Dearborn, Michigan (ots-PRNewswire) - Visteon Corporation (NYSE:
VC) today announced that it has secured a contract to supply its
leading-edge Visteon Voice Technology(TM) for the 2002 Infiniti Q45
"We're excited about this contract with Infiniti. It's a big step
in diversifying our customer base," said Michael Johnston, Visteon
President and Chief Operating Officer. "Visteon Voice Technology
(TM) allows drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes
on the road while using simple voice commands to control the
navigation, audio, phone (available in the fall), and climate control
systems of the vehicle."
Visteon Voice Technology (TM) understands continuous and natural
patterns of speech without the need to be trained to one voice and
confirms the driver's commands.
Drivers activate the system by pressing the voice button,
conveniently located on the steering wheel, to obtain voice control
of several functions within the vehicle interior. Visteon Voice
Technology(TM), in the Infiniti Q45 enables drivers to control audio,
climate control, cellular phone (available in the fall) and
navigation systems with simple voice commands. The 2002 Infiniti Q45
was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show, on Jan.
9, 2001. The vehicle is scheduled to hit showrooms in April.
Visteon Corporation is a leading full-service supplier that
delivers consumer-driven technology solutions to automotive
manufacturers worldwide and through multiple channels within the
global automotive aftermarket. Visteon has a global delivery system
of more than 130 technical, manufacturing, sales, and service
facilities located in 23 countries. It has 81,000 employees working
in three business segments: Dynamics and Energy Conversion; Comfort,
Communication and Safety; and Glass.
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Factors" in Visteon's SEC filings. See "Risk Factors" section of
Visteon's prospectus dated June 13, 2000 as filed with the SEC on
June 14, 2000. Should any risks and uncertainties develop into
actual events, these developments could have material adverse effects
on Visteon's business, financial condition and results of operations.
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