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Airbiquity Launches TripAdvisor on Its Choreo Cloud Based Connected Car Platform Localized in 21 Languages

Airbiquity Launches TripAdvisor on Its Choreo Cloud Based Connected Car 
Platform Localized in 21 Languages 
Content Partnership Enables International Hotel and Restaurant
Information Delivery Tailored to the Unique Requirements of the
Connected Car 
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/27/14 --  Airbiquity, Inc., the
global leader in connected car services, today announced that
TripAdvisor(R), the world's largest travel site, is the latest
information and entertainment content provider deployed on its
Choreo(TM) cloud-based connected car services platform. TripAdvisor,
a leading international travel resource relied on by millions of
consumers worldwide, represents the latest addition to the growing
content portfolio available to Airbiquity's automotive market
customers.  
"TripAdvisor is a well-recognized brand and travel information leader
that clearly recognizes the increasing importance of reaching and
serving the connected car market," said Kamyar Moinzadeh, Airbiquity
CEO & President. "We're thrilled to include them in our content
portfolio and help them reach the expanding connected car consumer
audience supported by our Choreo platform." 
As with all of Airbiquity's content provider deployments, TripAdvisor
has been integrated into the Choreo connected car platform software
and vehicle head units to maintain the TripAdvisor brand and user
experience, enable personalized driver content, and ensure the
mitigation of driver distraction for safety. The TripAdvisor user
application on the Airbiquity Choreo platform includes the following
features: 


 
--  Voice-recognition and text-to-speech for hands free driving that
    enhances driver safety
--  GPS and one touch directions integrated into the vehicle navigation
    system to easily locate destinations
--  Automated mobile phone calling via Bluetooth from restaurant and hotel
    listings to make reservations quickly and easily
--  Disabled text input while the vehicle is in motion to ensure driver
    safety
--  Auto-enabled voice search while the vehicle is in-motion to reduce
    driver distraction

  
"TripAdvisor sees strong potential in extending our brand and user
experience into the connected car market. Airbiquity's application
and content integration expertise, and increasing adoption of the
Choreo platform by leading automotive brands, will be strategic
assets in delivering our wealth of essential travel information to
consumers in their cars," said Katherine Bose, Director of Business
Development for Mobile, TripAdvisor. 
To assist and streamline the application and content provider
integration process, Airbiquity offers an App Developer Program
(http://www.airbiquity.com/developer_program.php) that includes APIs,
sample code, sample integrations, interactive web portal, and
software libraries. After the initial integration, Airbiquity
continually manages content provider updates through the Choreo
platform ensuring drivers have access to the latest and most widely
used applications and content. Automotive OEMs also have the ability
to plan and manage their connected car programs using Choreo,
including issuing dynamic updates of connected car systems,
applications and content without the involvement of the vehicle
owner.  
Learn more about Airbiquity and the Choreo connected car cloud
platform by viewing this video. 
About Airbiquity
 Airbiquity is the global leader in connected car
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 connected
car today with the industry's most advanced cloud based connected car
delivery platform: "Choreo." Working in partnership with Airbiquity,
automotive manufacturers, tier 1 suppliers and mobile network
operators are delivering customized connected car solutions meeting
the management, safety and infotainment needs of their customers in
50+ countries and 30+ 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. To learn more about Airbiquity visit
www.airbiquity.com. 
Airbiquity is a trademark of Airbiquity Inc. 
About TripAdvisor
 TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site*,
enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor
offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of
travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking
tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community
in the world, with more than 260 million unique monthly visitors**,
and more than 125 million reviews and opinions covering more than 3.1
million accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. The sites
operate in 34 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com.
TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated
division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of
monthly TripAdvisor visitors. To learn more about TripAdvisor visit
www.tripadvisor.com 
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, June
2013
 **Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, July 2013 
TripAdvisor is a trademark of TripAdvisor Inc. 
CONTACT:
Ashley Garing
Airbiquity PR
+1-951-719-1040
media@airbiquity.com 
 
 
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