The Aricent Group, a global high value technology company has announced the launch of its Connected Car and Connected Home solutions and services, powered by the company's end-to-end LTE offerings and support from highly-qualified domain experts.
According to a recent forecast by Machina Research, there will be 18 billion M2M connections by the end of 2022 with consumer electronics (cameras, music players, TVs and cars) and intelligent buildings (security and HVAC systems) accounting for almost 70 percent of the total connections. At the same time, M2M revenues will grow to $1.2 trillion in 2022, a CAGR of 18 percent. This is a huge opportunity for equipment manufacturers to help service providers of the connected world realize cost-savings and generate new revenue streams while helping to evolve the M2M landscape with innovative services and offerings.
Today's consumers expect to stay connected wherever they are, while at home or on the road, and Aricent's Connected Car solution empowers equipment manufacturers to meet this demand.
Aricent's "LTE Connected Car" offering enables automotive manufacturers to create innovative in-vehicle infotainment systems (IVI), media entertainment platforms, which help the automotive value chain to enrich infotainment services and provide a seamless extension of media experiences to the car. Users can leverage Aricent's Connected Car solution to enable services like: in-car entertainment; remote home monitoring (Surveillance); control connected devices at home (thermostats, lights, and TVs); media synchronization between the mobiledevice and the Car Head end unit; Wi-Fi handoff; media sharing with friends/family members; monitor a vehicle's status (oil level, battery condition and tire pressure) and create alerts; and provide vehicle location and status information.
Aricent's "LTE Connected Home" solution enables home equipment manufacturers to meet the needs of today's consumers who are interested in remotely accessing, monitoring and controlling home devices. For optimal interconnectivity, the solution suite supports a wide range of standards and certifications including DLNA, UPnP, Open IPTV, NGconnect, 3GPP, DASH/IMS, MPEG-DASH, SIP, HLS (Apple) and HTTP streaming stacks. Users can leverage Aricent's Connected Home solution suite to enable the services like: home entertainment, home monitoring and device control; personal video recording (PVR); surveillance (PIP); media synchronization; and energy management.