The Hottest Thing at CES and the GENIVI Showcase WASN’T a Product

James MacTavish Blog

Device Manufacturers and Automakers finally join the connected device ecosystem using IFTTT This year I had the opportunity to not only attend CES but also exhibit at the GENIVI Showcase event held nearby at the Trump Hotel. The GENIVI Showcase is an exclusive event allowing members of the GENIVI Alliance, a nonprofit industry consortium advancing the broad adoption of open …

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SOTA Security – lessons learned from IT and mobile

Terry Hughes Blog

(This article was featured in Smart Automotive Magazine’s Jan-Feb Edition.) Section 1. The case for the secure connected car It is inevitable that cars will be connected to the internet, whether it’s via built-in cellular modems or companion smartphones. In 2015, over 20% of all cars sold worldwide had embedded connectivity and forecasts predict around 200 million internet-connected vehicles within …

AppCarousel Joins GENIVI Alliance as a Tier 1 Provider of Connected Car Infotainment Solutions

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AppCarousel to Feature New and Future Technology at the GENIVI CES 2016 Demonstration Showcase & Reception in Las Vegas   Las Vegas, Nevada – January 5, 2016 — AppCarousel, the leading provider of app platforms for connected cars, fleets and other connected devices, announced today that the company has joined the GENIVI® Alliance, a nonprofit automotive alliance committed to driving …


AppCarousel exhibiting with GENIVI at CES 2016

James MacTavish Blog

AppCarousel, a first tier member of GENIVI, is exhibiting at the GENIVI CES 2016 Demonstration Showcase and Reception alongside CES in Las Vegas on the evenings of January 6th and 7th 2016. The event is focused on showcasing the latest in In-Vehicle Infotainment solutions that work with GENIVI, and AppCarousel will be showcasing its cloud data and app platform as …

Jaguar Land Rover Chooses AppCarousel Cloud App Services

James MacTavish News, Press Releases

AppCarousel Expands the Connected Car Experience Through Live Feeds and Driver-Centric App Management San Francisco, CA—November 17, 2015 AppCarousel, the leading provider of app platforms for connected cars, fleets and other connected devices, announced that it has been selected by Jaguar Land Rover to provide and operate a range of cloud services for the provisioning of apps and content to …

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Wired reviews the new Range Rover Evoque featuring the InControl Touch Pro powered by AppCarousel

James MacTavish Blog

Today, Wired UK reviewed our partner, Jaguar Land Rover’s new 2016 Evoque Convertible, featuring their brand new InControl Touch Pro powered by our cloud app services. As one of JLR’s best sellers, Wired also highlighted that JLR wanted the Evoque to be the technology poster child of their line-up. As detailed by Wired’s Product Editor, Jeremy White, “The car’s new …

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The Connected Car Revolution – are we there yet? 4 Insights I gained from the Apps World Connected Car Panel Discussion

James MacTavish Blog

Last week I had the pleasure of exhibiting at Apps World London, which also featured our connected car partner Jaguar Land Rover, showcasing their latest in-car infotainment called InControl Touch Pro (read more about our partnership here). While the show covered innovations and trends in apps and technology for gaming, mobility, smart homes, and the internet of things, it also featured …

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What’s holding back the connected car?

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For the past few years automakers have been promising time and time again that their infotainment screens will finally match the ease and functionality of typical iOS and Android phones. Time and time again though, consumers begin to realize the infotainment units in their brand new vehicles are far from perfect. A 2014 survey conducted by Consumer Reports highlighted that …


What you might have missed at CES 2015

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The CES tradeshow is one of the world’s largest annual innovation tradeshow events, parading new tech, directions for companies, and trends that are defining markets each year. Stunningly, CES has a show floor larger than 393 basketball courts that showcases the launch of over 20,000 products on average. It’s nearly impossible to catch every exciting announcement or new tech on …

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Connected Car: 5 tips for compelling user experience

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As connected devices continue proliferate in our day to day lives, one device has struggled to be truly compelling till now: the connected car. Now utilizing new technology like 4G LTE, cloud platforms, and optimized apps, many wonder if the connected car will follow the route of mobile or become something totally different. Here are five observations that will ensure …