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Cinemo, STMicroelectronics, and Valens Showcase Connected Car Infotainment Solutions at CES 2018

Las Vegas, Nevada, January 9, 2018 ­­­– At CES® 2018, Cinemo, STMicroelectronics, and Valens are demonstrating an optimized in-vehicle infotainment multimedia system, empowered by Cinemo’s Distributed Playback™ in-vehicle media distribution system and enabled by Valens’ HDBaseT Automotive technology running on ST’s automotive Accordo5 infotainment processor and Telemaco3P telematics processor.
Infotainment is a central element of the connected car, and the ability to deliver the in-vehicle experience expected by drivers and passengers is a major differentiator as consumers increasingly demand the best in connected- and autonomous-vehicle technology. By enabling the simultaneous transmission of high-definition video and audio, Ethernet, and controls over a single, unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable for up to 15m, Valens’ HDBaseT Automotive technology is simplifying connectivity and guaranteeing performance, despite a challenging EMC environment.
Cinemo’s Distributed Playback™ is coupled with Valens’ HDBaseT Automotive chipsets and operated by ST’s Accordo5 infotainment and Telemaco3P telematics processors. Accordo5 is a cost-optimized processor solution for infotainment, and Telemaco3P is a secure automotive processor for safe Internet and Wi-Fi access.  HDBaseT Automotive also connects the car’s Smart Antenna to the central unit for processing.
“As our cars become an extension of our connected lives, we must guarantee a superior in-vehicle experience for drivers and passengers, particularly when it comes to infotainment and telematics. HDBaseT Automotive is an enabler of high-throughput connectivity, with high performance, low latency and architecture flexibility, all critical elements to the data transmission requirements of connected and autonomous cars,” said Micha Risling, Sr. Vice President, Head of Valens Automotive Business Unit.“Together with ST and Cinemo, we are demonstrating an ultimate in-vehicle infotainment solution, one of the many applications of Valens’ HDBaseT Automotive technology.”
“The requirement for no-compromise safety and security on top of exceptional telematics, infotainment, and performance in the car is exactly what drivers and passengers are demanding from vehicle manufacturers today and using the leading-edge Accordo5 infotainment and Telemaco3P telematics processors with Valens’ HDBaseT connectivity technology and Cinemo’s media distribution system effectively highlights the technology we’re delivering now,” said Fabio Marchio, General Manager, Microcontrollers and Infotainment Division, Automotive and Discrete Product Group, STMicroelectronics.
“Valens’ innovative HDBaseT Automotive technology along with ST’s automotive Accordo5 processor pave the way for the car to become a pivotal part of the digital lifestyle, so we look forward to working together to deliver the absolute in connected infotainment and forward-thinking use cases for mobile device integration with in-car head-unit and RSE systems,” said Elif Ede, VP Sales of Cinemo.
Valens and ST announced their collaboration in the automotive sector in November 2016, to expedite the introduction of HDBaseT Automotive to the market.
Visits to STMicroelectronics’ demo area are by appointment only. To schedule a visit to the Valens’ booth at CES 2018, please contact us at info-auto@valens.com. Stop by the Valens’ booth (North Hall, Booth No. 5931) to learn more about this demo and others being showcased in our booth. Cinemo will be hosting visitors in their private showroom at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (Suite #2986 – by appointment only). To arrange a meeting, please contact Cinemo at sales@cinemo.com.
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About Valens Automotive
Valens Automotive, a division of Valens, was established in 2014 to deliver the world’s most advanced in-vehicle connectivity chipset technology to the automotive world. Valens HDBaseT Automotive chip technology enables unparalleled in-vehicle connectivity, converging audio & video, Ethernet, USB, controls and power over a single cable. Valens’ patented HDBaseT technology is used by the world’s largest audio/video component manufacturers, enabling the highest quality of connectivity without the limitations of legacy infrastructure. Valens, a private company headquartered in Israel, continues to push the boundaries of wired connectivity everywhere. For more information, visit https://www.valens.com/automotive-solutions, or follow @ValensAuto.
About STMicroelectronics
ST is a global semiconductor leader delivering intelligent and energy-efficient products and solutions that power the electronics at the heart of everyday life. ST’s products are found everywhere today, and together with our customers, we are enabling smarter driving and smarter factories, cities and homes, along with the next generation of mobile and Internet of Things devices. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
In 2016, the Company’s net revenues were $6.97 billion, serving more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Further information can be found at www.st.com.
About Cinemo
Cinemo has become a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia middleware. CPU and Operating System agnostic as well as highly optimized for low power and low footprint devices, Cinemo’s unified middleware solutions decode, play, render, stream, manage and index virtually any file, disc, connected device, streaming format and cloud content. Designed and optimized for the high quality requirements of the automotive industry, Cinemo’s solutions can be seamlessly integrated into entry, mid and high automotive / in-vehicle infotainment system head and rear seat units, as well as automotive Apps enabling powerful new use cases. For more information on Cinemo’s in-vehicle infotainment solutions, please visit www.cinemo.com

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