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"ECLIPSE" 2012 Summer Models
Industry-Largest class "9.0 Wide Screen" & Market-First "クルマでDS"
- Release of six AVN models: the most fun and easy to use!
providing more enjoyable and dynamic driving! -

May. 16, 2012
FUJITSU TEN LIMITED

"AVN-ZX02i" with Industry-Largest class! "9.0 Wide Screen" & Market-First! "クルマでDS"

"AVN-ZX02i" with Industry-Largest class! "9.0 Wide Screen" & Market-First(*1)! "クルマでDS"

FUJITSU TEN (Kobe City, Hyogo, Japan; President & Representative Director: Takashi Shigematsu; Capital: ¥5.3 billion) will release six "ECLIPSE" 2012 Summer models: memory car navigation models including a market-first model.
(*This press release is not for distribution outside of Japan.)

Major Features of 2012 Summer Models

"AVN-ZX02i" "AVN-Z02i"

The most "fun and easy to use"!

Industry-largest class!and powerful "9.0 wide screen" with better visibility and operability (AVN-ZX02i)
Market-first!"クルマでDS" providing enjoyable communication opportunities with precious family members while driving
・Wider possibility of navigation unit by linking with various iPhone applications

More fun!

  • 9.0 wide screen (AVN-ZX02i)New!
        ・Powerful videos on wide screen (approx. 1.8 times larger than our 7.0 screen)
        ・Dedicated installation kit by car model allowing unit to fit neatly into interior panel
  • Nintendo DS®"クルマでDS" includedNew!
  • Videos for the iPhone availableNew!
  • Music data through SD card availableNew!

More convenient and easier to use!

  • 9.0 wide screen (AVN-ZX02i)New!
        ・Wide screen (approx. 1.8 times larger than our 7.0 screen) with larger map display area displaying bigger letters
  • "Vivid View Processor ™ 3": Image correction LSI in direct sunlight for better visibility
  • More convenient with live-action videos provided by iPhone application "Driview"New!
  • Smooth scroll on map by quick-response flick/dragNew!
  • Clear installation with compact film antennaNew!
  • Latest map data with the Shin-Tomei Expressway included

"AVN-V02BT" "AVN-V02"

Superior cost-performance model with the same visibility and convenience as upper models

  • "Vivid View Processor ™ 3": Image correction LSI in direct sunlight for better visibility  
  • More convinient map updating by Map On-Demand(*2)
  • Latest map data with the Shin-Tomei Expressway included

"AVN112MBC" "AVN112M"

Simple and easy-to-use entry model with high-definition wide VGA display

  • Clear map image on high-definition wide VGA displayNew!
  • Convenient narrow-street route guide functionNew!
  • Simple and easy-to-use operations
  • Connection to genuine steering remote control with pre-settings for each manufacturer for compatibility with wide range of models
  • Latest map data with the Shin-Tomei Expressway included

List of New Products

Product Name Model Name Manuf. suggested
retail price
(tax incl.)
Release date
AVN
Built-in Memory Navigation SD/DVD/Terrestrial Digital TV 9.0 Wide VGA AV System AVN-ZX02i Open price Start of July
Built-in Memory Navigation SD/DVD/Terrestrial Digital TV 7.0 Wide VGA AV System AVN-Z02i
Built-in Memory Navigation SD/DVD/Terrestrial Digital TV 7.0 Wide VGA AV System AVN-V02BT
Built-in Memory Navigation SD/DVD/Terrestrial Digital TV 7.0 Wide VGA AV System AVN-V02
Built-in Memory Navigation One-Seg TV/CD 7.0 Wide VGA AV System (Back Eye Camera Set) AVN112MBC
Built-in Memory Navigation One-Seg TV/CD 7.0 Wide VGA AV System AVN112M
9.0 AVN Dedicated Installation Kit
Dedicated installation kit for ALPHARD/VELLFIRE NKTT-AV 21,000 yen Start of July
Dedicated installation kit for PRIUS NKTT-PR
Dedicated installation kit for FIT (Gunmetal) NKTH-FI
Dedicated installation kit for FIT HYBRID (Champagnemetal) NKTH-FIH
Dedicated installation kit for FIT SHUTTLE (Brown) NKTH-FIS
Dedicated installation kit for FIT RS (Black) NKTH-FIR
Optional Accessories
Navigation system remote control RMC112 5,250 yen Start of July

※Products sold in Japan

ECLIPSE has introduced various models of "AVNs" equipped with new technologies and new services since 1997, aiming to provide confortable and enjoyable driving environments to customers. For example, market-first "3-deck AVN (2000)" equipped with all of CD/MD/DVD decks in one and world-first "DUAL AVN (2005)" concurrently providing two different images; one for a driver and one for a front passenger.
Moreover in 2011, ECLIPSE has introduced an enjoyable new driving style with "AVN" by linking with iPhone applications, and released four free applications.
This year ECLIPSE, "AVN" pioneer, shows the next stage of driving environment nobody ever imaged, introducing the new "AVNs" including a model with "9.0 wide screen" or models linking with "クルマでDS".

