Wind River announced a new version of their platform for infotainment. The Wind River Platform for Infotainment is a software platform that enables automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 suppliers to develop in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) devices. Wind River Platform for Infotainment is one of the first GENIVI-compliant automotive solutions. The GENIVI Alliance is a nonprofit organization focused on increasing the adoption of an in-vehicle infotainment reference platform.
Wind River Platform for Infotainment New Features
- Support for multiple hardware architectures, including ARM and Intel Atom-based architectures
- Ready-to-go iPhone and iPod support that enables suppliers to easily integrate related solutions and reduce bill of material costs, and simulation of the iPod interface on the IVI head unit, or iPod Out feature
- Application framework designed for easy development of applications and graphical user interface creation
- Wind River Hypervisor support that enables embedded virtualization for multi-OS capabilities within the control module or head unit of the IVI device
Wind River Platform for Infotainment enables OEMs and their suppliers to deliver features such as high-end multimedia, Internet access while maintaining strong security standards, and wired or wireless connectivity options. Wind River Platform for Infotainment is compliant with the GENIVI open source platform. Wind River is a founding member of the GENIVI Alliance, and plays a key role in the consortium by developing, integrating, testing and contributing key automotive middleware and hardware integration components.
More info: Wind River In-Vehicle Infotainment