ACCESS Twine for car and Byton press release 2020-01-05

Automotive Content and App Service Platform for Connected Car Infotainment

Delivering next level entertainment
to connected cars.

Overview

White label in-car app store and content solution for next level In-Vehicle-Infotainment

ACCESS Twine™ for Car (Twine4Car) enables automotive OEMs and Tier1s to provide flexible entertainment services including video, audio and games on the car head unit, RSE and BYOD. Twine4Car is a flexible In-Vehicle-Infotainment solution that will work in combination with multiple in-car OS including Android, Linux and QNX-based systems. Twine4Car spans the gap between the automotive and the content industries by enabling an extensive content portfolio for global use and helps provide a great user experience for drivers and passengers.

ACCESS Twine for Car audio and video content for global use

GLOBAL CONTENT

Video and Audio content for global use

ACCESS Twine for Car App Store - wide selection of in-car apps

FULL APP STORE

A wide selection of in-car apps in a white-label store

ACCESS Twine for Car flexible technology - OS-agnostic for HU. RSE and BYOD use

FLEXIBLE TECHNOLOGY

OS-agnostic for HU, RSE and BYOD use

News

Latest News

Oberhausen, Germany – 16 January 2020 – ACCESS Europe GmbH announces that it has today published the first blog in a series titled “The In-Car entertainment roadmap: A definitive guide to IVI.” To download the blog and sign-up for subsequent blogs, please visit the Multiscreen blog.

+ Watch the Byton press event at CES 2020 video

Introducing the ACCESS Twine for Car Experience in partnership with Byton and ViacomCBS

ACCESS Twine for Car app platform

Content

ACCESS provides a global portfolio of content

Twine4Car entails and app store including favorite apps and VOD services for multiple markets. Reach out to discuss our full app store portfolio. Additional content can be displayed in the OEM look and feel and be integrated via standard APIs. This includes Video on Demand, linear TV streams and popular audio streaming services.

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Audio
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Apps
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VOD
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Live TV
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Catch-up
ACCESS Twine for Car Automotive Content and App Service Platform

User Experience

Next Generation Passenger UX

Twine4Car provides automotive OEMs with new options to stretch their digital brand engagement and move beyond driver focused audio-only services. ACCESS will help to shape an in-car experience designed to make the lives of drivers and passengers simpler and more fulfilling.

By developing user-centric, advanced media capabilities to the car, ACCESS and the OEM will continue create the automotive UX of the future. With Twine4Car every passenger can experience different content, providing an aggregated, yet personal, journey experience.

+ Enabling the car industry to embrace Next Generation IVI
Enabling the car industry to embrace Next Generation IVI
+ How does content get to the front and rear seat passengers?
ACCESS Twine: How the content gets to the front and rear seat passengers.
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Technology

A portfolio of technology components

ACCESS Twine4Car includes a portfolio of technology components to enable automotive OEMs to deliver the services they require today and extend to new services in the future.

+ Modular in-vehicle product suite with components

ACCESS Twine™ for Car features a modular in-vehicle product suite with components for:

  • head unit (Linux and Android)
  • rear-seat entertainment (Linux and Android)
  • smartphones (Android and iOS)
  • tablets (Android and iOS)

Additionally, Twine4Car includes cloud-hosted components for operations and business support services (OSS/BSS) to help automotive OEMs build and refine the entertainment packages that suit their customers, log usage information, register in-car devices, and more.

+ Key in-car features
  • automatic discovery of Twine enabled devices in the in-car Wi-Fi
  • aggregated indexing of content across devices
  • media playback on in-car devices
    • “push” from driver to passengers
    • “pull” from passengers
      • passenger can initiate playback of content
      • passenger can control playback
    • “follow me” functionality
      • content can be paused on one device and continued on another
  • remote control from BYOD devices
  • universal search
    • quickly find content on any device in the vehicle, and even on enabled cloud based content services
  • HMI development framework
  • in-car advertising (VAST / VMAP)
  • Android app support
+ Automotive Service Platform

Software components

  • Head Unit
  • RSE / RSI
  • BYOD

Operating systems & platforms

  • Linux, Android, iOS, RTOS

Services and applications

  • Location Based
  • Content Based
  • HTML5
  • Android

Cloud components:

  • Management Service
  • Content Service
  • Data Service
  • OSS / BSS integration
+ White label streaming service

Automotive focused streaming service

  • Worldwide content availability
  • Tailored content portfolio

Services supported

  • Linear radio
  • Linear TV
  • Music streaming
  • Video-on-demand
  • Catch-up TV services

Partners

ACCESS is proud to work with some of the largest Tier1's and suppliers

Electric streets of Tokyo

Company

About ACCESS

ACCESS are experts in delivering connected media and multiscreen components, with over 20 years of experience in the automotive and media consumer electronics industries, making us ideally placed to bridge the gap between the media industry and the automotive market.

Our knowledge and experience enables OEMs to launch the entertainment services their customers are asking for, maintaining brand engagement by offering a truly multi-device experience compared to mobile device screen sharing solutions. With offices worldwide, we offer global coverage and multilanguage support for OEMs and Tier-1s.

Downloads

Resources

Twine4Car brochure

ACCESS Twine4Car
Product brochure
PDF 852 kB

Gearing up for an IoT-enabled automotive world

Gearing up for an IoT-enabled automotive world
Whitepaper
PDF 1,2 MB