Hyundai Explores Wearable Technology

January 3, 2014 by  
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Hyundai’s next generation of products, starting with the all-new 2015 Genesis, will allow owners to connect with their vehicle using wearable devices.

Hyundai’s cloud-based Blue Link platform makes features like remote start and service information accessible through new devices like Google Glass.

Conference Focuses on Smartphone and Embedded Connectivity

December 10, 2013 by  
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More than 20 industry experts will outline their experiences in optimizing vehicle competitiveness, using the latest user data and integrating smartphones with embedded connectivity, at the Smartphone & Embedded Connectivity Vehicle Integration Summit 2014, February 26-27 in San Francisco.

Driveway Software introduces SmartUBI insurance telematics platform

September 5, 2013 by  
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Driveway Software introduced SmartUBI Platform, an insurance telematics platform that includes a smartphone usage-based insurance (UBI) application, and cloud-based analytics and portals.

RealVNC selects 7Layers as its MirrorLink™ partner

May 31, 2013 by  
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Remote access software provider RealVNC selected 7layers, an international group of engineering & test centers, as its preferred partner for the testing and certification of RealVNC’s VNC Automotive technology in accordance with the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) standards.

Abalta WEBLINK syncs smartphone apps with car infotainment system

March 21, 2013 by  
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Abalta Technologies announced the launch of WEBLINK, which enables smartphones to operate as the primary in-vehicle computing device in connected cars. By integrating the WEBLINK client software, Abalta said car manufacturers can cost-effectively provide customers with an up-to-date and customized in-vehicle app experience in a safe and seamless way.

Juniper sees 92M connected cars by ‘16

March 15, 2012 by  
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The integration of the smartphone into consumer vehicles will become all but standard on new models, according to a new report by Juniper Research, which forecasts that 92 million vehicles will feature technology to integrate the smartphone into the head-unit by 2016.

Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system debuts on Volt and Equinox

February 21, 2011 by  
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The 2012 Chevy Volt and Equinox will be the first vehicles to offer Chevy MyLink, an in-car infotainment package that leverages OnStar safety and security features and also integrates online services like Pandora® internet radio and Stitcher SmartRadio® using hands-free voice and touch-screen controls via Bluetooth device connectivity. QNX Software Systems, which provides the operating system for OnStar, is also supplying the operating system for MyLink.

Ford SYNC AppLink offers voice control of smartphone apps

April 30, 2010 by  
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Ford said it will launch SYNC® AppLink, a downloadable software program, on the 2011 Fiesta later this year, allowing owners to access and control Android(TM) and BlackBerry® smartphone apps with voice commands and vehicle controls. Ford will introduce AppLink on most SYNC-equipped vehicles next year, as well as provide interoperability with other smartphones.

ng Connect adds services for the LTE Connected Car

January 5, 2010 by  
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At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the ng Connect Program will demonstrate three new in-vehicle services for the LTE Connected Car.