SEATTLE, Wash. – March 22, 2011 – Airbiquity (www.airbiquity.com), a global leader in wireless connected vehicle services, today announced the company’s selection to provide data-over-voice technology to OnStar’s retail product, OnStar FMV. OnStar’s uniquely designed mirror-mounted retail device will bring connected vehicle services to virtually any vehicle.
“We’re exceptionally proud of Airbiquity’s eight-year relationship with OnStar, the leading brand in connected vehicles,” said David Jumpa, senior vice-president of global business development, Airbiquity. “With our underlying technology, OnStar continues to offer an innovative and cost-effective range of services to drivers. Adding OnStar to a car is now as quick and easy as installing a new rear-view mirror.”
OnStar FMV will be available for purchase from North American consumer electronics retailers in 2011.
Airbiquity is at the forefront of change in the automotive industry, integrating advances in software, communications technology and wireless services with vehicles. Its connected vehicle solutions offer automakers a flexible platform for delivering innovative applications and services that help automobiles adapt to the driver’s digital lifestyle. To learn more about Airbiquity, visit www.airbiquity.com.
OnStar, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors, is the leading provider of connected safety and security solutions, value-added mobility services and advanced information technology. Currently available on more than 40 MY 2011 GM models, OnStar soon will be available for installation on most other vehicles already on the road through local electronics retailers, including Best Buy. OnStar safely connects its more than six million subscribers, in the U.S., Canada and China, in ways never thought possible. OnStar Stolen Vehicle Slowdown is a recipient of the 2010 Edison Award for Best New Product in the technology category. More information about OnStar can be found at www.onstar.com.
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