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.

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.