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  • byton.automotiveIT

    Analysis: Data opportunities abound in complex new-mobility environment


    Participants at a conference about monetizing car data hosted here by the German business daily Handelsblatt said the world of 21st century personal mobility is characterized by growing complexity, new players, new business models and rapidly changing consumer requirements.

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    Visteon inaugurates new tech centre in Karlsruhe, Germany; Harman sets up software office in Łódź, Poland


    Image: Visteon Visteon Corporation has held an inauguration ceremony for a new 6,500 sq-m facility in Karlsruhe, Germany, its lead technology hub for Europe. This technology centre will host advanced development of vehicle cockpit electronics, and will lead the development of the Visteon DriveCore autonomous driving platform ...

  • at&t

    Harman and AT&T launch Spark device to connect older cars


    Image: AT&T The Harman Spark connected-car device is being offered to drivers in the US to enable location-based services, a 4G LTE wifi hotspot for up to eight devices, remote diagnostics, emergency crash assistance, in-app payments, geofencing, remote monitoring of the vehicle, parking reservations and more. It is marketed ...

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    J.D. Power and Harman form alliance to leverage connected car data


    Image: Harman J.D. Power, supplier of consumer insights, data analytics and automotive industry advisory services, is forming an alliance with Harman to share in-car data from the Harman Ignite cloud platform. This will give insight into how customers interact with their cars’ digital services and the areas or functionalities ...

  • harman samsung digital cockpit

    Harman to supply over-the-air update tech to Great Wall Motors


    Harman-Samsung Digital Cockpit Image: Samsung Great Wall Motors is to launch its first connected vehicle with a remote software updating service in 2019. The over-the-air (OTA) technology will be supplied by Harman, whose Remote Vehicle Updating Service has already been fitted in more than 25 million cars worldwide. The ...

  • harman.automotiveIT

    Harman invests in projection-display startup


    Navdy's display sits above the steering wheel in front of the windshield (Photo: Navdy) (Bloomberg) -- Harman International Industries Inc. invested in a startup that makes projection displays that sit in front of car windshields, signaling a new area it plans to explore under the ownership of Samsung Electronics ...

  • samsung.automotiveIT

    Samsung to buy Harman


    Samsung is buying Harman to strengthen its connected-car activities (Photo: Harman) Samsung said it plans to acquire Harman International for 8 billion dlrs in cash, giving the Korean electronics giant a bigger stake in the global connected car market. "Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung  significant ...

  • visteon.automotiveIT

    With new CEO, Visteon puts focus on the connected car


    The e-bee concept shows Visteon's ambitions in in-car infotainment (Photo: Visteon) Visteon completed the sale of a climate control subsidiary as part of its strategy to become what it termed "a technology-focused pure-play supplier of automotive cockpit electronics and connected car solutions." The Michigan-based automotive supplier also announced that ...

  • harman.automotiveIT

    CES: Harman unveils next-gen infotainment platform


    Harman builds premium infotainment for the Mercedes S-Class and other models (Photo; Harman) LAS VEGAS -- Harman unveiled a next-generation automotive infotainment platform that offers an HTML 5-based application environment. The premium audio and infotainment group said the platform will allow for faster development of connected apps and offer ...

  • harman.automotiveIT

    Harman to buy Indian telematics company


    Interchain’s GWVectra is an Android-based in-vehicle computing platform that provides access to a range of applications (Photo: Interchain) Harman is buying Interchain Solution, a technology company that should help the US premium audio and infotainment group expand its design and engineering footprint in the Indian market. Interchain, which is based ...

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    Harman shows LTE connectivity platform


    Harman expects the new LTE or 4G mobile communications standard to grow (Photo: Harman) MUNICH -- Next-generation mobile connectivity, also known as LTE or 4G, is only just getting underway, but infotainment specialist Harman is showing how the new technology can improve connections to and from the car. At a ...

  • NXP_Ethernet.automotiveIT

    Alliance formed to advance ethernet for in-car connectivity


    The OPEN alliance says ethernet is a cost-effective automotive networking technology (Photo: NXP) Carmakers BMW and Hyundai have teamed up with Broadcom, NXP Semiconductors, Freescale and Harman to make ethernet the computer networking technology of choice inside the car. The move comes as the auto industry is preparing for new ...

  • Sierra_Wireless.automotiveIT

    Harman, Sierra Wireless start LTE infotainment road tests


    Sierra Wireless will use its AirPrime wireless modules to get faster connectivity into the car (Photo: Sierra Wireless) HARMAN and Sierra Wireless are cooperating to make in-car infotainment systems connect faster with the world outside the vehicle. Harman, a large audio and infotainment group, is teaming up with wireless module ...

  • harman audi a6 avant.automotiveIT

    Harman extends infotainment contract with VW


    Harman builds infotainment systems for a range of cars, including the Audi 6 Avant (Photo: Harman) Harman said it will provide a new infotainment system to Volkswagen group in a contract valued at 400 million dlrs. The US-based maker of premium audio and infotainment systems said the contract is an ...

  • harman audi.automotiveIT

    Harman expands VW infotainment contract to Asia


    A Harman infotainment system is available in the Audi A6 Avant Harman said a six-year 1.2 billion dlr infotainment order from Volkswagen group has grown to a total volume 1.6 billion dlrs. The additional business involves providing next-generation scalable premium infotainment solutions for VW group brands Audi, SEAT, Skoda and ...

  • Article

    CES: Harman, Sierra Wireless to speed up in-car data access


    LAS VEGAS ”“ Harman and Sierra Wireless said they will cooperate to bring faster access to data into the car. Harman a US-based audio and infotainment group, will support Sierra Wireless AirPrime intelligent embedded modules for next-generation G4 or LTE mobile networks. Sierra Wireless specializes in mobile computing and machine-to-machine ...