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AT&T signs up LG for connected car platform

19 Nov 2014

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With the aim of bringing together companies and developers to create the future of connected cars, the AT&T Drive Studio has gathered 12 collaborators since the it opened in January 2014—and LG Electronics, Inc. is the latest company to join the platform.

Located in Atlanta, the more than 5,000ft2 AT&T Drive Studio features working garage bays, a speech lab, a full showroom to exhibit the latest innovations and conference facilities among others. The studio integrates AT&T solutions across multiple companies and serves as a hub where AT&T can respond to needs of automotive manufacturers and the auto ecosystem at large.

AT&T Drive Studio's sponsorship agreement with LG involves collaboration on the platform to support services on automotive grade hardware and equipment for connected vehicles.

"At the Drive Studio we work with automakers to make the in-car experience better and safer for the driver and passengers," said Chris Penrose, SVP, Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T. "The spirit of the AT&T Drive Studio is to bring together players in the auto industry ecosystem, like LG, to design the road ahead."

As a telematics leader, AT&T already provides mobile internet access in vehicles manufactured by both U.S. and non-U.S. automobile makers. AT&T was the first to enter the market with a proprietary, global SIM platform which made it possible for automotive, consumer and M2M equipment makers to work through a single carrier to wirelessly enable and connect products across the globe, and cars are being sold throughout world today with this SIM.

Introducing the AT&T Drive Studio, where AT&T is inviting the world's most innovative companies and developers to create the future of connected cars.




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