Mobile Electronics & Technology


Salt Lake City, Utah – Nov 1, 2018 – The PowerWiper team was recognized with the 2019 Global Media Award this week at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for its revolutionary windshield cleaning product the PowerWiper.

"What a great debut for the PowerWiper at the SEMA show! Our invention, the PowerWiper, was just chosen for a Global Media Award. To be recognized in this manner is a true and humbling honor!" said James Nelson, the founder and Director for

The SEMA Global Media Awards Program recognizes those companies that manufacture specialty equipment products and accessories that would have mass appeal to consumers in countries outside the United States. The products are voted on by a prestigious group of international journalists who serve as judges.


Pirelli’s P Zero and Plus tire lines for North America take center stage, including the newest Scorpion All Terrain Plus

Brantley Gilbert’s Ford F-150 truck equipped with P Zero tires; Pirelli’s booth to feature the Karma Revero, 1964 Porsche 365 “Emory Special” and Dodge Demon custom build, plus new Pirelli IXOOST Speakers on display with a Big Machine Records playlist

NEW: Alignment machine integration unveiled by Hunter Engineering and TCS at the 2018 SEMA Show

LAS VEGAS – Hunter Engineering Company® and TCS are featuring a new alignment machine and point of sale integration through TireWorks® HD at the 2018 SEMA Show, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Live demonstrations will take place in South Hall, Booth #41013.

The integration partnership allows shops to automatically integrate alignment results with work orders and a customer’s record. Furthermore, service providers can access alignment results from anywhere, which is even more beneficial to those with multiple rooftops - no more calling other shops to sift through past records.

In addition, the software offers an optional TCS Live Feed feature that allows customers to view their service and alignment history online, anywhere at anytime.


ALPHA mobile audio amplifiers, subwoofers and speaker systems unveiled at SEMA

SEMA Show, Las Vegas – Hifonics unveiled a new platform of compact chassis amplifiers at the SEMA show its dealers. The new line is part of the ALPHA series that will be formally announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. The full line will include amplifiers passive and powers subwoofers rounded out with a full complement of full range coax and component speakers.

Ted Henricks, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Maxxsonics USA said, “The new ALPHA line product development process has completely blown away my expectations. The amplifiers deliver big power and incredible sound quality. With the development of Full Range Super D-Class® and Super D-Class™ for mono amplifiers, customers will be amazed at the power they get in such a small footprint.”

The revolutionary PowerWiper makes its debut at the 2018 SEMA Show

The revolutionary new auto/truck accessory The PowerWiper will make its debut at the 2018 Specialty Equipment Marketer Association (SEMA)show. The SEMA show is known as the largest Automotive Aftermarket Parts show in the world and is the second largest convention in Las Vegas, and accommodates over 100,000 industry leaders from 100 countries.

Axxess Expands on Radio Replacement Interfaces, AX-ADDCAM and AX-Series Product Lines

SEMA Show 2018 New Product Rollout

Axxess Integrate® by Metra Electronics® is introducing even more solutions to their newest product lines, including harnesses for the AX-ADDCAM series and three new steering wheel control retention interfaces for the AX-Series. Additional new products include new amplifier bypass harnesses, a simple voltage control trigger (AX-SVT) and several new radio replacement interfaces for various vehicle applications. Additional Toyota, Mazda and Fiat personalization retention interfaces, Harley-Davidson® AX-DSP harnesses and Ford AX-DSP packages will also be introduced at the show.

New Axxess Personalization Retention Interfaces Introduced at SEMA

Axxess Expands AX-CUSTOM-BT Product Line with Solutions for Toyota, Mazda and Fiat

Axxess Integrate® by Metra Electronics® is expanding their vehicle-specific personalization retention solutions for the AX-CUSTOM-BT product line with new interfaces for Toyota, Mazda and Fiat coming to the 2018 SEMA Show. This exclusive solution allows users to access, edit and control settings for many of the most commonly lost vehicle personalization options after changing out the OEM radio. Options will vary by vehicle but may include settings for locks, security, engine off options, lights, a chime or other audio options that aren’t accessible from the new head unit.

Axxess Expands on AX-DSP Product Line with New Solutions for 2017-Up* Ford Models

Axxess Integrate® by Metra Electronics® is introducing Ford 2017-up* AX-DSP packages at the 2018 SEMA Show. The patented Axxess Digital Signal Processor (AX-DSP), a vehicle-specific T-harness, A2B data interface and amplifier bypass harness is included. “The Axxess Digital Signal Processor product line we introduced at last year’s SEMA Show was met with great demand, so we’ve been working to develop even more AX-DSP packages and harnesses for our customers,” says Juan Lugo, Director of Product Development for Axxess. Other new solutions for this product line will include the AX-DSP-HD1 and HD2 harnesses to cover select Harley-Davidson® 1998-up* models. The low-profile AX-DSP size makes it ideal for motorcycle audio and the new T-harnesses will reduce installation time.

Ford A2B Plug-n-Play Packages with AX-DSP



Gentex SEMA Booth Highlights:

• New dual-camera Full Display Mirror® with auxiliary camera that mounts to truck tailgates, trailers or campers
• All-new HomeLink® Connect mirror with cloud-based home automation; mirror-integrated buttons control thermostats, lighting, security systems, smart outlets and more
• Custom, Michigan-themed 2018 Chevy Colorado equipped for outdoor adventure
• Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Le Mans Prototype Hybrid LMP1 racecar featuring Gentex’s Full Display Mirror

LAS VEGAS, NV, October 29, 2018 -- At this year’s SEMA show, Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) will demonstrate a Full Display Mirror (FDM) that toggles between multiple camera feeds, an auxiliary FDM camera that can affix to trailers and campers to provide optimum rear vision, and an all-new automatic-dimming mirror with integrated HomeLink buttons capable of operating RF (radio frequency) and cloud-based home automation devices.

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