LAS VEGAS – Panasonic Automotive, a global expert in automotive infotainment solutions and connectivity, revealed its latest fully connected ecockpit concept at CES 2020. The technology platform integrates Panasonic’s proprietary SkipGen 3.0 in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system with Google’s Android Automotive OS running on Android 10. In the concept vehicle, SkipGen 3.0 is paired with the next generation cockpit domain controller, SPYDR 3.0. At the core, the single brain SPYDR 3.0 acts as a hypervisor and is capable of driving up to eleven displays. Both SkipGen 3.0 and SPYDR 3.0 are connected and powered by Panasonic’s proprietary software and cloud platform, OneConnectSM. Whether sending or receiving key infotainment messages on the run, this advanced cockpit system can also seamlessly run multimedia streaming or gaming applications for passenger and rear seat entertainment.
“Infotainment will integrate more functions in the cockpit of next generation vehicles. Panasonic’s software & communications cloud platform, OneConnectSM, acts as the bridge between a multitude of sensors being enabled in each vehicle and the real-time maps and data necessary to improve the accuracy and usability of those sensors.” said Panasonic Automotive CTO, Panasonic Automotive Systems of America, Andrew Poliak. “And that bridge of personalized relevant content will extend to all aspects of commuting, from their personal vehicle, to a shared ride, to their next flight.”
Combining forces, Panasonic Automotive and Karma Automotive, the Southern California based creator of luxury electric vehicles, integrate a connected system into the Karma SC-1 Vision Concept car. “We are more than just a car company,” said Karma CEO Dr. Lance Zhou. “Karma is a high-tech incubator, and a supplier to others who need our resources to speed their product development. We join like-minded partners such as Panasonic Automotive to showcase their emerging innovations and technologies. Karma’s 2020 Revero GT proudly features Ficosa production antenna, shifter, switches and mirror technology. Ficosa is Panasonic family company.
Whether it is delivering information to the driver or providing entertainment to the passenger, this connected cockpit experience features the being seamlessly connected real time information and entertainment.
Panasonic’s evolution of connected infotainment will be on display in the Panasonic booth in Central Hall 12908 in the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES 2020.
About Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America is a division company of Panasonic Corporation of North America and is a leading global supplier of automotive infotainment and connectivity system solutions. Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America acts as the North American affiliate of Panasonic Corp.’s Automotive Company, which coordinates global automotive and industrial systems and components operations. Panasonic Automotive is headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia, with sales, marketing and engineering operations in Farmington Hills, Mich. For more information on Panasonic Automotive, please visit: http://us.panasonic.com/automotive.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and leverages its strengths in Immersive Entertainment, Sustainable Energy, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions to enable its business-to-business customers. Panasonic was highlighted in Forbes Magazine’s Global 2000 ranking as one of the Top Ten Best Regarded Companies for 2017. The ranking is based on outstanding scores for trustworthiness, honesty with the public and superior performance of products and solutions. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at Panasonic.com.