Valor Multimedia Selects Gogo Navigation Software with Loquendo TTS for In-Dash Navigation Product

Valor Multimedia, a provider of mobile video products, EnGIS Technologies, a supplier of navigation software, and speech technology provider Loquendo have teamed up to launch  Valor Multimedia’s latest in-dash navigation product integrating EnGIS Technologies’ Gogo Navigation Software and Loquendo Text-to-Speech (TTS).

Valor’s latest 2 DIN AM/FM, CD/DVD, DDN-868W will come feature-packed with an easy-to-access menu via its 6.2-inch touch screen. Other features will include hands-free Bluetooth operation, SD, flash drive support, front/rear aux-in, integrated steering wheel control, and built in navigation.

The built in turn-by-turn navigation system from EnGIS supports the full map of North America, including Hawaii and Puerto Rico. A rich feature set delivers multilingual voice guidance powered by Loquendo’s embedded TTS, a database of 3 million points of interest, signpost and lane guidance, automatic rerouting, plus many more features.

"EnGIS is committed to maintaining a leadership position in innovative navigation technology," says Martin Carr, vice president at EnGIS Technologies. "As such, we’re delighted to work with Valor Multimedia to bring Gogo Navigation Software to its latest in-dash product. Our sophisticated navigation engine, coupled with the know-how of Valor in multimedia and Loquendo’s globally renowned TTS, makes the DDN-868W a very compelling product. We are looking forward to continue to cooperate closely with Valor for its future product range."

“Arising out of our partnership with EnGIS, with whom we’ve collaborated on a number of exciting projects, Valor Multimedia’s DDN-868W is another high-quality product which Loquendo is proud to give voice to,” says Luisa Cordano, sales manager of embedded technologies at Loquendo. “Drivers will be able to benefit from an impressive range of advanced features and enjoy improved road safety thanks to turn-by-turn directions read out in a wide choice of languages for a safe and relaxing drive."

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