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- Bosch SoftTec, Jaguar Land Rover and Pioneer to Showcase INRIX XD Connect with the INRIX Traffic App at CES
- INRIX Further Extends Connected Car Leadership Powering New Services for BMW, Mercedes, Sprint Velocity and Volkswagen
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, introduced a set of technologies that makes it safer and easier to use a mobile app in the car.
INRIX XD Connect helps automotive suppliers and OEMs better integrate a mobile app with the vehicle so consumers can access information and interact with mobile apps in a driver-friendly context.
"Drivers juggling smartphone apps inside a car pose obvious risks to their safety and others on the road," said INRIX Vice President of Mobile, Mike Arcuri. "XD Connect helps reduce risk of driver distraction, allowing consumers to keep their hands on the wheel, eyes on the road and not on the phone."
XD Connect is a breakthrough technology designed to help automakers and their suppliers comply with the National Highway and Transportation Administration's (NHTSA) driver distraction guidelines.
Benefits of XD Connect include the ability to:
Mobile and automotive companies requiring traffic-enabled in-car app experiences can leverage the new head-unit-optimized HMI and connectivity protocols built into XD Connect. INRIX XD Connect will be showcased at CES with the INRIX Traffic app on Pioneer's AppRadio 3 and Bosch SoftTec's mySPIN smartphone integration for Jaguar Land Rover's new InControl Apps service.
Other new INRIX-powered products, services and customers announced at CES include:
The automakers, suppliers and aftermarket infotainment providers at CES showcasing products and services powered by INRIX include:
INRIX is one of the fastest growing big data technology companies in the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion. Through cutting-edge data intelligence and predictive traffic technologies, INRIX helps leading automakers, fleets, governments and news organizations make it easier for drivers to navigate their world. Our vision is simple – to solve traffic, empower drivers, inform planning and enhance commerce.
Whether through an in-car or smartphone navigation application, a local newscast or our INRIX Traffic app, our up-to-the-minute traffic information and other driver services help more than 150 million drivers save time, fuel and frustration. INRIX delivers traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services across six industries covering nearly 4 million miles of road in 37 countries. For more information visit us at www.INRIX.com.
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