As VNC Automotive prepares for its third birthday, Founder and CEO Tom Blackie, looks back of a period of unpredicted change for in-car technology, but thinks that there’s still a very long way to go as the company looks to the future.
When it comes to cars, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems have always been one of their salient elements ever since the first radio was affixed to a car’s trunk. Today, popular device interoperability standards, Android Auto, CarPlay, CarLife, MirrorLink, allow interlacing of the car’s IVI system with the driver’s mobile device to offer drivers a connected car experience.
Ignore the cliché. Sometimes it’s good to blow your own trumpet. Especially when your technology is behind some seriously game-changing innovations in car connectivity and in-vehicle infotainment (IVI). Yes, there’s more to us than integrating smartphones with vehicle dashboards – as proven by the six following paeans to progress.