LG is the primary smartphone maker to announce that they’re becoming a member of the Open Automotive Alliance, which is a gaggle of corporations that may make Android Auto units.
The smartphone maker joins a variety of automotive makers, like Audio, Honda, GM, plus Google and NVIDIA, the aim of the alliance is to offer higher connectivity and in automotive options.
LG showcased its new vary of audio, visible and navigation (AVN) system options for related automobiles at Google I/S 2014, the annual developer convention held in San Francisco. LG’s superior AVN system, which is predicted to be obtainable by 2015, allows drivers to easily join their Android system by way of a single cable to automobiles that includes Google’s in-automotive interface platform to simply and conveniently entry their smartphones’ options and features. For instance, drivers can view and management their favourite smartphone navigation apps or search their cell phone’s contacts to make calls and ship textual content messages via the in-automotive show.
LG’s flagship Android handset, the LG G3
As but Google has not revealed any units that shall be suitable with their new Android Auto system, however we suspect that almost all of LGs units will work with the system, now that they’ve joined the Open Automotive Alliance.
We suspect that the opposite prime Android smartphone makers like Samsung, Sony and HTC may even be becoming a member of the Alliance. The first Google Auto automobiles are anticipated to launch later this yr.
Luxury automotive maker Audi additionally introduced just lately that they might launch their first Android Auto automobiles in 2015, they’re one of many first corporations to help each Google’s Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay.