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NissanConnect wins Telematics Detroit Industry Newcomer Award


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DETROIT---June 11, 2014: Nissan’s innovative touchscreen navigation and infotainment system beats out eight other finalists in live audience vote at annual forum

NissanConnect℠ is Nissan’s global connected services platform, offering a variety of security, infotainment, and remote vehicle services to help provide a safer and more innovative vehicle ownership experience integrated with customers’ connected lifestyle.

NissanConnect℠ is Nissan’s global connected services platform, offering a variety of security, infotainment, and remote vehicle services to help provide a safer and more innovative vehicle ownership experience integrated with customers’ connected lifestyle.

Less than one year since its introduction, NissanConnect℠ with Mobile Apps has rapidly gained attention in the telematics world. Earlier this week, Telematics Detroit, the world’s largest forum dedicated to the future of connected auto mobility, named NissanConnect℠ with Mobile Apps the 2013/2014 Industry Newcomer Award winner.

NissanConnect℠ is Nissan’s global connected services platform, offering a variety of security, infotainment, and remote vehicle services to help provide a safer and more innovative vehicle ownership experience integrated with customers’ connected lifestyle. Currently featured in Nissan vehicles such as the Altima, Rogue, Sentra, NV200, Versa Note and Versa Sedan, NissanConnectSM with Mobile Apps is an innovative infotainment system that uses hands-free technology and customers’ hand-held devices to help drivers more safely stay in touch with the outside world and personalize their driving experience.

With more than 2,000 attendees and 100 industry-leading speakers, the Telematics Detroit Conference is a business-focused conference and exhibition serving the entire telematics industry. The tenth annual Telematics Update Awards were presented at a dinner event in Novi, Mich. on June 3, a day before the conference. NissanConnect℠ received about 24 percent of the ballots cast for Industry Newcomer, edging out eight fellow finalists to earn the award determined via live audience voting at the annual dinner.

“In today’s fast-paced and constantly connected environment, NissanConnect℠ allows drivers and passengers to connect with the world around them while helping minimize distracted driving – a top priority at Nissan,” said Dan Teeter, Director of Vehicle Connected Services. “With features such as the Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant, Voice Recognition and a growing list of apps to play music, keep tabs on social media and avoid traffic jams, NissanConnect℠ is the ideal technology to stay connected while keeping both eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel.”

To view a complete list of 2014 Telematics Update Award winners, please visit: Telematics Awards.