CES 2016: Excelfore to launch cloud solutions for intelligent transportation

January 4, 2016  - By

Excelfore, a provider of cloud solutions for intelligent transportation, will launch its comprehensive suite of secure cloud and connectivity solutions at CES 2016, the Consumer Electronics Show that will be held in Las Vegas this week.

Excelfore provides an end-to-end intelligent transportation framework to the automotive industry using a cloud solutions platform along with in-vehicle connectivity technologies.

Excelfore will demonstrate solutions during CES 2016 in two locations: at the Excelfore Suite (MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada (Jan. 6-8), and at GenIVI Showcase at Trump International (Jan. 6-7).

ESync enables full vehicle over-the-air update of all vehicle components for the Headunit, multiple Electronic Control Units (ECU) and Telematics units. ESync updates the firmware components (FOTA), and software components (SOTA), including OS, kernel, kernel, drivers and applications.

Excelfore provides a cloud-based solution for connected car services. (Image: Excelfore)

Excelfore provides a cloud-based solution for connected car services. (Image: Excelfore)

Excelfore leverages its patented machine-to-machine (M2M) distributed architecture to support cloud-to-vehicle connectivity and multiple in-vehicle networks including LIN, CAN, FlexRay and Ethernet. New advanced security features include enhanced Hash functions, multiple-levels of encryptions, content-delivery network (CDN) integration and end-to-end security from the cloud to the vehicle-components.

“Connected cars are revolutionizing the automotive industry,” said Erich Geiger, former CEO of Harman/Becker Automotive Systems. “Excelfore’s EMatics and ESync platform with their advanced security and scalability will help accelerate adoption of innovative solutions for the automotive industry.”

“By continuing to deliver to the automotive industry over the last several years, our cloud platform has architecture has evolved into a sophisticated offering with advanced security and scalability,” said Shrinath Acharya, CEO of Excelfore. “Within our product framework, we also offer data analytics and monetization by integrating with third-party services. Our platform enables fast and cost-effective deployment solutions for OEMs and Tier-1s.”

The Excelfore team has delivered OEM programs (US, European, and Japanese Tier-1s and OEMs) and aftermarket automotive solutions to millions of vehicles.

Highlights of ESync

  • Tailored for automotive headunit and electronic control units (ECUs)
  • Updates headunits, ECUs, telematics units (TU), and IoT edge devices, including cameras
  • Updates using any communication link (over the air, other networks)
  • Ease of implementation of the cloud platform for SOTA/FOTA deployment
  • Key features of the OTA updater
  • Full campaign management capability
  • Secure administration
  • Creation and delivery of packages for faster transmission and updates
  • Complete, differential and incremental software updates
  • Patented adaptive compression and M2M technology

Highlights of EMatics

Fleet Monitoring: Access a fleet from anywhere in the world at anytime. Quickly access vehicle information including location, driver, fuel and battery voltage. Monitor vehicles closely when needed using high frequency tracking.

Automated Service Scheduling: Automatically get timely reminders on upcoming services, and schedule vehicle servicing by notifying preferred vendors.

Fuel Management: Get detailed fuel data for an entire fleet including usage, consumption and mileage trends.

Driver Rating: See who the most fuel-efficient drivers are. Get insights on how to improve driving behavior to reduce fuel usage and costs.

Vehicle Travel History: Get detailed trip information including distance, duration, idling time along with date and time of trips. Easily differentiate personal versus business trips and automate reporting.

Vehicle Safety: Set geo-boundaries and curfew periods. Get notified instantly when any vehicle violates curfews.