Cadillac and OnStar to Strut Their Stuff in Las Vegas
Posted on: Wednesday, January 11, 2012
OnStar and Cadillac are showcasing their latest technologies at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show from Jan. 10-13 in Las Vegas.
The two brands will discuss several innovations during a press conference on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 7p.m. in the Casanova ballroom (Room 505) at the Venetian Hotel and Casino.
Cadillac will demonstrate CUE, a comprehensive in-vehicle experience that merges intuitive design with auto industry-first controls and commands for information and entertainment data. Cadillac will also discuss the research methods behind the creation of CUE.
OnStar will unveil evolutionary research in the 4G LTE cloud connected vehicle space,
reveal future expansions in the mobile application arena, and make announcements about OnStar FMV, its aftermarket rearview mirror that contains all of OnStar’s key functions for older vehicles.
OnStar will also collaborate with the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network to focus on the in-vehicle experience related to streaming content sharing for all vehicle occupants. The prototype applications demonstrated in a Chevrolet Volt research vehicle include:
• Cloud-based streaming of entertainment and information content throughout the vehicle
• Rear seat infotainment management
• Video chat
Additionally, OnStar has built on its pioneering work with smart grid technology and home connectivity to develop in-vehicle applications centered on energy management:
• OnStar RemoteLink
• Real time Diagnostics and Eco Routing
• Home Energy Management
Media attending the 2012 CES are invited to attend the press activities, and can RSVP for the Jan. 8 event here. Additionally, media and consumers can visit the OnStar booth (#1330 in the North Hall) for hands-on demonstrations of Cadillac CUE, OnStar’s mobile app and the OnStar 4G LTE research vehicle.
OnStar, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors, is the leading provider of connected safety and security solutions, value-added mobility services and advanced information technology. Currently available on more than 40 MY 2011 GM models, OnStar soon will be available for installation on most other vehicles already on the road through local electronics retailers, including Best Buy. The OnStar Mobile App is a recipient of the 2011 Edison Award for Best New Product in the Remote Driving Aids segment and OnStar Stolen Vehicle Slowdown is a recipient of the 2010 Edison Award for Best New Product in the Technology segment. OnStar safely connects its more than 6 million subscribers, in the U.S., Canada and China, in ways never thought possible. More information about OnStar can be found at www.onstar.com.
Cadillac has been a leading luxury auto brand since 1902. In recent years, Cadillac has engineered a historic renaissance led by artful engineering and advanced technology. More information on Cadillac can be found at media.cadillac.com.