ECLIPSE will keep creating products in the lineup from high-end models to entry models, which provide more "fun" and "dynamic" driving environments as well as "entertainment", while taking into consideration of usability based on "operability" and "visibility" as in-car devices.


Details of New Products


The most fun and easy to use!
Industry-largest class! and powerful "9.0 wide screen" with better visibility and operability (AVN-ZX02i)
Market-first! "クルマでDS" providing enjoyable communication opportunities with precious family members while driving
Wider possibilities of navigation system by linking with various iPhone applications

"AVN-ZX02i" / "AVN-Z02i"

Open price
AVN-Z02i

AVN-Z02i



1. More fun

9.0 wide screen (AVN-ZX02i)Industry-largest class!

Installation example

Installation example

・Powerful videos on wide screen (approx. 1.8 times larger than our 7.0 screen)
・Dedicated installation kit by car model allowing unit to fit neatly into interior panel
*Installable car models are TOYOTA "PRIUS," "ALPHARD/VELLFIRE" and HONDA "FIT series."
The dedicated installation kits for TOYOTA "PRIUSα," "AQUA," "NOAH/VOXY" and HONDA "STEP WGN" will be released by the fall of 2012.



"クルマでDS"Market-first!

クルマでDS

Nintendo DS software "クルマでDS" is available. Nintendo DS connecting with a car navigation unit links car navigation maps and location data, and provides tourist guide and local quizzes so that family members can enjoy driving time while having communications.
"AVN-ZX02i" and "AVN-Z02i" are equipped with "クルマでDS".

  • Fun time even under heavy traffic jam
    Anyone of all ages can spend a fun time together only with "クルマでDS" even while long-distance driving or under heavy traffic jam.
クルマでDS
  • "NAVI remote control" for easy and convenient destination setting
    Easy handwritten input is available for destination search. Customers can set a facility in the area or the interesting place mentioned by tourist guide.
  • Useful and entertaining "Tour guide"
    Local characters throughout Japan give infomration on tourist spots in the area.
  • Many entertaining "Local quizzes" for anyone of all ages
    Stroed many quizzes are related to each local area, and so informative as to impress adults, as well as children. Probably people after driving cannot help giving those quizzes to someone else.
  • Full of entertaining stories throughout Japan
    Entertaining stories related to each local area of every corner throughout Japan are shown. Anyone using "クルマでDS" will be surprised to discover new stories of his/her local area and travel destinations.


"クルマでDS"movie


Videos for the iPhone availableNew!

Videos accessible on the iPhone, such as YouTube, can be played in VTR mode. Customers can easily search and check interesting materials at any time, which adds new convenience and fun.

Music data through SD card availableNew!

Customers can enjoy music data brought by PC, as well as SD card storing data, in a car, which adds a new way to have fun.
Note: Available format: MP3, WMA, AAC recorded by iTunes


2. More easy-to-use

9.0 Wide Screen (AVN-ZX02i)Industry-largest class!

・Map display area expanded approx. 1.8 times our 7.0 screen. Grasping longer-distance forward traffic data on the route compared to conventional models gives a chance for customers to make earlier determination, such as of whether to change a route due to traffic jams.
・Bigger letters and buttons on screen. Drivers can easily see the buttons with just a quick glance.

"Vivid View Processor ™ 3" Image correction LSI in direct sunlight for better visibility

Before correction/After correction

Before correction

Before correction/After correction

After correction

E-iSac drastically improves visibility reduction caused by direct sunlight on a display. Equipped with a sensor on the front to detect incoming light, this function automatically corrects tone (degree of density of color and brightness) and contrast according to the amount of light striking the screen. Safe and secure driving is ensured as this function eliminates the problem of sunlight reflected from the display reducing the visibility of the screen, causing it to appear washed out.
E-iSac:Eclipse intelligent Sunlight automatic control

Linking with iPhone application "Driview" More convenient with live-action videos + NavigationNew!

Compatible with iPhone application "Driview" that displays guide information such as a destination direction and right/left turn information on a navigation screen on iPhone camera videos. (Refer to another press release)
The navigation screen displays navigation information on live-action videos, aiming for obvious display at a glance.
Released "Remotalk," "DokoCar," "TwitDrive" and "Car News Reader" are available on "AVN-ZX02i" and "AVN-Z02i."

App Store

* Go here for free download of 'Driview' (iTunes is required)
* You can also download by searching for "Eclipse"in the App Store.
[Compatible terminal/Operating environment] iPhone4, iPhone4S, iOS5.0 onwards

Smooth scroll on map by quick-response flick/dragNew!

Compatible with smartphone-like flick operation (one-point touch and flick by finger) and drag operation (one-point touch and move) on map.
At-will and good-response map scrolling by quick operations.

Clear installation with compact film antennaNew!

