Shortly after cars went from crank starters to onboard electricity, Motorola, or at least the company which today is known as Motorola, developed the first automotive infotainment system – a simple radio. The company followed by pioneered communications systems for public safety officers and the first handheld two-way radios. Ed Staehlin, Motorola’s Director of Product Management, Automotive and Navigation Products, will discuss the latest trends, advancements in in-car infotainment – the combination of information (from navigation to Internet access to real-time traffic reports) and entertainment options during the May 17 IMPA meeting at the 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street, New York.
The meeting begins with a reception at noon, followed by lunch, the presentation and a question & answer period. Tickets are $35 for members, $45 for others.