Garmin and Ford collaborate on next-generation of SYNC for Mustang Mach-E

Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd. announced a new strategic relationship with Ford Motor Company that integrates Garmin’s world-renowned navigation technology into the recently announced Ford next-generation SYNC communications and entertainment system.

Later this year, next-generation SYNC users will be able to enjoy access to Garmin’s industry-leading navigation features including cloud-based mapping and routing, electric vehicle (EV) routing, range management details, and the latest connected services to facilitate an optimal driving experience.

Visteon showcases next-generation Digital Cockpit Technology platform at CES

Visteon Corporation, an automotive cockpit electronics technology company, will showcase at CES 2020 a range of technology solutions designed to enhance safety and the driving experience by enabling the transformation of cockpits to all-digital environments.  

Samsung showcases 5G TCU for delivery of enhanced driving information

Samsung showcased how the 5G TCU (Telematics Control Unit) pairs with V2X technology and the reduced latency enabled by 5G to allow for the delivery of enhanced driving information without delay.

BlackBerry showcases AI-based automotive solution to drive the connected future

BlackBerry Limited unveiled a customizable concept solution that OEMs and fleet managers can use for vehicle health and security use cases to ‘future-proof’ their vehicles, accelerating development timelines and reducing the cost of moving projects from research to production and onto roads.

ANSYS and BlackBerry collaborate to support next-generation automobiles

BlackBerry Limited and ANSYS are joining forces to support BlackBerry QNX’s industry-leading real-time operating system (RTOS) for connected and autonomous vehicles.  As part of ANSYS’ ongoing commitment to fostering an open ecosystem that supports RTOS leaders across industries, the collaboration will empower automotive manufacturers to increase safety and reliability, reduce development cost and shorten time-to-market for next-generation automobiles and autonomous systems. 

Aptiv unveils smart vehicle architecture at CES

Aptiv PLC, a technology company committed to making mobility safer, greener, and more connected, unveiled today a modern, sustainable vehicle architecture that enables automakers to improve safety, increase vehicle efficiency, and deliver the intelligently connected, software-defined experiences consumers want. 

Thundercomm introduces E-cockpit Solution 4.0

Thundercomm, an Internet-of-Things (IoT) products and solutions provider introduced the company’s E-cockpit Solution 4.0. Built on a 3rd generation Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and with BlackBerry’s QNX Hypervisor 2.1 technology running QNX 7.0 and Android P operating system.

Savari announces Real-World deployment of Its SmartCross V2P Mobile App and Software Stack for NYC Connected Vehicle Project

Savari, a Silicon Valley-based auto tech company and provider of V2X communications technology for smart cities, announced that the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) will deploy the Savari SmartCross Vehicle-to-Pedestrian (V2P) solution as part of its NYC Connected Vehicle Project – For Safer Transportation. The system leverages Savari’s cloud-based software to bring pedestrians into the Connected Vehicle (CV) landscape.

ArcherMind unveils new EX 4.0 automotive cockpit solution powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive cockpit platform

ArcherMind, a software technology provider, unveiled the company’s new EX4.0 Automotive Cockpit Solution. Integrating its software solution with the 3rd generation Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., ArcherMind aims to not only deliver best-in-class automotive cockpit solutions for the automotive ecosystem, but will also produce integrated benchmark tools, known as AHBS 2.0, and technical support packages, known as ATSP, to help automakers and Tier 1 suppliers using the 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms accelerate product design and commercialization.

iHeartMedia announces series of Automotive Integrations Around CES

iHeartMedia announced new upcoming automotive integrations for iHeartRadio, the company’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting, on-demand and live streaming radio service, during the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. To optimize and enrich the in-vehicle experience for drivers, iHeartRadio is rolling out a series of automotive integrations and concept demonstrations all designed to bring iHeartRadio’s unprecedented library of audio content to listeners in a seamless way.

iHeartRadio’s new integrations include Android Automotive OS, BMW ConnectedDrive, General Motors, HARMAN Ignite, LG webOS Auto, Panasonic, SoundHound/Houndify/Hound App.

Green Hills Software and RTI Collaborate on High Performance, Safe and Secure Automotive-Grade Connectivit

Green Hills Software, a provider in embedded safety and security services, and Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity company, announced their collaboration in the automotive industry with a demonstration of safe and secure connectivity solutions for critical embedded systems. The partnership brings together the safe and secure real-time operating system INTEGRITY from Green Hills, with the robust Connext® DDS connectivity framework from RTI

Karma Revero GT Showcases How Vehicles Can Stay Secure in Quantum Age at CES

Technology from ISARA Corporation, a provider of quantum-safe and crypto-agile security, ensured that the Karma Revero GT demonstration car at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can send and receive electronic voice data without fear that the information will be hijacked or harvested – even by a quantum-enabled adversary.

Applied Information showcases C-V2X transportation infrastructure featuring Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X platform

Applied Information, a provider of intelligent transportation infrastructure solutions, unveiled its C-V2X infrastructure roadside unit (RSU) featuring the Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X chipset from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.

The configurable AI-500-095 Dual-Mode RSU with the 9150 C-V2X chipset provides direct communication of Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) and Basic Safety Messages to equipped vehicles and smartphones. The product also provides redundant communication via the cellular network and other customer-specified pathways.

Cinemo announces Cinemo Web Browser ProTM embedded integration for automotive at CES 2020

Cinemo, an automotive-grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management, connectivity and cloud middleware provider, have announced that Cinemo Web Browser ProTM, a dedicated Chromium based web browser embedded integration for automotive.

Cinemo Web Browser ProTM includes Digital Right Management (DRM) support and will enable video hardware-accelerated playback of VOD content, directly through the web browser. Content can be accessed intelligently and distributed in the car providing a seamless entertainment environment on the move, whilst Cinemo Web Browser ProTM further extends the infotainment eco-system into the connected World opening up a vast array of options that truly inspire leaving nothing to the imagination.

SK Telecom joins hands with Byton for ICT-Automobile Convergence

SK Telecom announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Byton, a Chinese smart electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, to develop joint business opportunities in the Korean EV market.

Under the MOU, SK Telecom and Byton will discuss the development and application of an in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system that integrates SK Telecom’s innovative digital products and services in the areas of mobile connectivity, navigation, music/video streaming and voice control to meet the needs of Korean consumers.