LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CES -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), designer and manufacturer of the world's best premium automotive accessories, and Siano, the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions, are featuring the all-new ESCORT MobileTV™ Digital Television receiver for watching TV on the go. Live demonstrations began Monday evening at the Pepcom Press event and continued last night with the ShowStoppers press event, both held in Las Vegas and in timing with the 2013 International CES Show running through Friday.
The category leader and dominant patent portfolio innovator has also continued to keep focus on the ESCORT Live™ ticket protection app, the social network for the road.
ESCORT MobileTV is a miniature digital TV receiver that includes an ATSC-mobile tuner and a built-in rechargeable battery. Currently available without a subscription fee, ESCORT MobileTV gives consumers access to live, local broadcast television across more than 90 stations in 35 markets, reaching up to 55 percent of the nation's population. Users can watch live entertainment, sports and breaking news without the need to tap into wireless data plans, avoiding 3G/4G, Wi-Fi or data plan requirements and costs.
Demonstrations of the new product began with the two most publicized media and press events held at CES where so far, ESCORT has met with key media at the Pepcom Digital Experience and the CES ShowStoppers media events. Response to the new product is energetic and has included nearly a dozen video interviews featuring live demonstrations of the new MobileTV unit from the CES press events.
Alongside the MobileTV receiver, ESCORT is also featuring the category's leading network technology, ESCORT Live, the social network for the road (SEMA 'Best New Product', Edmunds 'top ten best new product', Popular Mechanics Editor's Choice, a Car and Driver 'Top Ten Most Promising New Technology' award winner and a CNET 'must see' new product). ESCORT Live™ uses Bluetooth technology embedded in SmartCord Live™ cords and a unique app for the driver's smartphone. When alerts are detected, they are transmitted to the ESCORT Live™ "cloud" and then broadcast across the ESCORT Live™ network, notifying drivers of potential ticket threats.
ESCORT compatible radar detectors including the PASSPORT series and SmartRadar™ models, when connected with the award winning ESCORT Live™ ticket protection app, provide ticket protection technology and road awareness unmatched in the industry.
The smartphone app also provides ESCORT's test-winning Defender® database of red light and speed-ticketing camera locations and speed traps as well as patented GPS features including posted speed limit information, over-speed limit alerts, live traffic for route optimization and more.
In addition to presenting at the two major 2013 CES press shows, ESCORT continues to host one-on-one meetings (Hilton Aria, Penthouse Suite) where ESCORT designers, engineers, planners and experts are available for presentation of ESCORT's complete product line including BELTRONICS, Guardian Alert and Entourage products. CES attendees are invited to visit for product demonstrations and presentations.
For more information about ESCORT's complete line of premium automotive accessories including MobileTV™ and ESCORT Live™, visit ESCORTinc.com or call 800.433.3487.
About ESCORT Inc.
ESCORT Inc. is the leading manufacturer of high-performance radar and laser detectors, the patented ESCORT Live™ real-time ticket protection network, commercial fleet ESCORT SmartOffice™ rugged mobile PC, ESCORT MobileTV™, Guardian Alert reverse obstacle detection systems, Entourage GPS-enabled navigation and tracking products, ESCORT QuickStart™ and other Drive Smarter products. ESCORT manufactures products under the ESCORT, PASSPORT, REDLINE, SOLO, Pro and BELTRONICS brands. The company is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio, with its principal manufacturing facility located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Siano is the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions. Pioneers of the multi-standard approach, Siano provides high-performance and fast time-to-market digital TV solutions for cellular-handheld, consumer electronics, automotive and public transportation device makers and solution/services providers. Close partnerships with global tier-1 PC, mobile handset and home entertainment manufacturers boast a customer base that includes Samsung, Motorola, LG, ZTE, Huawei, Dell, Lenovo and many others. Headquartered in Israel, Siano has offices in the US, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Latin America (Brazil, Argentina). For more information, visit us at www.siano-ms.com.
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