Volkswagen rebrands its automotive software organisation as CARIAD

I’m pleased to see that Volkswagen has re-branded its automotive software organisation as CARIAD, as I was never completely sure which letters to capitalise and where the full stop went in ‘Car.Software Org’. It’s also great to see from its new website that Volkswagen is really getting behind bundling together its software competencies and further …

Successful In-Car Entertainment needs you to be both local and global and cover all demographics

The in-car entertainment space is getting really exciting. Initially, it was dominated by radio. In the last 10 years, audio remains still dominant, with other audio services such as Deezer, Radioline, Radioplayer, and Spotify, some of which we’ve successfully integrated into the In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems for some of the major auto brands. The next …

Local heroes – the true force in regional markets

Local heroes

There are a number of video services that are finding success by producing original content that has broad appeal across multiple markets while accommodating local flavours. However, a significant share of eyeballs are focused on catch-up, TV and VOD services that produce content with real local relevance. Be it Globo in Brazil, ALTBalaji in India, …