The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global technologies for phone-centric carconnectivity solutions, today announced the MirrorLinkâ„¢ Developer Fast Track, anew program that makes it as easy as possible for developers to achieveMirrorLink-certification for their apps.
The CCC also announced that Glympse, Coyote andParkopedia are the first developers to have been admitted to the program.Ultimately the MirrorLink Developer Fast Track will bring moreMirrorLink-enabled apps to the world faster â€“ and will enrich value for theMirrorLink-enabled cars and smartphones on the market today.
â€œThe MirrorLink Developer Fast Track identifies andpartners with developers who have compelling apps for the driving environment,â€said MirrorLink Evangelist Antti Aumo. â€œIn order for the MirrorLink app ecosystemto reach its full potential, the CCC feels it essential to cultivate andpromote organizations with the power to unleash truly disruptive content thatwill both redefine connected driving and exemplify MirrorLink’s coreattributes.â€
At a glance, the MirrorLink Developer Fast Track offersdevelopers partners the following benefits:
– Direct, enhanced access to technical support â€“ to makeadapting an app to MirrorLink as easy as possible.
– Inclusion in CCC marketing and communications programs,including press, Web, social media and conferences
– Promotion of the app among CCC members, includingnewsletters, member workshops, etc.
– Potential reduction in test-lab costs
MirrorLink is the leading industry standard forcar-smartphone connectivity and is designed for maximum interoperabilitybetween a wide range of smartphones and cars. It’s also the only OS- andOEM-agnostic standard for car-smartphone connectivity. Ultimately MirrorLinkgives consumers freedom of choice and peace of mind when it comes to usingtheir favorite devices in their favorite cars.
About the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC)
The CCC is dedicated to cross-industry collaboration indeveloping MirrorLinkâ„¢ global standards and solutions for smartphone andin-vehicle connectivity. The organization’s more than 100 members representmore than 80 percent of the world’s auto market, more than 70 percent of theglobal smartphone market and a who’s who of aftermarket consumer electronicsvendors. For further information, please visit www.mirrorlink.com.