Kia Motors India, a division of the South Korean company Kia Motors, is planning to make use of IoT Solutions from Vodafone Idea Business Services, a department of the Indian operator Vodafone Idea, to enable an array of connected car services.
Kia’s UVO related vehicle device will make its debut within the Indian market with the new Kia Seltos, which is defined as a technologically advanced and refined mid-SUV.
The partnership among the organizations will enable the Kia Seltos to feature with advanced linked vehicle functionality. Vodafone Idea’s information in automotive IoT will, the companions say, help Kia installation a strong, related solution inside the Indian marketplace through the integration of SMS with voice, 3G/4G statistics, SMS, secured APN provider and API integration. The answer empowers Kia to discover its cars, permit actual-time alternate of facts and electricity a whole variety of telematics-enabled connected automobile offerings to its customers, together with navigation that reflects real-time visitors.
UVO is defined through Kia as ‘an advanced, dynamic and revolutionary connected car answer that seamlessly integrates your smartphone, vehicle and its infotainment device into a single unit’.
This imparting is, now not particularly, going to be a feature of the Visit Vodafone Idea stall at India Mobile Congress (IMC 2019) in Aerocity, New Delhi from 14-sixteen October. It is, a few might argue, the ultra-modern level in a manner so as to, through the years, enhance vehicle-primarily based connectivity to the point that vehicles become self-using. However, this final result is probably to be exceptionally reliant on ubiquitous 5G at least and continues to be at the trying out-degree, albeit there are many trials now occurring around the world.