Clearer drivers' eyesight with industry-smallest-class film antenna

Residual distance displayed on enlarged intersection viewNew!

Displaying distance to destination prevents mistaking a right/left turn point.

Latest map data with the Shin-Tomei Expressway included

Map On-Demand

  • Promptly obtaining new information
    Updated map data is provided in a minimum of seven days after a new highway or toll road is opened. Updating of map data allows for route searches to take new roads into consideration so that guidance to your destination using the optimal route is provided in a smooth manner.

    Note: Transmission of updated data can take up to three months depending on the conditions of map update data acquisition/maintenance.

  • Simple updating using home computer
    Only required is updating map data by downloading map data, using customer's own home computer, into an SD card for map data usage from the specialized site, and then inserting the card into the AVN. Time wasted by having to stop by a retail outlet for updating is eliminated since the customer can easily update maps at home. Additionally, there is absolutely no need to do anything within his/her car. (The AVN includes the specialized application software.)
  • Can be used for three years after purchase
    Map On-Demand can be used for three years after the product is originally purchased. The customer can also buy an updated map software version after that and this can be used for an additional two years.

Narrow street route guidance function

Traffic rule data (one-way traffic, etc.) concerning narrow streets narrower than 5.5 meters are included. This provides voice route guide newly including narrow streets close to the destination as well as an enlarged intersection view.

Connect to genuine steering remote control with pre-settings for each manufacturer for compatibility with wide range of models

This model can be connected with a genuine steering remote control to allow the driver to safely operate audio functions. Preset functions correspond to each manufacturer for compatibility with a wide range of car models to improve operability and the sense of security for an even greater number of customers.
Note: Not compatible with all cars and functions might also be partially limited.


Superior cost-performance model with the same convenience as higher models

"AVN-V02BT / AVN-V02"

Open price
AVN-V02BT

AVN-V02BT



"Vivid View Processor ™ 3" Image correction LSI in direct sunlight

This model, as well as "AVN-ZX02i" and "AVN-Z02i," is equipped with "E-iSac Display." Safe and secure driving is ensured with the same visibility of upper models.

Map On-Demand

  • Promptly obtaining new information
    Updated map data is provided in a minimum of seven days after a new highway or toll road is opened. Updating of map data allows for route searches to take new roads into consideration so that guidance to your destination using the optimal route is provided in a smooth manner.

    Note: Transmission of updated data can take up to three months depending on the conditions of map update data acquisition/maintenance.

  • Simple updating using home computer
    Only required is updating map data by downloading map data, using customer's own home computer, into an SD card for map data usage from the specialized site, and then inserting the card into the AVN. Time wasted by having to stop by a retail outlet for updating is eliminated since the customer can easily update maps at home. Additionally, there is absolutely no need to do anything within his/her car. (The AVN includes the specialized application software.)
  • Can be used for three years after purchase
    Map On-Demand can be used for three years after the product is originally purchased. The customer can also buy an updated map software version after that and this can be used for an additional two years.

Simple and easy-to-use entry model with high-definition wide VGA display

"AVN112MBC" / "AVN112M"

Open price
AVN112M

AVN112M



Simple and easy-to-use operations

Often-used buttons such as menu screen buttons have been made larger so that customer's intentions are readily made manifest.
Customers can easily see the buttons with just a quick glance and they are easy to touch to provide smooth operation of the navigation unit.

High-definition wide VGA displayNew!

The model displays even narrow streets and small letters clearly and sharply. Moreover, it displays ground form such as the mountains and the sea as well as map symbols and icons especially in an easy-to-see manner.

Narrow street route guidance functionNew!

Traffic rule data (one-way traffic, etc.) concerning narrow streets narrower than 5.5 meters are included. This provides voice route guide newly including narrow streets close to the destination as well as an enlarged intersection view.

Connect to genuine steering remote control with pre-settings for each manufacturer for compatibility with wide range of models

This model can be connected with a genuine steering remote control to allow the driver to safely operate audio functions. Preset functions correspond to each manufacturer for compatibility with a wide range of car models to improve operability and the sense of security for an even greater number of customers.
Note: Not compatible with all cars and functions might also be partially limited.

Latest map data with the Shin-Tomei Expressway included



Footnotes

*1:As of May 16, 2012
*2:Map On-Demand is a commonly-used car navigation map update service and is used with Toyota's "G-Book" telematics service.

Trademark Information

-iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc. registered in the USA and various other countries.
-Bluetooth® and the Bluetooth logo are registered trademarks of US Bluetooth SIG Inc.
-NINTENDO DS and DS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nintendo Co., Ltd.
-YouTube is a trademark or a registered trademark of Google Inc.
-Product names and other proper nouns are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies.


About FUJITSU TEN

FUJITSU TEN LIMITED operates worldwide businesses including car audio, car navigation systems, home audio, and automotive electronics devices including engine and air bag control, ECU etc.
FUJITSU TEN delivers original products for Toyota Motor Corporation and other domestic and overseas automotive manufacturers.

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