UK: Jaguar Land Rover has teamed up with Xchanging and Arynga to create a proof of concept that allows remote software and firmware updates to be sent to vehicles over standard network protocols. The proof of concept has been created on openly available hardware with an Intel CPU, using the Tizen open source Linux distribution as a software platform with latest HTML5 graphical user interface. Tizen was chosen as a GENIVI compliant reference.
A key component of the solution will be CarSync, Arynga’s Software over the Air (SOTA) product, along with Xchanging’s Vehicle Management Systems cloud based applications and interfaces.
David Carpini, President of Xchanging Solutions (USA), said: “Xchanging is delighted to be able to showcase our solution with our partner Arynga’s CarSync technology in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover. We are excited to be one of the first global service providers to offer a comprehensive end to end Vehicle Management Solution based on Arynga’s CarSync SOTA solution for today’s automotive market.”
Matt Jones, Senior Technical Specialist for Infotainment at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “This proof of concept was created in less than 12 weeks and was built on an Open Source framework, along with the Arynga CarSync technology and Xchanging’s VMS services. This shows the real power of open platform development going forward. We look forward to showcasing the output of the collaboration.”
Walter J. Buga, CEO of Arynga, said: “We are at the beginning of an exciting new era of connected vehicle interacting with hundreds of in vehicle systems and customer devices, and cloud based applications such as music, video, and social networking. OTA updating of these systems and applications will drive a landmark series of benefits for the supply chain, the OEMs and ultimately the consumer. Arynga is excited about partnering with Xchanging to leverage our technologies and showcase them on the Jaguar Open Source framework.”