Shipments to exceed 62 million by 2018 as feature set explodes
ABI Research predicts that shipments of connected automotive infotainment systems will grow from 9 million in 2013 to more than 62 million in 2018 with connected navigation, multimedia streaming, social media, and in-car Wi-Fi hotspots becoming key features.
Hardware IP with a processing delay of 1 ms minimum targets real-time video transmission
News, entertainment, sports and talk radio content aggregator Stitcher Smart Radio has launched Stitcher Connect, described as talk radio’s first API developed for the car. The Stitcher Connect platform integrates the features of on-demand radio directly into the automobile and launches in Chevrolet’s Sonic and Spark models. Listeners can seamlessly access and discover over 10,000 shows on Stitcher in their car.
Connected, safe, and reliable—this is the vision for the car of the future. To make sure these three requirements can be met, vehicle manufacturers, suppliers of electronic components and software, as well as system architects have to master numerous challenges, and they must do it with close cooperation.
By Jack Bergquist, Market Analyst – Automotive Infotainment & Telematics
Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC) will produce a custom headrest system that brings full function Android technology through local hotspot Wi-Fi connection to their custom headrest, rear seat entertainment (RSE) product line.
By Jack Bergquist, Market Analyst, IMS Research
There were some interesting innovations in terms of connected platforms and HMI developments at the show.