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Honda Dream Drive to Deliver Next-Generation Infotainment, Commerce, Services and Rewards to Drivers and Passengers

Honda Dream Drive to Deliver Next-Generation Infotainment, Commerce, Services and Rewards to Drivers and Passengers
  • Honda Improvements collaborates with main shopper manufacturers and retailers to create new in-vehicle expertise
  • Demos of prototype mobile-based dashboard at CES 2019
  • Watch video of Honda Dream Drive at https://Honda.us/DreamDrive 

Delivering on buyer expectations for the complete integration of cellular providers into the car expertise, Honda is demonstrating its prototype Honda Dream Drive, the automotive business’s first built-in driver and passenger infotainment, commerce, providers and rewards dashboards inside the car surroundings. First proven as an idea at CES 2017, Honda Dream Drive has advanced to supply drivers and passengers a broad vary of handy providers and partaking leisure choices, whereas minimizing the potential for driver distraction. Developed in collaboration with Related Journey, a related car platform and software providers firm, Honda is providing demos of Honda Dream Drive within the all-new 2019 Honda Passport at its CES sales space #7900 within the North Corridor on the Las Vegas Conference Middle, Jan. Eight-11, 2019.

The brand new prototype mobile-based dashboards present providers and experiences designed particularly for each drivers and passengers:

  • Honda Dream Drive: Driver demonstrates the enlargement of Honda’s in-vehicle cost know-how idea, first launched at CES 2017 with Visa. It allows drivers to pay for items and providers like gasoline, film tickets and parking, make restaurant reservations, meals ordering for pickup or supply, and even share the driving force’s location with pals and household.
  • Honda Dream Drive: Passenger provides passengers the power to play combined actuality video games, watch films, pay attention to music, learn unique comics tales, use journey purposes, discover new factors of curiosity alongside the route, and management the radio and cabin options – all from the passenger’s cellular gadget.

Furthermore, clients could have entry to buy Honda Dream Drive content material, film or occasion tickets, order forward, and quite a lot of different comfort choices offered by Honda’s collaborators.

“Honda has teamed up with industry leaders who want to understand how to best provide in-vehicle services to our customers,” stated John Moon, managing director, Strategic Partnerships, Honda Improvements. “These collaborations are important to test consumer desire so we can understand how to mutually serve our customers.”

Partnering with main manufacturers on voice-enabled driver purposes

Honda Dream Drive is each voice and contact enabled, offering customers with handy, protected and quick access to providers. Honda collaborated with a number of business leaders – Atom Tickets, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., The Espresso Bean & Tea Leaf®, Grubhub, Glympse, iHeartRadio, IPS Group, Arrive, Parkopedia, Phillips 66, Yelp, and USAA – for its voice enabled, driver dashboard for parking, gasoline cost, restaurant reservations, ticketing, audio, location sharing, and rewards.

Honda collaborated with AAA, DC, Entercom/RADIO.COM, the LEGO Group, Silvergate Media and the Octonauts group, and Univision Music to create its passenger dashboard for leisure, schooling, journey, commerce and rewards experiences.

Expanded in-vehicle cost partnerships

Since 2016, Honda has labored with Visa to construct and improve the in-vehicle cost expertise to make funds extra handy and safe. Now, Honda is increasing its in-vehicle cost collaboration to embrace Mastercard and PayPal. Collectively, Honda is working with these companions to create the car expertise of the longer term.

Rewards Program for Honda clients

In an effort to create new worth for car possession and use, Honda Developer Studio is consumer testing a brand new points-based rewards program to profit drivers and passengers for utilizing Honda merchandise and providers. Drivers and passengers can earn rewards factors for collaborating in quite a lot of actions together with buying providers, watching and listening to media, and enjoying video games.

“The gamification of everyday travel experiences with rewards points provides Honda with a unique opportunity to connect with its drivers and passengers, to establish a more personal engaging relationship with them, and to enhance customers’ daily lives with the automotive industry’s first frequent driving and riding program,” stated Bryan Biniak, CEO of Related Journey®. “Honda drivers and passengers earn points from common activities as well as extraordinary experiences created with market leading brands and developers, and then redeem their reward points at their favorite local and online retailers.”

companions and innovators can meet with Honda Developer Studio and Related Journey representatives at CES, January Eight-11, 2019. To study extra about Honda Developer Studio, go to Developer.Hondainnovations.com and comply with @HondaInnovation on Twitter.

