HARMAN International Industries, Corp., the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced a joint collaboration with Telechips Inc., a leading South Korean fabless semiconductor manufacturer, to deliver an Ethernet AVB based in-vehicle networking solution with superior entertainment features to help automakers take driving to higher levels of safety and convenience.
Compared to other alternatives, Ethernet AVB, with its guaranteed, synchronized and low-latency delivery of digital data, enables the development of more robust and flexible audio and video transport solutions for a landscape of applications. HARMAN’s Ethernet AVB in-vehicle networking solution provides an affordable, scalable, flexible, robust and security guaranteed in-vehicle network that helps automotive OEMs tackle the cost and complexity challenges involved in delivering next-generation in-vehicle-infotainment solutions. HARMAN’s suite of services for automakers supports an end-to-end approach to upgrade, connect and improve the entire automotive ownership experience.
“We are excited to team with HARMAN and bring a high-performance, in-vehicle networking solution to automakers,” said Jangkyu Lee, president and CEO, Telechips. “Our solution provides built-in HARMAN Ethernet AVB technology and is ideal for high-end multimedia devices. It is a proven and powerful solution for the connected car.”
"Automakers are looking for efficient and high-bandwidth networks to ensure the quality that consumers expect in high-end, automotive environments," said Dean Miles, senior vice president, HARMAN Connected Services. "We are very pleased to partner with Telechips and bring the next generation of automotive infotainment Systems-on-Chip (SoC) to the automotive market.”
Key features of the HARMAN Ethernet AVB In-Vehicle networking solution include:
• An Ethernet AVB endpoint stack designed for compliance with the developing automotive specification in AVnu Alliance;
• Ethernet AVB ports for Linux, Android, RTOS and QNX;
• Endpoint implementation for IEEE802.1AS, 802.1Qav, 802.1Qat, IEEE1722 and the latest IEEE 1722a draft;
• Adaptable for all major OS platforms including Linux, Android, RTOS and QNX;
• Multimedia and network management middleware development and application;
• Application development for multimedia and network management.
Telechips’ high-end multimedia Systems-on-Chip (SoC) for automotive infotainment, TCC 893x-i Series (or above), featuring HARMAN’s Ethernet AVB in-vehicle network solution are now available.
Telechips, Inc. (telechips.com) is a leader in fabless semiconductor company fields introducing market leading products. The company designs and builds the semiconductor technologies that serve as the foundation for the world`s leading application processor for CE, Automotive, and IoT. Telechips develops AP (Application Processor) for Android HTML 5 based STB & OTT (Over The Top). Telechips delivers SoC & Solutions benefiting users with new experiences & rich multimedia service scenarios.
HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems; audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company's software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 27,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2015.
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