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Cinemo will be working with Alpine Electronics on selected front seat infotainment projects

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Cinemo has announced they will be working with Alpine Electronics Inc., a manufacturer of automotive audio, information and communication products, on selected front seat infotainment projects. The first recipient resulting from this collaboration will be a worldwide car OEM. Cinemo’s media management, playback, and connectivity, will all be integrated into …

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Pioneer launches new NEX units with CarPlay and Android Auto

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Pioneer Electronics has expanded its popular NEX platform with five new NEX in-dash multimedia receivers for 2017. The double-DIN 7” LCD AVH-2330NEX and AVH-2300NEX and double-DIN 6.2”LCD AVH-1330NEX and AVH-1300NEX models are designed to complement the smartphone lifestyle of today’s consumer with continuous connectivity and access to a variety of …

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Ford SYNC 3 software update brings support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to model-year 2016 vehicles

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Ford is making Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software support available to model-year 2016 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3. Customers with model-year 2016 Ford vehicles can update to the new SYNC 3 version 2.2 by downloading to a USB drive, visiting a dealership or automatically through a Wi-Fi connection. Ford SYNC 3 software update brings …

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Audi to present its concept of next generation infotainment system with fully integrated Android at Google I/O

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Audi at Google I/O developer conference will be presenting its concept of a next generation infotainment system with fully integrated Android. This world premiere opens up new perspectives, which will allow the development of connectivity services to be greatly accelerated. New, open system architecture for in-car infotainment Audi presents the …

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Volvo and Google partner to develop in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android

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Volvo Cars has announced a close partnership with Google to develop the next generation of its in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years. The partnership promises to revolutionise how …

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AT&T unlimited data plan on Chevrolet vehicles

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Chevrolet and AT&T are making it easier for Chevrolet owners to add an AT&T unlimited data plan to their vehicle. Starting May 12, a Chevrolet owner with an in-vehicle OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot1 and AT&T wireless account can add unlimited data to their vehicle at any of the nearly …

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The GENIVI Alliance releases an enhanced version of its GENIVI Development Platform

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The GENIVI Alliance has released an enhanced version of its GENIVI Development Platform (GDP). The newly released GDP 12, developed in an open and collaborative environment, combines the latest open source automotive software components with the latest stable generic Linux-based software provided by the Yocto project. Easy to install, build …

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Xevo collaborates with Lexus vehicles to offer more interactive in-car experience

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Xevo has announced that it’s Journeyware technology will be live in all Lexus vehicles with the Enform App Suite 2.0 system, including the hotly anticipated Lexus LC 500. The technology will connect Lexus drivers and their cars to mobile applications and services, delivering more interactive in-car experience. Enform App Suite …

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A new family of maXTouch touchscreen controllers available from Microchip Technology

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A new family of maXTouch touchscreen controllers is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. The MXT1665T-A family of automotive qualified touchscreen controllers is designed for large screen automotive human machine interface (HMI) designs. XT1665T-A family carries Microchip’s adaptive touch technology that utilises self-capacitive touch as well as mutual capacitive touch …

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Good2Drive, a mobile app to test a driver’s cognitive alertness before getting behind the wheels

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Atacama Resources International has released Good2Drive, a mobile application that allows drivers, corporate fleets and law enforcement to test a driver’s cognitive alertness before getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Good2Drive uses a 60-90 second image matching test using a patented algorithm that was created based on the …

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