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 (www.gulfstreamrv.com) 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. (www.riverparkinc.com), 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
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.
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