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TMCNet:  Mentor Graphics launches GENIVI 3.0 compliant Infotainment product

[December 07, 2012]

Mentor Graphics launches GENIVI 3.0 compliant Infotainment product

Dec 07, 2012 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- Mentor Graphics Corporation, a provider of electronic hardware and software design solutions, has announced the availability of a GENIVI 3.0 specification-compliant Linux-based Infotainment product.

New features in the Mentor Embedded Infotainment solution that meet the GENIVI 3.0 specification include: An updated Linux kernel; Additional blue tooth components, including hands-free and phone book; The Node Start up Controller which enables the Infotainment Systems function to return to a last known state on power-up; updated versions of systems, an emerging technology for improving start up efficiency and control; AF_BUS patches to the Linux Kernel and dbus for improved performance on D-Bus Inter-Process and Updated packages including Blue tooth, Internet Connection Management, and Sound Server.

The Mentor Embedded Linux-based Infotainment solution integrates graphics, communication and multimedia middleware with libraries, system infrastructure and management components on top of Linux, and optimized drivers and BSPs for specific hardware.

"To ensure our customers' success, it's important that Mentor Embedded continues to remain on top of industry specifications and provides products that comply with those specs and facilitate customization necessary to differentiate end products," said Glenn Perry, general manager of the Mentor Embedded Software Division.

"Our active technical and business participatory roles in open source projects and industry programs, including our board membership in GENIVI, help us develop the products that are central to our customers' success." Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shall not be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon

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