Deal brings secure, fast, reliable and gapless connectivity to connected vehicles
Austin, Texas; Kitchener, Ontario; and Hanover, Germany (June 14, 2017) – Carnegie Technologies, the industry’s leading wireless connectivity solutions provider, and the technology company Continental announced a deal today that further expands Continental’s portfolio of holistic vehicle connectivity for vehicle manufacturers by integrating Carnegie’s Network Convergence Platform.
Under the agreement, Continental is reselling Carnegie Technologies’ Network Convergence Platform as part of Continental’s Smart Telematics portfolio for vehicle manufacturers. The solution runs on Continental’s next generation telematics control unit (TCU) with a supporting cloud-based component for analytics and diagnostics. As cars move along the roadways, this technology provides bandwidth aggregation and gapless handover of calls and data for faster speeds and seamless switching between different networks, such as Wi-Fi, LTE, 3G, and satellite. These capabilities are essential for new data-intensive applications such as autonomous driving and over the air (OTA) vehicle updates, ensuring that vehicles and drivers can always make use of the fastest, most reliable and most secure network connection available to the automobile.