Luxoft a Finalist for 2013 Telematics Update Awards

Menlo Park, CA – May 30th, 2013 – Luxoft, a global provider of advanced application and product development services, was selected as a finalist for the Telematics Detroit Awards 2013 by Telematics Update, a leading source of analytics and news for automotive telematics, mobile and web industries. Luxoft was shortlisted in the “Industry Newcomer Award” category by an independent panel of judges that have been chosen on the basis of in-depth industry experience, ethics and discretion. The Telematics Update Awards recognize the most outstanding leaders, excellent products, and innovative companies in the automotive telematics industry.

“We are honored to be among the finalists of this prestigious industry award out of the hundreds of worthy candidates,” said Michael Minkevich, Luxoft’s VP of Technology Services. “Luxoft has been consistently investing in Research & Development (R&D) in order to be at the forefront of the in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) technology and be able to offer the best and most innovative solutions to our clients. Luxoft wants to be an automotive design house of choice for connected IVI experience. We are glad to be recognized for our achievements in the automotive industry.”

Luxoft continually enhances its Center of Excellence focusing on advanced car HMI development, User Experience, and User Interface (UI/UX/HMI). Luxoft engineers have years of experience in developing efficient, intelligent, reliable, non-distractive, rich, and user-friendly HMIs for the world’s leading automakers. Luxoft facilitates the creation of state-of-the-art HMI and workload management solutions that integrate multiple screens, including driver and passenger mobile devices. Luxoft offers market leading visual design for vehicle HMI that fits every driver demographic, while being safe, innovative and fully localized.

Luxoft’s iviLink is an innovative open source technology developed and introduced in 2012, which brings Apps into cars safely and efficiently. iviLink attracts a large developer community, thus benefiting the industry with advanced applications and use cases. iviLink is an open source in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) connectivity platform that enables seamless connectivity between mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, and in-vehicle infotainment systems. The iviLink Software Development Kit (SDK) is free to download online. (www.ivilink.net)

Luxoft recently teamed up with Ford in the development of an open-source car connectivity technology, called SmartDeviceLink. The new GENIVI Alliance-led open standard will combine the features of Ford’s AppLink™ software with Luxoft’s open-source iviLink as well as connectivity solutions from other organizations willing to contribute their code, thus promoting the innovation industry-wide.

The winners of the Telematics Detroit Awards 2013 will be announced at the Telematics Update Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner on June 4, 2013, one day prior to the start of the Telematics Detroit 2013. Luxoft is proud to be the Infotainment Sponsor of the exhibition and conference, and will demonstrate its automotive infotainment solutions at booth #34.

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About Luxoft

Luxoft is a provider of advanced application and software engineering outsourcing services for global and regional enterprises. Luxoft builds partnerships with its clients, such as Boeing, IBM, Deutsche Bank, UBS, Harman, Avaya, Alstom, and Sabre based on the culture of engineering excellence, innovation, and deep domain expertise. Luxoft offers international delivery capability through its network of state-of-the-art delivery centers in North America, Eastern Europe, and Asia. Luxoft`s customers benefit from the right mix of technology skills, industry knowledge, proprietary processes and methodologies, and a choice of engagement models. For more information, please visit www.luxoft.com. To learn more about Luxoft automotive solutions, please visit http://www.luxoft.com/automotive.

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