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GENIVI Alliance working on Vehicle Domain Interaction Strategy


The GENIVI Alliance is working on a Vehicle Domain Interaction Strategy focused on developing open standard interfaces and code that will define the necessary paths bridging multiple car software domains. The new GENIVI Vehicle Domain Interaction Strategy is primarily based on a key market trend of system on a chip …

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In-vehicle technologies cause driver distraction leading to safety issues, says study


The modern cars now come increasingly laden with advanced infotainment features, it, on one hand, ensures product differentiation and on the other hand, presents monetization opportunities for OEMs as well as its partners. But a research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has revealed that in-vehicle technology can create …

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Tesla switching from Nvidia to Intel for its infotainment system, says report


Tesla has replaced chip supplier Nvidia with Intel for its infotainment system. According to a report by Bloomberg, the new versions of the cars manufactured by the company including Model 3 will now have Intel processing modules. However, neither of the three companies has given any statement on the matter. …

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Samsung Electronics introduces embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications

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Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry’s first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications. Consisting of 128-gigabyte (GB) and 64GB versions, the new eUFS solution has been designed for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), next-generation dashboards and infotainment systems that provide comprehensive connected features for drivers …

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Honda introduces infotainment system with many advanced features in BR-V


Honda Cars India has introduced 17.7cm advanced infotainment system, with capacitive touch-screen – the DIGIPAD –in its new BR-V. Digipad along with having advanced touchscreen audio video navigation (AVN) system also has a rear parking camera & rear parking sensors to offer a more convenient and safer parking experience. The …

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NissanConnect platform introduced in three vehicle models

Nissan has introduced its new connected car platform NissanConnect in three vehicle models. The platform will offer audio, navigation, and communication features that integrate with a smartphone. With this, the company aims to enhance customer experience and offer better value proposition in its vehicles by offering smart solutions. Nissan’s Micra, …

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Seven new companies join AGL

Seven new companies have joined AGL and The Linux Foundation: Brison, Karamba Security, Lear Corporation, Luxoft, Thundersoft, SafeRide Cyber Security and Wipro Ltd. It is known that automotive Grade Linux is a collaborative open source project that is bringing together automakers, suppliers, and technology companies to accelerate the development and …

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AGL releases the latest version of the infotainment platform, Unified Code Base (UCB) 4.0

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) has released the latest version of the infotainment platform, Unified Code Base (UCB) 4.0. The platform includes support for SmartDeviceLink integration, Speech Recognition APIs, secure Over-the-Air Updates (SOTA) and improvements to the App Framework and Software Development Kit (SDK). The UCB 4.0 release follows recent news …

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Waze integrated with Android Auto

Waze has been now integrated with Android Auto. Waze can be used by the cars having Android Auto to navigate via its in-car display, steering wheels, touch screen etc. Waze has many features such as: Find the fastest routes and most up-to-date road alerts. Start any drive using the voice …

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Maruti Suzuki updates its smartplay infotainment system

Maruti Suzuki is providing updates for its smartplay infotainment system. The update includes Android Auto and some new maps. The company had introduced Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system with the Baleno, which later on was extended to Ciaz, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza and the S-Cross, but it supported only Apple CarPlay. The …

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