Visteon Awarded a Development and Production Program by European Car Manufacturer
Feb 28, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Visteon Corp. has been awarded a development and production program for its latest infotainment system by a major European car manufacturer.
According to a release, with production launch targeted for the 2015 model year, this program represents the first market implementation of Visteon's next-generation infotainment platform in this growing segment.
Visteon's latest infotainment solution is capable of multi-device connectivity to deliver apps and features, stream media, access the Internet and seamlessly integrate both Cloud-based and local content to drivers and passengers via a user interface. The system also enables software updates over the lifetime of the vehicle. This will be one of the first automotive implementations of an 'open source' platform and associated applications based on the requirements of GENIVI, a non-profit alliance committed to driving broad adoption of an in-vehicle infotainment open source development platform.
"This next-generation platform demonstrates Visteon's leadership in setting the course for the industry in vehicle infotainment," said Steve Meszaros, president, Visteon Electronics. "Bringing the cutting-edge technology of the consumer electronics world to the vehicle, this new product fulfills our vision, and that of our customers, to deliver a superior user experience for the driver and passengers."
than 12 percent over the next five years.
Through this family of enterprises, Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures components and systems for vehicle manufacturers worldwide.
((Comments on this story may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org))
[ InfoTech Spotlight's Homepage ]