• Integration of Jungo Connectivity’s MediaCore multimedia middleware with TI’s OMAP5 SoC
  • Joint systems already in production by OEM customers
  • Demonstrates Jungo Connectivity’s ongoing commitment to TI automotive platforms


NETANYA, ISRAEL, OCTOBER 8th 2013Jungo Connectivity Ltd, a leading provider of automotive middleware and connectivity solutions, today announced the availability of its MediaCore multimedia middleware on the OMAP5 platform from Texas Instruments (TI.)

OMAP 5 is the most recent generation of TI’s OMAP, a system-on chip designed for multimedia applications running in automobiles. The porting of MediaCore to OMAP 5 positions both companies to benefit from future opportunities in the In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) market.

MediaCore, from Jungo Connectivity, is an automotive multimedia middleware that facilitates the rapid development of embedded multimedia players for IVI systems. It supports playback and distribution of media in the car and provides connectivity to all the different smartphones and protocols needed for an enhanced IVI multimedia experience

The latest version of MediaCore that has been integrated with OMAP 5 includes support for DLNA and the latest Apple protocols, enhanced media indexing, and full audio and video playback leveraging hardware acceleration from the OMAP 5 system-on-chip.

A number of automotive customers are already in production using the TI-Jungo solution.

“By porting the latest generation MediaCore to OMAP 5, we are demonstrating our full commitment to the Texas Instrument Automotive platforms and our determination to continue supporting them moving forward,” said Jungo Connectivity CEO Ophir Herbst.

“Jungo Connectivity provides our customers, using MediaCore, with a compelling IVI multimedia middleware available on production-ready automotive grade ARM® Cortex™-A15 processors,” said Matthew Watson, product line manager, automotive infotainment processor, Texas Instruments. “We are excited to work with Jungo to provide state-of-the-art infotainment solutions, which also support the latest Apple protocols in vehicles.” Evaluation versions of the joint TI-Jungo system are now available for assessment by customers and partners.