Back to all news 02-12-2014 - Rare Audio Named 2015 CES Innovation Honoree

Cartronics GB would like to share the great news that “Rare Audio” have been named 2015 CES innovation honouree, these new MOST amplifiers will be shipping in the early part of 2015 and will be a one of a kind automotive amplifier with sound and features never seen in the automotive landscape before.
 
See the latest press release below and look out for the products on www.mobridge-ipod.co.uk
 
Rare Audio today announced that it has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree for its Element 4.1 Car Audio Amplifier. Building on Rare Audio’s 2013 award winning regenerative amplifier platform, the Element 4.1 adds features such as Bluetooth streaming and telephony, as well as Apple/Android phone and tablet applications. The Element 4.1 has incredible power density and exceptional sound quality.
 
“Particular attention has been paid to the user experience with an enhanced GUI, as well as Apple and Android configuration apps,” says Julian Merritt, Director of Rare Audio. “Bluetooth audio enables users to stream music from their Bluetooth device, to make and receive phone calls, and enables remote software downloads ensuring users get the latest feature and performance upgrades automatically. Bluetooth opens the door for users to play their favorite music streams from Pandora and Spotify when their device is connected to the internet. We are also encouraging the development of audio profiles so that users can download profiles for many types of vehicle and speaker setup.”
 
Merritt goes on to say, “Thanks to the design of the amplifier stages, the Element 4.1 amplifier has overcome inherent existing D class amplifier issues such as radio interference and carrier frequency problems without the need for complex filtering and shielding.”
 
The Rare Audio Element 4.1 amplifier, along with a new entry level line of amplifiers, will be displayed at the 2015 International CES (booth #3423, LVCC, North Hall), which runs Jan. 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
Entries are evaluated on their engineering, aesthetic and design qualities, intended use/function and user value, how the design and innovation of the product directly compares to other products in the marketplace and unique/novel features present.
 
Products chosen as CES Innovation Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting edge tech products and services coming to market.
 
2015 CES Innovation Honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovation, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, description, photo and URL.
 
About Rare Audio:
 
Rare Audio was founded by the team behind mObridge www.mobridge.us who have extensive experience developing high quality automotive products. mObridge developed the digital signal processing technology inside the Rare amplifier that provides seamless integration into MOST enabled vehicles and smartphone connectivity. Powering the Rare amplifier is Indice www.indicesemi.com, a leader in innovative power control solutions. Indice’s amplifier and power supply technology provides high fidelity audio with uncompromising performance, ultra low harmonic and intermod distortion and regenerative power supplies that return excess speaker energy back to the vehicle’s battery.
 

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