|[February 25, 2014]
CCC Announces MirrorLink™ Developer Fast Track
BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--
Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) - The Car
Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global
technologies for phone-centric car connectivity solutions, today
announced the MirrorLink™ Developer Fast Track, a new program that makes
it as easy as possible for developers to achieve
MirrorLink-certification for their apps.
The CCC also announced that Glympse,
are the first developers to have been admitted to the program.
Ultimately the MirrorLink Developer Fast Track will bring more
MirrorLink-enabled apps to the world faster -and will enrich value for
the MirrorLink-enabled cars and smartphones on the market today.
"The MirrorLink Developer Fast Track identifies and partners with
developers who have compelling apps for the driving environment," said
MirrorLink Evangelist Antti Aumo. "In order for the MirrorLink app
ecosystem to reach its full potential, the CCC feels it essential to
cultivate and promote organizations with the power to unleash truly
disruptive content that will both redefine connected driving and
exemplify MirrorLink's core attributes."
At a glance, the MirrorLink Developer Fast Track offers developer
partners the following benefits:
Direct, enhanced access to technical support - to make adapting an app
to MirrorLink as easy as possible.
Inclusion in CCC marketing and communications programs, including
press, Web, social media and conferences
Promotion of the app among CCC members, including newsletters, member
Potential reduction in test-lab costs
MirrorLink is the leading industry standard for car-smartphone
connectivity and is designed for maximum interoperability between a wide
range of smartphones and cars. It's also the only OS- and OEM-agnostic
standard for car-smartphone connectivity. Ultimately MirrorLink gives
consumers freedom of choice and peace of mind when it comes to using
their favorite devices in their favorite cars.
In addition, today the CCC is hosting its second annual MirrorLink
DevCon at the 2014 Mobile
World Congress (MWC), taking place in Barcelona at Fira Gran Via,
Theatre D, Hall 8.0. The CCC and its member companies are also
conducting MirrorLink technology demonstrations from now through
February 27 in the CCC booth, located at Congress Square CS160.
About the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC)
The CCC is
dedicated to cross-industry collaboration in developing MirrorLink™
global standards and solutions for smartphone and in-vehicle
connectivity. The organization's more than 100 members represent more
than 80 percent of the world's auto market, more than 70 percent of the
global smartphone market and a who's who of aftermarket consumer
electronics vendors. For further information, please visit www.mirrorlink.com.
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