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UIEvolution Announces New In-Vehicle Content and Application Service Platform

UIEvolution, a global connected screen solutions company specializing in highly scalable mobile products and services, today announced the release of UIE CloudConnect™, a comprehensive In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) platform that offers automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers a solution to seamlessly link and deliver content and services to the vehicle. The cloud-based solution and enabling connectivity technologies establish an emerging standard for automakers to manage content and provide vehicle owners safe and secure access to third party applications.

The UIE CloudConnect™ platform includes service middleware, smartphone applications and a robust content aggregation framework. The solution provides streamlined multimodal connectivity options that enable OEMs to create a personalized experience and direct relationship with the customer. It can be used to increase vehicle brand loyalty through customized, brand-specific content and application options that are continually updated and delivered in real-time.

“UIEvolution has always been at the center of both mobile and the connected car,” said Chris Ruff, CEO and President of UIEvolution. “UIE CloudConnect™ safely brings the benefits consumers and developers love about the mobile ecosystem to the connected vehicle while maintaining the OEMs unique product and brand advantages.”

Unique from other solutions in market today, UIE CloudConnect™ leverages the best capabilities of embedded telematics that include an App marketplace and personalized owner services. Specifically, features include:

  • Content aggregation service and developer support programs
  • Multimodal connectivity options for real-time content
  • In-vehicle HMI technology and application policy management software
  • Out-of-the-box suite of white label applications, including UIE CloudNavi
  • Remote management of vehicle features (location, door unlock, diagnostics and more)
  • Customizable B2B and B2C responsively designed portal sites
  • Custom branded application storefront with developer publishing tools
  • Award winning HMI design for both mobile and in-vehicle

“UIEvolution’s release of this complete IVI platform provides the latest features and cloud services that help infotainment systems stay relevant long after they have been deployed,” said Koji Hosaka, Japan president of UIEvolution and GM of Automotive. “For years, UIEvolution has been a well respected and proven leader in the information technology industry. This latest release continues our thought leadership in providing an efficient solution for our OEMs and Tier 1 partners.”

UIE CloudConnect™ is the latest addition to UIEvolution’s many proven products and services. The company recently announced the release of UIE CloudNavi, a cloud-based navigation solution that delivers up-to-date maps and data. The company also launched UIE DriveLytics, an easy-to-use fleet management system for managing vehicle data and tracking the safety and efficiency of vehicles. UIEvolution has licensed its software technology for millions of in-vehicle systems worldwide, supplying some of the worlds largest automotive OEMs and Tier 1 manufacturers including Toyota, Lexus, Clarion, DENSO, Fujitsu ten, Pioneer, Panasonic and others.

To find out more information on UIE CloudConnect™ or the many other products and solutions UIEvolution has to offer, please visit http://www.uiecc.com or visit us in booth 76 at Telematics Detroit June 4-5, 2014.

About UIEvolution

UIEvolution is a global connected screen solutions company specializing in highly scalable mobile products and services. We help companies take full advantage of mobile to extend their brand, deliver their unique business objectives and connect the mobile lifestyle of their customers to other consumer devices; phone, tablet, TV, automotive, digital signs and more. We understand that technology and connectivity should enhance, never distract, from life experiences. From our inception in 2000, and long before it was cliché, we have called this The User’s Experience Matters. And for nearly 15 years we have made software and provided services that deliver this vision. Headquartered in Seattle with an office in Tokyo, UIEvolution has a proven track record with clients like Toyota, AT&T, Microsoft, Disney, Princess Cruises, Samsung, Mitsubishi, and NTT. www.uievolution.com

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