Jaguar Land Rover selects NetFront™ Browser NX Automotive Profile as the browser for InControl Touch Pro, its next generation in vehicle infotainment technology framework rolling throughout its range and across marques

Oberhausen, January 21st, 2016 – ACCESS CO., LTD., a global provider of advanced software technologies to the automotive, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and digital TV markets, today announced that its NetFront™ Browser NX Automotive Profile software solution has been chosen as the browser for the Jaguar Land Rover next generation connected infotainment system InControl Touch Pro, which is deployed across the latest range of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles available on the market.

The ACCESS solutions for Automotive combine best in class support for international and local media standards such as HTML5 and DLNA® media sharing, enabling automotive manufacturers and the supply chain to provide global robust and flexible solutions for In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI). The ACCESS solutions can be easily integrated into any IVI platform to allow passengers to use their own devices or fixed in-car systems for infotainment, and enable the car to interact with the connected home while providing auto vendors with the control needed to offer a powerful, flexible and secure in-car experience.

“The choice of the ACCESS browser by Jaguar Land Rover is testament to the base performance and raw speed of our browser technology and the R[&]D effort we’ve put into supporting the automotive industry’s drive to produce in vehicle entertainment experiences of the very highest quality,” said Kiyo Oishi, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer-Overseas, ACCESS CO., LTD.

NetFront™ Browser NX Automotive Profile v2.0: Built on the WebKit browser engine, this award-winning HTML5 browser features high stability on embedded platforms and has been optimized for the in-car environment. Supporting global media and automotive standards, NetFront Browser NX Automotive Profile v2.0 is an ideal solution for auto manufacturers and supply-chain vendors looking to enable consumer pleasing infotainment services and solutions.

“It’s our ultimate aim to produce software that enables Jaguar Land Rover to provide in vehicle infotainment experiences as good or even better than drivers and passengers enjoy at home,” concluded Oishi.

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About ACCESS
Since 1984, ACCESS CO., LTD. (Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Index, 4813) has provided advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies to telecom carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasting and publishing companies, the automotive industry and energy infrastructure providers around the world. The company develops mobile software solutions that have been installed on over 1.5 billion devices, and network software solutions that have been used by over 300 telecommunication equipment manufacturers. Utilizing its network virtualization technology skills and knowledge, the company is currently focusing on the development and commercialization of Internet of Things (IoT) and media solutions that combine embedded and cloud technology. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States to support and expand its business globally. Learn more about ACCESS at www.access-company.com.

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