Popular CSR Bluetooth Codec Expands Into IVI with JVCKENWOOD

February 20, 2014 by  
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CSR plc announced that JVCKENWOOD has selected CSR’s aptX® codec for use in its in-vehicle infotainment systems.

It’s the first automotive implementation for the aptX codec, which CSR said is currently in millions of Bluetooth® enabled mobile devices, including 70% of Android handsets.

Top Five Technologies Enabling the Connected Car

December 13, 2013 by  
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By Richard Barrett, Broadcom Director, Wireless and Automotive Connectivity

CSR plc and Mentor Graphics Collaborate on Connectivity

November 11, 2013 by  
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CSR plc announced a partnership with Mentor Graphics for in-car wireless connectivity.

CSR Synergy® software will come pre-integrated in upcoming releases of Mentor Graphics’ GENIVI Linux compliant Automotive Technology Platform (ATP) to provide a complete software solution for wireless connectivity technologies including Bluetooth®, Bluetooth Smart, and Wi-Fi®.

ABI sees $1.6B Connected Car processor market by 2020

October 7, 2013 by  
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ABI Research forecasts that the revenues from main processors shipped in OEM-installed connected car telematics systems will increase from around $360 million at the end of 2012 to $1.6 billion globally by the end of 2020.

Broadcom chips target infotainment

October 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Infotainment, News, Product News


Broadcom Corporation announced a new line of wireless chips for use in automotive infotainment applications.

Broadcom’s wireless automotive portfolio consists of the BCM89335 5G WiFi/ Bluetooth Smart Ready combo chip and the BCM89071 Bluetooth + Bluetooth Smart Ready chip. Both are now sampling.

Gill Electronics signs wireless agreement with Qualcomm

June 24, 2013 by  
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Gill will develop next-generation wireless power technology for the automotive and furniture industries

Gill Electronics, Inc. has signed an agreement with Qualcomm Incorporated for Gill Electronics to obtain rights to develop, manufacture, and sell wireless power products for the automotive and furniture industries.

NXP leads the infotainment ASSP market

May 30, 2013 by  
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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.

Garmin® launches K2 infotainment system

January 14, 2013 by  
Filed under Infotainment, News, Product News

At the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Garmin® International Inc. unveiled its next-generation automotive infotainment solution, called K2.

Navigating the smartphone learning curve

December 4, 2012 by  
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Livio Connect offers over-the-air firmware updates for OEM car stereos

November 14, 2012 by  
Filed under Infotainment, News, Product News

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.

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