Bittium Introduces Intelligent HMI Features on Android™ Automotive Platform

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Free for release on June 18, 2020 at 3.00 p.m. (CEST +1)

Bittium Introduces Intelligent HMI Features on Android™ Automotive Platform

Bittium will showcase new AI enhanced use cases with adaptive HMI design at Virtual Car HMI Europe event
22-23 June, 2020

Oulu, Finland, June 18, 2020 – Bittium has continued developing advanced reference design for Android™ Automotive operating system. The new use cases will feature intelligent and adaptive driver-friendly HMI (Human Machine Interface) solutions with personalized user experience.

Bittium´s reference design, which will be showcased in the Virtual Car HMI Europe webinar, includes a digital cluster and infotainment system built by using Rightware’s Kanzi UI tools. Since January 2020, Bittium has been a member of Kanzi partner program. The reference design has been enhanced by utilizing AI based face analysis toolkit from Valossa company and by developing an adaptive HMI design to support the functionality. New use cases will feature driver recognition and emotion tracking which are used for adaptive user experience. With driver monitoring and adaptive UI, the car IVI (In-Vehicle-Infotainment) and cluster systems will adapt according to driver’s behavior and needs to reduce unnecessary distractions and improve road safety.

“Bittium’s expertise in security solutions and Android platforms, combined with the pioneering 3rd party toolkits, offers a solid platform on which to build future HMI and IVI environments. As a R&D design partner, our aim is to build advanced and innovative reference applications that present more enjoyable and safe driving experience”, said Tommi Kangas, Senior Vice President of Connectivity Solutions at Bittium.

Bittium Presentation on Virtual Car HMI Europe June 22 - 23, 2020

Bittium will showcase the new use cases at Virtual Car HMI Europe event 22-23 June, 2020. Bittium’s presentation “Future of driving is safe and personal“, describes how driving experience and safety can be improved with driver recognition and UX personalization. The presentation will be held on June 22 at 1.30 pm CEST. The speaker, Martti Perälä, Senior manager at Bittium, has over 20 years of professional experience in connectivity technologies and embedded systems development. Bittium aims to accelerate the automotive industry evolution by leveraging the company’s strong competence in software platforms such as Android and Linux as well as a more than thirty-year track record in wireless connectivity. Our focus areas include HMI & IVI development, vehicle monitoring and control as well as user security and privacy.

For further information, please visit https://www.bittium.com/rd-services/automotive or watch a video:Improving driving experience and safety with driver recognition and UX personalization

Further information:

Tommi Kangas
Senior Vice President, Connectivity Solutions
Tel. +358 (0)40 3443507

 

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Bittium specializes in the development of reliable, secure communications and connectivity solutions, leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and services, customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services. In the field of healthcare technology, Bittium offers solutions for the measurement and monitoring of biosignals in the areas of cardiology, neurophysiology, rehabilitation, occupational health and sports medicine. Net sales in 2019 were EUR 75.2 million and operating profit was EUR 6.3 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com

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