By Franz Walkembach
A revolution is taking place behind the scenes of car manufacturers’ closed doors. Software is taking center stage in the creation of a differentiated driving experience. It is a sea change from this traditionally hardware dominant world. According to a recent report from ABI Research, it’s expected that shipments of connected automotive infotainment systems will grow from 9 million in 2013 to more than 62 million in 2018 with connected navigation, multimedia streaming, social media, and in-car Wi-Fi hotspots becoming key features.
With greater connectivity and adoption of consumer electronic technologies in the car, automobiles are increasingly become more complex embedded systems. It will be important for car companies to find experts, like Wind River, to fill in their knowledge gaps when designing future generations of IVI systems.
Here’s an infographic that takes a closer look at some of today’s chief automotive software development issues:
Coming from a long embedded technology heritage, Wind River has a unique mix of embedded software and vertical market expertise to provide unmatched assistance to our customers. Building the intelligent vehicles of tomorrow starts today — innovators start with Wind River.
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