Alpine Selects Cinemo Multimedia Solutions for their Future In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems

Co-operation set to transform IVI by delivering unparalleled media entertainment experience

Karlsruhe, Germany, January 24rd, 2014 – Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware, and Alpine Electronics, a World renowned automotive electronics manufacturer specializing in system integration solutions with IVI and information technologies, have announced their collaboration on future In-Vehicle Infotainment systems.

As part of the agreement, Cinemo will be providing highly-optimized unified media playback, streaming, media management and connectivity solutions for integration into selected Alpine IVI devices. A global automotive maker will be one of the first customers of the Alpine systems.

Cinemo's multimedia offering will also include enhanced audio and video file playback, support for Digital TV as well as Bluetooth audio. Ground breaking media management provides ultra-fast combined content indexing enabling CE device connectivity, including compatibility with Apple iAP/iAP2 protocols, MTP, Bluetooth, and is designed to allow near instantaneous access to all media content available in the car regardless of the location or storage device. Cinemo's Unified Media Player™ is also developed to achieve the maximum performance with the lowest CPU load by advanced usage of the hardware video acceleration.

"We are delighted to work with Alpine on future projects and be able to offer such high performance in-car entertainment products to the wider market", said Jim Corbett, Co-founder and Executive Vice President of Cinemo GmbH. "Alpine have a long history of innovation in automotive electronics, so joining forces with Cinemo will offer a unique approach that redefines the future of the IVI industry".


About Cinemo

Cinemo is a global leader in automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware in the embedded world. CPU and Operating System agnostic as well as highly optimized for low power and low footprint devices, Cinemo's unified middleware solutions decode, play, render, stream, manage and index virtually any file, disc, connected device and streaming format. Designed and optimized for the high quality requirements of the automotive industry, Cinemo’s solutions can be seamlessly integrated into entry, mid and high automotive / in-vehicle infotainment system head and rear seat units, as well as automotive Apps enabling powerful new use cases.

Cinemo GmbH is a privately held German Corporation, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany. With a dedicated and strong engineering team, Cinemo's technologies represent the best in their class.

For more information, please visit www.cinemo.com