Native software program firm ACO Tech introduced yesterday that its ATLAS (ACO Tech Native Automotive Providers) working system is now obtainable for the Proton X50 by way of an over-the-air (OTA) replace. It will change the prevailing Geely Sensible Ecosystem (GKUI) that’s at the moment geared up on the car, providing quite a few enhancements for navigation and voice recognition, amongst different issues. Rollout for the brand new system is offered fully gratis to all X50 house owners.
To recap, ACO Tech first introduced the ATLAS OS again in September of final yr, and was later formally launched in early June 2022. The present model of the system runs on an open-source Android 10 platform, although it doesn’t function companies or apps supplied by way of Google Play Retailer. As an alternative, it comes with first-party navigation, leisure, and voice management, as nicely as that includes its personal digital storefront (often called A-Retailer) for acquiring suitable apps.
ATLAS is now obtainable for the #ProtonX50!
Ranging from in the present day, X50 customers can get pleasure from new options comparable to improved VR and navigation, customisable widgets and extra.
— ACO Tech (@acotechmy) July 18, 2022
Talking of which, the corporate lately added Spotify help to the OS, because of a newly signed partnership with the music streaming service which was introduced earlier this month. As well as, the deal would additionally see the app pre-loaded on all ATLAS-equipped Proton vehicles. Moreover Spotify, different third-party leisure companies supported on the platform embrace Joox and Astro’s Syok.
Among the many enhancements supplied by ATLAS OS over the GKUI system consists of an all-new intuitive interface with multi-display functionality, higher navigation system, customisable widgets, cellphone mirroring functionality by way of the ATLAS Auto companion app for smartphones, and reworked voice controls. With reference to the latter, ACO Tech says that voice recognition has been tuned to simply adjust to our native accents and kinds of saying sure English phrases at various tones and speeds. Which is definitely spectacular, contemplating the indisputable fact that there’s no different system on the market that options this amusingly particular speech help.
Although only in the near past rolled out for the X50, ATLAS OS is out there as commonplace on this yr’s iterations of the Proton Iriz and Proton Persona. A rollout for the X70 mannequin can be deliberate for someday in 2022, however neither ACO Tech or Proton has confirmed a launch date simply but. The software program firm additionally notes that it might take as much as 14 days for the brand new OS replace to be acquired by all relevant autos.
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