VOXX Automotive Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), announced that it is to collaborate with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), it will be developing solutions that will bring Amazon’s Fire TV to the automotive market.
VOXX Automotive Corp. in the rear-seat entertainment sector for decades, providing innovative solutions to both global OEM’s and to the automotive aftermarket. Over the past several years the Company has formed several alliances with industry leaders that enrich the in-vehicle consumer experience. Through its award-winning rear-seat entertainment system, EVO, passengers can access their own digital content and wirelessly share this experience with mobile devices, in addition to accessing their cable programming through Sling Media. Now, with a new partnership with Amazon, VOXX Automotive Corp. will be working to deliver solutions and services that can significantly accelerate the development cycle of Fire TV for automakers.
“By working with Amazon to enable Fire TV for in-vehicle entertainment, we have been able to create a reference implementation that automotive OEMs can build into their vehicle programs and bring all of the rich entertainment of Fire TV into automotive grade installations,” stated Ed Mas, President, VOXX Automotive Corp. “This is a very exciting venture for our OEM operations, and we continue to look for innovative ways, whether through product development or partnerships, to enhance the consumer experience further.”
In addition, VOXX also announced Monday that it has entered into a tier-1 supply agreement with one of the world’s largest global auto makers, with plans to integrate Fire TV into this OEM’s vehicle programs in calendar year 2021.