Luxoft, a DXC Technology company (NYSE:DXC), and LG Electronics (LG) have announced that they will form an automotive joint venture to advance the deployment of production-ready digital cockpit, in-vehicle infotainment, rear-seat entertainment (RSE) and ride-hailing systems based on the webOS Auto platform.
The JV will bring together one of the industry´s most innovative automotive software engineering providers with one of the world´s innovators in technology and home entertainment.
Luxoft will lead the deployment of webOS Auto platform in production-ready systems in automotive by contributing its global delivery network and its engineering at-scale delivery organization.
Automakers and their key partners, fleet operators, and shared mobility services providers can already deploy webOS Auto to large-scale series production systems, including:
> Digital Cockpit systems;
> Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) for traditional needs;
> Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) with ride-hailing mode; and
> Cabin and center Stack display for ride-hailing systems.
It is anticipated that the JV will commence operations in the first quarter of 2020. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.
webOS Auto is an open platform for collaboration and an ideal platform for shared and intelligent mobility. webOS Auto provides unique features and functionality, and incorporates all essential components — such as multimedia processing, multi-display control, connectivity and security — to offer improved comfort and convenience to passengers and drivers.
Luxoft is a digital strategy and software engineering firm providing bespoke technology solutions that drive business change for customers the world over. For more information, visit www.luxoft.com.
DXC Technology helps global companies run their mission critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private and hybrid clouds. Learn more at www.dxc.technology.