New wave of MirrorLink-certified apps puts the connected car in Drive
Beaverton, OR – October 5, 2015 — The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global technologies for phone-centric car connectivity solutions, today announced the first graduating class of apps from the MirrorLink ® Developer Fast Track, a program that makes it as easy as possible for developers to achieve MirrorLink-certification. All seven apps represent a new era of connected driving as they allow drivers to access content with greater responsibility and ease of use.
The first graduating class of MirrorLink Fast Track apps is as follows:
“As more leading vehicles and smartphones become MirrorLink-enabled, the dashboard has emerged as an innovation platform for developers and has given rise to a new wave of creative apps for the driving environment,” said Alan Ewing, President and Executive Director of the CCC. “The MirrorLink app ecosystem is steadily growing, and we are thrilled to work with our developer partners to reinvent connected driving with truly disruptive content.”
The MirrorLink Developer Fast Track was created to bring MirrorLink-enabled apps to the world faster, enriching value for the millions of MirrorLink-enabled cars and smartphones shipping globally today. The program offers developer partners the following benefits:
MirrorLink is the most ingenious way to bring smartphone content to the dash. Huge icons make apps easy to use and smart technology knows if the car is in Park or Drive. Designed for maximum interoperability between a wide range of smartphones and cars, MirrorLink is the only OS- and OEM-agnostic standard for car-smartphone connectivity where no single entity has a controlling stake.
About the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC)
The CCC is dedicated to cross-industry collaboration in developing MirrorLink® global standards and solutions for smartphone and in-vehicle connectivity. The organization’s 100 members represent 70 percent of the world’s auto market, 70 percent of the global smartphone market and a who’s who of aftermarket consumer electronics vendors. For further information, please visit www.mirrorlink.com.
Finn Partners for the CCC