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Wind River Helix

Wind River® Helix CarSync is an intelligent over-the-air (OTA) software, firmware, and data management platform that enables auto manufacturers to maintain the integrity of embedded systems while reducing costs across the lifecycle of the connected vehicle.

Product Overview

CarSync enables auto manufacturers to deploy secure, cost-efficient update campaigns to connected vehicles, eliminating software recalls and associated warranty costs while increasing customer satisfaction.

Built for Automotive

  • Provides an end-to-end platform for efficient and secure software-over-the-air (SOTA)/ firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) updates
  • Developed specifically for resource-constrained environments

Reduced Costs

  • Enables multimillion dollar reductions in software-related recall and warranty costs
  • Reduces the time, complexity, and expense of bringing vehicles to dealers for repairs

New Revenue Streams

  • Enables new services or upgrades to existing applications, leading to increased consumer satisfaction, engagement, and brand loyalty


  • Maintains up-to-date vehicle software, firmware, and applications for the lifetime of the vehicle, both pre- and post-production

Secure Updates

  • Provides a secure OTA framework with reliable encryption, authenticity, and integrity procedures for secure lifecycle maintenance

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Learn more about how CarSync helps auto manufacturers efficiently, securely, and cost-effectively deploy SOTA/FOTA updates while unlocking new revenue streams and business models.