Gracenote unveils automotive data platform for in-car entertainment

Nielsen-owned metadata provider Gracenote has unveiled a new automotive data platform developed to grant car makers access to its entertainment datasets to power in-car media. Gracenote Nexus Auto works with Android Automotive OS (AAOS) and other mainstream automotive operating systems to enable car brands to simplify integration with their infotainment offerings, reduce development time and […]

Super RTL’s Toggo now in cars with 3SS-enabled Android Automotive app

German entertainment channel Super RTL’s kids streaming service Toggo is now available to cars whose infotainment systems run on Android Automotive OS, in a move enabled by technology outfit 3SS’s 3Ready platform. Claiming to have delivered the world’s first kids app natively available on Android Automotive, 3SS said the app will be available to selected […]

Access integrates Stingray service for in-car Karaoke

Technology outfit Access Europe is to integrate streaming music specialist Stingray’s Karaoke services into its Access Twine for Car (Twine4Car) in-vehicle infotainment platform. Stingray Karaoke supports both a touch screen and voice-controlled in-car experience that is designed to enable drivers and passengers to learn, practice, and perform karaoke songs. Stingray Karaoke allows drivers to tap […]

Kidomi kids app joins Access Twine for Cars

Technology company Access Europe has teamed up with digital media outfit Fingerprint Digital to bring the latter’s Kidomi kids entertainment app to vehicles via the Access Twine for Car in-vehicle infotainment system. The agreement will bring t Fingerprint’s Kidomi app to rear-seat entertainment screens globally. Kidomi is an all-in-one kids app delivering family-friendly content with […]

CI+ services for cars takes major step forwards

The MOST Cooperation Standardisation Organisation, which administers the de facto industry standard for in-car connected entertainment, has released specifications for CI+ content protection transmission over MOST automotive multimedia networks, and US-based Microchip Technology has announced that MOST system designers can now use its portfolio of MOST networking products to bring CI+-based pay TV services to […]