Partnership Between Cinemo and Volkswagen to Drive the Next Stage in Personalized Infotainment

KARLSRUHE, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade
multimedia playback, streaming, media management, connectivity and cloud
middleware, and Volkswagen AG, one of the world’s leading automobile
manufacturers, today announced their first partnership to harness VW
Touareg’s digital cockpit by creating a transformational experience in
the way individualised digital media is disseminated in the car.

Creating a deeply engaging environment for ‘on the move’ indulgence,
Cinemo and Volkswagen bring an impressive array of consumer control,
energizing front and rear seat screens for stunning picture and sound
quality. Distribution of multimedia content for local playback and
synchronized streaming, along with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), allow a
mobile user to control the head unit or Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE)
directly from the device itself.

Strived to create a unified, fully-integrated, highly personalized and
advanced vehicle experience, Cinemo and Volkswagen provide a much
smarter and safer way of interacting with the cockpit using personal
devices such as smartphones and tablets thanks to the Volkswagen Media
Control App available for both iOS and Android.

Designed to allow near instantaneous correlation to all media available
in the car regardless of the location or storage device, Cinemo’s
Distributed Playback™ and Distributed Media Management™ have a flexible
expanse between local and connected database and playback that
revolutionize the way digital media can be distributed and used in the

“We are delighted to work together on the new ground-breaking VW
Touareg” said Elif Ede, VP Sales of Cinemo. “With a future-proof
framework, Cinemo is propelling innovation whilst addressing the
composite issues in automotive derived from today’s media-centric

About Cinemo

Cinemo is a global leader in high performance and automotive grade
multimedia playback, streaming, media management, connectivity and cloud
access middleware. CPU and operating system agnostic as well as highly
optimized for low power and low footprint devices, Cinemo’s unified
middleware solutions decode, play, render, stream, manage and index
virtually any file, disc, connected device, streaming format and cloud
content. Designed and optimized for the high-quality requirements of the
automotive industry, Cinemo’s solutions can be seamlessly integrated
into entry, mid and high automotive / In-Vehicle Infotainment system
head and rear-seat units, as well as automotive Apps enabling powerful
new use cases.

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