infotainment


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in·fo·tain·ment

 (ĭn′fə-tān′mənt)
n.
Media programming featuring celebrities and presented using journalistic techniques such as interviews, commentaries, and reviews.


in′fo·tain′ v.

infotainment

(ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt)
n
(Telecommunications) (in television) the practice of presenting serious or instructive subjects in a style designed primarily to be entertaining
[C20: from info + (enter)tainment]

in•fo•tain•ment

(ˌɪn foʊˈteɪn mənt)

n.
broadcasting or publishing that strives to treat factual matter in an entertaining way, often by dramatically reenacting or fictionalizing real events.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infotainment - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or eventinfotainment - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
Translations
szórakoztató és ismeretterjesztõ mûsor

infotainment

[ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt] N (Brit) (TV) infotainment programmemagazine m informativo

infotainment

[ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt] ninfodivertissement m

infotainment

n (Brit TV) → Infotainment nt
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Wind River Platform for Infotainment provides automotive equipment manufacturers with a solid technology foundation to build the next generation of IVI devices and allows them to focus efforts on further innovating their products and distinguishing themselves from the competition," said Michael Krutz, vice president of worldwide solutions and services at Wind River.
About Automotive Infotainment Automotive infotainment is the blend of entertainment and information systems in automobiles.
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com/research/1a70f5/strategic_analysis) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Strategic Analysis of the Impact of Smartphones and Apps on the European and North American Infotainment Market" to their offering.
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LONDON -- Open source automotive infotainment development specialists, Pelagicore has adopted Canonical's Ubuntu Core to build new embedded experiences based on broad architecture and open source technologies for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems.
com has added a new market research report: Global and China Automotive Audio and Infotainment Industry Report, 2013 Global and China Automotive Audio and Infotainment Industry Report, 2013 mainly covers the followings: 1.
BOSTON -- The Strategy Analytics Automotive Multimedia and Communications Service (AMCS) predicts that the rise in global vehicle production and increased use of infotainment solutions for communications, entertainment and navigation is driving global market revenue for automotive OEM infotainment systems.
HARMAN, the premium audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), announced today that it has been awarded additional business to provide next-generation scalable Premium-High infotainment solutions for Volkswagen Group brands, Audi, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen in the Asian markets.
High-end infotainment map will be upgraded to 3D map, with display up from 6-8 inches to 10-12 inches, and rear-seat entertainment system will be more popular, also accompanied by the adding of 3G or 4G network connection as well as the mushrooming of corresponding smart phone APPs.
BOSTON -- In its report, " Software/OS Trends in Automotive Multimedia and Communications ," the Strategy Analytics Automotive Multimedia and Communications Service (AMCS) predicts an enhanced role for infotainment software and operating systems as they become more important to infotainment system functionality and ease of use.
com)-- Automotive infotainment devices are referred to equipment which provides entertainment and information including systems for connectivity, navigation, fuel efficiency, safety and audio.