Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Automotive head unit

Index Automotive head unit

An automotive head unit, sometimes referred to as a deck, is a component of an information and entertainment system in an automobile which provides a unified hardware interface for the entire system. [1]

30 relations: Advent, Aftermarket (automotive), Alpine Electronics, Android Auto, Blaupunkt, Bluetooth, Car, CarPlay, Compact Cassette, Compact disc, Connectors for car audio, Dashboard, Denso Ten, Dual (brand), DVD, Equalization (audio), Global Positioning System, ISO 7736, JVC, Kenwood Corporation, Metra Electronics, MP3, Original equipment manufacturer, Pioneer Corporation, Radio receiver, Satellite radio, Sony, Speaker recognition, Vehicle audio, Visteon.


Advent is a season observed in many Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas as well as the return of Jesus at the second coming.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Advent · See more »

Aftermarket (automotive)

The automotive aftermarket is the secondary market of the automotive industry, concerned with the manufacturing, remanufacturing, distribution, retailing, and installation of all vehicle parts, chemicals, equipment, and accessories, after the sale of the automobile by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to the consumer.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Aftermarket (automotive) · See more »

Alpine Electronics

is the consumer electronics subsidiary of the Japanese electronics component manufacturer Alps Electric, specializing in car audio and navigation systems.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Alpine Electronics · See more »

Android Auto

Android Auto is a mobile app developed by Google to mirror features from an Android device (e.g., smartphone) to a car's compatible in-dash information and entertainment head unit or to a dashcam.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Android Auto · See more »


GmbH was a German manufacturer of electronics equipment, noted for its home and car audio equipment.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Blaupunkt · See more »


Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs).

New!!: Automotive head unit and Bluetooth · See more »


A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Car · See more »


CarPlay is an Apple standard that enables a car radio or head unit to be a display and also act as a controller for an iPhone.

New!!: Automotive head unit and CarPlay · See more »

Compact Cassette

The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Compact Cassette · See more »

Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Compact disc · See more »

Connectors for car audio

Several types of connectors for car audio systems are used.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Connectors for car audio · See more »


A dashboard (also called dash, instrument panel (IP), or fascia) is a control panel located directly ahead of a vehicle's driver, displaying instrumentation and controls for the vehicle's operation.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Dashboard · See more »

Denso Ten

is a Japanese company developing and manufacturing car audio, video, navigation and control systems.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Denso Ten · See more »

Dual (brand)

Dual is a brand name of audio and video electronics.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Dual (brand) · See more »


DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

New!!: Automotive head unit and DVD · See more »

Equalization (audio)

Equalization or equalisation is the process of adjusting the balance between frequency components within an electronic signal.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Equalization (audio) · See more »

Global Positioning System

The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Global Positioning System · See more »

ISO 7736

International standard ISO 7736 defines a standard size for car audio head units and enclosures.

New!!: Automotive head unit and ISO 7736 · See more »


,, usually referred to as JVC or The Japan Victor Company, is a Japanese international professional and consumer electronics corporation based in Yokohama.

New!!: Automotive head unit and JVC · See more »

Kenwood Corporation

is a Japanese company that designs, develops and markets a range of car audio, Hi-Fi home and personal audio, professional two-way radio communications equipment and amateur radio ("ham") equipment.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Kenwood Corporation · See more »

Metra Electronics

Metra Electronics (Holly Hill, Florida) is an American automotive electronics company established in 1949, specializing in audio electronics systems and 12 volt accessories.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Metra Electronics · See more »


MP3 (formally MPEG-1 Audio Layer III or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III) is an audio coding format for digital audio.

New!!: Automotive head unit and MP3 · See more »

Original equipment manufacturer

An Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) is a company that produces parts and equipment that may be marketed by another manufacturer.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Original equipment manufacturer · See more »

Pioneer Corporation

commonly referred to as Pioneer, is a Japanese multinational corporation based in Tokyo, Japan that specializes in digital entertainment products.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Pioneer Corporation · See more »

Radio receiver

In radio communications, a radio receiver (receiver or simply radio) is an electronic device that receives radio waves and converts the information carried by them to a usable form.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Radio receiver · See more »

Satellite radio

Satellite radio is defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)'S ITU Radio Regulations (RR) as a broadcasting-satellite service.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Satellite radio · See more »


is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Sony · See more »

Speaker recognition

Speaker recognition is the identification of a person from characteristics of voices (voice biometrics).

New!!: Automotive head unit and Speaker recognition · See more »

Vehicle audio

Vehicle audio is equipment installed in a car or other vehicle to provide in-car entertainment and information for the vehicle occupants.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Vehicle audio · See more »


Visteon Corporation (VC) is an American global automotive electronics supplier and Fortune 500 company spun off from the Ford Motor Company in 2000.

New!!: Automotive head unit and Visteon · See more »

Redirects here:

Car stereo, Head deck, Head unit, Head units, Headunit.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_head_unit

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »