AllGo’s Android Auto, CarPlay SDKs and RACE Multimedia Engine available on CSRatlas7™ to customers worldwide
Date : June 2015
AllGo Systems, the leading product design company focused on providing embedded multimedia solutions for automotive and
consumer markets, and CSR plc, a leading provider of location, connectivity, infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive market, today announced the availability of AllGo RACE Smartphone Connectivity Suite on CSR’s CSRatlas7™ automotive System on Chip (SoC).
AllGo’s RACE Smartphone Connectivity Suite enables automotive head units to connect to and control applications running on smartphones and tablets. RACE Smartphone Connectivity Suite consists of Android Auto Projection, CarPlay and MirrorLink. RACE Smartphone connectivity stacks are full featured, high performance and production proven SDKs supported on multiple operating systems. AllGo also provides the associated stacks, drivers and audio/video specific platform integration capabilities, thereby offering a one-stop solution to customers eager to go to production in the least amount of time.
CSR has integrated the AllGo RACE Smartphone Connectivity Suite with its new CSRatlas7™ solution which combines infotainment, connectivity and location features. The turnkey SoC will enable automotive manufacturers to cost-effectively extend exciting new and competitive features usually associated with high-end vehicles, including accessing mobile applications from the head unit, to entry and mid-level cars. The highly integrated application processor has a dual-core CPU and GPU architecture with integrated peripherals, including Bluetooth®, Software Defined Radio (SDR), GNSS baseband, an audio DSP and high quality audio-codecs components.
“We are very happy to be working with CSR in the IVI market,” said K. Srinivasan, Director & CEO, AllGo Systems. “With our production proven middleware, combined with our deep expertise in Auto Infotainment solutions, this collaboration enables us to provide optimised media and connectivity solutions for the Connected Display Radio market to Tier 1s and automakers worldwide.”
RACE Smartphone Connectivity Suite is also pre-integrated with AllGo’s RACE Multimedia Engine (MME), a full featured, highly configurable and portable media engine that enables fast media browsing and playback from popular multimedia devices, including stored media, smart phones and streaming. RACE MME supports unified metadata browsing across devices with fast data base build up, superior search and multi-language sorting capability. RACE MME support for all the popular Smartphone connectivity protocols ensures that the automotive OEMs can offer unmatched media capability to their end consumers.
“The challenge for the automotive manufacturers of today is meeting consumer demand for a multitude of connected features, including accessing smartphone content on the head unit,” said Manfred Schlett, Vice President Platform Marketing at CSR. “CSRatlas7 simplifies this by combining all these features in one highly integrated SoC. By pre-integrating best-in-class solutions like AllGo RACE Smartphone Connectivity Suite with our own technology and by reducing overall BOM costs by up to 30 percent, we are helping our customers get to market fast with the features that will give them competitive edge.”
AllGo Systems and CSR will showcase this collaboration for the first time during TU Automotive 2015 exhibition demo at booth C-130, Novi, Michigan during June 3-4, 2015.
About AllGo Systems
AllGo Systems, founded in 2005, is a leading product design company focused on providing multimedia solutions for automotive and computer vision markets. We license our Multimedia / Smartphone Connectivity software, ADAS solutions and multimedia codecs to automotive customers worldwide. Our production proven media & connectivity middleware, along with our BSP development and system integration capabilities, make us a one-stop provider for high quality infotainment solutions. Our enterprise grade advanced video analytics solution AllGoVision has been deployed worldwide in video surveillance markets.
AllGo has offices in India and US with sales and support across the globe. Please visit www.allgosystems.com and follow us on Twitter @AllGoSystems and LinkedIn.
At CSR we push every boundary™ to solve challenges and deliver innovations that help customers differentiate and win in the fast-evolving consumer electronics market. Our technologists are improving people’s lifestyles and unlocking the true potential of seamless connectivity and the Internet of Things by developing and integrating silicon, software and services for customers in Voice & Music, Connectivity and Bluetooth® Smart, Automotive Infotainment, Document Imaging and Location. For more information, visit www.csr.com, our blog, YouTube, Facebook or Twitter. For more information on aptX®, the audio codec that has revolutionized the wireless listening experience, visit www.aptx.com.