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VOXX Electronics Introduces Advent Overhead Monitor with Larger Viewing Screen to Mobile Video Line Up

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:   

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

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