In-vehicle infotainment system

The Ujet In-vehicle Infotainment system provides a native car-like digital experience for our electric scooter. This was the initial dream of our team. No two-wheeler offers an infotainment system that matches the digital capabilities of a smart car. Ujet wanted to bridge this gap and finally provide a proper digital experience for two-wheelers.

Innovation is about creating something that doesn’t exist. Finding a way to bring a car-like infotainment system for a scooter is no easy task. The user experience is completely different in a scooter compared to a car: the screen needs to be waterproof, resistant to temperature change, and easily viewable in direct sunlight. In a car, these constraints don’t exist. These are the main reasons why the market has trouble matching the car industry in terms of infotainment functionality.

We decided to build our infotainment on Linux because it was easier to build a prototype on this platform. But we realized that Linux is difficult to maintain, requires expensive infrastructures, resources, and from a security standpoint, it is difficult to manage.

This is why we had to find another solution: Android. Android OS Platform (AOSP) is a solid foundation to build an In-vehicle infotainment system while being much easier to support and maintain. Within 5 months, our Android infotainment system was ready and present on the Ujet scooter.

Finally, a two-wheeler could provide a car-like digital experience.

It features the whole digital set commonly used inside contemporary cars: a complete digital driving dashboard that responsively displays riding information, a built-in navigation system, the ability to call and receive calls from a connected mobile phone, to listen to music from your smartphone, to capture a video from the dashboard HD cam, and much more.
It features the whole digital set commonly used inside contemporary cars: a complete digital driving dashboard that responsively displays riding information, a built-in navigation system, the ability to call and receive calls from a connected mobile phone, to listen to music from your smartphone, to capture a video from the dashboard HD cam, and much more.
The hardware platform of the infotainment system is seamlessly connected to our cloud solution through a built-in GSM module. This integration provides a wide range of control and functionality both for the driver and the technical team.
The hardware platform of the infotainment system is seamlessly connected to our cloud solution through a built-in GSM module. This integration provides a wide range of control and functionality both for the driver and the technical team.
Through the cloud, the scooter sends constant telemetry data, remote vehicle diagnostics, and various important information to the technicians. In turn, the scooter can receive commands from technicians as well as the companion app.
Through the cloud, the scooter sends constant telemetry data, remote vehicle diagnostics, and various important information to the technicians. In turn, the scooter can receive commands from technicians as well as the companion app.
The driver also benefits from our cloud connectivity: he can easily share access to his Ujet electric scooter through the companion app, locate his scooter anywhere in the world on the app, and lock/unlock the scooter at a distance.
The driver also benefits from our cloud connectivity: he can easily share access to his Ujet electric scooter through the companion app, locate his scooter anywhere in the world on the app, and lock/unlock the scooter at a distance.
This AOSP-based infotainment system (Android Open Source Project) can be automatically updated via a wireless internet connection. Moreover, it can remotely update the Electronic Control Units (ECU’s) connected to the Controller Area Network (CAN Bus). Concretely, each ECU--whether it is the battery management system, the audio system, the telematics control unit, or else—can be individually updated over the air.

The system can be adapted for any hardware platform which supports AOSP, meaning that most of the currently preferred hardware platforms are compatible.