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infotainment

(INFOrmation enterTAINMENT) Services and devices that entertain but also deliver information. The Internet is the premier example. Other examples include smart TVs with Web access. Also included are automotive in-dash units that combine hands-free telephone, GPS navigation, audio/video playback and vehicle information. See infotainer, head unit, CarPlay and Android Auto.
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Tesla Motors, a United States-based automaker, has reportedly converted to an Intel platform for infotainment systems.
The new Tata ConnectNext infotainment interface provides a more modern viewing format over the older interface, along with richer resolution and better viewing quality.
Headquartered in Bangalore, India, AllGo Systems is an infotainment media playback and connectivity solutions supplier, bringing Linux and Android engineering expertise for automotive applications, including a comprehensive intellectual property -protected portfolio of in-vehicle-infotainment, media and connectivity solutions for the connected display audio market.
Initially launched in 2013 at the forefront of the current wave of automotive industry infotainment deployments, Airbiquity and Nissan have scaled the NissanConnect mobile apps and Infiniti InTouch apps infotainment programs to support vehicles from the Nissan and Infiniti brands, spanning 28 models across 56 countries, and a diverse range of hardware suppliers and content providers.
With our production-proven middleware and Visteon's expertise in automotive infotainment solutions, the two companies have a strong strategic fit that will enable us to expand our global market share in the connected display radio market.
Automotive infotainment systems include tasks related to playing and managing audio content, entertainment including movies, games, and social networking, among others, navigation, and accessing smart phone or internet enabled content.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Automotive Infotainment OS market to grow at a CAGR of 21.
According to a report in Engadget, Android will power the carmakers infotainment systems which will be built into the car, rather than running off your Android powered smartphone.
Multiple operating systems that can run in their own hardware space without modification will be the cornerstone of bringing automotive embedded infotainment and driver information into a cloud based future.
The deal, as a result of which the Mentor Graphics automotive infotainment solution will feature the combined capabilities of the MontaVista Automotive Technology Platform and the Mentor Embedded Infotainment Base Platform, paired with development tools such as Sourcery CodeBench and Sourcery Analyzer, will position Mentor Graphics as a leading commercial provider of Linux-based automotive in-vehicle infotainment solutions, the buyer said.
Automotive infotainment revenue in 2011 amounted to US$32.
Consumer and automotive infotainment specialists have joined forces under the banner of the GENIVI Alliance,