mySPIN, the easy way to link smartphones to vehicles’ infotainment systems. Link up your smartphone to mySPIN and operate apps through the vehicle’s touch screen, controller or steering wheel control. Once the head unit has integrated the mySPIN adapter, apps can be added without requiring head unit modifications.
Adapting an app for mySPIN requires minimal effort. This guarantees that users’ favourite apps will become available in the mySPIN eco system.
mySPIN opens a window to the driver for OEM suppliers and offers personalized one or two-way communication with the customer.
The system has a similar look & feel on both iOS and Android platforms. OE Branding and customization / skinning is possible.
With mySPIN for Android and iOS an easy and future proven way for app integration into the vehicle is available. OEMs, system suppliers and app developers are invited to participate in this open eco system. It combines customer needs and provides a reliable solution.
The scope of application is the networking between the handset and the infotainment system of a vehicle. Thus a user can enjoy its usual mobile apps in his car, just as if they would be a part of the in-car infotainment system (IVI). mySPIN transfers the video image to the vehicle’s display and allows an ease of operation of users’ favourite apps.
With mySPIN the user gets an attractive infotainment system. For the OEM mySPIN provides customers satisfaction, a safe smartphone integration, low risk and low invest and furthermore shared maintenance costs. The advantages for app developer are additional customer groups, safe use of apps in the car and access to vehicle data.
mySPIN consists of two software components primarily:
The maps application is an SDK compatible version of Apples own Maps app. It presents the user a large map view. The settings allow the user to switch between different display modes of the map: Standard, Satellite or Hybrid.
The main view also provides a search bar allowing the user to either search for a location or search for the location of one of his/her system contacts.
The contacts app displays a list of all system contacts on the device, provided that the user has allowed the LauncherApp to access these.
Clicking on an entry in the list will show a details screen of the contact. If there are any telephone numbers stored for this contact, the user may initiate a phone call.