MediaCore Automotive Multimedia Middleware now on DRA74x 'Jacinto6' From Texas Instruments

NETANYA, Israel - Jungo Connectivity Ltd. announced the availability of its MediaCore version 4.5 on the DRA74x "Jacinto 6" platform from Texas Instruments (TI).

The DRA74x "Jacinto 6" is the most recent generation of TI's OMAP, a system-on chip designed for multimedia applications running in automobiles. The porting of MediaCore 4.5 to "Jacinto 6" allows the companies to benefit from future opportunities in the In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) market.

MediaCore 4.5, from Jungo Connectivity, is the most advanced MediaCore release from Jungo to date. It supports playback and distribution of media in the car and provides connectivity to all the different smartphones and protocols needed for an enhanced IVI multimedia experience.

MediaCore 4.5 includes support for complete audio/video/photo playback and distribution in the vehicle, on both the infotainment center stack as well as on RSE (Rear Seat Entertainment) units and brought-in devices like smartphones and tablets.

Jungo has optimized MediaCore 4.5 to support hardware accelerated capabilities offered by the "Jacinto 6" SoC, such as HD video playback. In addition, MediaCore 4.5 brings with it dedicated support for the latest technologies introduced in devices from Apple and Google, along with proprietary smartphone SDKs for advanced, non-standard, capabilities.

A number of automotive customers have already selected the Jungo MediaCore solution on TI platforms. "Porting MediaCore 4.5 to TI 'Jacinto 6' reaffirms our commitment to having our best of class multimedia and connectivity middleware support Texas Instrument's latest Automotive platforms, for the benefit of our mutual customers" said Jungo Connectivity CEO Ophir Herbst.

"We're pleased to have Jungo's MediaCore version 4.5 running on TI's DRA74x 'Jacinto 6' automotive processor," said Matt Watson, product line manager automotive infotainment processor, Texas Instruments. "Jungo's MediaCore 4.5 is a natural match with TI's Jacinto 6 processor as together this solution empowers Tier1s and OEMs to unleash innovative automotive multimedia and connectivity applications on this powerful In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) platform".

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