Cellcontrol Becomes First Distracted Driving Solution Available to Automotive Aftermarket and Original Equipment Manufacturers

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World’s leading technology to stop distracted driving now offered in Parrot ASTEROID Market.

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Automakers have yet to integrate distracted driving technology into the vehicle but that’s all about to change, and Cellcontrol is leading this emerging trend.

CellcontrolTM, the world’s leading technology to stop distracted driving, announces that it is now available in the Parrot ASTEROID Market, making it the first distracted driving solution available to the automotive aftermarket and auto original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Drivers with Parrot ASTEROID Tablet and Parrot ASTEROID Smart devices can prevent accidents caused by texting and driving by downloading Cellcontrol from the ASTEROID Market.

Parrot ASTEROID users no longer have to purchase Cellcontrol Trigger hardware to benefit from its distracted driving control functions. Once a driver downloads the Cellcontrol app from the ASTEROID Market, Cellcontrol’s patented non-pairing Bluetooth technology will prevent the driver from texting, talking, browsing and more when the vehicle is in motion, while still enabling Parrot ASTEROID telephony functionality such as hands-free.

Further, Cellcontrol’s integration with Parrot provides automakers the ability to manufacture vehicles with Cellcontrol’s signal already enabled. Automakers can simply select a pre-equipped Parrot radio/head unit and ensure drivers are protected by Cellcontrol’s distracted driving solution.

“This partnership benefits current Parrot customers and has tremendous impacts on the auto industry,” said Robert Guba, chief executive officer of Cellcontrol. “Automakers have yet to integrate distracted driving technology into the vehicle but that’s all about to change, and Cellcontrol is leading this emerging trend. Our goal is for every motorist to drive safe, and that requires equipping every vehicle with distracted driving prevention technology.”

In addition, Cellcontrol’s integration with Parrot addresses the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) recent guidelines, which encourage auto manufacturers to limit the distraction risk connected to electronic devices built into their vehicles.

Click here to download Cellcontrol from the ASTEROID Market.


About Cellcontrol
Established in 2009, Cellcontrol is the world’s leading technology to stop distracted driving for vehicles ranging from passenger to commercial trucks. The company’s patented non-pairing Bluetooth signaling technology integrates directly with a vehicle’s onboard electronics, and eliminates a driver’s ability to talk, text, email and browse on multiple devices while the vehicle is in motion. Cellcontrol’s technology has been recognized by the Consumer Electronics Show and the National Traffic Safety Institute, and is used by families and Fortune 500 companies. For more information on the Baton Rouge, La.-based company, visit cellcontrol.com and follow @Cellcontrol.

About Parrot
Parrot, a global leader in wireless devices for mobile phones, stands on the cutting edge of innovation. The company was founded in 1994 by Henri Seydoux as part of his determination to drive the inevitable breakthrough of mobile phones into everyday life by creating high-quality, user-friendly wireless devices for easy living. Parrot has developed the most extensive range of hands-free systems on the market for cars. Its globally recognized expertise in the fields of mobile connectivity and multimedia around Smartphones has positioned Parrot as a key player of in-car infotainment.

Additionally, Parrot designs and markets a prestigious line of high-end wireless multimedia products in collaboration with some of the world’s most renowned designers. Finally, Parrot is expanding on the UAV market with the Parrot AR.Drone, the first quadricopter piloted via Wi-Fi and using augmented reality with new solutions for professional use.

Parrot, headquartered in Paris, currently employs more than 800 people worldwide and generates the majority of its sales overseas. Parrot is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris since 2006. (FR0004038263 – PARRO)

More information: http://www.parrot.com / http://www.ardrone.com / http://www.parrotoem.com

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