Total market worth $3.02B
Benefiting from its leadership position in AM/FM tuner and audio processing chips, NXP Semiconductors NV in 2012 retained its rank as the world’s top supplier of application-specific standard product (ASSP) semiconductors for the automotive infotainment market.
Over-the-air firmware updates for car stereos are now available for Livio Connect API developers. Livio Connect connects apps to cars easily and quickly for vehicle OEMs, Tier 1 manufacturers, and approved third-party developers.
American Business Conferences’ Connected In-Vehicle Infotainment Global Summit California will be held February 12-13 2013 in San Francisco.
The Summit will assess strategic approaches and best practices for enabling seamless connectivity and enriched in-vehicle infotainment experiences though integration of devices, apps and features.
Chrysler Group and Sprint have formed a strategic partnership to integrate wireless technology into Chrysler’s Uconnect Access in-vehicle communication system.
Announcing infotainment and connected vehicle advance at the New York International Auto Show, Nissan Motor Company chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn said the company is “determined to introduce class-leading connected content and services to drivers and passengers around the world in a way that does not distract the driver.”
Garmin® International Inc. announced that it will provide a fully integrated, factory-installed infotainment system for most American 2013 model year Suzuki vehicles.