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.   

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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