ACUNIA to show Open Telematics Framework capabilities on XINGU-based prototype multimedia infotainment system
Press release - September 24,2002
ACUNIA to show Open Telematics Framework capabilities on XINGU-based
prototype multimedia infotainment system
Leuven, Belgium - September 24th - ACUNIA, provider of next-generation
telematics technology, today announced it will start showcasing its
telematics capabilities at several events throughout Europe and the USA.
Demonstrations will comprise both the ACUNIA Open Telematics Framework®
(OTF) software and ACUNIA's XINGU-based CarCube(tm) on the terminal side.
CarCube is ACUNIA's fully functional reference design for in-car
multimedia infotainment systems -based on the high performing and low
power consuming XINGU®-technology. Tier 1- suppliers and OEM's can use
this reference design to test and jumpstart their own developments and
create new business opportunities.
The ACUNIA OTF enables the deployment and operation of electronic
services. Live demonstrations will be organized using the Applications
Center and a Telematics Service Center at ACUNIA's headquarters in Leuven,
This prototype design will be demonstrated at several telematics events
throughout Europe and the US, in addition to ACUNIA conference
presentations. Updated information on the events listed below can also be
checked at www.acunia.com.
* September 24-28, 2002: OSGi World congress, Stockholm (S)
Frans Vandemeulebroucke, Strategic Business Development Manager ACUNIA
will participate in a multi speaker session: "Showcasing the benefits of
the OSGi standards to vertical sectors by demonstrating the applications
and services they are enabling" on September 24.
Antoine De Ryckel, Sales Manager North & South Europe will co-present with
France Telecom: "Using OSGi to successfully deliver consumer services from
several different networking environments: reviewing Car-Home continuity"
on September 25.
Johan Vos, Director New Technologies with ACUNIA will participate in a
panel session titled: "Comparing the commercially available OSGi platforms
and understanding the implications of the choice for the applications and
gateway developers" that takes place on September 25.
For more information: visit www.osgiworldcongress.com
* October 8, 2002: DSP Valley's Annual Research & Technology Symposium
(DARTS 2002), Leuven (B)
ACUNIA recently joined DSP Valley and will be presenting its in-vehicle
telematics technology at DARTS 2002. For more information: visit
* October 14-18, 2002: ITS World Congress, Chicago (US)
ACUNIA's co-CEO Steven Buytaert will moderate a special session on "ITS
implementation by public organizations and private-public partnerships".
At the ITS World Congress Exhibition, ACUNIA is co-exhibiting with
TeleAtlas on booth 600. For more information: visit
* October 21-23, 2002: Convergence, Detroit (US)
Visit us at XILINX booth nr. 1337, showcasing our XINGU-based technology.
* November 6, 2002: XILINX Seminar, Gothenburg (SE)
ACUNIA will present XINGU-technology and demonstrate the XINGU-based
* November 6, 2002: In-car communications, Amsterdam (NL)
ACUNIA presents on "Next-generation technology enabling operational
telematics: a Case Study". (www.wirelesstrafficsolutions.com
* November 12-15, 2002: Electronica, Munich (G)
Visit us at the XILINX booth, showcasing our XINGU-based technology.
ACUNIA is a leading provider of enabling software and hardware solutions
for next-generation telematics infrastructure and services. ACUNIA
developed the ACUNIA Open Telematics Framework® (OTF), the first fully
functional, end-to-end, Java-based open software design for the entire
ACUNIA's hardware business unit - ACUNIA Embedded Solutions - develops and
commercializes embedded processing solutions. The XINGU 8000 Series is the
highest performing low power embedded processing solution available in the
Founded in 1996 by co-CEOs Mr. Steven Buytaert and Mr. Marc Maes, ACUNIA
is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium with regional offices in Boston,
Massachusetts and Detroit, Michigan.
For more information
Wouter Piepers, Director Communications & Brand,
Philips-site 5 box 3, 3001 Leuven (Belgium)
tel: +32-16 31 00 20 - mobile: +32-478 33 56 32
fax: +32-16 31 00 29.
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