June 29, 2016, Shady Grove, MD: HSC, a leading provider of architecture, consulting and software engineering services in the areas of embedded Android/Linux and native/hybrid application development in the Connected Car segment, is proud to announce its partnership with RealVNC, the global provider of VNC® remote access technology and premier MirrorLink supplier.
Using VNC Automotive SDK, HSC have developed a set of MirrorLink and VNC Enhanced based products and applications that drivers can easily add to their everyday driving experience. As a software systems integrator HSC provides support to a wide range of OEMS’s & ISVs, delivering a smart connected car experience. “We are pleased to be working with HSC to bring MirrorLink and VNC Enhanced to more vehicles” said Tom Blackie, Vice President Mobile at RealVNC. “As trusted MirrorLink specialists, our combined partnership with HSC helps achieve a quick time to market, allowing thousands of drivers to benefit from MirrorLink connectivity.”
“We are excited to partner with RealVNC to deliver cutting edge connected car solutions” said Ajay Gupta, SVP Business Development at HSC. “RealVNC is an industry leader in the connected automotive space and provides some of the best and most widely used software solutions based on MirrorLink. RealVNC’s leadership position in the connected car space, combined with HSC’s expertise in creating and customizing solutions for the automotive industry, is a powerful partnership.”
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.