarLinkBT, a Bluetooth module and smartphone app that is compatible with most popular remote start systems.

When paired with its corresponding smartphone app, CarLinkBT transforms a smartphone into a virtual transmitter, instantly giving remote access to the vehicle and a direct connection to OE-style safety and convenience services delivering a complete safety, convenience and security solution.

“Remote start as we know it today has remained virtually unchanged for over 20 years, providing users with a simple and convenient way to preheat or cool their vehicle with the use of a transmitter.  But what if your transmitter was locked in your car, lost, damaged or had a dead battery leaving you with no way into your vehicle?  With the introduction of CarLinkBT we have reinvented what remote start systems can now do,” said Tom Malone, President of VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “For a one-time fee of $7.99, users can download the CarLinkBT app turning their smartphone into a virtual transmitter to unlock/lock and start their vehicle, eliminating the worry of ever being without a transmitter again.”

Once the CarLinkBT module is installed with a compatible remote start and/or factory keyless entry and the app is downloaded, the CarLinkBT Bluetooth Basic Service delivers access to the vehicle without the use of a transmitter.  With CarLinkBT, never worry about being without access to your vehicle again. CarLinkBT provides peace of mind by having a virtual transmitter within the smartphone at all times. 

For a one-time fee, the CarLinkBT app provides users with Remote Access/Start capabilities within Bluetooth range on up to 10 smartphones. Users will also have access to the CarLink Insurance Discount Program to potentially save hundreds of dollars on their car insurance.

In-vehicle safety services are some of the most desirable features in today’s newest vehicles. However, there are millions of cars on the road today that are not equipped with these OE-style features as standard equipment. The CarLinkBT Cellular Premium Service is an upgraded service plan that provides users with many of today’s most desired safety and convenience features at one low price. The additional services are included within the CarLinkBT Cellular Premium Service3 easily accessible directly from your CarLinkBT smartphone app:

-        E-Call Service – provides 24/7 access to make a one-touch call a dedicated Emergency Response call center in the event of an emergency.

-        Roadside Assistance – provides users with a dedicated Emergency Call Center running 24/7 to assist you if you break-down, run out of gas, get a flat tire…just about anything.

-        Stolen Vehicle Assistance – Helps to locate your vehicle, and share its location with the local authorities to assist in vehicle recovery.

-        Driver Safety includes our unique driver distraction Text Blocking App to reduce texting and driving while vehicle is in motion, the ability to set (up to five) Geo-Fences sending alerts when a vehicle enters or exits pre-determined zones, and Speed Alerts sending a notification if the vehicle should exceed a predetermined speed threshold.

-        Location Services – includes On-Demand Vehicle Location to notify  you of real-time vehicle location, as well as access to Trip Maps to view the path vehicle has traveled when enabled.

-        Driver Scoring – provides reports to help improve driving habits and assist in driver coaching.

The CarLinkBT module will now also be included with the Company’s recently introduced, new Prestige PROCORE remote start.  Prestige PROCORE is a “one-module” solution allowing dealers to build any style of remote start by focusing on customized features based on what is most important to their customers – without stocking multiple complete kits.

The CarLinkBT Module (ASCLBT) will be available early spring for an MSRP of $69.99.

The Prestige PROCORE with CarLinkBT (PC1BT) will be available early spring for an MSRP of $349.99.

Users must opt-in on the CarLinkBT App and agree to have their driving data reviewed by one of 19 participating insurance carriers to be eligible for savings discounts.  Saving discounts are determined by the selected insurance carrier based on driving data collected.

Additional cellular hardware (ASCL5) required with a Cellular Basic Service fee of $59.99/year.

Additional cellular hardware (ASCL5) required with a Cellular Premium Service fee of $119.99/year.

For more information about CarLinkBT please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com

The Audiovox brand is marketed by VOXX Electronics Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corp., (NASDAQ: VOXX).

For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com/become-dealer

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 12, 2016 -–VOXX Electronics announced the introduction of two new overhead monitors to the Movies2Go Mobile Video line up. The new overhead monitors available in 13.3-inch and 10.1-inch versions feature expanded connectivity options for all your smart devices – unlimited content delivery options for the backseat just got even better.

The MTG13UHD and MTG10UHD Overhead Monitor Systems feature a 13.3” and 10.1” highdefinition digital LED backlit monitor with enhanced design cosmetics. These new systems offer expanded connectivity options for all smart devices with hidden connectivity for optional wired and wireless accessories that allow for content streaming (optional connectivity accessory HDH12 or WM1 required). Additionally, these systems feature built-in 100 channel FM transmitter with the ability to hardwire (hidden FM out for connection of optional FM relay box FMDIRB), dual channel IR headphones, user accessible USB reader (with charging support) and user accessible HD inputs for smart devices (smartphones, tablets, SmartTV sticks), selectable M1/M2 operation, A/V inputs and outputs and DVD player.

“Today the ability to access content from anywhere, at any time is one of the most desirable features offered and these systems provide backseat viewers with unlimited content options from any device. For close to 15 years we have been a leader in rear seat entertainment and we continue to focus our efforts on developing new and innovative ways to enhance the backseat experience for passengers. The ability to provide wireless content streaming options to passengers that is upgradable as new operating systems are released from Apple and Android is a major advantage to us as well as the consumer as obsolescence risk is very low,” said Aron Demers, Senior Vice President, VOXX Electronics Corporation. Optional accessories are available to expand connectivity options to the Movies2Go overhead systems:
12’ HDMI/MHL/USB Extension Harness (HDH12) provides a wired content streaming option allowing content to pass from a smart device to our enable systems. In addition to standard “user accessible” HDMI/MHL and USB inputs, these new systems allow for “hidden” smart device connectivity via the HDH12. The extension harness with a finished connector end can replace an existing 12v socket in a vehicle or can be cut-in to add HDMI/MHL connectivity and charging support. SmartStream Module (WM1) provides users the ability to stream content wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet to compatible VOXX Mobile Video systems. This module was designed to receive over the air updates through the users Smart device as new operating systems are released from Apple and Android to ensure performance free operation. Note: Not all mobile apps allow wireless content streaming due to copyright restrictions.

The MTG13UHD and MTG10UHD are available in interchangeable Black, Pewter and Shale trim rings and universal snap on bezels. Mounting brackets and hardware is also included. The MTG13UHD and MTG10UHD are available now for an MSRP of $349.99 and $449.99, respectively. For more information about the Movies2Go Overheads please visit: www.voxxelectronics.com.


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