July 25, 2014 10:04 PM ET

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Company Overview of Airbiquity Inc.

Company Overview

Airbiquity Inc. designs and operates connected vehicle service delivery infrastructure. The company operates Choreo, a cloud platform for the OEM lifecycle management of the connected vehicle. Its cloud platform is designed for automotive manufacturers to deliver connected services to consumers and commercial customers. The company’s Choreo platform integrates wireless, telephony, IT, Internet, and software features allowing automakers to offer customized and personalized connected vehicle services and content to their customers. Its platform provides mobile integration, vehicle security and driver and passenger safety, and green vehicle solutions. The company was formerly known as Integrate...

1011 Western Avenue

Suite 600

Seattle, WA 98104

United States

Founded in 1997

Phone:

206-219-2700

Fax:

206-842-9259

Key Executives for Airbiquity Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 55
Chief Operations Officer
Chief Revenue Officer
General Counsel
Age: 48
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Airbiquity Inc. Key Developments

Airbiquity, Inc. and Continental Collaborate to Deliver Global Connected Car Service Solutions to Vehicle Manufacturers

Airbiquity Inc. entered into a licensing and reseller agreement to integrate the Airbiquity Choreo connected car services platform and Driver Experience infotainment solution into Continental's infotainment systems. The collaboration enables Continental to offer vehicle manufacturers a branded connected car solution, which is fully optimized for Continental infotainment systems and easily installed during the vehicle production process. Airbiquity's Choreo connected car services platform provides the latest vehicle connectivity technology, program services, management capabilities, and the ability to easily customize, deploy, and scale connected car programs in 50+ countries and 30+ languages. Airbiquity's Driver Experience solution, which runs on the Choreo platform, enables turnkey infotainment delivery featuring a managed portfolio of popular global and regional smartphone apps, cloud content, and support for basic and premium automotive services. Powered by Airbiquity technology, Continental's solution allows vehicle manufacturers to easily configure and deploy customized and differentiated connected car programs using Continental head units and vehicle system technology at the make, model, and country level around the world. And because Airbiquity technology is cloud-based, vehicle manufacturer connected car program managers using the Continental solution will be able to dynamically update their program deployments and refresh smartphone app, cloud content, and service offerings to ensure drivers always have the latest and great connected car user experience possible. Technology and management controls have been engineered within the Choreo platform and integrated into Continental head units and systems to ensure speech recognition, text to voice, and app features are utilized when the vehicle is in motion. This allows drivers to safely enjoy their personal applications, content, and services without taking their eyes off the road.

Airbiquity Launches Tripadvisor on its Choreo Cloud Based Connected Car Platform Localized in 21 Languages

Airbiquity Inc. announced that TripAdvisor deployed on its Choreo™ cloud-based connected car services platform. TripAdvisor, a leading international travel resource relied on by millions of consumers worldwide, represents the latest addition to the growing content portfolio available to Airbiquity’s automotive market customers. As with all of Airbiquity’s content provider deployments, TripAdvisor has been integrated into the Choreo connected car platform software and vehicle head units to maintain the TripAdvisor brand and user experience, enable personalized driver content, and ensure the mitigation of driver distraction for safety. The TripAdvisor user application on the Airbiquity Choreo platform includes the following features: - Voice-recognition and text-to-speech for hands free driving that enhances driver safety - GPS and one touch directions integrated into the vehicle navigation system to easily locate destinations - Automated mobile phone calling via Bluetooth from restaurant and hotel listings to make reservations quickly and easily - Disabled text input while the vehicle is in motion to ensure driver safety - Auto-enabled voice search while the vehicle is in-motion to reduce driver distraction “TripAdvisor sees strong potential in extending brand and user experience into the connected car market.

Airbiquity, Inc. and Baidu Partner to Provide Connected Car Internet Services to the Chinese Automotive Market

Airbiquity, Inc. and Baidu announced a partnership to provide connected car internet services to the Chinese automotive market beginning in first quarter 2014. With this partnership, Airbiquity will integrate Baidu's popular Map, Send-to-Vehicle, and Music Service capabilities into its Choreo(TM) private cloud connected vehicle services platform and Driver Experience offering supporting connected cars and drivers in China. This partnership reflects the increasing importance of the Chinese automotive market, Baidu's dominant position in Chinese internet services, and the regionalization of Airbiquity's expanding smartphone application and content portfolio available to leading Chinese and international automakers using the Choreo cloud platform. Airbiquity's Choreo cloud platform and Driver Experience offering connects cars to the cloud while fully integrating the most popular smartphone apps, cloud content and services into vehicle displays, controls and voice recognition systems. This cloud based delivery model and sophisticated integration approach provides drivers with a personalized connected car experience that is a true extension of their digital lifestyle. Leading automakers, tier 1 suppliers and wireless carriers use Airbiquity's Choreo platform to power and manage their connected car programs while offering their customers in-car access to the latest technology, content and conveniences while mitigating driver distraction. Airbiquity is committed to continued partnerships and technology innovation with content providers like Baidu to make their brands and services available to connected car drivers and enabling the most superlative user experience in the automotive industry. Baidu understands the value of leveraging Airbiquity's Choreo cloud platform and Driver Experience product offering to reach and serve the rapidly growing automotive market and connected car drivers in China. By working with Airbiquity, Baidu will deliver enhanced and customized local language search capability, traffic and map services, send-to-car navigation allowing drivers to forward map guidance directly to their car navigation system using smartphones and PCs; and streaming music that's fully personalized in the car replicating the user experience on smartphones, PCs, and tablets.

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