Pivotal moment for MirrorLink ecosystem and global car/smartphone connectivity
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mondial de L Automobile The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global technologies for smartphone-centric car connectivity solutions, today announced that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are MirrorLink-enabled. The news represents a tipping point for the global MirrorLink ecosystem and demonstrates Samsung s commitment to all areas of innovation in mobile technology which includes giving customers access to a seamless and more responsible connected driving experience.
Matched with the sheer number of MirrorLink-enabled, mass-market vehicles currently rolling off assembly lines, the MirrorLink-enabled Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge give consumers the extraordinary opportunity to continue their Galaxy experience without interrupting one of the most attentive activities of their day.
MirrorLink helps Samsung fulfill its promise of category leadership by offering drivers a broad range of features and vehicle compatibility when they need to safely use a smartphone on the road, said Chan-Woo Park, Vice President of Samsung. Matched with the sheer number of MirrorLink-enabled, mass-market vehicles currently rolling off assembly lines, the MirrorLink-enabled Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge give consumers the extraordinary opportunity to continue their Galaxy experience without interrupting one of the most attentive activities of their day.
Based on the Galaxy series popularity in the global smartphone market, MirrorLink s presence in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge is a watershed moment for car connectivity, said Alan Ewing, President and Executive Director of the CCC. With volume production of MirrorLink-enabled vehicles currently taking place at Honda, PSA Peugeot-Citron, Toyota, Volkswagen and many others, MirrorLink has clearly entered mainstream acceptance as one of the world s most compelling connected-car technologies.
MirrorLink is the leading industry standard for car-smartphone connectivity and is designed for maximum interoperability between a wide range of smartphones and cars. MirrorLink is also the only OS- and OEM-agnostic standard for car-smartphone connectivity and the only vendor-neutral standard where no single entity has a controlling stake. MirrorLink thus offers the quickest global route to safer and more enjoyable connected driving.
The Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge embrace Samsung s heritage of an unrivaled Galaxy mobile experience. The Note 4 s extraordinary 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) Super AMOLED display reproduces clearer and more vivid images with deep contrast, better viewing angles, and response times as fast as a millionth of a second, providing a tremendous viewing experience.
Taking the Galaxy Note experience to the next level, the Note Edge provides users with a new way to access information, engage with their mobile device, and express their personality and tastes.The Galaxy Note Edge s unique curved Edge screen provides quick access to frequently used apps, alerts and device functionality even when the cover is closed all with the swipe of a thumb. Users can also receive notifications directly on the Edge Screen while watching videos without disturbing their viewing.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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About the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC)
The CCC is dedicated to cross-industry collaboration in developing MirrorLink global standards and solutions for smartphone and in-vehicle connectivity. The organization s more than 100 members represent more than 80 percent of the world s auto market, more than 70 percent of the global smartphone market and a who s who of aftermarket consumer electronics vendors. For further information, please visit www.mirrorlink.com.
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