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ESCORT Announces Intention to Develop Dyle™ Mobile TV-Compatible Receiver for Android™ OS

Android Smartphone and Tablet Users Can Now Watch Live, Local TV On-the-go Without the Need to Tap into 3G/4G, Wi-Fi or Data Plans

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), designer and manufacturer of the world's best premium automotive accessories, today announced it plans to expand its Dyle™ Mobile TV service to include compatibility with tablets and smartphones for Android™.  The ESCORT MobileTV™ accessory previously launched compatibility on iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch devices in December 2012. 

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ESCORT MobileTV is a miniature digital TV receiver that works with the free iDTV USA app, soon to be available in the Google Play™ Store. Available without a subscription fee through 2013, Dyle mobile TV gives consumers access to live, local broadcast television across more than 90 stations in 35 markets, reaching up to 55 percent of the nation's population. Now, users can watch live entertainment, sports and breaking news without the need to tap into wireless data plans, avoiding 3G/4G, Wi-Fi or data plan requirements and costs. 

"Teaming up with iDTV USA and Dyle mobile TV has enabled ESCORT to deliver mobile digital TV for customers on the go," said John Larson, President & CEO of ESCORT. "Adding to our successful product release of the Apple compatible ESCORT MobileTV™, we are now including Android customers who will soon be able to view their favorite TV programs while traveling."

"By addressing the significant installed base of Android smartphones and tablets, ESCORT will play an important role in making Mobile TV available to a large segment of US consumers," said Salil Dalvi and Erik Moreno, co-General Managers of Mobile Content Venture.

Dyle™ mobile TV is a service that gives ESCORT MobileTV™ customers the ability to watch live, local broadcast television in select U.S. metropolitan areas including the following markets:  Atlanta, GA | Austin, TX | Birmingham, AL | Boston, MA | Charlotte, NC | Chicago, IL | Cincinnati, OH | Cleveland, OH | Columbus, OH | Dallas, TX | Dayton, OH | Denver, CO | Detroit, MI | Greenville, SC | Houston, TX | Kansas City, MO | Knoxville, TN | Las Vegas, NV | Los Angeles, CA | Miami, FL | Minneapolis, MN | Montgomery, AL | New York, NY | Orlando, FL | Philadelphia, PA | Phoenix, AZ | Portland, OR | Raleigh, NC | San Francisco, CA | Seattle, WA | St. Louis, MO | Tampa, FL | Tulsa, OK | Washington, DC | West Palm Beach, FL  (Up-to-date information on signal availability by specific locations can be found at www.dyle.tv/coverage-map – coverage may vary across participating markets.  More stations and markets will continue to be added.)  

For more information about ESCORT MobileTV™, the iDTV USA app and Dyle™ mobile TV service, visit ESCORTinc.com or call the company direct at 800.433.3487.

About Dyle™ Mobile TV
Dyle™ mobile TV is offering consumers a new, easy way to experience and enjoy live broadcast television on their mobile devices at home or on-the-go. The Dyle application enables live broadcast programming - such as local and national news, as well as sports and entertainment content, utilizing the ATSC-Mobile DTV standard, on mobile devices featuring Dyle. With compatible devices launching in 2012, Dyle will be available in 35 US markets, potentially reaching 55 percent of the population, and will add additional network programming and hardware in the future. Dyle is operated by the Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups including Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., Media General Inc., Meredith Corp., Post-Newsweek Stations Inc. and Raycom Media, all of which are part of the standalone entity known as Pearl, LLC, as well as Fox, ION Television and NBC.  For more information, visit www.dyle.tv.

About ESCORT Inc.
ESCORT Inc. is the leading manufacturer of high-performance radar and laser detectors, the patented ESCORT Live™ real-time ticket protection network, ESCORT MobileTV™, Guardian Alert reverse obstacle detection systems, Entourage GPS-enabled navigation and tracking products, ESCORT QuickStart™ and other Drive Smarter products.  ESCORT manufactures products under the ESCORT, PASSPORT, REDLINE, SOLO, Pro and BELTRONICS brands.  The company is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio, with its principal manufacturing facility located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.  "Made for iPhone," "Made for iPad," and "Made for iPod touch" mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPhone and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPhone may affect wireless performance.  iPhone and iPod are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

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Dyle™, the Dyle logo, dyle.tv are trademarks of and copyright of Mobile Content Venture LLC.
©2012 ESCORT Inc. ESCORT® and ESCORT MobileTV™ are trademarks of ESCORT Inc.

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