Centurion Wireless Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of
antennas for wireless communications and Comworxx, Inc., a
provider of in-vehicle telematics systems,
joined forces Mar. 18 to showcase a new automotive
communications solutions at the Cellular Telecommunications and
Internet Association's (CTIA) annual wireless expo.
Among the antennas Centurion will feature at its booth is the
Internal Mercury Tri-band, the industry's first telematics antenna
to combine cellular and PCS communications with GPS in a single form factor that can be concealed under the
dash or rear package shelf . In turn, Comworxx is
demonstrating Port-IT, the in-vehicle telematics system with
voice-activated telephone dialing, turn-by-turn navigation,
and hands-free personalized information access. Port-IT can be
combined with a common Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) to offer even
more advanced wireless-based information, productivity and convenience
services, according to the company.
"The Mercury Tri-band offers automakers and the automotive
aftermarket the solution they are clamoring to find with a high
performance, low-profile antenna solution that minimizes the impact
telematics systems have on a vehicle's aesthetic design," said Gary
Kuck, president and CEO of Centurion. "We chose to invite Comworxx to
help showcase the Mercury Tri-band because their innovative telematics
system, in conjunction with our antenna, illustrates the full range of
"Port-IT integrates every service needed to enable drivers with
voice driven access to their favorite stocks, sports, news,
infotainment content, hands-free dialing and much more, while
exceeding the hands-off wireless legislation pending in most states,"
said Mike Jonas, president and CEO of Comworxx, Inc. "Centurion's
products are an ideal companion to demonstrate the power of telematics
that Port-IT enables and we are extremely pleased to be cooperating
with them at the show."
To experience interactive telematics and satellite radio
demonstrations featuring Centurion and Comworxx products, please stop
by the Centurion Wireless Technologies booth (#4653). For more
information please visit www.centurion.com
About Centurion Wireless Technologies, Inc.
Centurion is a designer and manufacturer of antennas and
power products for wireless communications. Centurion
offers in-house custom design, tooling, mold fitting and production to
provide 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 the
About Comworxx, Inc.
Comworxx, Inc., headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., was founded in
May 2000 to develop and deploy end-to-end location
specific content and service solution for the aftermarket consumer,
business and fleet customer. Comworxx's mission is to bridge the gap
that exists between the telecommunications, computing and automotive
industries by delivering a comprehensive telematics solution to the
North American consumer. Comworxx provides mobile telematics services
through its integrated systems.