HDTV-ready TracVision Satellite TV Systems Now Available as Standard Option on Monaco's Luxury Coaches
MIDDLETOWN, R.I., June 27 - PRNewswire-FirstCall -- KVH Industries, Inc.,
(Nasdaq: KVHI) announced today that Monaco Coach, a leading manufacturer of
recreational vehicles and the United States' largest builder of Class A motor
coaches, will add the KVH TracVision® R-series of mobile satellite TV
systems to their new 2008 vehicles.
Commenting on the addition of TracVision systems to Monaco's 2008 coaches,
Mike Snell, Monaco's vice president of sales, said, "Our motorhome owners are
tech savvy, always looking for the latest and best in electronics. The KVH
TracVision satellite system is the perfect fit for our discerning coach
"We design our TracVision systems to be the world's finest mobile
satellite TV systems for RVs and a fitting selection for premier luxury RV and
motor coach manufacturers like Monaco," explained Ian Palmer, KVH's executive
vice president for satellite sales. "Simple to use, fully HDTV-compatible, and
offering the highest level of reliability and performance in the industry,
TracVision systems are the perfect match for the outstanding quality embodied
by Monaco Coach. It is a pleasure to continue our long-established
relationship with Monaco and ensure that their customers are as entertained as
they are comfortable anywhere they choose to travel."
The rugged and reliable TracVision R-series satellite TV antennas from KVH
offer stationary, automatic and fully stabilized, in-motion solutions for
every RV owner. Fully compatible with DIRECTV®, DISH Network™, and
ExpressVu services, TracVision systems provide access to more than 300
channels of digital satellite TV programming (including HDTV) and more than 50
channels of commercial-free music wherever the vehicle is located throughout
the continental United States or Canada.
About Monaco Coach Corporation
Monaco Coach Corporation (www.monaco-online.com) is one of the nation's
leading manufacturers of motorized and towable recreational vehicles.
Headquartered in Coburg, OR, with substantial manufacturing facilities in
Indiana, Monaco Coach is ranked as the number one manufacturer of diesel-
powered motorhomes. The company offers entry-level priced towable RVs up to
custom-made luxury recreational vehicle models under the Monaco, Holiday
Rambler, Safari, Beaver, McKenzie, R-Vision and Dodge brand names.
TracVision systems are available to Monaco 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 125,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on
boats, RVs, trucks, buses, and automobiles. Winner of the prestigious General
Motors Innovative Design Award, 2 CES Innovation Awards, 22 National Marine
Electronics Association "Best Product" awards, the DAME Award in the Marine
Electronics category, 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; anticipated innovation and product development; and customer
preferences, requirements and expectations. The actual results could differ
materially. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others,
those discussed in KVH's most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. KVH does
not assume any 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.