Appcelerator and DENSO Drive Next-Generation Mobile Experience for
Appcelerator and DENSO Create Development Solution for Integrated
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/12 -- Appcelerator(R),
the leading mobile platform company, today announced a partnership
with DENSO Corporation, a leading automotive supplier, to create a
development solution for in-car applications that are fully
integrated with vehicle information systems. Integrating the
capabilities of a leading automotive telematics provider and a proven
mobile application development platform, this partnership enables the
automotive industry to create compelling user experiences in an
Appcelerator's Titanium technology will be closely integrated into
DENSO's NaviBridge Module, enabling any Titanium app to transmit
points of interest, such as restaurant or museum locations, to
in-dash navigational systems that support NaviBridge. The first
comprehensive development and delivery solution involving software,
hardware and services, this partnership indicates both parties
leading roles in bringing mobile applications into non-traditional
"This is a significant opportunity for us to merge our capabilities.
We understand the needs of the automotive industry and the safety
considerations that must be built into every automotive feature, and
Appcelerator has the tools to support us through its mobile
development expertise and platform," said Doug Patton, senior vice
president of Engineering at DENSO International America, Inc. "As
mobile technologies become increasingly critical components of
automotive telematics solutions, DENSO greatly benefits from having
access to Appcelerator's industry-leading development technology and
its large ecosystem of mobile application developers. Because of our
work together, we will empower the automotive industry to deliver the
richest in-car applications while maintaining the highest safety
precautions for our customers."
Because DENSO is a trusted supplier to automotive manufacturers, this
partnership grants Appcelerator's developer community unique access
to an environment that is typically unavailable. By opening a new
vertical market for existing and future applications, developers have
new, incremental revenue opportunities.
"As one of the world's top suppliers of automotive telematics
solutions, DENSO provides outstanding validation for the
applicability and extensibility of the Titanium platform for
opportunities outside traditional mobile devices," said Sandeep
Johri, chief operating officer for Appcelerator. "Working with Denso
is inspiring us to think well beyond the mobile device for developing
rich applications -- TVs, refrigerators, and appliances are just a
few of the other intriguing form factors for Appcelerator to lead the
way in multi-platform application development."
Appcelerator's Titanium is the leading open
source mobile platform of choice for thousands of companies seizing
the mobile opportunity. With more than 50,000 applications deployed
on 80 million devices, Appcelerator's award-winning Titanium platform
leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system APIs to
create native iOS and Android apps, and HTML5 mobile web apps.
Customers who standardize on the Titanium Platform get to market 70
percent faster and can quickly optimize business results with
analytics-driven insights into user behavior and app performance.
Open and fully extensible, Titanium makes it easy to integrate data,
content and services from a variety of sources into mobile
applications to leverage best-of-breed capabilities. Appcelerator
Cloud Services (ACS) provides instant social, location, communication
and content features for user-centric mobility. Appcelerator's
worldwide ecosystem includes 350,000 mobile developers and hundreds
of ISVs and integration partners. Please visit
About DENSO Corporation
DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya,
Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of
advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal,
powertrain control, electric, electronics and information and safety.
Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the
company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 35 countries
and regions (including Japan) and employs over 120,000 people.
Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012,
totaled US$38.4 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.5 percent of
its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO
common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For
more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media
website at www.densomediacenter.com.
In North America, DENSO's consolidated sales totaled US$6.2 billion
for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012. The North American DENSO
Group employs more than 14,000 people at 28 consolidated companies
and affiliates. Of these, 26 are manufacturing facilities located in
the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
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