Abalta Expands The Power of SDL for Automakers


LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2016 – Abalta Technologies, Inc. today announced that it is extending its WebLink smartphone platform to interface with the SmartDeviceLink (SDL) standard, the automaker’s solution for running smartphone applications in the car.

Stop the Dashboard Insanity

Linkedin Press

Speaking as part of the digital track at this week’s NAB confab, John Ellis proclaimed the demise of the dashboard radio in the coming world of automated vehicles.  The headline reporting his talk in Tom Taylor’s newsletter was “Radio is on a path to extinction in the vehicle.”  There’s no point in being subtle if you’re John Ellis especially if you …

Sync 3 gives me a reason to want to drive Ford cars again

Road Show by CNET Press

When Ford first rolled out Sync eight years ago, I was favorably impressed with how well it interacted with my phone. I could push a button and ask it to call anyone in my contact list, or tell it to play a specific artist or album stored on my phone. That was rocket science in 2008.

SmartDeviceLink (SDL) has a good shot at displacing MirrorLink

IHS Automotive Press

In the race for a successful smartphone integration solution, the number of smartphone certifications, apps, and vehicle-install base are vital to sucess. Looking at the bare facts, it would appear that SmartDeviceLink (SDL) is in the preeminent position, with the largest install base of vehicles (8.6 million), the largest install base of potential smartphones (3.2 billion), and a fast growing app category to be a …

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