What our collaborators are saying

“Parking is an essential component of the driving experience. We are excited to partner with Honda and Connected Travel to power voice-enabled parking in Honda Dream Drive, helping Honda drivers reduce time in traffic, save money and make it simpler and safer for them to reach their destinations.” – Yona Shtern, CEO of Arrive

“We’re constantly looking at market-leading channels to deliver the Atom Tickets experience to consumers. Teaming with Honda on Dream Drive to deliver next-generation passenger and driver movie ticketing services was a natural fit since our companies share the same goal of bringing convenience and entertainment to the consumer. Innovation is at the forefront of our company’s DNA, and we hope consumers will enjoy seeing Atom pop up in more unexpected places in the future.” – Matthew Bakal, chairman and co-founder of Atom Tickets

“Honda Dream Drive takes full advantage of vehicle connectivity to bring consumers new experiences that will simplify their lives and we are excited to work alongside Honda to extend this innovation to the in-vehicle audio experience by seamlessly blending broadcast radio with all of the streaming offerings of iHeartRadio. Radio has always been a major point of influence before a consumer makes a purchase and we are thrilled to work with Honda on Dream Drive to make these transactions simpler than ever for listeners and drivers.” – Michele Laven, President, Strategic Partnership Group for iHeartMedia

“As an innovation leader in Smart Parking for Smart Cities, IPS Group is proud to partner with Honda in this exciting evolution of an enhanced driving and parking experience.” – Chad Randall, Chief Working Officer, IPS Group

“We continuously explore the opportunities offered by new technologies to create fun and creative play experiences for children in various play environments, physical and digital. This demo, while not a commercially available experience, is yet another way in which we aim to experiment with how children interact with LEGO play in a fun mixed-reality scenario.” – Tom Donaldson, Senior Vice President of Artistic Play Lab on the LEGO Group

“From the comfort of their homes to the confines of their cars, people want to make purchases when they want and where they want. Our familiarity of shopping with mobile and voice-activated devices have created the expectation for almost every device to be a way to shop and pay. At Mastercard, we’re bringing our technology and experience to ensure these experiences are simple, intuitive and secure.” – Sherri Haymond, Government Vice President, Digital Partnerships, North America, Mastercard

“We understand consumers want to fuel up, pay and quickly be on their way. Now consumers can use the Phillips 66 apps in Honda cars to pay for gas at the pump in a fast, friendly and seamless way.” –John Barbour, Supervisor of Funds and Card Services at Phillips 66

“We’re delighted by this opportunity for kids to enjoy Octonauts via this new app platform. It’s a great new chance for them to explore, rescue, and protect the oceans!” – Ron Allen, EVP Business, Silvergate Media

“Univision is thrilled to collaborate with Honda’s platform to jointly develop next-generation radio experiences for connected and autonomous vehicles. Working closely with Honda we seek to develop highly immersive and engaging user experiences and advertising solutions that deliver results for our partners. We look forward to showcasing Uforia with Honda at CES this year.” – Jesus Lara, President of Univision Radio

“By continuing our partnership with Honda, a leader in automotive innovation, we are furthering the development of in-car commerce solutions that focus on security, safety, and convenience for the driver. Combining Visa’s payment expertise and Honda’s expansive platform, we are one step closer to transforming the car in to a new epicenter for commerce.” – Olabisi Boyle, Vice President of IoT, Visa

Honda Dream Drive prototype delivers new in-vehicle expertise for drivers and passengers.

About Honda Improvements
Honda Improvements drives transformative collaboration inside all areas of Honda. As a part of Honda Improvements, Honda Xcelerator and Honda Developer Studio, two open innovation packages, function catalysts to uncover and experiment with new applied sciences and enterprise ideas. Honda Improvements companions with innovators of all shapes and sizes from startups to international manufacturers and design and improvement communities to create leading edge merchandise and providers. Honda Improvements is predicated in Silicon Valley and operates globally. To study extra, go to HondaInnovations.com.

About Related Journey
Based in 2016, ConnectedTravel® has developed a complete cloud-based platform providers that make the most of Synthetic Intelligence (AI) and Machine Studying (ML), knowledge fusion, conduct science and gamification know-how to seize, perceive, and drive shoppers day-to-day cellular actions. ConnectedTravel® has developed, owns and operates a driver and passenger location-based software providers platform and enterprise that serves the automotive ecosystem on a SaaS foundation. The platform supplies knowledge pushed infotainment purposes and APIs, realtime behavioral administration and analytics instruments, in addition to geotargeted promoting and attribution providers. For extra info, go to www.connectedtravel.com.

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