Hyundai's Display Audio System Wins 2015 Consumer Electronics Show Editors' Choice Award From / USA TODAY

Jan 07, 2015, 16:39 ET from Hyundai Motor America

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®), the experts from TODAY selected the all-new Display Audio System as a 2015 CES Editors' Choice Award for Hyundai's innovation, use of technology, design and value. 

"With Display Audio honored among the thousands of game-changing products at CES, it shows Hyundai's commitment to deliver the best owner experience possible," said Mike O'Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. "We are very proud that the Display Audio system will help bring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to more Hyundai customers."

Display Audio is a high resolution seven-inch color touch-screen display that has been optimized specifically for enhanced smartphone integrations and the latest generation Blue Link system. iPhone owners can use Apple CarPlay to take the familiar features from their iPhones and put them right on the touch-screen display while driving. Android Auto brings the Android experience into the car by 'projecting' apps and services into the Display Audio system. Android Auto is designed to make driving safer and easier by providing the information drivers need when they're on the road.        

The Display Audio system brings the newest smartphone integrations into Hyundai vehicles using an easy-to-access USB port. Once the connection is made, users can access their smartphone for phone calls and contacts, music, navigation, messaging, and optimized third-party apps. Display Audio will have navigation capability through smartphone integrations and will also offer entertainment apps for music, news, sports, and Podcasts. Apple CarPlay offers third-party audio app support, such as Beats Music, iHeartRadio, MLB At Bat, Spotify, Stitcher, CBS Radio News and Podcasts, among others. Android Auto's initial app roster includes iHeartRadio, MLB At Bat, Spotify, SoundCloud, Pandora, TextMe and WhatsApp. Each partner plans to add additional third-party apps in the future and these will not require any vehicle software updates. 

The Display Audio system will also incorporate Hyundai's latest and most innovative in-vehicle technology by offering a simple, multi-use home screen, HD Radio® capability and mixed AM, FM and SiriusXM presets.

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

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