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RealVNC announces partnership with ŠKODA® to deliver wireless MirrorLink® technology to drivers

ŠKODA will join RealVNC on-stand to demonstrate the MirrorLink 1.2 wireless feature on the ŠKODA Octavia vRS.  

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 22nd February 2016: RealVNC, the global provider of VNC® remote access technology and premier MirrorLink® supplier, is pleased to announce their partnership with ŠKODA, one of the world’s oldest and most reputable car manufacturers.

ŠKODA is joining RealVNC on-stand to demonstrate the latest features in MirrorLink technology, MirrorLink 1.2 wireless, on the ŠKODA Octavia vRS at Mobile World Congress this week. RealVNC, the leading supplier of MirrorLink to automotive and mobile manufacturers, is pleased to work closely with ŠKODA to provide a mature, high-performance MirrorLink implementation and to deliver a market-defining user experience for all MirrorLink® connected cars.

As part of RealVNC’s continuous improvement process, RealVNC has responded to the rapid growth and demand for in-vehicle infotainment services and the need for customers to share information and communicate whilst in the car. Using their unique position in the industry as a vendor of full MirrorLink software stack technology, for both ends of the connection (in the car and mobile devices), RealVNC’s MirrorLink Certified™ solution, VNC Automotive™ pairs the customer’s vehicle with multiple mobile devices, enabling their mobile phones to connect and perform a number of different functions within the car, providing the ultimate user experience.

“We are thrilled to have ŠKODA join us on-stand at this year’s Mobile World Congress and to showcase the MirrorLink 1.2 wireless feature on the ŠKODA Octavia vRS,” said Tom Blackie, Vice President of Automotive and Mobile at RealVNC. He continued, “We look forward to our continued partnership with ŠKODA and to perfect the overall end-to-end user experience for MirrorLink enabled vehicles and devices”.

About RealVNC

RealVNC’s software is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide; in over 1 billion devices; in every sector of industry, government and education. RealVNC is a core member of the Car Connectivity Consortium supporting the MirrorLink® specification, which uses VNC.  VNC Automotive underpins many of the commercial MirrorLink Certified™ products and has been available in production with automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and phone vendors for several years.  It is already in millions of vehicles available from many of the major automotive OEMs.

Founded by the original inventors of VNC, RealVNC is the only organization able to offer a commercial license to embed VNC in third-party products and offerings.

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For more information about RealVNC please contact: Simon Corbett, Managing Director at Jargon PR, simon.corbett@jargonpr.com.

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