06/25/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/25/2020 07:01
Companies advance long-standing track record of innovation in automotive infotainment
BURLINGTON, Mass., June 25, 2020 - Cerence Inc. (NASDAQ: CRNC), AI for a world in motion, today announced that it has partnered with e.solutions GmbH, a joint venture between Audi Electronics Venture GmbH and Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, to develop game-changing innovations for the automotive cockpit of the future.
Cerence and e.solutions have partnered for more than 10 years, bringing key innovations to more than nine million vehicles from Volkswagen AG's brands, including Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche, Bentley and more. Today, Cerence's speech recognition technology is the key communication point for access to e.solutions' digital assistants in the car, and the companies continue to collaborate on further innovations and integrations.
'The role of 'infotainment' in the car is expanding, going beyond core communication and entertainment functions to serve as a true assistant in the cockpit,' said Uwe Reder, Managing Director, e.solutions. 'We are proud to partner with Cerence to leverage their industry-leading voice technology within our software stack to deliver an amazing experience to automakers and their customers.'
'As drivers look for a smartphone-like experience on the road, the car of the future is increasingly defined by the user experience behind the wheel,' said Stefan Ortmanns, EVP and General Manager, Core Products at Cerence. 'Together with e.solutions, we're accelerating innovation that will advance the in-car experience and give automakers a competitive edge.'
About Cerence Inc.
Cerence (NASDAQ: CRNC) is the global industry leader in creating unique, moving experiences for the automotive world. As an innovation partner to the world's leading automakers, it is helping transform how a car feels, responds and learns. Its track record is built on more than 20 years of knowledge and almost 325 million cars on the road today. Whether it's connected cars, autonomous driving or e-vehicles, Cerence is mapping the road ahead. For more information, visit www.cerence.com.
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