Global IT vendor Letv and luxury sports car brand Aston Martin introduced AutoLink Rapide S by incorporating Letv Internet of the Vehicle (IOV) system at the Consumer Electronics Show 2016.
That was the first result of their collaboration in December to confirm research projects that include the development of connected electric vehicles through to manufacturing consultation on future electric vehicles.
“After a few months ‘efforts, we finished the integration of an Aston Martin vehicle and the Letv IOV system. We have successfully equipped this supercar brand with over 100 years of history with an ‘Internet brain’”, said Ding Lei, co-founder, global vice chairman and China and Asia Pacific CEO of Letv Super Car.
The ideation and engineering of the Aston Martin Rapide S project was led by the Letv IOV team and has focused on a new concept for the center console and instrument panel.
Letv said the center console is now a 13.3 inch HD touch screen and the instrument panel is now a 12.2 inch thin-film transistor (TFT) screen incorporating electronic instrumentation and gauges.
The company has also updated the original human-machine interaction by integrating Letv’s latest speech recognition technology.