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ACCESS Launches Enhanced Android Based In-Vehicle Entertainment Solutions at IAA

Source: Access Co.

Oberhausen, 19 September 2019 − ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that an integration of its ACCESS Twine™ for Car (Twine4Car) automotive infotainment service platform will be available for Bosch’s Android-based in-vehicle infotainment-system (IVI). The collaboration helps Bosch extend its core platform with a flexible app solution, which also includes an app store, a fully OEM brandable HMI, media sharing and multi-device synchronised content playback. The joint solution will debut and be demonstrated at IAA (Frankfurt, 12 – 22 September 2019).

“In-vehicle infotainment systems are an increasingly important factor in car purchasing decisions, so it’s important that companies like ACCESS and Bosch are working together to show just how exciting and personalized today’s infotainment solutions can be,” said Dr. Neale Foster, CEO at ACCESS Europe, “By combining our app store, content portfolio and media solutions, Bosch can offer an even more sophisticated infotainment system that will enable car OEMs to offer engaging in-car experiences that will drive future consumer car buying choices.”

Visitors to the Bosch stand at IAA, will see demos that include the following ACCESS solutions:

  • ACCESS Twine™ for Car 2.0 – a unique solution that combines a white-labelled content streaming service with an infotainment services platform.
  • ACCESS Twine for Car™ App Store – an automotive app store that enables OEMs to deliver extended functionality over the vehicle lifetime without the need for costly Over The Air (OTA) vehicle updates.
  • ACCESS Twine™ for Car HMI – A custom human machine interface (HMI) created for IAA to show how OEMs can provide a branded experience for their customers. Features include local media and app playback on Bosch IVI devices

ACCESS’ solutions have been shipped in over 1.5 billion devices worldwide to provide connected entertainment in cars, smartphones, tablets, game consoles and more. ACCESS works with Tier 1s, studios, broadcasters, content rights owners, consultants, the legal profession, licensing and collecting societies, Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology and infrastructure providers to enable the integration and provisioning of state-of-the-art content and streaming services.

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About ACCESS
Since 1984, ACCESS CO., LTD. (Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Index, 4813) has provided advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies to telecom carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasting and publishing companies, the automotive industry and energy infrastructure providers around the world. The company develops mobile software solutions that have been installed on over 1.5 billion devices, and network software solutions that have been used by over 300 telecommunication equipment manufacturers. Utilizing its network virtualization technology skills and knowledge, the company is currently focusing on the development and commercialization of Internet of Things (IoT) and media solutions that combine embedded and cloud technology. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States to support and expand its business globally. Learn more about ACCESS at www.access-company.com.