Cinemo to Provide Multimedia Player for Next-Generation Open Infotainment Platform from Visteon
Integrating Cinemo's Unified Media Player with leading Tier One platform will offer OEMs maximum feature sets in minimal time
Karlsruhe, Germany (June 20th, 2011) - Cinemo, developers of performance enhanced embedded multimedia technologies for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), consumer electronics, and industrial embedded computing, have today announced that Cinemo's Unified Media Player will be integrated in a next-generation Visteon open infotainment platform.
Visteon is a leading global manufacturer of automotive components, including advanced, feature-rich infotainment systems. Combined with Cinemo's expertise in developing highly-optimized, robust, automotive grade multi-zone Audio and multi-zone Video playback solutions including support for software based Rear Seat Entertainment (Distributed PlaybackTM) between multiple devices, collaboration on this technology is designed to provide automobile manufacturers flexibility through scalable solutions.
"Cinemo is proud that Visteon, a leader in the automotive space, has selected our multimedia solutions for this next-generation platform," said Jim Corbett, executive vice president, Cinemo GmbH. "Integrating our solutions in Visteon's hardware will benefit OEMs who are looking for maximum feature sets in a minimal time frame and will support Visteon's goal of enhancing in-vehicle entertainment options for consumers."
Cinemo can offer a fully embedded multimedia player that is entirely self-contained and includes a full-multimedia pipeline. This accelerates time-to-market and helps ensure a high-quality product, which is extremely important in the current competitive climate of the automotive industry.
Cinemo has been created by the former visionaries behind Nero, Richard Lesser and Jim Corbett. Highly optimized for the Intel Atom™ and ARM platforms and operating system agnostic. Cinemo develops embedded multimedia playback and streaming software solutions which can be seamlessly integrated into automotive / in-vehicle infotainment systems, consumer electronics and handheld devices, media phones, and industrial embedded computing platforms.
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.
Visteon Corporation is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative climate, interior, electronic and lighting products for vehicle manufacturers. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich. (U.S); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; the company has facilities in 26 countries and employs approximately 26,500 people. Learn more at www.visteon.com.