Boosting its profile in connected vehicle technology, AT&T announced the creation of a connected car center in Atlanta and a modular, global automotive platform, AT&T Drive.
It introduced Chevrolet AppShop, which allows owners to view all available apps through an icon displayed on the MyLink screen, download the apps they want directly to the vehicle, and then organize, update or delete them; essentially, smartphone-like functionality.
Garmin International Inc. announced Gemini, a new navigation core designed for the auto OEM market.
According to Garmin, Gemini provides automakers a faster, more intuitive and feature-rich in-dash navigation experience than ever before.
Maxim Integrated Inc. introduced the MAX2769B and MAX2670, specifically designed to address Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) applications.
These receiver solutions are capable of operating over the navigation standards GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and Compass and have completed PPAP and AEC-Q100 approval.
PathPartner Technology has joined the GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit industry association whose mission is to drive the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open source development platform.
Audiovox Electronics Corporation said its Car Connection™ telematics device lets consumers monitor their driving habits and their vehicle’s health.
Two new Sony aftermarket head units, XAV-601BT and XAV-701HD, are the first MirrorLink™-certified products available in US stores. The products were recently launched in Europe.
Livio (www.LivioConnect.com) has become a GENIVI member, joining 167 current partners on the open-source development platform.