Airbiquity Selected as Global Connected Car Solution by Nissan Motor Co.
Airbiquity's Smartphone Integration Solution and Choreo(TM) Cloud
Platform Featured on Nissan Models Worldwide Starting With 2014
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/07/13 -- Airbiquity, Inc., a
global leader in connected vehicle services, today announced the
international rollout of the NissanConnect(TM) Apps service powered
by Airbiquity's Smartphone Integration solution and Choreo(TM)
private cloud platform.
With this launch, Nissan becomes the first automotive brand to
globally introduce connected car technology using a single connected
vehicle services platform, Airbiquity's Choreo, providing connected
car technology that integrates popular smartphone apps, cloud content
and services into the consumer driving experience. By enabling driver
smartphone apps and content to be fully integrated into the vehicle
displays, switches and voice recognition systems, Nissan leads the
way in providing consumers with cutting edge vehicle connectivity and
The Airbiquity Smartphone Integration solution will be deployed in
select Nissan vehicles worldwide beginning in September and October
with the 2014 Altima sedan in North America. Regional rollouts will
follow for more Nissan models, reaching 50 countries and 32 languages
by the end of 2014.
"Consumer expectations regarding smartphones, apps, services and
cloud content being part of their driving experience are fueling
increased interest in connected car features. Airbiquity's Smartphone
Integration solution enables Nissan to meet this demand," said Kamyar
Moinzadeh, Chief Executive Officer of Airbiquity. "Today's
announcement is evidence of the partnership between our companies
that began with the global CARWINGS system in Nissan LEAF and is now
expanding to new model lines."
Leading OEMs understand the strategic and economic value in
leveraging Airbiquity's Choreo cloud platform to efficiently and
effectively manage connected car programs and related smartphone
application, cloud content and service delivery offerings. Airbiquity
is committed to continued partnership and technology innovation with
its OEM customers to create the most superlative connected car
experiences in the automotive industry today.
eo platform is unique in its ability to enable
automakers to create, deliver and manage their connected car
experiences on a global scale without having to become smartphone app
integration or content experts," said Roger C. Lanctot, Associate
Director of the Global Automotive Practice at Strategy Analytics.
"Given the strength of their platform and proven ability to work with
OEMs, wireless carriers and Tier 1 suppliers, I expect Airbiquity to
strengthen its market position and accelerate revenue growth as the
connected car market rapidly expands."
Learn more about Airbiquity and the Choreo connected vehicle services
cloud platform by viewing this video.
Airbiquity is the global leader in connected
vehicle services and a pioneer in the development and engineering of
automotive telematics technology, the foremost application of
Machine-to-Machine (M2M). Airbiquity enables the vision of the
"connected car" today with the industry's most advanced cloud based
vehicle services delivery platform: "Choreo." Working in partnership
with Airbiquity, automotive manufacturers, tier 1 suppliers and fleet
management are delivering customized connected car solutions meeting
the management, safety and infotainment needs of their customers in
50 countries and 32 languages. Looking beyond automotive, Airbiquity
is extending its innovative solutions to enable the next wave of M2M
applications serving the Home Automation, Medical and Utility
industries. Learn more about Airbiquity at www.airbiquity.com.
Airbiquity is a trademark of Airbiquity Inc.
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