• Connectivity – We set new standards in the connected future

  • Connectivity provides the essential requirement for a unique user experience in the vehicle. We focus on the following areas:

    • Entertainment – infotainment and mobile online services
    • Comfort and convenience – over-the-air updates and customer care
    • Sustainability – intelligent driving and connected navigation
    • Communication – V2X and driver assistance systems

    With our expertise in state-of-the-art connectivity technologies, we support our customers throughout the entire development process.   


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    Our range of services at a glance

    Concepts and Architectures

    • Possible applications and features of various connectivity solutions
    • New communication protocols in concept and series production development
    • Complexity management, also for market-specific features


    State of the Art Technologies

    • Car-to-cloud: over-the-air diagnostics, updates, and shopping services, as well as wireless connectivity, including SIM profile management
    • Car-to-consumer device: Bluetooth and wi-fi validation also independent of protocols, preparation of certification for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • Development of IoT devices with Bluetooth, wi-fi, and Zigbee, as well as 5G


    End-to-End Validation

    • Validation of network releases
    • (Semi-) Automated testing
    • Root cause analyses
    • Tracking of error elimination measures, error management, supplier control
    • Commissioning of the complete network, including the back end, front end, mobile communications configurations, etc.

    Integration and Connection of Consumer Devices

    • Smartphone integration (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto) throughout the development and certification process
    • USB hardware and function development
    • Validation of USB compliance


    Wireless & Mobile Communications Technologies

    • Consideration of short-range and long-range wireless networks
    • Technology benchmarking
    • eSIM profile management


    Development of Connectivity Services

    • Implementation of services on the basis of user requirements
    • Ensuring the experience of functions through an overall understanding of the service groups
    • Mastering the characteristics of the different function groups (e.g. eCall, base services, over-the-air updates)


    Comprehensive ECU Expertise

    • Complex interconnected systems consisting of several ECUs
    • ECU/vehicle architecture generations
    • Support for advance and series development, series production support

    Your Contact

    Sebastian Hagenlocher

    Head of Department ADAS & Connectivity

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