RACE CE Device Manager
Our offering, RACE (Robust Automotive Connectivity and Entertainment) IVI software suite comprising of Multimedia Engine (MME), Smartphone connectivity (MirrorLink and AllGoConnectTM) and Cloud connectivity have been conceptualized and developed as a complete media and connectivity solution for the connected car of the future.
Apart from being fully featured, highly configurable and portable, RACE Multimedia Engine provides access to a host of media devices (USB/iAP/MTP/SD/CD). The component of Multimedia Engine, RACE CE Device Manager, makes this connectivity possible.
Full featured:
  • Support for multiple types of media devices (USB / iAP / AOA / MTP / SD / CD-ROM / CD-DA); tested with an exhaustive list of iOS, AOA and MTP enabled devices
Designed for portability:
  • OS abstraction layer provides the ability to port to any Posix compliant OS
  • Designed to be independent of player framework
Lifetime support:
  • Periodic updates for new revisions of devices (iOS, AOA and MTP) as they become available
  • USB Mass storage device support: Single, multiple partitions with or without partition table
  • Supported file-systems: vfat, ext2, ext3 and ext4
  • AOA support
  • MTP Device support
  • MTP MSFT Zune device support1
  • USB HUB support
  • Supported iOS devices: iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch and iPad
  • Browse during playback
  • Playing using iPod play-lists
  • Image upload to iPod
  • Browsing and playback by meta-data categories
  • Supporting iPod as MSC device
  • iTunes tagging
  • iPod Video playback
  • iPod album-art image support
  • Supports all Android Phones
  • Supports both AOA 1.0 and AOA 2.0 mode
  • Optimized for higher throughput for exchanging data with Android application
  • Detection of Insertion / Ejection of Android devices in AOA mode
  • Switching a connected Android phone to AOA mode
  • Automatically launch an associated app in the Android phone
  • Supports all Android Phones and older MP3 players offering MTP support
  • Detection of Insertion / Ejection of MTP devices
  • Device Initialization
  • Browse through the contents of the device
  • Metadata Extraction
  • Open and read data from media files
  • Stack is re-entrant and can handle multiple MTP devices simultaneously
  • Handles multiple MTP partitions on the same device
  • Handles all devices that support GetPartialObject command for reading files
  • Optional FUSE (File System In User Space) implementation
  • Indexing Support
  • CD-DA and CD-ROM (ISO, UDF) support
  • Support to get total time and disk time information
  • CD-Text support disk title, artist, album-name and track title and artist

1 Requires manufacturer to have a license from Microsoft
2 Requires manufacturer to have an Apple MFi license and approval from Apple
Platforms / OS
  • Available on NXP iMX6, TI Jacinto Series, Nvidia T3/K1, Renesas H2/M2
  • OS: Linux, Android and QNX
  • Genivi compliant Linux version


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