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Cinemo to power Hirschmann Car Communication’s new eHub

Cinemo extends its co-operation with Hirschmann Car Communication to bring its high performance multimedia architecture to the eHub entertainment device

Karlsruhe, Germany, October 1st, 2014 – Cinemo, a global leader in high performance automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware, and Hirschmann Car Communication GmbH, one of the world’s foremost providers of infotainment systems and transmitter and receiver technology for vehicles, have announced their development co-operation with Hirschmann’s ground-breaking next generation personal in-car entertainment device, the eHub.

With Hirschmann’s eHub and Cinemo’s advanced multimedia framework, passengers can experience individual entertainment at the highest picture and sound level. Delivering an impressive array of multi-user capabilities as well as wireless entertainment options, Hirschmann’s eHub enables playback and streaming of videos and music along with mobile reception of Digital TV. The eHub can also act as a WLAN hotspot for CE devices, and contains both USB and SD card slots for connecting end-user mass storage.

In addition, a dedicated consumer application for iOS and Android devices powered by Cinemo's middleware, will offer full control of the eHub features including local and remote media library sharing and browsing and perfect lip synchronized audio/video playback turning iOS and Android based devices into Rear Seat Entertainment units.

“Hirschmann has consistently earned respect in the automotive industry as a trusted provider of solutions for infotainment and communication systems, so we are naturally happy to be part of the eHub eco-system” said Jim Corbett, Co-Founder of Cinemo. “eHub represents a unique approach in the way adaptable in-car entertainment can be enabled in the connected car placing the content control very much back in the hands of the user”.

“Cinemo’s multimedia expertise and flexibility was a critical factor during the development of the eHub by providing a robust and highly advanced playback and streaming solution for multiple platforms” says Thomas Adam, Head of Development of Hirschmann Car Communication. “We can be very sure that the eHub will become a revolutionary new way of how consumers enjoying infotainment in the car”.

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About Cinemo

Cinemo is a global leader in automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware in the embedded world. CPU and Operating System agnostic as well as highly optimized for low power and low footprint devices, Cinemo's unified middleware solutions decode, play, render, stream, manage and index virtually any file, disc, connected device and streaming format. Designed and optimized for the high quality requirements of the automotive industry, Cinemo’s solutions can be seamlessly integrated into entry, mid and high automotive / in-vehicle infotainment system head and rear seat units, as well as automotive Apps enabling powerful new use cases.

Cinemo GmbH is a privately held German Corporation, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany. With a dedicated and strong engineering team, Cinemo's technologies represent the best in their class.

For more information, please visit www.cinemo.com