Centurion Wireless Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer ofantennas for wireless communications and Comworxx, Inc., aprovider of in-vehicle telematics systems, joined forces Mar. 18 to showcase a new automotivecommunications solutions at the Cellular Telecommunications andInternet Association's (CTIA) annual wireless expo.
Among the antennas Centurion will feature at its booth is theInternal Mercury Tri-band, the industry's first telematics antennato combine cellular and PCS communications with GPS in a single form factor that can be concealed under thedash or rear package shelf . In turn, Comworxx isdemonstrating Port-IT, the in-vehicle telematics system withvoice-activated telephone dialing, turn-by-turn navigation,and hands-free personalized information access. Port-IT can becombined with a common Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) to offer evenmore advanced wireless-based information, productivity and convenienceservices, according to the company.
"The Mercury Tri-band offers automakers and the automotiveaftermarket the solution they are clamoring to find with a highperformance, low-profile antenna solution that minimizes the impacttelematics systems have on a vehicle's aesthetic design," said GaryKuck, president and CEO of Centurion. "We chose to invite Comworxx tohelp showcase the Mercury Tri-band because their innovative telematicssystem, in conjunction with our antenna, illustrates the full range ofin-vehicle communications."
"Port-IT integrates every service needed to enable drivers withvoice driven access to their favorite stocks, sports, news,infotainment content, hands-free dialing and much more, whileexceeding the hands-off wireless legislation pending in most states,"said Mike Jonas, president and CEO of Comworxx, Inc. "Centurion'sproducts are an ideal companion to demonstrate the power of telematicsthat Port-IT enables and we are extremely pleased to be cooperatingwith them at the show."
To experience interactive telematics and satellite radiodemonstrations featuring Centurion and Comworxx products, please stopby the Centurion Wireless Technologies booth (#4653). For moreinformation please visit www.centurion.com or www.comworxx.com. About Centurion Wireless Technologies, Inc.
Centurion is a designer and manufacturer of antennas andpower products for wireless communications. Centurionoffers in-house custom design, tooling, mold fitting and production toprovide a complete turnkey solution to fit any customer-specific need.With 80 design engineers in five design centers around the globe,Centurion has one of the largest R&D teams in theindustry. About Comworxx, Inc.
Comworxx, Inc., headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., was founded inMay 2000 to develop and deploy end-to-end locationspecific content and service solution for the aftermarket consumer,business and fleet customer. Comworxx's mission is to bridge the gapthat exists between the telecommunications, computing and automotiveindustries by delivering a comprehensive telematics solution to theNorth American consumer. Comworxx provides mobile telematics servicesthrough its integrated systems.