Rapidly build fluid, contextual and relevant automotive HMI

Increasing demand for safety, personalized driving experiences, convenience delivered by numerous technologies and ubiquitous connectivity are driving the movement towards converting connected vehicles into high-performing, intricate machines built on very complex logic. An exponential increase in options and complexity and changing automotive ecosystem parameters, expand drivers’ human-machine experiences. In order to respond these challenges, automotive HMIs need to be much more fluid, contextual and relevant to consumers. Also, there is a need to support new use cases and to accommodate technological advances with quick turn-around.
HARMAN Connected Services (HCS) supports OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers in developing HMI for automotive head-units, including the IVI HMI, cluster HMI and other displays. HCS also supports the development of the UI views, data models and application’s business logic. The HMI can be developed based on the UI/UX design either from the OEM, Tier-1 Supplier or from HARMAN. HCS can accommodate the full responsibility of total software stack development, including requirements management, system architecture, HMI design and development, middleware services development and integration, hardware integration and BSP, system integration and verification, etc.
HCS is equipped with the HARMAN Automotive UI Development suite (HCAT), a complete product (SDK) that allows rapid development of enhanced and highly customizable HMI. The services HCS offers to support Automotive HMI development includes but is not limited to:
  • Rapid HMI prototyping
  • Complete HMI development for infotainment and/or instrument cluster system
  • Separate HMI applications/HMI web services development
  • HMI customization/branding
  • Creation of custom UI elements and element libraries
  • Complex 3D scenes development
  • Screen graphics optimizations on target
  • KPI optimizations (boot-up, performance) on target
  • Multiscreen HMI solutions with seamless user interactions
  • HMI functional and non-functional verification activities


Top-line Benefits

  • Accelerated HMI deployment coupled with cost and royalty savings
  • Successful HMI deployments done for large OEMs across the world
  • Competence/development centers in Russia, China and India accommodating volatile requirements and aggressive schedules


Capabilities and Benefits

  • Verification & validation
  • HARMAN Automotive UI development suite (HCAT) - HMI Cross-platform Application Toolchain
  • Development of the full software stack for OEM Digital cockpit