Seat and Samsung sign a technological marriage
Seat and Samsung have signed an agreement to develop technology solutions that allow full connectivity on all models of the range of Spanish brand cars.
Under the Mobile World Congress, Seat and Samsung have signed an agreement to develop technological solutions that allow full connectivity on all models of the range brand cars and Spanish in the 75 markets in which Seat is present.
Explains car brand in a note, this covenant “charged form” in the coming months with the launch of a new version Seat equipped to keep the driver always connected. Samsung will supply Seat software for the development of mobile applications designed for the car, and to be managed from the Korean mobile technology manufacturer.
The vehicles will be equipped with MirrorLink technology and the system of ‘infotainment’ car, to be bound to Samsung devices using applications developed by Seat. MirrorLink is the option you chose Seat to ensure connectivity between the car and mobile devices, said in the statement.
Thanks to this, the contents of the smartphone screen display car safely and without involving a distraction to the driver, who has access to applications without taking his eyes off the road. And is that the car of the future will avoid accidents, according Seat . In addition, you can connect different wearable (wearebles in English) in order to add more features.
According to Vice President of Enterprise Business Team, IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics, Rick Segal, the idea is to “work together, combining the know-how (know how) of both brands to develop technological solutions in the vehicle that make life easier our customers. ”
The goal is to keep customers always connected. We expect great things from this agreement with SEAT” he added. For the president of the Executive Committee SEAT, Jurgen Stackmann, in 2015 you enter “completely” in the so-called Internet of Things , with 6 billion of things connected to the network.
“One of the main objectives of Seat is to meet the emerging needs and expectations of our customers. To fulfill this commitment we want to strengthen the competitiveness of the range of Seat. For us, Samsung is the ideal partner in this new global challenge” he said.