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Gemalto verhilft Audi zu branchenweit erstem Infotainmentsystem mit Embedded-4G-LTE-Technologie

Gemalto, das weltweit führende Unternehmen auf dem Gebiet der digitalen Sicherheit, stattet das LTE-Infotainmentsystem von Audi mit seinen für den Automotive-Markt konzipierten Cinterion® Mobilfunkmodulen aus. Audi wird seine optimierten Services unter dem Namen Audi-Connect in Fahrzeugen der A3-Reihe anbieten. Mit den 4G-LTE-Diensten erhalten sowohl der Fahrer als auch seine Insassen ein attraktives Infotainmentangebot. Die Services greifen auf eine High-Speed-Mobilfunkverbindung zurück und beinhalten moderne Leistungsmerkmale wie einen mobilen Wi-Fi-Hotspot, Internetradio, Web-Services und ein optimiertes Navigationssystem.

Die Gemalto-unterstützten, LTE-fähigen Audi-Connect-Dienste erlauben Anwendern Sprach- und Datendienste gleichzeitig zu nutzen. Darüber hinaus bietet die Lösung eine optimierte Navigation mit Bildern auf Straßenebene, die dem PKW digital zugespielt werden und damit immer auf dem neuesten Stand sind. Zudem können Anwender über die Dienste Multimedia-Streaming und -Downloads durchführen und erhalten einen mobilen Wi-Fi-Hotspot für bis zu acht Geräte. Die von der Lösung unterstützten Infotainment-Dienste versuchen zunächst auf eine High-Speed-4G-LTE-Verbindung zurückzugreifen. Sollte ein entsprechendes Mobilfunknetz nicht verfügbar sein, wird das 3G-Netz verwendet. Dadurch sind unterwegs die gleichen hohen Datenraten möglich, wie sie Anwender aus dem Büro oder zuhause von modernen Internetanschlüssen gewohnt sind. Gemalto hat seine führende Cinterion-Automotive-M2M-Technologie so entwickelt, dass sie auch unter den herausfordernden Einsatzbedingungen im Automobil eine bestmögliche Leistung bietet. In der speziell von Gemalto für Audi entwickelten Lösung wurde die consumer-orientierte LTE-Technologie so angepasst, dass sie auch harte, industrielle und für die Automobilbranche typische Anforderungen erfüllt.

„Wir vertrauen den marktführenden Cinterion-Produkten von Gemalto seit mehr als einem Jahrzehnt", sagt Ricky Hudi, Chief Executive Engineer of Electrics/Electronics bei Audi. „Grund dafür sind das unschlagbare Fachwissen und die außergewöhnlich hohen Qualitätsstandards, die sich in den Lösungen wiederfinden. Mit ihnen kann Audi seinen anspruchsvollen Autofahrern mobile Dienste der nächsten Generation bieten und seine Vision eines ganzheitlich verbundenen Fahrzeugs verwirklichen. Die skalierbare M2M-Automotive-Lösung von Gemalto erlaubt uns, nahtlos und schnell von 3G zu LTE zu migrieren. Dadurch können wir Kunden ein schnelleres, dynamischeres Produkt bieten, das unserem Innovationsbestreben entspricht.”

„Gemalto ist Spitzenreiter - sowohl bei der Entwicklung von LTE- als auch Automotive-M2M-Technologie", sagt Norbert Muhrer, Senior Vice President bei Gemalto M2M. „Wir bieten die branchenweit erste Lösung für LTE, die in Fahrzeuge eingebettet werden kann. Diese innovative, höchst robuste und zuverlässige Technik ermöglicht langjährigen Partnern wie Audi die Vorteile eines Branchen-Pioniers voll auszuschöpfen. 4G ist die Voraussetzung, um Breitband und Echtzeit-Services zu ermöglichen und so Kunden von Automobilherstellern unterwegs ein komplett neues Infotainment-Erlebnis zu bieten."

Über Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) ist das weltweit führende Unternehmen auf dem Gebiet der digitalen Sicherheit. Das Unternehmen erzielte 2011 einen Jahresumsatz von 2 Milliarden Euro. Gemalto beschäftigt über 10.000 Mitarbeiter in insgesamt 74 Niederlassungen und 14 Forschungs- und Service-Zentren in 43 Ländern.

Gemalto ist ein integraler Bestandteil der entstehenden digitalen Gesellschaft. Milliarden von Menschen weltweit wollen heute überall, jederzeit und uneingeschränkt kommunizieren, reisen, einkaufen, Bankgeschäfte erledigen, unterhalten werden oder arbeiten – und das so einfach, angenehm und sicher wie möglich. Gemalto erfüllt die wachsenden Anforderungen an individuelle mobile Serviceleistungen, Identitätsschutz, sichere Zahlungslösungen, authentifizierte Onlinedienste, Zugang zu Cloud-Computing, moderne Transportlösungen, M2M-Kommunikationslösungen sowie elektronische Gesundheits- und Behördendienste.

Gemalto entwickelt sichere Softwarelösungen zur Ausführung auf vertrauenswürdigen Geräten, die das Unternehmen selbst konzipiert und personalisiert. Während des gesamten Lebenszyklus verwaltet Gemalto diese Geräte, die darauf enthaltenen vertraulichen Daten sowie die ermöglichten Services. Durch kontinuierliche Innovationen ermöglicht es Gemalto seinen Kunden, attraktive Angebote für das digitale Leben zu machen. Die Endanwender profitieren vom Komfort und der Sicherheit dieser Lösungen.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com oder folgen Sie uns auf Twitter: @gemalto.

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