infotainment infotainment  /ɪn foʊ ˈteɪn mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event

Usage(s):

  1. Broadcast News Ken Finkleman, Canada's best satirist, takes on the wasteland of infotainment.
  2. But it was hardly the end of turning fear into infotainment.
  3. But Fox News, the infotainment network, still provides a valuable storehouse of material for Comedy Central's The Daily Show.

News

  1. Elematics Update to Unite Telematics Leaders at Telematics Munich 2013 for Europe’s Biggest Forum Dedicated to the ...

    Telematics Update will bring together 800+ industry leading companies from across the infotainment, mobile, automotive, insurance, consumer electronics and V2X industries, including BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Ford, Zurich, Volvo and the EU Commission at Telematics Munich 2013 Conference & Exhibition (Nov 11-12, Munich, Germany) to discuss the future of the connected car. (PRWeb June 12, 2013 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Can Apple Really Make A Car Infotainment System That Doesn't Suck?

    In-car infotainment systems are nothing new. Over the last decade we've seen in-dash systems that control navigation, the stereo, phone calls and other functions trickle down from luxury models to cars for the masses. They're pretty widespread now, but they have one thing in common: They suck. Can Apple do better? Their answer is yes. They think they can. Their iOS In The Car app, announced at ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. iOS In The Car Is Coming To Your Chevy Or Ferrari In 2014

    Tired of in-car infotainment and map systems with wonky, slow interfaces? Apple thinks they can do better, and they're bringing their redesigned iOS 7 to your car in 2014. Starting next year, a dozen manufacturers including Chevrolet, Honda and even Ferrari will offer integration with iOS 7, it was announced during their WWDC keynote this afternoon. Apple touched on their iOS In The Car just ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. RIM co-chief executive officer Mike Lazaridis said the deal will expand "collaboration between Harman, QNX and RIM to further integrate and enhance the user experience between smartphones and in-vehicle audio and infotainment systems."
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: Mike Lazaridis Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. Henry R. Kravis, Co-Founding Member of KKR, said, "Harman is a leader in audio and infotainment systems, and enjoys strong leadership in Chairman Sidney Harman and CEO Dinesh Paliwal. The merger unfortunately could not be completed, but we are...
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Henry Kravis Source: PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

  3. "Like many automotive innovations, car infotainment systems started as a high-end offering and now they are starting to appear as factory-fit options in mid-range cars," explained Paul O'Donovan, Principal Research Analyst at Gartner Group....
    on Dec 8, 2008 By: Donovan Source: MarketWatch

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