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SAS Service

SAS Service

This service provides relevant and insightful market data on infotainment software, navigation, connectivity, telematics services, and other technologies in the automobile.

The IHS Automotive Services, Apps, & Software Service provides users with concise evaluations of infotainment operating system (OS) platforms, apps integration via smartphones and infotainment systems, apps categories, and the latest developments of relevant players.

Topics covered

  • Infotainment OS trends (GENIVI, Android, Linux, QNX, Microsoft)
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink, SmartDeviceLink, Baidu CarLife
  • Mobile apps (e.g., Pandora, Facebook, etc.)
  • Telematics services (eCall/bCall)
  • Usage-based insurance
  • Over-the-air updates
  • Cyber security

Planners and strategists use the service to

  • Understand which software platforms should be adopted
  •  Assess regional variations in information platforms
  • Gain perspective on OEM app strategies
  • Evaluate how smartphones will influence in-vehicle infotainment experiences

The Services, Apps & Software (SAS) Service is part of a suite of vehicle contenting services. Delivered through SupplierInsight, an IHS Automotive strategy and planning solution, the service provides a view into current automotive trends and future demand through

  • Sector news and analysis
  • Topical reports
  • Supplier profiles
  • Who Supplies Whom Survey database
  • Access to analyst and webinars
  • Model-level forecasts, technology fitment, and supplier relationships (optional add-on)