Providing consistency and reliability in software development

In order to provide strong differentiation in automobile, OEMs need the help of sound business applications. To manufacture the next generation of innovative vehicles with high quality and free of defects, automotive OEMs need a strong testing infrastructure. HARMAN has experience and competency in both automotive and software industries to validate and certify standards across the Automotive supply chain and consumer markets.
Some key highlights of HARMAN’s Automotive testing expertise:
  • Successful delivery across multiple Infotainment programs for OEMs with complete responsibility of testing across all phases of the Product Lifecycle from Unit Testing to In-Vehicle testing
  • Extensive experience in test planning, test strategy design documentation and test execution on multiple automotive infotainment projects
  • Dedicated Test Lab for Interoperability test for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB and Automotive Projection Modes (Android Auto, Apple CARPlay and BAIDU CARLife)
  • Rated #1 Third Party Lab for Google with Dedicated Test Lab for Development Test, Pre-Certification/Certification Test of Android Auto Projection
  • Test Automation experience across all phases of the product lifecycle from Unit Testing to System Testing
  • Vast experience in Test Automation with specialization in design, development and deployment of custom automation tools based on project requirements
  • Expert level competency across all domains of automotive infotainment like multimedia, connectivity, navigation to ensure high quality software
  • Automotive SPICE Level 3 Certified


  • Android Auto pre-certification Lab: Expert in Android Auto Certification. Android Auto Certification (AAP) includes both bench and vehicle testing. Dedicated Lab set up to certify AAP on any head unit. 
  • Software Unit/Component Testing: Unit Testing – Function, Statement and Branch Testing. Unit Test Automation with Google Test
  • Software Integration Testing: Bottom up, Top Down, Big Bang Integration testing. Testing with various communication interfaces between components like UFIPC, CORBA, D-BUS
  • Software Qualification Testing: Functional verification using simulation of ECUs. 
  • System Integration Testing: Verification of integration of software and hardware based on the test strategy. Verification of low level hardware interactions using equipment like CRO, Protocol Analyzers, etc.
  • System Testing: Testing with complete system - real ECU’s wherever feasible, and simulated ECU’s where not
  • In Vehicle/Drive Testing: Navigation, Tuner specific testing in Vehicle. Complete understanding of system behavior to identify and log issues during drive tests

top-line benefits

Top-line Benefits

  • Testing expertise in Automotive
  • Generic reusable test suite for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Projection Modes and USB
  • Repository of more than 300 of the latest devices sold across the globe for software compatibility testing
  • Robust device selection strategy in place for optimal coverage across different geographies
  • Reusable test scenarios across all areas of Automotive Infotainment