Gemalto enables Audi’s industry-first embedded 4G LTE infotainment systemTweet
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that its Cinterion® range of automotive-grade M2M technology is providing 4G connectivity for Audi’s industry-first, embedded LTE infotainment system. Enhanced “Audi connect” services available in the Audi A3 vehicles will enrich mobile lifestyles for both drivers and passengers offering high-speed, low latency connectivity, and a suite of advanced features including mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, Internet radio, Web services and an improved navigation system.
- Gemalto’s Cinterion® range of automotive-grade M2M technology is providing 4G connectivity for Audi’s industry-first, embedded LTE infotainment system.
- With the Gemalto-enabled, LTE-ready Audi connect, users can enjoy simultaneous voice and data services, advanced navigation with street level imagery streamed to the vehicle, multimedia streaming and downloads, plus a mobile Wi-Fi hot spot for up to eight devices
- In the custom solution for Audi, Gemalto transformed consumer-grade LTE technology, enhancing it to fulfill specific industrial and automotive requirements.
We've relied on Gemalto's market-leading Cinterion products for its unrivaled expertise and highest quality for more than a decade, helping Audi deliver next-generation services to our discerning drivers and realize the promise of a truly ?connected car. Gemalto?s scalable automotive M2M solution allows us to seamlessly and quickly migrate from 3G to LTE, delivering a faster, more dynamic product that embodies our leadership through innovation.
Ricky Hudi, Chief Executive Engineer of Electrics/Electronics, AUDI AG
Gemalto is at the forefront of both LTE and automotive-grade M2M development, offering the industry's first solution for embedded in-vehicle LTE technology. This highly innovative and ultra-rugged, reliable technology allows longstanding partners like Audi to leverage the benefits of being first-to-market. 4G is crucial to delivering high bandwidth, real time services that create a truly transformative mobile infotainment experience for customers.
Norbert Muhrer, Senior Vice President of Gemalto M2M