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Consumer Devices

In the past decade, Android has revolutionized the smartphone industry making smartphones accessible to all. From the very first version of Android (Cupcake) to the latest Android 10, Sasken has enabled some of the world’s largest OEMs sell over 100+ million Android-based smartphones in the past decade.

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Enterprise Devices

Securing enterprise data assets is driving chip and enterprise devices makers to place greater emphasis in ensuring products are equipped with the latest vulnerability protection software. Sasken is helping 4 out of the top 5 device OEMs minimize security vulnerabilities across their Android devices by providing security maintenance of their Android-based enterprise devices.

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Wearables

With increasing complexity in devices of smaller form factors and shorter launch cycles, there is an increasing demand for solution accelerators from wearable device makers. Sasken has powered 10+ designs and form factors of wearables supporting cloud-based analytics and industry-best low power technologies that address the need of health, fitness, tracking, and safety industries.

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Automotive

Sasken’s Android Auto journey began with the development of the world's first Android-based IVI system in 2014. Since then, we have powered over 5+ million Android and Linux-based Infotainment and Telematics units. Sasken has enabled customers to address challenges by deploying solutions accelerators in GENIVI Linux, AGL, and Android IVI.

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Television

The last decade witnessed the rapid evolution of traditional TVs from mere monitors to full-fledged Smart TVs, equipped with Internet, applications, and interactive features. Since 2012, Sasken has been developing Android-based Smart TVs with features and applications such as Netflix, NetTV, Miracast, Skype, etc. which have found acceptance in 10+ European countries.

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Home Appliances

With connected living at the center of every innovation, consumers are increasingly demanding technologies and solutions that enable smarter home environments that are not only intelligent but are also energy efficient. In 10+ instances, Sasken has pioneered the development of first-of-a-kind applications and proof of concepts using open source technologies for a wide range of home appliances.

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Enabled Industry-Leading Fastest Android Upgrades for OEM

Enabled Industry-Leading Fastest Android Upgrades for OEM

  • Used the AOSP early access advantage in prioritizing firmware customizations based on sub-system impact along with automation testing to further reduce schedule
  • Enabled a scalable architecture re-design with a stringent focus on creating a modular and efficient product design
  • Minimized dependency on a leading chipset vendor by pre-integrating and stabilizing platform code independently, thereby reducing turn-around time
  • Reduced OEM app customization by uploading all non-critical apps to Google Playstore to remove it from the time-sensitive upgrade path
  • Owned relationships with multiple stakeholders (Google and third party vendors) across locations to meet the committed timelines
  • Owned the complete upgrade process from bring-up through launch in both retail and carrier markets across geographies

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Enabled Long-Term Upgrades for OEM’s Flagship Enterprise Devices

Enabled Long-Term Upgrades for OEM’s Flagship Enterprise Devices

  • Enabled direct multi-version upgrades from legacy to current Android versions for the flagship enterprise device to extend revenue opportunities and enhance brand loyalty
  • Proved to be the first-in-the-industry to bring up a platform with no reference ports available
  • Enabled Android subsystem migration and backporting
  • Provided regular and timely OS upgrades for new products including monthly security updates
  • Supported through Sasken’s competitive test automation firmware to reduce test time by half
  • Exceeded stringent enterprise KPI and stability requirements
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In-house ML Solution for Driver Warning Systems on Android

In-house ML Solution for Driver Warning Systems on Android

  • Developed a Forward Collision Warning (FCW) system and Driver Behavior Monitoring System
  • Packaged the algorithms as Android-based smartphone applications
  • Seamlessly ported to existing camera module of an Android Smartphone
  • Solution supports FCW indication, processes critical road signs, monitors lane drift, provides drowsiness detection count, among other safety features
  • Reported algorithm performance using captured data
  • Provided Analysis report with video feed for detection accuracy
  • Field testing and data collection for performance evaluation of the applications
  • Analyzed captured data to generate an algorithm performance report
  • Provided system integration, testing, and productization services
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Enabled Industry-Leading Fastest Android Upgrades for OEM

Enabled Industry-Leading Fastest Android Upgrades for OEM

  • Used the AOSP early access advantage in prioritizing firmware customizations based on sub-system impact along with automation testing to further reduce schedule
  • Enabled a scalable architecture re-design with a stringent focus on creating a modular and efficient product design
  • Minimized dependency on a leading chipset vendor by pre-integrating and stabilizing platform code independently, thereby reducing turn-around time
  • Reduced OEM app customization by uploading all non-critical apps to Google Playstore to remove it from the time-sensitive upgrade path
  • Owned relationships with multiple stakeholders (Google and third party vendors) across locations to meet the committed timelines
  • Owned the complete upgrade process from bring-up through launch in both retail and carrier markets across geographies
success story

