The Blaupunkt Success Story
It all started with the blue dot
A company named “Ideal” was first founded in Berlin when radio was still in its infancy. Every unit was carefully tested by technicians and labeled with a seal for quality – the blue dot. It did not take long before customers simply asked for the “bluepoint” (which means in German BLAUPUNKT) products. The blue dot quickly became a symbol of outstanding quality.
The First Car Radio worldwide was launched by Blaupunkt.
The dot became a trademark and the company name – Blaupunkt (which means blue dot).
Delivery of the one millionth car radio
A full range of consumer electronics and car multimedia was successfully distributed in more than 50 countries.
Blaupunkt began focusing on developing and producing high quality and innovative car multimedia units.
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Blaupunkt have been awarded as the “Brand of the century – German brand standards”
Decades of Innovation
Highlights in Blaupunkt´s history
1932 – First car radio in Europe
1952 – World´s first VHF car radio
1959 – One million Blaupunkt car radios
1971 – Ten million Blaupunkt car radios
1974 – First car radio with traffic information receiver
1979 – 25 million Blaupunkt car radios
1982 – Prototype of first route guidance system
1989 – World´s first mass production ready traffic navigation system
1999 – Production of 100 milion Blaupunkt car radios
2002 – First web-linked navigation system
2007 – 75 years car radio
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Today more than 30 carefully selected Competence Centers of Blaupunkt Global Brand Community offer the full set of Consumer Lifestyle products and beyond all around the globe.