Fiat Professional Ducato drivers sit back and enjoy – with new DAIICHI infotainment and audio systems

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Press Release, DAIICHI Electronics, January 2020

Istanbul, Turkey, January 2020 – A brand new connectivity experience is awaiting drivers of the new Fiat Professional Ducato: The new infotainment system by DAIICHI will help drivers stay connected to their vehicles and the world around them, featuring voice control capabilities and more realistic navigation. The new system includes the integration of Apple CarPlay and the compatibility with Android Auto

Developed by DAIICHI in cooperation with FCA teams, 7-inch touchscreen offers more screen real estate for drivers to access the many innovative infotainment features.

“We’re excited that the collaboration is bringing such great results,” said Fulvio Merlo, DAIICHI’s Director of European Operations. “Our new infotainment system in Fiat Professional Ducato offers an array of easy-to-use features to help drivers stay connected, informed and focused on driving.”

The platform also delivers faster response and sharper truck dedicated navigation than the previous systems in Fiat Professional Ducato, and also offers drivers one-step voice command of navigation and other functions. Drivers can make phone calls, give navigation instructions, send whatsapp messages and play their favorite music by Siri voice control – all without compromising safety. Entering destinations is a “one-shot” action, with the city, street and building number all in one natural sequence. A 3D-terrain model, 3D-cities and 3D-landmarks make navigation more realistic than ever.

Apple CarPlay shows road directions optimizes according to traffic conditions and can be used to make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages and listen to Apple Music, audio books and podcasts while remaining focused on the road.

CarPlay also implements Siri voice control and is specifically designed for use in driving scenarios.

The system is compatible with Android Auto as well, to continue the Android experience in the car, by “projecting” apps and services on to the central display. It is designed to make retrieving information while driving easy and safe. The driver can use Google Maps or Waze to obtain route guidance and easily access music, multimedia contents and their favorite messaging apps.

 

About DAIICHI Electronic

DAIICHI is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative electronic products for vehicle manufacturers.

DAIICHI products connect all in-car entertainment, navigation, communication and operating functions to form a single system, which helps greatly to deliver necessary improvements.

In the age of seamless connectivity, drivers deserve their vehicle to help keep them connected to the information and entertainment that helps make their lives better, simpler, more in-touch.  DAIICHI helps drivers to access to the information and entertainment they now have at work and at home.

Many of our products offer an advanced suite of technology and entertainment services.

DAIICHI’s vision is to empower its customers to maximize their enjoyment and customize their in-vehicle entertainment experience – simply and with a robust array of choices. The systems enable drivers and passengers to interact via touch-screen, steering wheel control or voice control with equal ease.

DAIICHI combines high-quality audio and video with smart navigation. On top, it supports the latest connectivity options for your smartphone, such as Apple, Android, Bluetooth and more.

 

Contact:
Tolga YALNIZ

Corporate Relations
DAIICHI Elektronik Sanayi ve Tic. A.Ş.
Head Office: Aşirefendi Caddesi İmar Han No:37/4 34112
Sirkeci – ISTANBUL | TURKEY
Tel: (+90) 212 514 19 29
Fax: (+90) 212 514 19 34  
tolga.yalniz@daiichi.com

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