Recent advancements in mobile technologies have made the "connected car" an unstoppable trend in the automotive industry. Consumers want to remain completely connected with the same user experience they have on their smartphones, if not better—even while literally on the move.
The Android operating system is quickly becoming a platform of interest to build these next-generation in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems. The maturity of the platform, access to hundreds of thousands of applications, and a user-friendly interface give developers a solid foundation on top of which to add differentiation. However, barriers do exist when porting Android to an automotive platform. Wind River® Solution Accelerator for Android, Automotive is designed to overcome those barriers, accelerate time-to-market, and help create a "connected car" experience that is robust, feature rich, and sustainable.
Everywhere we go, our digital devices go with us. We want to listen to the music we like whenever and wherever we want, and the car is no exception. Wind River Connectivity Solution Accelerator for Android provides users seamless access to their multimedia content by simply docking their iPod®, iPhone®, or iPad® and accessing it through the car's console.
Listening to FM radio while driving is one of the most used features in an IVI system and an important way for people to get news, music, and entertainment.
In addition to the automotive bundle, Wind River offers a variety of other solution accelerators that could supplement the requirements of your next IVI project, including