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Enjoy HD TV also on coach trips thanks to Bosch

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Enjoy HD TV also on coach trips thanks to Bosch

  • High-definition picture increases the quality of entertainment on coach journeys
  • Four antennas ensure optimal reception
  • The USB interface and inputs for additional sources increase the range of in-coach entertainment options still further

Hildesheim / Kortrijk – Even on long journeys there will be no chance of boredom setting in. Bosch is turning the passenger cabin into an entertainment center and is bringing high-definition (HD) TV reception to the coach. Passengers can watch their favorite series or a movie in crystal-clear picture quality, just as they would on their home TV. And they will never miss a sports match simply because they are traveling. Bosch is presenting its new DVB-T2 Tuner for mobile applications at Busworld Kortrijk 2017, which is taking place in Belgium from October 20 to 25, 2017. As one of the world’s first tuners for automotive use it brings HD picture quality and more television channels to Europe’s roads. The tuner will make in-coach entertainment even more appealing. The new tuner will enter volume production in the spring of 2018.

Wide range of programs in crystal-clear quality

The new DVB-T2 Tuner makes it possible for passengers to enjoy HD-quality television broadcast according to the H.265 standard. This new technology ensures the picture is not only significantly sharper, it also enables reception of digitally broadcast TV programs in the whole of Europe. Equipped with a total of four antennas, the tuner automatically searches for the strongest signal and ensures interference-free reception. Encrypted entertainment programs are decoded by the integrated CI interface. In addition, the USB port makes it possible to play movies and music on the coach monitors from a USB device. For even more infotainment, up to two additional sources can be connected, such as satellite television and a DVD player. The tuner is integrated into the coach’s infotainment management system via the CAN bus and is controlled via CAN Remote. This makes it possible to provide even more in-coach entertainment options.

Mobility Solutions is the largest Bosch Group business sector. It generated sales of 46.8 billion euros in 2019, and thus contributed 60 percent of total sales from operations. This makes the Bosch Group one of the leading automotive suppliers. The Mobility Solutions business sector pursues a vision of mobility that is safe, sustainable, and exciting, and combines the group’s expertise in the domains of personalization, automation, electrification, and connectivity. For its customers, the outcome is integrated mobility solutions. The business sector’s main areas of activity are injection technology and powertrain peripherals for internal-combustion engines, diverse solutions for powertrain electrification, vehicle safety systems, driver-assistance and automated functions, technology for user-friendly infotainment as well as vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication, repair-shop concepts, and technology and services for the automotive aftermarket. Bosch is synonymous with important automotive innovations, such as electronic engine management, the ESP anti-skid system, and common-rail diesel technology.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of 77.7 billion euros in 2019. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs some 72,600 associates in research and development at 126 locations across the globe, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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