IVI


  • January 5, 2017 ICS is excited to be a silver sponsor and join other automotive stakeholders from all over the world at the GENIVI Demonstration Showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this January. GENIVI has a long and successful history at CES and the 2016 edition is expected to be…

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  • ICS has released the open source Media Manager software code which we've been referring to in the Media Manager blog series. The code is now available for download at ICS's GitHub repository. If you want to learn more about the how and why of this automotive infotainment solution project, please…

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  • 15th GENIVI All-Member Meeting October 18-21, 2016 Hyatt Regency SFO Burlingame, California ICS will be a silver sponsor at the 15th All Member Meeting outside of San Francisco. The GENIVI Alliance and interested industry participants will gather for these events, which have become …

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  • Visit ICS and see our IVI Media Manger at the Renesas table during the GENIVI Networking Reception! Michigan Beer Company, Novi, MI June 8, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, following TU Automotive

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  • I was present at the 2007 MacWorld Expo where the iPhone was announced. Ever the master marketer, Steve Jobs orchestrated a live demo, placing a call to Apple’s VP of Marketing as he was walking down the aisle of the packed auditorium. Afterward, in the large Apple booth on the exhibit floor, there…

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  • The Making of an Automotive IVI Media Manager from ICSNetwork on Vimeo. Making an OpenSource Automotive IVI Media Manager from ICS

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  • Today, at the GENIVI AMM in Paris, ICS has released the open source Media Manager software code which I’ve been referring to in my Media Manager blog series. The code is now available for download at ICS's GitHub repository. ICS’s press release details more information about our activities at…

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  • For Immediate Release Bedford, MA USA — April 26, 2016 — Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS), a global provider of In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI) and In-Flight-Entertainment (IFE) solutions, is proud to be a sponsor of the 14th GENIVI All Member Meeting April 26-29, 2016 in Paris, France.…

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  • Part 2 Indexing and Tagging Media This is the second in a series of blog posts about media manager components. In the first blog post we discussed the goals and a general architecture for our media manager. In today’s installation, we will show how to address some of the challenges when …

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  • At ICS we’ve designed and built numerous In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI) systems for passenger automobiles, inflight entertainment (IFE) systems for major International airlines, and related control systems for commercial and agricultural vehicles, forklifts, etc. (See the “From Zero to Amazing”…

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  • ICS's COO Mark Hatch was interviewed by Automotive Megatrends Magazine about opportunities and challenges in IVI user experience (UX) development and the role ICS is playing.  As IVI undergoes rapid development in light of advances in connectivity, ICS is excited to be a key player and looks…

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  • ICS will be showcasing examples of IVI systems we have developed at the GENIVI All-Member Meeting, held in Paris, France on April 26 - 29. GENIVI’s All-Member Meetings continue to offer a unique blend of member updates and public programs with business and technical content. GENIVI…

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  • Speech recognition has been around for a long time. Products that run on your PC initially required voice training and targeted professionals in vertical industries with highly specialized vocabularies (e.g. doctors). As speech recognition algorithms improved, computer processing got better, and…

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  • ICS is one of a very few companies that has worked on both In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) for passenger airlines and In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) for passenger automobiles. Our experience in both IFE and IVI means that one space informs the other, creating a mutually beneficial cycle of ever-…

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  • January 6 & 7, 2016 ICS is excited to be a silver sponsor and join other automotive stakeholders from all over the world at the GENIVI Demonstration Showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this January. GENIVI has a long and successful history at CES and the 2016 edition is expected…

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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Bedford, MA — October 20, 2015 — Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS), a global organization headquartered in Bedford, MA USA, is proud to announce that its Qt®-based HMI Solution is now supported on the GENIVI® Demo Platform (GDP). GENIVI is a non-…

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  • ICS is building large touchscreen kiosks for retailers, through our work on other specialized touchscreen systems such as In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) systems for international airlines and In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI) systems for automobile suppliers, we’ve developed an expertise in creating…

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  • ICS is excited to be a silver sponsor at GENIVI's All Member Meeting in Seoul, Korea. There will be two days open to non-members and a reception, so stop by and see our latest innovative IVI product demonstration for yourself! As a member of the GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit automotive alliance…

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  • Automakers have long strived to make their in-car experiences unique and distinctive: not just in an effort to distinguish themselves from their competitors, but also to distinguish their low-end car models from their luxury models. The low-end to high-end distinction has been important to them for…

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  • Empowering Sophisticated Embedded Systems Worldwide What is QNX? QNX® products are designed for embedded systems running on various platforms, including ARM and x86, and a host of boards implemented in virtually every type of embedded environment. The QNX® Neutrino® RTOS has been qualified to…

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  •     ICS is joining The Qt Company at the world’s largest conference on automotive technology in Novi, Michigan. This year will feature in-depth tracks on ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities & Urban Mobility, Connected Services, Data and more. Come see how ICS is…

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  • Intel® In-Vehicle Solutions Proof of Concept - ICS High Level Design Document  Connected Technology Demand for connected devices in automobiles is accelerating as mobile ecosystems are maturing. The ability for automakers to differentiate in an increasingly competitive environment…

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  • Thank you for requesting the ICS & Intel® In-Vehicle Solutions Proof of Concept Whitepaper. A link to the PDF will be sent to the email address you provided.   In the meantime, check out the ICS Insight blog - IVI topic for more tips and tricks for your software development.…

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  • ICS will be exhibiting at Open Automotive '15 in Stuttgart on April 22, 2015. As a member of the GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit automotive alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of specified, open source In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) software, ICS is pleased to be a part of this…

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  • Read how tech development is disrupting traditional auto industry relationships and the role ICS is playing in this Automotive Megatrends article with Mark Hatch, COO, ICS. On March 17, in Dearborn, MI, Automotive Megatrends USA held a unique event that brought together the key players of the…

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  • BEDFORD, MA – January 6, 2015 – Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS) today announced it has joined the GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit automotive alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of specified, open source In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) software.  ICS brings its…

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  • As the year draws to a close, I thought it would be good to take a look back at some of the major events of the Qt world in 2014. Qt is now on a regular schedule of two major releases per year. We saw Qt 5.3.0 (1) come out in May and Qt 5.4.0 (2) in December. More minor releases occur, as needed,…

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  • Congratulations to our friends at QNX for powering Ford's next Connected Car System, Sync 3. Given that Qt is the standard GUI toolkit for QNX, I suspect that this means that Qt will soon become the de facto standard for IVI System development as well. Read more about this in the articles below…

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  • With the recent announcements of Apple’s CarPlay® and Google's Android Auto In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems (IVI), in-vehicle systems in general have recently been pulled from relative obscurity into the limelight. IVIs are becoming a much more integral part of everyday life with people spending…

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  • Everyone remembers his or her first car.  Mine was a ’72 Pinto that I traded a busted CD player to get.   My dad and I pulled a radio out of my brother’s truck so I could have some tunes while cruising.  The tape deck occasionally got hungry and needed to be fed a mixed cassette…

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