Android and a Open Automotive Alliance change into a subsequent gear

Posted on 26. Jun, 2014 by in Acura Canada

The Open Automotive Alliance welcomes new members, as a connected automobile starts to take shape


The Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) – a bloc of tech companies and automobile attention leaders committed to bringing a Android height to cars – welcomed a series of new members into a alliance: Alpine, Bentley, Clarion , CloudCar, Delphi, Fiat Chrysler, Freescale, Fujitsu Ten, Harman, Infiniti , JVCKenwood, LG,Maserati, Mazda, Mitsubishi , Nissan, Panasonic, Parrot, Pioneer, Renault, Renesas, Seat, Škoda, Subaru, Suzuki, Symphony Teleca, Volkswagen and Volvo.  


These new members, who join OAA initial members Audi, GM, Google, Honda, Hyundai and NVIDIA, accost from around a universe and simulate a tellurian strech of Android, that has seen some-more than one billion phones and tablets activated to date. The idea of a Alliance is to move all of a advantages users have grown to adore about Android into their cars, formulating a safer and some-more available approach to check a traffic, map out a route, or collect a playlist-but but wanting to use your hands. More simply, their idea is to emanate a connected car.


“Becoming a member of a Open Automotive Alliance offers us a good event to try how we will move a informed set of Android facilities into a Chrysler Group, Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Fiat Uconnect systems globally. This membership will element a goal to capacitate drivers to stay conveniently connected while gripping their hands on a circle and their concentration on driving.” -Alan Amici, Head of Uconnect Systems and Services, Chrysler Group LLC.


Yesterday during a Google I/O developer discussion in San Francisco (Calif.), Google and OAA automakers showcased a initial integrations of Android Auto. Android Auto brings many of a apps drivers know and love, like Google Maps and Spotify, to an interface that’s built for driving. After joining an Android phone to a concordant car, drivers will be means to use Android apps and services specifically designed for use in a automobile and permitted by in-dash arrangement and controls.


The enlargement of a OAA shows the joining to openness, customization and scale, that have contributed to Android’s success and are designed to assistance expostulate automobile innovation.


Turin 26 June  2014 



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