Enabled Long-Term Upgrades for OEM’s Flagship Enterprise Devices

Enabled Long-Term Upgrades for OEM’s Flagship Enterprise Devices

  • Enabled direct multi-version upgrades from legacy to current Android versions for the flagship enterprise device to extend revenue opportunities and enhance brand loyalty
  • Proved to be the first-in-the-industry to bring up a platform with no reference ports available
  • Enabled Android subsystem migration and backporting
  • Provided regular and timely OS upgrades for new products including monthly security updates
  • Supported through Sasken’s competitive test automation firmware to reduce test time by half
  • Exceeded stringent enterprise KPI and stability requirements
success story

In-house ML Solution for Driver Warning Systems on Android

In-house ML Solution for Driver Warning Systems on Android

  • Developed a Forward Collision Warning (FCW) system and Driver Behavior Monitoring System
  • Packaged the algorithms as Android-based smartphone applications
  • Seamlessly ported to existing camera module of an Android Smartphone
  • Solution supports FCW indication, processes critical road signs, monitors lane drift, provides drowsiness detection count, among other safety features
  • Reported algorithm performance using captured data
  • Provided Analysis report with video feed for detection accuracy
  • Field testing and data collection for performance evaluation of the applications
  • Analyzed captured data to generate an algorithm performance report
  • Provided system integration, testing, and productization services
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New product introduction

The surge in smart consumer devices is buoyed by the evolution of sensors, connectivity, and computing. These vectors create a complex and interconnected web of hardware, software, and systems coupled with the unending need to shorten time to market. At Sasken, we endeavor to maintain your competitive edge by helping you launch devices addressing the various hardware and software needs/customizations, while meeting industry requirements. Our established partnerships with Google and industry-leading chipset vendors combined with our experience gives you the advantage of being first to market.

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  • sr-iocn Validation & Benchmarking
  • sr-iocn OEM & Carrier Customizations
  • sr-iocn Pre-Certifications and Certifications
  • sr-iocn Field Testing
  • sr-iocn Test Automation
  • sr-iocn Defect Fixing
  • sr-iocn Carrier Customization
  • sr-iocn System Stability Management
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Software platform lifecycle management

The pace of software evolution has enabled new services and functionality in smart devices. This leads to multiple challenges including the need to release new products with the latest version, support upgrades, and manage products currently in the market. As your trusted Android partner, we help you differentiate in a hyper-competitive world. As a leader in AOSP, Sasken shortens the time between software releases and its commercial availability.

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  • sr-iocn Sustenance/Maintenance
  • sr-iocn Application Development and Maintenance
  • sr-iocn Test Automation
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Security Management

The reliance of data in the connected world brings with it the dark side of cyber threats. With more devices being linked than ever before and usage of devices for financial, medical, and other sensitive transactions, these devices risk being exposed to a host of vulnerabilities and attacks. Android devices hold a dominant share of the market and safeguarding them from malware and other cyber threats is of foremost importance. Sasken has drawn upon its unparalleled expertise to create KenSec and take complete ownership of providing on-time security patch updates on your devices, thereby ensuring that they remain secure and shielded.

  • sr-iocn On-time security patch updates on all customer product lines
  • sr-iocn Direct integration for supported Android versions (timely integration with comprehensive Google and other pre-certification testing)
  • sr-iocn Backporting patches for legacy Android versions
  • sr-iocn Dedicated engineering team that works on all chipset variants to ensure complete support
  • sr-iocn KenSec contains integrated AOSP and chipset security patch management solutions

New product introduction

Software platform lifecycle management

Security management

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    Our Legacy

    Consumer Devices

    Sasken was a trusted partner for a Japanese consumer device OEM providing a repertoire of services in carrier certification/customization, development and management of the Rich Communication Suite, custom application development, management of telephony and modem subsystems, and field testing.

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    Our Legacy

    Consumer Devices

    Sasken was a long-term preferred partner of an Asian smartphone and computing platform vendor for the products they build on the AOSP. We powered their new product development, helped make strategic choice of chipsets from multiple silicon vendors, managed the Android software platform across their devices, provided KenSec security solutions, and customized and tested their products.

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    Our Legacy

    Consumer Devices

    Sasken provided turnkey management of security releases and updates for a Japanese firm specialized in building enterprise devices. Our customer entrusted us with the responsibility of managing the security updates for a significant part of their vast product portfolio built on different semiconductor platforms and running different versions of Android OS.

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    Our Legacy

    Enterprise Devices

    Enabled customers to customize components in their enterprise devices to optimize device and application performance. By leveraging our expertise in Android frameworks and hardware stacks, we ensured preloaded applications work flawlessly and efficiently.

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    Our Legacy

    Enterprise Devices

    Pioneered the open source platform movement and helped clients transition their enterprise devices from Windows to Android. By keeping abreast with ASOP, we provided continuous support to our customers through maintenance, version upgrade, testing, and security management.

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    Our Legacy

    Enterprise Devices

    We helped customers upgrade their devices to the latest Android versions thereby enhancing their brand value and perception as leaders. We have been consistently helping the customer be the first in the industry to launch devices with the latest version of Android.

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    Our Legacy

    Enterprise Device

    Sasken ensured that customers are market ready by supporting them with a plethora of certification services that ensured devices meet compliance requirements of third-party certification bodies. We enabled a leading enterprise device OEM to comply with the security requirements of sensitive industries such as healthcare and financial services.

