LG si unisce alla Open Automotive Alliance

Nicola Randone

LG ha formalmente annunciato l’adesione all’Open Automotive Alliance che costituirà la base dei lavori per tutto ciò che concerne Android Auto.

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LG ha già mostrato i suoi nuovi prodotti in ambito visuale, audio e relativi alla navigazione nel recente Google I/O: soluzioni per auto “connesse” attese entro il 2015 che permetteranno ai guidatori di connettere con semplicità i propri dispositivi Android ai veicoli che integreranno Android Auto per avere immediatamente a portata di “schermo” le funzionalità ed i dati dello smartphone: ad esempio sarà possibile controllare il proprio navigatore o cercare tra i contatti della propria rubrica o ancora fare chiamate ed inviare SMS attraverso il display dell’automobile.

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LG Unveils Smart Solutions for Smarter Cars at Google I/O 2014

SEOUL, June 29, 2014 — LG Electronics (LG) became the newest member of the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), joining global automakers and technology companies including Google, General Motors, Hyundai, Honda, and NVIDIA. From 2012, the alliance has been dedicated to introducing greater connectivity into cars through the innovative application of the Android platform.

LG showcased its new range of audio, visual and navigation (AVN) system solutions for connected cars at Google I/O 2014, the annual developer conference held in San Francisco. LG’s advanced AVN system, which is expected to be available by 2015, enables drivers to simply connect their Android device via a single cable to vehicles featuring Google’s in-car interface platform to easily and conveniently access their smartphones’ features and functions. For example, drivers can view and control their favorite smartphone navigation apps or search their mobile phone’s contacts to make calls and send text messages through the in-car display.

With the global connected car market expected to reach almost 60 million units and nearly USD 100 billion by 20181, LG’s industry-leading mobile devices and in-car infotainment capabilities will play a key role in the future of Android Auto. LG is also a global leader in 4G LTE, the main connectivity solution for connected vehicles today and in the foreseeable future.

“As a top technology company with a strong mobile business, LG has a great deal to contribute to the connected car space,” said Jong-rak Lim, vice president and head of In-vehicle Infotainment Development at LG Electronics’ Vehicle Components Company. “LG will strive to strengthen its cooperation with OAA partners to bring connected vehicles to consumers sooner rather than later.”

Fonte: Android Central