Visteon Gets European Deal For Infotainment Platform: Van Buren Township-based Visteon Corp. (NYSE: VC) has been awarded a development and production program for its latest infotainment system by a major European car manufacturer. With production launch targeted for the 2015 model year, this program represents the first market implementation of Visteon’s next-generation infotainment platform in this rapidly growing segment. Visteon’s latest infotainment solution is capable of multi-device connectivity to deliver apps and features, stream media, access the Internet and seamlessly integrate both cloud-based and local content to drivers and passengers via a simple and flexible user interface. The system also enables software updates over the lifetime of the vehicle, further enhancing value to vehicle manufacturers and the end consumer. This will be one of the first automotive implementations of an ‘open source’ platform and associated applications based on the requirements of Genivi, a non-profit alliance committed to driving broad adoption of an in-vehicle infotainment open source development platform. Visteon provides connected audio and embedded connectivity solutions on more than 5 million vehicles annually for global vehicle manufacturers. Visteon’s infotainment range also includes automotive and content partnerships to deliver an industry-leading user experience through improved connectivity, human-machine interaction interface and content. Learn more at www.visteon.com.
Sweetwater Authority, Calif. Selects New World Systems’ Integrated ERP Software: The Sweetwater Authority of California has selected the Logos.Net public administration system from Troy-based New world Systems. The new software will automate manual business processes and improve reporting to help the Authority increase efficiency and better serve residents. New World is providing the Sweetwater Authority with Logos.Net Financial Management, Payroll & Human Resources, Utility Management and eSuite software developed on the Microsoft.Net platform. The intuitive Web-based software with built-in workflow will improve productivity, creating cost savings for the authority. New World’s software will also help to automate utility billing and provide online tools for more than 186,000 residents in the authority’s southern California service area. Trusted by more than 1,000 public sector organizations nationwide, New World Systems designs, develops, markets, supports and implements the integrated Logos Public Administration Suite for local governments and the Aegis Suite of Public Safety Solutions for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS. More at www.newworldsystems.com.