March 24th, 2017, Cambridge, UK: Huawei is introducing a market-defining connected car user experience for their customers by offering support for MirrorLink, powered by RealVNC. Using the VNC Automotive™ MirrorLink Certified™ solution in their handsets provided a fast time-to-market and guaranteed MirrorLink Certification.
“We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Huawei, and to play a key role in ensuring that millions of drivers can use MirrorLink to connect their Huawei mobile devices to the growing number of MirrorLink enabled vehicles”, said Tom Blackie, Vice President of Automotive and Mobile at RealVNC. RealVNC are advocates of open standards, having published the VNC protocol, a core component of the MirrorLink® standard, over ten years ago. RealVNC are technology agnostic and readily embrace complementary standards such as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto. VNC Automotive includes VNC Telematics™, VNC Enhanced™ and the RealVNC MirrorLink Certified solution that pairs the driver’s car with their mobile device, enabling mobile devices to perform a number of different functions within the car. In an industry where driver safety is of the utmost importance, VNC Automotive technology allows the mobile device to be controlled from the car dashboard, vehicle bezel keys, or steering wheel switches without distracting the driver.
VNC Automotive is a division of RealVNC, the global provider of VNC® remote access technology. RealVNC’s software is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide; in over 1 billion devices; in every sector of industry, government and education. RealVNC is a Charter member of the Car Connectivity Consortium supporting the MirrorLink® specification, which uses VNC.
VNC Automotive underpins many of the commercial MirrorLink Certified™ products and has been available in production with automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and phone vendors for several years. It is already in millions of vehicles available from many of the major automotive OEMs. Founded by the original inventors of VNC, RealVNC is the only organization able to offer a commercial license to embed VNC in third-party products and offerings. www.realvnc.com