Link Motion unveils its next-generation i.MX8-powered connected digital cockpit carputer

Link Motion at the International Suppliers Fair (IZB)

Tampere – 16 October 2018 Link Motion, a technology company developing secure connected carputers, is launching its next-generation automotive computing platform at the International Suppliers Fair (IZB) in Wolfsburg, Germany, from 16th to 18th of October (booth 1205A in Hall 1).

The company’s flagship carputer, the Motion T, runs on NXP’s i.MX8 multi-OS platform to ensure the automotive-grade reliability, world-class performance and optimized power efficiency. For superior digital experiences, the carputer offers advanced graphics across four in-car HD displays and cutting-edge entertainment features. Furthermore, the carputer supports connectivity features on Microsoft’s cloud platform for connected vehicle solutions, including over-the-air software and firmware updates, telemetry and diagnostics data and secure remote access

“The novel Motion T digital cockpit carputer is taking in-vehicle computing to the next level, strengthening its position as the most secure connected carputer in the world”, said Jouni Mikkonen, Managing Director. “Built around the industry-leading i.MX8 system-on-chip (SoC), the Motion T can now deliver immersive, multi-display graphics content”.

The Motion T integrates the most essential functionality from the electronic control units (ECUs) into one powerful carputer. The Motion T’s modular design allows it to meet diverse customer needs and optimises the cost-efficiency between different carputer variants. The carputer can be tailored to fit perfectly in various applications in the transportation industry, with engineering conducted in collaboration with Link Motion’s team of experts.

To learn more about the Motion T, please visit https://link-motion.com/carputer/

Link Motion also demonstrates connected vehicle use cases for the first time

Link Motion, DSA and Irdeto have come together to offer a secure, end-to-end connected vehicle experience, built on Microsoft Azure. The specific use cases, such as data analytics, vehicle health status and smartphone digital access, are showcased for the first time at the IZB.

“With a complete end-to-end solution for connected vehicles, we are unlocking the value of big data for both automakers and consumers. The solution will ensure our customers benefit from data ownership and state-of-the-art connected vehicle services”, said Jouni Mikkonen, Managing Director at Link Motion. “We are excited to demonstrate the full solution platform at IZB with our Motion T carputer.”

To learn more about the Connected Vehicle Solution and the partnership, please visit http://connectedvehicle.systems

About Link Motion

Link Motion is a technology company developing secure connected carputers. The company’s flagship carputer, the Motion T, enables a highly intelligent, scalable and secure digital cockpit solution meeting diverse customer needs with optimized cost-efficiency. In addition to advanced graphics, cutting-edge entertainment features and multi-display support, the Motion T supports highly-developed connectivity features on Microsoft’s cloud platform for connected vehicle solutions. Please visit Link Motion at www.link-motion.com