Airwire Offers Car Device via Jio in India
Reno, Nevada-based Airwire Technologies and India’s Reliance Jio Infocomm entered into a partnership agreement to provide the former’s Connected Car IoT Device with its patented antenna technology to Indian users.
CIOL quotes the company: The AirWire Connected Car Device attaches to the vehicle’s OBD-II port over a cable in the vehicle. When plugged into the car’s OBD port, the device operates in Jio’s pan-India advanced 4G/LTE Network, and enables WiFi and Bluetooth through which smartphone apps provide communication, cinema, TV, music, games, location data and vehicle telematics.
“We are pleased to offer a Connected Car Device for India, manufactured in India, in partnership with Jio,” said Debashis Bagchi, AirWire Technologies president & CEO. “Jio’s commitment and focus on the Connected Car market will provide the world the first countrywide deployment of this technology. Jio’s deployment strategy will validate the value of big data analytics to enhance the consumer’s satisfaction with vehicle driving and ownership,” he added.