CERENCE AND VISTEON TRANSFORM TWO-WHEELER EXPERIENCE WITH INTEGRATED VOICE-ENABLED COCKPIT ELECTRONICS SOLUTION
>> Visteon will integrate Cerence conversational AI into recent SmartCore™ two-wheeler product award to deliver intuitive mobility experiences
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., and BURLINGTON, Mass. – Cerence Inc., AI for a world in motion, and Visteon Corporation, an automotive technology leader dedicated to creating more enjoyable, connected and safe driving experiences, today announced Cerence’s conversational AI will be integrated in Visteon’s recent SmartCore™ product award with a leading motorcycle manufacturer.
The product will include core Cerence® technologies, including AI-powered voice recognition, natural language understanding, and text-to-speech – all with global language support – alongside Visteon’s Android-based SmartCore™ technology platform: the integrated domain controller powering the instrument cluster, infotainment, telematics, and display. The system will launch with a leading motorcycle manufacturer in 2024, powering a 12-inch display that offers connected apps and over-the-air software download capabilities.
"The motorcycle market is undergoing a digital-cockpit transformation similar to passenger vehicles. Providing our customer with an integrated digital experience technology created by Visteon with Cerence’s technology equips riders with voice-powered access to a dynamic infotainment experience, keeping them safe and informed while on the road". Bob Vallance, SVP, Customer Business Groups & Marketing
This integrated solution can be augmented and expanded to meet the customer’s needs with the addition of other Cerence core technologies, Cerence Cloud Services, and more.
"As two-wheelers become more prevalent, there’s a need for intelligent, voice-powered experiences that help keep riders safe through deep integration with their expansive digital lives. The infotainment system is the central brain of these vehicles, and we are proud to partner with Visteon as the leader in cockpit electronics to together create consistent, integrated experiences that can be simply deployed by our mobility customers". Sanjay Dhawan, CEO, Cerence Inc.
About Cerence Inc.
Cerence is the global industry leader in creating unique, moving experiences for the mobility world. As an innovation partner to the world’s leading automakers and mobility OEMs, it is helping advance the future of connected mobility through intuitive, powerful interaction between humans and their cars, two-wheelers, and even elevators, connecting consumers’ digital lives to their daily journeys no matter where they are. Cerence’s track record is built on more than 20 years of knowledge and more than 350 million cars shipped with Cerence technology. Whether it’s connected cars, autonomous driving, e-vehicles, or buildings, Cerence is mapping the road ahead.