Freescale selects RealVNC as Proven Partner for MirrorLink™ and in-car connectivity


RealVNC, the global provider of VNC®, has been selected by Freescale® Semiconductor as a Proven Partner for MirrorLink™ certified in-car connectivity.

RealVNC’s VNC Automotive technology is MirrorLink certified and available on Freescale i.MX 5 and i.MX 6 automotive platforms running on a wide selection of operating systems including QNX, Windows CE, Android and Linux. The Freescale and VNC Automotive collaboration helps partners bring products to market quickly, minimizing development and test time and providing state of the art MirrorLink compliant products to market.

VNC Automotive allows safe and secure access and control of a mobile device from a vehicle head unit or infotainment system. This gives drivers access to all their smartphone content, such as navigation applications, music libraries and internet radio stations, whilst on the move. The mobile device can be directly controlled from the infotainment system touch screen, vehicle bezel keys, steering wheel switches and by voice command, ensuring all content can be accessed safely.

“We are delighted to have been selected by Freescale as a Proven Partner within the Freescale Connect Partner Program to provide VNC Automotive and MirrorLink support into its automotive infotainment processors. VNC Automotive offers partners the most flexible, high-performing connectivity solution available on the market today and allows our partners to bring products to market promptly,” said Tom Blackie, Vice President Mobile of RealVNC.

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“RealVNC is an ideal partner to provide state of the art in-car connectivity,” said Dan Loop, Automotive Business Development Manager for Freescale’s MCU business.

“The RealVNC SDK enables Freescale to offer an off-the-shelf MirrorLink certified solution on QNX, Windows CE, Android and Linux across Freescale’s i.MX 5 and i.MX 6 processors, ultimately reducing integration cost and TTM for our shared customers.”

About RealVNC

RealVNC’s software is used by many hundreds of millions of people worldwide in every sector of industry, government and education. VNC is the original remote access software with a wide range of applications. The technology supports an unrivaled mix of desktop and mobile platforms and can be embedded in third-party products with a commercial license.

VNC is a registered trademark of RealVNC Ltd. in the U.S. and in other countries.

MirrorLink Certified™, MirrorLink™ and the MirrorLink™ Logo are certification marks and trademarks of the Car Connectivity Consortium LLC. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

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RealVNC was founded in 2002 by the original developers of VNC to promote, enhance and commercialize VNC.