AT&T has announced that it is to work with three more companies at its Drive Studio, a first-of-its-kind connected car center for innovation and research in Atlanta. The Drive Studio allows for the integration of AT&T solutions across multiple companies and serves as a hub to respond to the needs of automotive manufacturers and the auto ecosystem at large.
The AT&T Drive Studio will now include support from the following leaders in the connected car ecosystem:
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.,intends to showcase its newly announced Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive Solutions for infotainment and telematics at the AT&T Drive Studio. Qualcomm Technologies plans to integrate these solutions with AT&T’s Drive portfolio, including AT&T’s global SIM, bifurcated billing, voice recognition, and the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network.
RedBend – is to be a solution provider to remotely manage automotive software in the new AT&T Drive Studio. Hosted in the AT&T cloud, the Red Bend Software Management Center is a leading OMA-DM standard-based platform designed for car manufacturers to manage in-vehicle software and applications over the air with reliability and efficiency.
QuickPlay Media™ is providing an QuickPlay’s OpenVideo™ platform and will deliver Live Linear TV and streaming Video on Demand services to automotive manufacturers collaborating in the AT&T Drive Studio™. QuickPlay’s solution will enable AT&T to provide in-car “infotainment” by delivering secure streaming of hundreds of Live Linear TV channels and hours of premium VoD content.
“This is an exciting ecosystem and we are committed to leading the way to take the connected car to the next level for auto manufacturers and their drivers,” said Glenn Lurie, president, AT&T Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships, AT&T Mobility. “That’s the essence of the AT&T Drive Studio, to bring together the best players in the auto industry ecosystem to collaborate and create the future faster.”