Leverage the potential of smartphones on wheels
Base: 3,828 US online adults (18+) who own or lease a vehicle.
Source: Forrester’s North American Consumer Technographics ® Travel and Auto Online Benchmark. Recontact Survey, 2015
are pursuing strategic alliances with hardware suppliers to access the infotainment systems they believe customers will want. BMW and GM are already offering services like Pandora and Google search.
are offering connected car platforms that car makers can customize. Google’s Open Automotive Alliance will also promote its open-source OS as a platform for in-car technology.
are innovating and enabling entirely new user experiences in the connected car – propelled and incented by the growing application ecosystem forming around it.
Infostretch is enabling businesses to capitalize on the connected car opportunity today.
This national company was looking for an opportunity to differentiate its repair services and increase its market opportunity.
Infostretch helped develop an information system to deliver vehicle diagnostic data to mobile devices through an Android app. By providing anytime, anywhere access to this data, they are reducing turnaround time for repairs and increasing revenues and customer satisfaction.
Performance measurement was a major roadblock to this companys’ ability to optimize its automotive search engine SDK and APIs.
Infostretch built a custom solution to monitor, analyze and optimize the search engine performance. The solution reduced test cycle time by 60% and enabled real-time performance monitoring of the company’s GPS, search, navigation and mobile advertising services. As a result, the company reduced defects, accelerated service rollout in new regions, and increased revenues for new value-add services.
This company provides many of the critical pieces of connected car infrastructure to auto manufacturers and OEMs; e.g., search, maps, navigation, etc. It saw an opportunity to leverage its expertise to offer a completely integrated solution, but it needed help to make it all work together with an elegant UI. Infostretch developed a new UI which integrated all the different technologies and made it elegant and intuitive for end-users. The offering has opened up a whole new set of revenue opportunities while also providing the flexibility to customize it for the different auto brands they sell to. Going forward, Infostretch is integrating the solution with industry standard demo platforms and developing new services which link connected cars to connected families for tracking and safety.
The client provides an SDK to its mobile partners that want to offer safe access to their content and services to users while driving their cars. With it, popular mobile services like Pandora, Go Pro, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Audible and Android Smart Things (connected home apps) can all be accessed easily from the vehicle dashboard. The quality of these partner integrations directly impacts service levels and driver satisfaction.
Infostretch provided all test and QA services for these partner integrations – ensuring that all mobile services would work seamlessly in the vehicles. The client selected Infostretch as a result of its deep experience in mobile QA, and its ability to work directly with so many of the mobile content partners in Silicon Valley.
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