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IVI Software Update - Challenges and Strategies - Webinar Presentation


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This webinar addressed challenges expected in integration of software update capabilities; and strategies to implement software updates in IVI systems. Must Watch for all Infotainment Pros.

This webinar addressed challenges expected in integration of software update capabilities; and strategies to implement software updates in IVI systems. Must Watch for all Infotainment Pros.

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  • 1. IVI Software Update Challenges & Strategies July 31, 2013 © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd.
  • 2. | Among the Best 5 companies by Industry Focus : Automotive - International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) Partners to Automotive Industry © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 2 8,300+ employees 20+ OEMs 100+ Tier 1’s 20+ Semi-con Companies Customers 300+ Vehicle Production Program Exposure  Engine  Transmission  After-treatment  Hybrid POWERTRAIN INTERIORS & EXTERIORS A B CHASSIS & SAFETY C  Infotainment  Clusters  Body Electronics  Chassis Systems  Safety Systems  Vision Systems MECHANICAL ENGINEERING HORIZONTAL SOLUTIONS IN – VEHICLE NETWORKING DIAGNOSTICS
  • 3. | About the Speaker © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 3 Sriram G. • 15 years of rich experience in Automotive Electronics including Infotainment • Senior Solution Architect at KPIT • Leads the Infotainment Platform Development Group • Responsible for the architecture of KPIT’s KIVI platform • Architect & Topic Lead, CE Connectivity Expert Group at GENIVI • Leads the Device Management topic
  • 4. | Software update • Trends • Need in vehicle Infotainment • Challenges • Strategies • KPIT’s Approach • Best Practices • Q&A We will cover… © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 4
  • 5. | Software update related trends © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 5 •Mainly diagnostics, IVI ECU & map data updates •Via DVD or proprietary tools •Full software re- flash 2000-2008 •Post sale firmware update eg. Ford Sync •Via DVD/ SD Card/ Proprietary tools •Full software re- flash 2008-2010 •Technology drops •Component or feature level updates •Via USB/ Ethernet 2011-2013 •Features, Apps, Content updates •via USB, Ethernet, FOTA, SOTA 2014-2020 OEMs want to shift to less expensive and more seamless software updates facilitated with connectivity
  • 6. | Increasing software complexity in IVI Faster introduction of new CE devices & features Rising importance of App updates for IVI Buggy IVI software leading to customer complaints Software update need in IVI © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 6
  • 7. | Without software updates… © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 7 In One Year TODAY
  • 8. | Key stakeholders & Workflow © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 8 It is critical that automotive OEMs implement User Experience centric software update strategies Software Update Stakeholders OEM End Customer Service Technician Dealer Tier #2 Tier #1 Telecom Partners App Developers What? When? Where? Why? Workflow How?
  • 9. | Providing seamless updates Varied levels of user technology awareness Expensive software update campaigns Maintainability over the life of vehicle Common approach across product stages End user, vehicle safety & security Software update: key challenges © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 9
  • 10. | Platform approach Over the Air update Beta testing Thorough audit trailing Software partitioning Variant management Unified approach for production to post sale updates Important software update strategies © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 10
  • 11. | Update centric architecture © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 11 modular, component based + package & variant centric modular, component based
  • 12. | KPIT’s Platform Approach © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 12 Beyond FOTA & Head Unit Inside Head Unit: Software Update System of Systems Build Management Configuration Management Variant Management …… Cloud Hosted Server Infrastructure
  • 13. | Idiot proof update mechanism Support multiple update methods Optimum update package size Align deployment architecture with part numbering Periodic refresh & defragmentation Top 5 best practices © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 13 1 2 3 4 5
  • 14. | Strategy Consulting Architecture Consulting Implementations Integration What we do… © KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. 14 Questions?
  • 15. Thank You