MOBILE ELECTRONICS & ACCESSORIES NEW PRODUCTS
Powerful Accessories That Boost Vehicle Efficiency and Functionality
New products in the mobile-electronics category at the 2014 SEMA Show ran the gamut from high-powered horns to connected-car and navigation aids. Each year, the electronics displays become more advanced and provide potential for increased revenue at specialty-equipment retail outlets. The latest offerings featured traditional automotive audio and video systems but also included interfaces for smartphones and tablets as well as vehicle maintenance technologies. The following pages contain dozens of components, systems and accessories from the 2014 New Products Showcase. Virtually every SEMA-member business, regardless of niche or segment, will almost certainly find a product listed that will enhance its operational efficiency or bring customers through the doors.
Palmer Performance Engineering
DashCommand is an app for cars and trucks. It turns an iOS or Android smartphone or tablet into an advanced display for engine data. Monitor fuel economy. Add custom gauges and graphs. Calculates 0–60 time, quarter-mile times, horsepower, torque and much more. Also use DashCommand directly on many in-dash radio head units.
Palmer Performance Engineering
Palmer Performance Engineering says that DashLogic is the most advanced gauge system to date. Customize a factory instrument-cluster display or heads-up display. DashLogic is plug and play—no tuning or installation required. Just plug it into the OBD-II port. View horsepower, torque, knock, air/fuel ratio, oil temp, boost, 0–60 time and much more right on the factory dash.
Immediately diagnose a check-engine light via an Android device. Monitor real-time engine performance.
Log, analyze and export data. Diagnose, check/reset trouble codes. Works on all OBD II-compliant vehicles.
Ozmo throttle-body controllers will drive a single or multiple drive-by-wire (DBW) throttle bodies from a foot-pedal input. Ideal for converting cable throttle bodies to DBW. Controllers can also be used with OEM ECUs to add additional throttle bodies for custom intake manifolds. Fully programmable throttle-body opening rates with temp, A/C and rpm inputs.
High-performance, real-time ethanol content analyzer used to detect ethanol in petrol
Auto-i (Canada) Corp.
As the name implies, the ActionGrip 3-N-1 suction-cup camera mount kit allows the
Now available for most late-model GM vehicles, this DRL circuit-board replacement takes the factory lighting from mild to wild. Replacing the factory DRL with the Oracle ColorShift unit allows the user to select a variety of colors and patterns for car shows, motorsports or any other off-road activity. Includes wireless controller for selecting color.
XS Power Batteries
New for 2015 is the D3400R, a reversed-polarity version of XS Power Batteries’ most popular 12V battery, the D3400. The option to have this group size available with reversed polarity allows fitment for many more vehicle applications. With 1,000 CA and 65 Ah of capacity, this battery has enough energy density to power the most demanding performance vehicles.
Brandon Distributing Inc.
Has a programmable module for multiple ETC vehicle application installations in CAN bus or analog mode. Learns pedals parameters and has on-board diagnostics.
Aftermarket Siri Eyes-Free. Mobile Home 12V edition allows professional installers to add Siri Eyes-Free to vehicles with existing Bluetooth hands-free systems. Text, post, tweet and so much more using just the voice.
Brimtech Self-Filling Windshield Washer Systems
This extremely eco-friendly, self-filling windshield-washer system collects the condensate water that drips from the vehicle’s air conditioner and automatically recycles it into high-quality washing fluid, then delivers it into the washer reservoir, keeping the reservoir fully topped off while driving with the AC turned on.
AAMP of America
Eliminate blind spots with Prodigy-series GM camera interfaces. Upgrade the factory monitor to display right-, left-, front- and rear-view cameras, triggered from the CAN BUS of the vehicle. Designed for all new GM 4.2-in. and 8-in. infotainment systems. Additional features include dynamic parking lines for the rear camera and plug-and-play harness.
Rostra Precision Controls
A 3-watt LED daytime running light system available with painted bezels that match OE Toyota paint colors or unpainted for vehicles with custom stylization and graphics.
The MotoGlo is a sleek helmet safety light that easily attaches to any half- or full-face helmet to increase rider visibility while on the road. It features helmet-height running, braking and turn-signal LED lighting that provides increased rider visibility to following drivers.
Escort says that the Passport Max2 is the new standard in ticket protection, providing ultimate range and accuracy and enabling the user to drive worry-free. Max2 has built-in Bluetooth technology, providing easy access to Escort’s award-winning mobile app, Escort Live. The ticket-protection network provides instant alerts for real-time speed traps reported by other drivers.
Weather-resistant little speakers mount directly onto any ride with handlebars, directing quality sound right to the ears. It consists of a full-range, 3-in. driver pair enclosed in durable, high-quality chrome plating. A handlebar clamp attached to the enclosure resists vibrations and locks onto handlebars with single-point mounting.
The Reikken HO3809 is designed for the most demanding systems. It is a pure lead, hydro-formed-plate and fire-retardant-case Group 31 power cell that weighs 70 lbs. The 3809 is 12 volts and 120 amp hours,
A 4AWG Amplifier Power Wiring Kit with ultra-flex, fine-strand, oxygen-free copper power/ground cable, high-current mini-ANL fuse block and ultimate ground terminal.
Navigation, motion object detection system, BSD, DVR and much more. Fully integrated add-on navigation system to OEM display. Made with convenient features such as driving safety system, motion detection system, audio system and much more.
New frameless mirrors by Gentex incorporate smooth lines in a thin body, offering a beautiful complement to 21st century automotive design. Available with features such as auto dimming, compass and the new HomeLink version 5 that offers two-way communication with a compatible garage door opener. A true centerpiece to any vehicle’s interior.
Ram Mounting Systems
The RAM-B-166-UN7U consists of a 3.25-in., twist-lock, suction-cup base, double-socket system and universal spring-loaded X-Grip holder for cell phones. The suction-cup, twist-lock base is designed to have a strong hold on glass and non-porous plastic surfaces, including Ram adhesive disks.
Steelmate Co. Ltd.
Monitoring the vital balance for a motorcycle.
FreedomCharge uses wireless charging standard Qi to keep a phone going without the hassle of plugging it in. It uses inductive charging technology to allow a smartphone to charge wirelessly. This installer kit is fully customizable and can be easily cut to the exact dimensions needed, making it a universal product.