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Cinemo and Pelagicore To Demonstrate GENIVI Compliant Infotainment Solutions on Freescale’s i.MX6 hardware at CES 2013

Pelagicore AB, a leader in open source automotive software and key GENIVI contributor, and Cinemo GmbH, developers of high performance embedded multimedia technologies for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), announced today that they will demonstrate the results of their strategic partnership at CES in Las Vegas.

As part of this partnership, Pelagicore have integrated Cinemo’s Unified Media Player into the Pelagicore Infotainment Platform and its Unified Resource and Application Interface. At CES, Pelagicore will demonstrate the performance and interaction design potential of the combined Pelagicore and Cinemo technology offerings implemented with Qt 5 on Freescale’s i.MX6 platform. The demonstrator features a high fidelity touch based User Experience.

Pelagicore leverages a unique mix of automotive technologists and Open Source community experts to develop Open Source based Infotainment Platforms. Pelagicore contributes and leverages key Open Source projects such as the Qt Project.

Cinemo’s Unified Media Player enables a highly optimized, robust, automotive grade, and feature rich multimedia experience for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI).

“By integrating Cinemo’s Unified Media Player into the Pelagicore Infotainment Platform we are able to create fully customizable multimedia user experiences thanks to Cinemo’s highly modular software architecture and its advanced multimedia feature set. In addition, our integration enables the Interaction Designer and Developer to use 2D/3D tooling to freely design high-performance user experiences with advanced effects directly utilizing the hardware acceleration in the available silicon. We are proud to demonstrate here at CES the performance we can achieve in a true automotive set-up with the Freescale i.MX6”, says Alwin Bakkenes, CEO of Pelagicore.

“We are very happy to be able to co-operate with Pelagicore AB at CES with the integration of Cinemo on the Pelagicore Infotainment platform and unified resource and application interface", says Jim Corbett, SVP and Co-founder of Cinemo. "Pelagicore already has a strong reputation in open source software for the automotive infotainment industry, and now with Cinemo's high performance multimedia, a powerful and unrivalled solution on Freescale can be realized”.

About Pelagicore Pelagicore AB is a technology and product development company that focuses on applying Open Source software in the automotive infotainment industry. Its team of technology and Open Source community experts enable a novel, holistic approach to development and its unique expertise stretches from silicon design to OEM expert advisory roles. Pelagicore delivers automotive-centric software frameworks and key components to accelerate the implementation of infotainment systems based on Open Source software. For more information, please visit www.pelagicore.com.

About Cinemo

Cinemo provides the most advanced unified media player in the embedded world: CPU and Operating System agnostic as well as highly optimized for low power and low footprint devices, Cinemo's middleware decodes, plays and renders virtually any file, disc and streaming formats. Designed and optimized for the high quality requirements of the automotive industry, Cinemo’s Unified Media Player can be seamlessly integrated into automotive / in-vehicle infotainment systems, consumer electronics, handheld devices, media phones, and industrial embedded computing platforms.

Cinemo GmbH is a privately held German Corporation, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany. With a dedicated and strong engineering team, Cinemo's technologies represent the best in their class.

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