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Pioneer XDJ-1000 employs large touch screen for future DJs

Pioneer XDJ-1000 employs large touch screen for future DJs

A large touchscreen above a disk-sized wheel depicts the future of DJ stations in the XDJ-1000. So says Pioneer. So says the company that today will bring on features like PRO DJ Link, rekordbox compatibility, and of course, Wi-fi. What good is a turntable device without a connection to the internet? You'll be able to access the full collection of features through the 7-inch screen - full color and ready to roll with features like Beat Sync, Beat Jump/Loop Move, and Hot Cue.

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Apple CarPlay available for Pioneer NEX in-dash receivers

Apple CarPlay available for Pioneer NEX in-dash receivers

Pioneer has announced that its cool line of NEX in-dash receivers have a new trick with a firmware update available for the series that brings support for Apple CarPlay. Aftermarket audio manufacturers aren't the only companies that will be supporting CarPlay, a list of automakers who will be installing CarPlay from the factory was unveiled in July.

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Pioneer brings new ‘Elite’ Blu-ray players to market

Pioneer brings new ‘Elite’ Blu-ray players to market

Pioneer is announcing two new Blu-ray players today, both of which build on their legacy of top-end home theater devices. Both the BDP-85FD and BDP-88FD are “designed to be the ultimate reference players for today’s audio and video enthusiast”, according to Pioneer.

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Ferrari FF CarPlay hands-on plus Pioneer’s Apple upgrade

Ferrari FF CarPlay hands-on plus Pioneer’s Apple upgrade

CarPlay is coming, and Apple's push to put iOS and Siri in the dashboard could be one of the most significant plays from the Cupertino firm since the iPhone itself. Breaking away from the multitude of different infotainment UIs, CarPlay pushes out a customized iOS interface instead, with familiar apps like Apple Maps, iTunes, and Messages, all controlled by voice. I spent some time in three demo vehicles - Ferrari's eye-widening FF, Chevrolet's latest Spark EV, and a beautiful classic Mustang - to see how CarPlay works.

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Pioneer Apple CarPlay integration begins this summer

Pioneer Apple CarPlay integration begins this summer

Supposing you’ve already gotten an in-dash receiver this year - inside 2014, that is - and you bought it from Pioneer, you’re in for an Apple-flavored treat. The company has suggested that each of the five units they’ve released in the year 2014 will be upgraded to Apple CarPlay in early summer, 2014. This means soon, and very soon.

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Pioneer DDJ-SB DJ controller supports Serato software

Pioneer DDJ-SB DJ controller supports Serato software

Pioneer Electronics has unveiled its latest DJ controller called the DDJ-SB. The new DJ controller is designed to be more compact and portable than Pioneer's DDJ-SX and DDJ-SR units while still offering the level of control and performance DJs look for. The DDJ-SB two-channel DJ controller is aimed at entry-level DJs.

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Pioneer Smart Car Cockpit Concept includes biometric sensors and HUD

Pioneer Smart Car Cockpit Concept includes biometric sensors and HUD

The modern car is already decked out with a variety of technologies, some intended to make driving safer, others that make it more luxurious. Pioneer's Smart Car Cockpit Concept, which it has demonstrated here at CEATEC 2013, is a combination of both, offering a plethora of features that span the range from safety to convenience, including a HUD on the windshield and biometric sensors in the steering wheel.

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Pioneer BDR-WFS05J wireless portable Blu-ray drive supports Windows and Mac

Pioneer BDR-WFS05J wireless portable Blu-ray drive supports Windows and Mac

Pioneer has unveiled a cool new product that claims to be the world's first Blu-ray drive that's wireless. The drive is called the Pioneer BDR-WFS05J and is fully compatible with Windows from XP up to 8 and Mac OS. The drive is designed to connect to your computer wirelessly.

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Pioneer DDJ-SP1 sub-controller is for Serato DJ software users

Pioneer DDJ-SP1 sub-controller is for Serato DJ software users

Pioneer has added yet another device to its DJ product mix. This new product is called the DDJ-SP1 and Pioneer says that it is a slim and compact sub-controller offering multiple performance pads, controls, buttons, and knobs designed to trigger audio samples and effects. The DDJ-SP1 can be matched with other components using MIDI controller functionality.

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Pioneer NavGate HUD launches with on-windshield navigation projection

Pioneer NavGate HUD launches with on-windshield navigation projection

Pioneer has announced the launch of its much-anticipated NavGate HUD, a head-up display for drivers that brings a positively science fiction-esque reality to the every day driving experience. The system works using a small projector that clips to the sun visor, projecting at the windshield in what is the equivalent of a 30-inch display.

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Pioneer DDJ-WeGo2 DJ controller aims at DJ noobs

Pioneer DDJ-WeGo2 DJ controller aims at DJ noobs

If you've ever looked into how much the hardware costs to become a DJ, you may be shocked at how expensive DJ gear can get. Some DJs spend thousands of dollars on single components to help mix their own custom tunes. Pioneer has a new DJ controller aimed squarely at the budding DJ with a limited budget called the DDJ-WeGO2 compact DJ controller.

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Pioneer BDP-160 Blu-ray deck packs WiFi Direct for digital converts

Pioneer BDP-160 Blu-ray deck packs WiFi Direct for digital converts

Pioneer has outed its latest Blu-ray deck, the BDP-160, seemingly targeted at those torn between high-res physical media and the convenience of digital downloads. The WiFi-toting player supports not only Full HD Blu-ray playback, but uses WiFi Direct to stream content from a smartphone, tablet, or laptop, including support for YouTube's "Send to TV" function for one-touch big-screen playback.

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