Apps for the car.
Together with Continental Automotive, a unit of Continental AG, Deutsche Telekom has unveiled a world premiere: the first permanently installed on-board system for the integration of Apps based on Android. The downloadable applications are available through an App Store concept. In addition, there is online content which serves as a back-end solution adapted specially to the particular vehicle.
The Automotive Group of Continental is one of the leading global automotive suppliers. With its three divisions – Chassis & Safety, Powertrain and Interior – it achieved sales of approximately €16 billion in 2010. The Automotive Group employs around 87,000 people in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner of the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, the Automotive Group develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future, in which a car accommodates individual mobility and driving pleasure as well as driving safety, environmental responsibility and cost-efficiency.
- Current information and entertainment and ergonomic use while driving.
- Rapid deployment of new content and interesting applications.
- Status check of the vehicle (e.g. light on/off?) via PC or mobile phone and some control functions (e.g. close sunroof) for more comfort and safety.
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