LONG BEACH, CA (Car Entertainment) --
Kenwood introduced HDMI/MHL input capabilities for its 2014 DNN, DNX and DDX line of receivers at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada today, making its products the most connected aftermarket vehicle sound, data and media systems available.
The HDMI/MHL (High-Definition Multimedia Interface and Mobile High-Definition Link) that transfers audio and video from iPhone5/4 and Android can be found on the following Kenwood multimedia receivers:
DNN991HD       DNX891HD       DDX8901HD
                        DNX771HD       DDX7701HD
                        DNX691HD       DDX5901HD
HDMI brings a whole new level of connectivity for iPhone and Android with Kenwood receivers. Content is controlled via a seamless Bluetooth connection using Serial Port Profile (SPP) and AppMode that includes control of iPhone and Android apps through the receiver. Never lose the connection because the iPhone can be charged via USB port with an iPhone Lightening to USB cable, and the universal MHL Adapter charges via HDMI port. 
The applications control is possible through the SPP Bluetooth connection that has seven basic button commands with the following applications, DriveMate, TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio and POI Warner and that has full touchscreen control over SYGIC Navigation and WAZE Navigation apps.
HDMI/MHL connectivity can be achieved with the following connections:
For iPhone 5
Optional HDMI Cable KCA-HD100 – MSRP $50.00
Optional Lightning to USB cable KCA-iP103 – MSRP $60.00
Apple Lightning Digital AV Adapter needed
For Android smartphone
Optional MHL - HDMI Cable KCA-MH100 - MSRP between $50.00
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