Honda has this week unveiled a brand new in-automotive leisure and navigation answer referred to as the Honda Connect which is powered by Nvidia’s newest Tegra cellular processor and been deigned in collaboration with Nvidia.
The new Honda Connect system consists of an embedded Android system and shall be launching all through Europe throughout 2015 and shall be put in in particular Honda automobiles that embrace the Honda’s 2015 Civic, Civic Tourer and CR-S fashions in Europe.
The Honda Connect system runs Android A.zero.A infotainment system and is fitted with a S-inch capacitive contact-display show for satellite tv for pc navigation, AM/FM/DAB, rearview digital camera and car info. Rob Csongor, vice chairman and common supervisor for Nvidia’s automotive division explains:
“Honda is bringing Nvidia’s superior cellular know-how to an essential new phase of automobiles,”-“[The Tegra processor ] leverages Android to ship an open, versatile infotainment platform … that bridges the world of smartphone apps and the necessities of the automotive business however, most significantly, does so in a method that makes driving safer.”
Nvidia spokesman Alan Hall defined extra concerning the new Connect system that :“very a lot mirrors an Android pill expertise”-“It’s one thing that clients will simply gravitate to”-“It’s a good way to current info”-“You will be capable of use it with the identical sorts of Android apps you could already use in your smartphones and tablets.”
Nvidia and Honda have been showcasing the brand new Connect system at this month’s Paris Auto Show however sadly no point out of when the Honda Connect system can be launching within the US has been introduced as but.