Airbiquity Inc., the global leader in connected carservices, today announced the deployment of two best-of-breed content providersto serve the European connected car market, including Eurosport.com, theleading sports news and information provider in Europe, and NAVX, the leadingfuel station location, pricing, parking, and EV charge point informationprovider. Both deployments reflect thegrowing importance of the connected car market, driver demand for locallyrelevant in-vehicle infotainment, and the continued regionalization of theAirbiquity smartphone app and cloud content portfolio made available to theirautomotive OEM customers.
Airbiquity’s Choreo connected car services platformprovides the latest vehicle connectivity technology, program services,management capabilities, and the ability to easily customize, deploy, and scaleconnected car programs in 50+ countries and 30+ languages. Airbiquity’s DriverExperience solution, which runs on the Choreo platform, enables turnkeyinfotainment delivery featuring a managed portfolio of popular global andregional smartphone apps, cloud content, and support for basic and premiumautomotive services if desired.
Airbiquity’s integration of the NAVX fuel finderapplication enables real-time fuel station location and pricing data, one-touchnavigation, and helpful calling features allowing drivers to easily locate andcontact the nearest preferred fuel station. NAVX also lets drivers assess fuelstations sorted by distance, price, or brand. When a selection is made NAVX automatically activates the vehicleon-board navigation system and efficiently directs drivers to their desiredlocation.
Airbiquity’s Eurosport.com integration provides Europeandrivers with the latest news and updates for a wide spectrum of popular sportsto European fans, including international coverage of football, tennis, FormulaOne racing, cycling, rugby, cricket, winter sports, Olympics, and more. Eurosport content is displayed directly onthe vehicle head unit and utilizes enhanced text to speech capability to readheadlines, news stories, and the latest scores to drivers thereby minimizingdistractions and helping to keep their eyes on the road.
“Eurosport.com is Europe’s #1 online sportsdestination with a very loyal user base featuring an average of 20 millionunique visitors per month, and NAVX is the de facto regional source for fuelprice information,” said David Jumpa, Airbiquity Chief Revenue Officer.”By partnering with these highly regarded content providers we’re able tooffer rich, localized connected car infotainment to our automotive OEMcustomers and their European drivers further solidifying our position as theglobal leader in connected car solutions.”
Airbiquity’s Choreo connected car services deliveryplatform serves over 4 million vehicles around the world and supports hundredsof millions of vehicle transactions per month for leading automotive OEMs. Driver Experience, Airbiquity’s latestproduct offering, was announced in 2013 and began providing infotainmentdelivery for Nissan North American Altima and Rogue model lines. Since then Airbiquity’s Nissan deployment hasgone global and now encompasses nine model lines: Altima, Frontier, Juke,March, Rogue, Sentra, Serena, Versa, and Xterra.
Airbiquity is the global leader in connected vehicleservices and a pioneer in the development and engineering of automotivetelematics technology, the foremost application of Machine-to-Machine (M2M).Airbiquity enables the vision of the connected car today with the industry’smost advanced cloud based connected car services delivery platform:”Choreo.” Working in partnership with Airbiquity, automotivemanufacturers, tier one suppliers, and mobile network operators are deliveringcustomized connected car solutions meeting the management, safety, andinfotainment needs of their customers in 50+ countries and 30+ languages.Looking beyond automotive, Airbiquity is extending its innovative solutions toenable the next wave of M2M applications serving the Home Automation, Medicaland Utility industries. To learn more about Airbiquity visit www.airbiquity.com.
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About Eurosport Group
This year Eurosport celebrates 25 years of leadership inlive sports broadcasting and digital innovation. The Eurosport Group isEurope’s leading sports entertainment group. In 2014, Discovery Communications,the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer, took controlling ownership of Eurosport,expanding its portfolio to reach 2.7 billion cumulative subscribers across morethan 220 countries and territories. Eurosport, the #1 pan-European TV channel,broadcasts in 20 languages and reaches 135 million homes across 54 countries.Eurosport HD is the high definition simulcast of Eurosport. Eurosport 2broadcasts to 72 million households in 18 languages across 51 countries.Eurosport 2 HD was launched in August 2009. Eurosport Asia-Pacific reaches 16 countriesin the region and launched an HD channel in September 2011. Eurosportnews isthe sports news channel transmitted worldwide. Eurosport.com, Europe’s #1online sports destination, has up to 23 million unique users per month(comScore) across an international network of sports websites in 11 languages,including Yahoo! co-branded sites in Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK. TheEurosport.com free mobile applications are available in 10 languages. EurosportPlayer, Eurosport’s online TV service, provides LIVE and on-demand sports tofans’ PCs in 53 countries and the Player application is available for mobile,tablet and connected TV in up to 40 countries. Eurosport Events is the group’sexpert division in the management and promotion of international sportingevents.