Ready Upgrade transforms the vehicle into a modern electronic device that delights consumers with ever advancing features and services throughout the life of the vehicle, rivaling both smart homes and smart phones in delivering aspirational experiences to the modern consumer.
The automotive space is changing fast, and traditional development can’t keep pace with market expectations of connected vehicles that are smarter than the latest smartphones.
HARMAN Ready Upgrade is designed to help OEMs overcome the challenges of long development cycles and skyrocketing costs with a ready-to-deploy solution that reimagines the vehicle as a modern electronic device. It’s the perfect combination of production-ready hardware and pre-validated software to enable rapid development and launch, along with seamless upgradeability and adaptation, all at significantly lower costs.
Faster Speed to Market
Unlocks differentiated in-vehicle experiences within 6 months of kick-off.
Lower Lifetime Cost
Offers production-ready hardware and pre-validated software, enabling resource optimization and lower lifetime cost.
Drives easy resource reallocation with tools to adapt to HMI and vehicle networks.
Full System Upgradeability
Meets consumer expectations with ever-advancing features and services, along with an extensive ecosystem of compatible hardware and software.
Pre-certified Domain Controllers that deliver features & I/O
Three variants to meet market needs
Forward and backward upgradeability between generations and variants of the complete module
New generation solution available every 18-24 months
Meets the demands of new vehicle production and in-field OTA updates
Family of pre-certified Compute SIP and BT/WiFi modules
Improves scalability and gives OEMs more options
Core software that powers the Cockpit Domain Controller electronics
Software frameworks that enable feature functionality along with the interfaces needed for application development
Reference applications that OEMs can modify based on their HMI
Design and development tools to align HMI to brand
Accelerated development with easy vehicle integration