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Virtual Challenge 2021
About The 2021
Using our bespoke platform, accepted companies will have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of stakeholders across the Ford business.
The two-day event included:
Customer Clinics (for specially selected companies)
Access to both Ford Business and Technical Experts
The ‘Brought In’ Challenge
This Challenge is for Apps brought into
the vehicle with either an Android or iOS smartphone. Your Android or iOS application can be enabled to work in the vehicle using SmartDeviceLink. This technology allows the driver to access your application with
touch and voice.
The ‘Beamed In’ Challenge
Content and Services delivered directly into the vehicle with the embedded modem by utilizing the IVI system with no need for
a smartphone. Experiences are delivered via the cloud, utilize platform OS or are embedded directly into the vehicle.
Submissions should be applicable to one of the following category areas:
ICE Transition to BEV
BEV Fleet Management
Van Related Digital Ecosystem
Voice Based Experiences
Wearables & Active Lifestyle
Journey Related Experiences & Services
Virtual Road Trips
We are hosting a series of virtual road trips to hear from the Ford team and test your ideas - join by your geography or by focus area to learn how Ford works with startups. Some companies will be selected to pitch during these events.
Pre-Challenge Events - All Focus Areas
Pre-Challenge Events - Specific Focus Areas
Registration for 2021 is closed.
See you in 2022