DEVELOP, MANAGE AND OPERATE IN-VEHICLE APPLICATIONS AND CONNECTED VEHICLE SERVICES

The HARMAN Ignite Platform is a complete, end-to-end cloud platform which enables connectivity, device management, application enablement, analytics and managed services capabilities. It allows automakers, dealers and service providers to introduce, easily deploy and manage new cloud applications and services meeting the safety, convenience, information, and entertainment needs of customers around the world. 

MAKE YOUR CONNECTED VEHICLE PROGRAMS OPERATIONALLY EFFICIENT

The HARMAN Ignite Platform provides the security, flexibility, scalability, manageability and reliability that the auto ecosystem actors demand to ensure success of their connected car services and applications today and tomorrow.

READILY SUPPORT NUMEROUS TRADITIONAL AND EMERGING USE CASES

The HARMAN Ignite platform is both scalable and modular enabling OEMs to initially purchase a solution -- and through their partnership with HARMAN -- build on that core base with additional services and capacity as needed. A few of the solutions that leverage this automotive cloud platform are described below.

Car-as-a-Service Solution

CaaS Solution is based on the HARMAN Ignite Platform and is used by OEMs, Dealers and Service Providers to offer car sharing services for a fleet of vehicles.

This solution supports changing vehicle ownership models by allowing customers to have access on demand to a vehicle of their choice based on their specific needs.

OEMs can maximize the reach of their vehicles, create car sharing revenue, and initiate revenue generating opportunities through other connected services that enhance the customer experience.

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Vehicle Connect Solution

Accelerates the development of V2X applications by leveraging a versatile cloud platform for Automakers and Tier 1 suppliers. Using this solution, applications can be built to connect the vehicle to the road infrastructure (V2I), to the home (V2H), to other vehicles (V2V) and more.

With the help of the Portal Personalization solution offered as SaaS over the HARMAN Ignite Platform, the V2X applications can be further customized enabling services and automating features that support user’s unique driving and digital lifestyle.

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Content Personalization - AHA Radio by HARMAN

With Aha Radio by HARMAN, automakers can offer the best internet-based audio source in their vehicles. 

As a user of Aha Radio, the driver can listen to the latest episode of their favorite podcast without having to sync a smart phone, have Tweets read aloud while driving, tune in to a favorite radio stream and much more. Aha Radio is seamlessly integrated with other vehicle services offered in the infotainment center as well.

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Cloud-based Driver Profile

As new car ownership models become available such as car and ride sharing services, it will become more important than ever before to leverage a cloud-based driver profile service to apply a consumer’s personalized settings to any vehicle they drive.

The Cloud-based Driver Profile service based on HARMAN Ignite platform allows drivers to create an account for this service. Drivers can save information including options for setting the temperature, seat and mirror positioning, favorite radio presets, infotainment applications and other more personal items. 

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Vehicle Analytics Dashboard

The Vehicle Analytics Dashboard solution enables innovative business models by integrating vehicle telematics data and analytic insights with customer and business data. The solution showcases how Automakers, Dealers and Insurance Companies can leverage HARMAN Analytics capabilities to gain real-time, contextual and predictive insights on vehicle health, driving behavior, consumer (buying) behavior to drive improvements in the areas of customer experience, product management (Research & Development) and marketing/sales campaigns.

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Vehicle Health and Diagnostics

The Vehicle Health & Diagnostics Dashboard solution leverages the HARMAN Ignite platform for determining vehicle quality and overall health. Insight into the vehicle health and diagnostics helps the driver and Automotive ecosystem actors in different ways. It helps reduce operation costs of the vehicle, reaction time to issues, accident liability and fines and also enhances customer experience.

By combining diagnostics and connectivity, dealers, manufacturers, fleet managers and service providers  like rental car companies, are able to offer additional services to their customers. Ecosystem actors aggregate automotive data and provide contextual and advanced services like early field warnings, predictive maintenance, remote diagnostics and repair, fuel management practices. 

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Remote Vehicle Updating Service (OTA)

HARMAN Remote Vehicle Updating Service (OTA) enables car manufacturers and Tier-1 suppliers to adapt to an evolving market landscape by securely managing all in-vehicle software components, including firmware, applications, configurations, settings and maps on head units, TCUs (Telematics Control Units) and ECUs (Electronic Control Units).

The solution is comprised of both backend server components that can either be installed on the customer’s IT premise or hosted by HARMAN, and device side client software components that are installed by the device (TCU/HU/ECU) manufacturer.

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