MediaTek Selected to Power Vewd for Automotive Platform
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Vewd, the leading provider of OTT software solutions, announced that MediaTek’s Autus I20 (MT2712) chipset has been selected as the first reference platform to power Vewd for Automotive, a branded content aggregation and monetization solution white and cloud-managed for in-car infotainment. automotive suppliers and manufacturers.
MediaTek’s customer base, streaming ecosystem partnerships, and strong technical capabilities make it the most solid supplier to meet the needs of automotive manufacturers. Together, Vewd and MediaTek will target the 70 million connected cars estimated by Strategy Analytics on the road by 2025.
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“Having deployed hundreds of millions of televisions together, bringing our combined focus to the automotive space will reduce the time to market for manufacturers and simplify the complexity of adding premium subscription services, broadcast, video on demand and audio to cars. It’s the future of automotive infotainment, delivered today.
Vewd for Automotive solves key rear seat content issues faced by manufacturers with a ready-to-deploy, turnkey solution. For automakers, in-car content represents a growing consumer demand, as well as a demand for connectivity that offers additional branding and aftermarket revenue opportunities. By partnering with content providers, manufacturers can enable new consumer models and experiences. Vewd for Automotive is expanding the entertainment options available – including radio, podcasts, broadcast TV, OTT apps, video on demand (VOD) and games to help manufacturers improve the back seat experience.
Available for all major operating systems, Vewd for Automotive provides the industry’s most comprehensive cloud-managed content solution and service offering.
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● Content licensing and rights management enables manufacturers to rapidly deploy and monetize linear TV, video on demand (VOD) and premium OTT services globally.
● The flexible core HTML5 engine that comes with a modern media player provides a secure sandbox environment for streaming or automotive applications.
● Content API to facilitate deep linking and integration of applications into the user experience of any manufacturer.
● Content certification guarantees a flawless user experience.
● Modern and flexible user interface framework for automakers creates consumer experiences for in-car content consumption.
● UX managed in the cloud customizable by car make, model and location.
“The Autus I20 is equipped with a flexible interface and multi-screen support to provide a better in-vehicle experience for consumers,” said PC Tseng, Managing Director of Intelligent Multimedia Business Unit at MediaTek. “Having deployed hundreds of millions of televisions together, bringing our combined focus to the automotive space will reduce the time to market for manufacturers and simplify the complexity of adding premium subscription services, broadcast, video on demand and audio to cars. It’s the future of automotive infotainment, delivered today.
“MediaTek is at the frontier of the automotive industry, enabling consumers to be more connected to their car, the road and the on-board experience,” said Aneesh Rajaram, CEO of Vewd. “We are excited to partner with MediaTek as we work to meet and exceed customer demand and solve the challenges facing the industry today. “
Vewd for Automotive is optimized for the MediaTek Autus I20 chipset, which provides a high-performance 6-core system-on-chip (SoC) infotainment solution for automotive manufacturers. Equipped with four high-efficiency ARM Cortex-A35 processors and two high-performance Cortex-A72 processors, the MediaTek Autus I20 can support many rich applications on the screens of in-car infotainment systems by providing multimedia processing and video interface. / very flexible audio.
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