Alpine Vision 2015 Era

2005
  • ● Alpine Vision 2015 was established.
  • ● Alpine launched iPod® direct link head unit, which won the "Car Accessory Award 2005".
  • head unit
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  • ● Development and manufacturing of car navigation systems for China began.
2006
  • ● PMD-B200 Portable Navigation is released in the North America
  • Blackbird Portable Navigation
  • ● Alpine invests in C's Lab Co., Ltd, a software development company.
  • ● Alpine starts construction of a new drive assist system test course.
  • ● Alpine releases the X07, a new Mobile Media Station featuring an in-house developed system platform.
  • Mobile Media Station X07
2007
  • ● Started sales of the iDA-X001, the world’s first head unit designed for iPod®.

  • ● Opened Drive Assist Evaluation Center at Iwaki Headquarters.
  • Drive Assist Evaluation Center
2008
  • ● Full-scale startup of Toshiba Alpine Automotive Technology, Inc.

  • ● Flip down monitor of the TMX-R1100/1500, which was awarded the grand prize "Car Accessory Award 2008".
  • TMX-R1500
2009
  • ● VIE-X08RV/077RV which was awarded the Car Navigation Division Award in the "Car Accessory Award 2009".
  • VIE-X08RV
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  • ● Begins selling the market's first TOPVIEW® multi-camera in Japan.
2010
  • ● Six Alpine products won “CES Innovations Awards”, including the INA-W900 and iDA-X305S. Also, iDA-X305S was awarded "Best of CES 2010 Finalist" by CNET.
  • iDA-X305S
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  • ● The BIGX VIE-X088 car navigation system, first in the world to be equipped with an 8-inch monitor, received the Grand Prize at "Car Accessory Award 2010".
  • VIE-X088
2011
  • ●The earthquake severely damaged company buildings in Japan, but operation resumed after about two weeks.
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  • ●The world’s first in-car infotainment solution, the ICS-X8, based on an alliance with Nokia and using the MirrorLink format was announced.
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  • ●The car navigation system, BIG X VIE-X088V won a Good Design Award in the “2011 Good Design Awards” given by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion.
  • VIE-X088V
2012
  • ●Alpine Middle East founded.
  • Alpine Middle East
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  • ●VIE-X009, the world’s first 9-inch navigation system, goes on sale in the aftermarket.
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  • ●Alpine Korea founded.
  • Alpine Korea
2013
  • ・TuneIt sound tuning app and compatible head units released in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Oceania markets.
  • TuneIt CDE-178BT+iPhone_1000
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  • ・Indonesia office opened.
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