UIEvolution introduces iHeartRadio HTML5 application for embedded integration

June 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Infotainment, News, Product News

 

UIEvolution, Inc., which specializes in connected screen solutions, has launched an HTML5 automotive reference application for iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s free digital radio service.

The HTML5 Reference App implements iHeartRadio’s current native app experience, providing automotive partners an easy-to-implement solution for embedding more than 1,500 live radio stations from across the country, plus the ability to create custom stations in the car.

“Our Evolution Platform takes a complex technical idea – extending the iHeartRadio app into more vehicles – and turns it into the best user-experience possible,” said UIEvolution president and CEO Chris Ruff. “We are proud to work with iHeartRadio in providing a fully connected consumer experience in-vehicle.”

GM offers an SDK for app developers

January 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Company News, Industry News, News

General Motors announced a flexible application framework that will allow drivers to add apps and features to their vehicles after the initial purchase, allowing vehicle infotainment systems to improve over time. The framework enables vehicle application programming interfaces, or APIs, for developers, allowing them to interact with and build upon the infotainment systems in GM vehicles.

GM will offer developers a software development kit, or SDK, through an online portal at http://developer.gm.com/. GM said the SDK will allow developers to work with GM in a secure and controlled manner to design, test and deliver the most relevant, customizable and seamlessly integrated automotive apps. GM is using the HTML5 JavaScript framework in its SDK.

iHeartRadio in Chrysler Group and General Motors vehicles

January 7, 2013 by  
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Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announced iHeartRadio integrations in Chrysler Group and General Motors (GM) vehicles and a new made-for-driving application, “iHeartRadio for Auto” (iHeartAuto) that will enable seamless and standardized access to the iHeartRadio digital music platform. iHeartAuto launches with support for select aftermarket auto entertainment products.

Beginning this year iHeartRadio will be available in-dash on select Chrysler Group vehicles equipped with Uconnect Access Via Mobile. Once a user connects their compatible Apple or Android smartphone with the Chrysler Uconnect Access App, drivers can control and personalize their iHeartRadio listening experience directly through the dashboard touch screen.

Telematics – making the most of the app opportunity

February 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Features

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By Jan Stojaspal, Telematics Update

Greg J. Ogonowski is headed for what he calls a “high-class headache.” As president of Modulation Index, a two-man outfit based in Diamond Bar, California, he is the man behind StreamS HiFi Radio, a unique audio player capable of streaming high fidelity sound over most EDGE/3GPP cellular networks, thanks to a sophisticated compression technology called High Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding (HE-AAC).