Jungo expands its Automotive Middleware to provide full connectivity for Android devices

 

Highlights

  • Full Android connectivity support, including AOAP, Bluetooth, Wireless digital Video/Audio content sharing, MTP, Phone Mirroring, Pandora radio, Voice calls, Messaging and OEM smartphone applications
  • Comprehensive multimedia management, including indexing, browsing and streaming from connected android devices
  • Advanced Android smartphone content management

SAN JOSE, CA, February 23, 2011 - Jungo Ltd,. a leading provider of high-quality connectivity software, today announced the expansion of its Automotive Connectivity Middleware to support Android-based mobile handsets and tablets.
Support includes all common protocols and transport streams used by Android smartphones, including USB, Bluetooth, WiFi transports and Wireless digital video/audio content sharing, Android Accessory, MTP protocols – covering applications such as phone management, multimedia management, internet connectivity and applications streaming.

With extended support for Android mobile devices, Jungo’s Automotive Connectivity Middleware provides enhanced functionality in three areas: connectivity, multimedia and phone management.
The middleware’s connectivity support includes the ability to manage Android devices, which support Wireless digital video/audio content sharing for streaming content within the vehicle and tightly-coupled communication with Android smartphones over the AOAP protocol. In addition, support for various mirroring technologies – to mirror Android-based devices screen in the in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) display – are pre-integrated in the middleware.

The Jungo Automotive Connectivity Middleware multimedia engine supports file management capabilities, including the scanning, indexing, browsing and streaming of audio and video files from multiple Android devices and other sources connected to the IVI system. The phone management capabilities of the Jungo middleware now include the transparent sharing of contact information – e.g. the download of phone contacts from the Android device to the IVI system -and direct dialing from the IVI system (via touch screen or voice recognition) without interfacing directly with the Android device.

Introducing the enhanced middleware, Jungo General Manager Connectivity Ophir Herbst said: “Jungo’s Automotive Connectivity Middleware was designed to support the needs of IVI manufacturers to connect to any device over any protocol and for any application” he added “Extending the middleware to support any Android based smartphone and tablet over any protocol enables IVI manufacturers to bring the latest consumer technologies into the car and extend the associated user experience.

To learn more about Jungo’s Automotive Connectivity Middleware or to meet with Jungo representatives at the upcoming World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, please contact Jungo or visit www.jungo.com/st

Daphna Kushnir
Manager, Marketing Communications
Jungo Ltd.
T: 1-877-514-0537 ext.101 (USA)
T: +972-74-7212101 (World Wide)
M: +972-54-4580642
daphna@jungo.com

About Jungo

Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company, is a provider of connectivity and multimedia software solutions. Jungo’s products enable semiconductor companies, device manufacturers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to easily develop products that intelligently connect with any portable device over various protocols for any application. Jungo solutions have been deployed in global markets throughout various industries including the automotive industry, mobile communications, digital TV, point-of-sale, medical equipment and defense industries.

 To find out more about Jungo, visit www.jungo.com/st

About NDS

NDS Group Ltd. creates the technologies and applications that enable pay-TV operators to securely deliver digital content to TV STBs (set-top boxes), DVRs (digital video recorders), PCs, mobiles and other multimedia devices. Over 90 of the world’s leading pay-TV platforms rely on NDS solutions to protect and enhance their business.

 

NDS Group Ltd. is a private company owned by the Permira Funds and News Corporation. See www.nds.com for more information.

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