7Layers Korea- Now Performing MirrorLink Certification Testing
Suwon, Korea, 9th Dec. 2011: The 7Layers test & engineering center in Korea has received Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) authorized status. 7Layers can now perform MirrorLink™ certification testing, thus helping to ensure interoperability between in-vehicle infotainment systems and drivers’ smartphones.
Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC)
The Car Connectivity Consortium is a group of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, handset manufacturers, systems suppliers and consumer electronics makers. CCC is developing the MirrorLink™ specifications and guidelines to ensure “seamless, safe, effortless and delightful user experience when using a smartphone in a car”.
7Layers Korea has CCC authorized Test Lab Status
7Layers Korea is one of the first labs in the world to achieve CCC authorized Test Lab Status and is performing official MirrorLink™ testing and certification in its laboratories in Suwon. Certification testing in authorized 3rd party test labs is necessary for manufacturers of head units and consumer electronics that want to achieve a MirrorLink™ Certificate. MirrorLink™ certification testing in an authorized test laboratory will be applicable from January 2012 onwards.
7Layers is a global group of engineering & test centers with years of experience in wireless communications testing, certification and type approval services. We are working together with the world’s leading mobile and Smartphone manufacturers, operators and the growing number of M2M product manufacturers from a variety of vertical markets.
“As experts in wireless communications testing, we have been running conformance and field testing programs necessary for a variety of certification programs for years,” explains Karsten Peucker from 7Layers Korea Ltd.
“By offering MirrorLink™ certification, we can now provide the industry with a very valuable service that will not only support their marketing activities but also enhance end-user satisfaction considerably when using smartphones within their vehicles.”
About Car Connectivity Consortium
The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) is dedicated to cross-industry collaboration in developing the MirrorLink™ technology standard for smartphone connectivity in vehicles. MirrorLink solutions allow consumers use of their smartphone in the car without looking at or touching their phone. CCC-approved applications and content are mirrored from the mobile device onto the automotive in-dash radio, allowing the user to access the smartphone through the vehicle’s digital display, steering wheel buttons and audio system. Car Connectivity Consortium members are among the world’s leading automotive, mobile communications and consumer electronics industry companies. For additional information about the Car Connectivity Consortium, please visit www.carconnectivity.org.
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