Open-Source SmartDeviceLink Makes it Easy for Developers to Integrate Smartphone Apps with In-Vehicle Displays and Voice Controls
Ford and Toyota are establishing SmartDeviceLink Consortium, a nonprofit to manage open source software for smartphone app development for vehicles Members include automakers Mazda Motor Corporation, PSA Group, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) and Suzuki Motor Corporation, as well as suppliers Elektrobit, Luxoft, and Xevo Consortium focused on significantly increasing choice for consumers in how they connect and control their …
At today’s Connected Car webinar, JACOBS MEDIA and JACAPPS announced the extension of App Everywhere in three major in-car platforms — ANDROID Auto, FORD SYNC’s SmartDeviceLink and APPLE CAR PLAY. – See more at: http://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/155079/jacapps-app-everywhere-gets-in-android-auto-apple-#sthash.TxdhOVxd.dpuf
New developer program is latest step for SmartDeviceLink – the agnostic app interface software that aims to set the industry standard for accessing smartphone apps inside the vehicle
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.
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 …
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.