Pioneer introduces ARC app for controlling in-car entertainment

Your smartphone is now the Remote Control of the headunit

Posted on 02 Dec, 2015, by Pioneer India

New Delhi, December 1, 2015 – Pioneer India Electronics, the leading in-car entertainment systems company, today announced the launch of smartphone application ARC (Advance Remote control).
Pioneer’s ARC app will enable its users to control and play various music sources and apps in their smartphone conveniently by operating Pioneer audio receiver or a smartphone. It will also enable users to control selected 3rd party apps like navigation to get turn-by-turn guidance through car speakers.

The app’s large icons & touch and swipe interface makes it easy to switch music source and songs. It features a two display mode (Vertical and Landscape) and a customizable theme color along with an album artwork. It is also compatible with Mixtrax which is an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a Non-Stop music MIX with a range of DJ-inspired effects.
No extra cables are required to be bought to use the app features. Users just need to connect their phone with headunit through Phone’s charging cable/USB cable and access the features through ARC app. The app can be downloaded through Google play store and Apple iTunes.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Gaurav Kulshrestha, Manager - Marketing & Product Planning, Pioneer India Electronics said, “The ARC app is developed to deliver a complete in-car entertainment experience to its users by allowing them to access various multimedia sources via a centralized user interface. Pioneer India holds major aftermarket car entertainment share in the headunit category, its major contributors being the DEH & FH product series. With the launch of ARC, we are hopeful that our DEH & FH series would become even more desirable.”

Compatible Pioneer products

ARC compatible products are available at an affordable starting price of Rs.5,990 (MRP) at all Pioneer authorized dealers across the country. The product is backed by two year warranty, across India.

Other compatible models are:

Pioneer ARC compatible phones

Android phones with OS 4.1 & above, iPhone with iOS 8 & above.

*Audio players with “UB” as suffix are compatible for Android phones only.
*Some phones might not work properly with the App.
*Use of this function requires Pioneer ARC app to be installed in the smartphone.
*Source selection requires a wired connection.

About Pioneer India Electronics Pvt Ltd:

Pioneer India is the Indian Subsidiary of Pioneer Corporation, Japan. Incorporated in 2008, Pioneer India’s core business covers the car audio and video segments with a diversified range of products focusing on DVD players, home entertainment systems, speakers and car audio-visual solutions. Pioneer India, work in line with the corporate vision, to become a company that works together in ‘pursuing innovations one after another’. Pioneer India aims to continuously introduce innovative products that will raise entertainment to the level of pure emotion.
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