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Gulf Stream Coach Chooses KVH TracVision R4 to Bring Live Satellite TV to New Motorhomes


MIDDLETOWN, R.I.--Jan. 30, 2007--Customers choosing Gulf Stream Coach's luxury Friendship motorhomes are about to find the ride even friendlier thanks to TracVision® satellite TV systems from KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI). Gulf Stream, the largest privately held full-line recreational vehicle manufacturer in the United States, is now offering KVH's TracVision R4 satellite TV system as standard equipment on its stylish Friendship vehicles. The HDTV-ready TracVision R4, which provides fully automatic satellite TV reception when the vehicle is parked, will also be available as an option on four other Class A vehicle models manufactured by Indiana-based Gulf Stream.

"KVH affords us the opportunity to provide the very best for our customers," said Dean Crane, Gulf Stream's director of public relations. "The TracVision R4 automatic satellite TV system allows our customers to stay connected, even when they are getting away from it all. We pride ourselves on delivering a quality product to our customers and KVH is an integral part of that commitment."

Ian Palmer, KVH's executive vice president of satellite sales, added, "The TracVision R4 offers RV owners and manufacturers an outstanding combination of advanced technology, reliability, and affordability. We are very pleased that Gulf Stream selected TracVision to ensure that their discerning customers are able to enjoy the news, sports, weather, and other entertainment available through digital satellite TV and HDTV services throughout North America."

The TracVision R4 satellite TV system allows RV owners to enjoy satellite TV and music entertainment virtually anywhere they travel in the United States and Canada. All they need to do is pull into the campground or parking space, settle in for the night, and turn on the TracVision R4. The fully automatic antenna, protected under its stylish dome, seeks out the correct satellite automatically thanks to its integrated Digital Video Broadcast (DVB®) technology. Passengers can enjoy watching their favorite programming or listening to a variety of satellite radio music channels available on DIRECTV®, DISH Network™ or ExpressVu.

About Gulf Stream Coach

Gulf Stream Coach ( is based in Nappanee, IN, and has additional facilities in Goshen and Etna Green, IN. The company is the largest privately held full-line recreational vehicle manufacturer, offering 26 brands and more than 100 models.

TracVision systems are available to Gulf Stream customers through RiverPark, Inc. (, of Elkhart, IN, a leading distributor of KVH's satellite TV product line and other high-end electronics products to the recreational vehicle industry since 1981.

About KVH Industries, Inc.

Middletown, RI-based KVH Industries, Inc., is a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV and communication systems, having designed, manufactured, and sold more than 100,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on boats, RVs, trucks, buses, and automobiles. Winner of the prestigious General Motors Innovative Design Award, two Consumer Electronics Association Innovation Honoree Awards, 22 National Marine Electronics Association "Best Product" awards, and a finalist for the Automotive News PACE Award, KVH's mission is to connect mobile customers with the same digital television entertainment, communications, and Internet services that they enjoy in their home and offices.

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, the functionality, characteristics, quality and performance of KVH's products and technology; and customer preferences, requirements and expectations. The actual results could differ materially. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others, changes in satellite TV services offered by third parties as well as those discussed in KVH's most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. KVH assumes no obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect new information or developments.

KVH and TracVision are registered trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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