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    Our Legacy

    KenSec

    KenSec security solution was implemented for two Japanese consumer device OEMs, ensuring a large number of models were secured and carried the latest security patch.

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    Our Legacy

    KenSec

    As a strategic partner to a North American enterprise device OEM, we helped them integrate Android security patches in a timely and reliable manner with our KenSec security solution.

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    Our Legacy

    Automotive

    Sasken was a preferred partner entrusted to support a Tier-1 customer launch Android-based in-vehicle infotainment systems for trucks

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    Our Legacy

    Automotive

    Staying ahead of the Android curve, we helped customize the Jellybean stack for Automotive applications ahead of Google’s focus on Android for Auto

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    Our Legacy

    Automotives

    Sasken helped integrate CAN framework, Android Auto, CarPlay, and MirrorLink for a leading tier-1 customer

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    Our Legacy

    Television

    Sasken enabled a European Consumer Electronic conglomerate to develop and launch one of the world’s first Smart TVs complete with features and applications such as Netflix, NetTV, IP-EPG, Miracast, DIAL services, Cloud Services, Skype, VOD, DLNA, etc.

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    Our Legacy

    Television

    Our commitment to the AOSP and working in close partnership with Google enabled us to help the customer launch multiple versions of Android-based Smart TVs throughout Europe with over a million units sold in 10+ countries

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    Our Legacy

    Television

    In addition to functionalities enabled by the stock OS, we delivered additional features and functionalities to help increase the product appeal and adoption in the market. We achieved this by designing feature-rich multimedia applications for the Android TV framework.

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    Our Legacy

    Television

    To ensure a wider market adoption of our customer’s products, we helped them successfully obtain the mandatory third party certifications and customization of features and applications to meet country specific needs.

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    Our Legacy

    Wearbles

    With the increased requirement for personal safety and security, we were involved in the complete end-to-end design of a personal tracking device with built in location and communication services.

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    Our Legacy

    Wearables

    As pioneers, we have been associated with the development of the first Android Wear application that helps amateur sportsmen gauge and improve their performance. The first application was devised for cricket and a subsequent app was released to help golfers. Combining connectivity, sensors and powerful computing algorithms, we were able to accurately determine a player’s performance. The application won the coveted Google Launchpad Week award alongside the Google for Mobile 2015 Award.

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    Our Legacy

    Wearables

    We worked with a leading chipset vendor to design a wearable reference platform for a global leader in smart watches. We were entrusted with the critical responsibility of sensor integration to enable connectivity and design of a wearable SDK to support a host of functionalities such as step count and gesture detection.

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  2. Enterprise Devices
  3. KenSec
  4. Automotive
  5. Television
  6. Wearables
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Krishna Kishore

Expertise: Smart Devices, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, IoT, Linux, Android, RTOS, Open Source development

Kishore has 22+ years of experience in architecting, developing and delivering Linux, RTOS, and Android based solutions. At Sasken, he has been at the forefront of the Android revolution and was actively involved in the development of the world's first Android-based IVI system in 2014. He is currently working on adopting Android for the in-flight entertainment and smart home appliances.

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Vidya Krithivasan

Expertise: Smart Devices, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, IoT, Multimedia, Linux, Android, RTOS, Open Source development, Signal Processing,

Vidya is a technology enthusiast with 15+ years of experience in business development for Android and Linux-based embedded devices. She has been fronting Sasken's efforts in enabling customers to minimize security vulnerabilities across their Android devices. In 2015, she spearheaded a project where Sasken enabled the world's largest AIDC company to create a new product line of Android-based enterprise devices.

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Kavitha Krishnamurthy

Expertise: Smart Devices, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, IoT, Linux, Android, Open Source Development

Kavitha has 19+ years of experience in architecting, developing and delivering Linux and Android-based solutions. At Sasken, Kavitha is considered an authority on Android Applications and Framework and has helped customers adopt Android for various segments like Smart Devices, Enterprise Devices, Automotive, and Consumer Electronics. At present, she is involved in Android-based new product and upgrade programs for various customers.

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Sushanth Mani

Expertise: Smart Devices, Consumer Electronics, Android, Enterprise Grade Devices, Avionics

Sushanth has 23+ years of experience in delivering product engineering solutions and services across various segments. At Sasken, he helps deliver end-to-end solutions for Android-based devices to customers across multiple geographies. Last year, he was the frontrunner on a project to enable the largest US-based in-flight entertainment and communications solutions provider to develop their first Android-based in-flight entertainment system.

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Debashis Panigrahi

Expertise: Infotainment, Telematics, Body Electronics, ADAS and Autonomy

With 12+ years of experience in conceptualizing and creating products, Debashis has been spearheading Sasken’s efforts in the Android Automotive space. He was involved in the development of the world's first Android-based Smart TV back in 2012 as well as the development of the world's first Android-based IVI system in 2014 when Android was relatively new in the Auto space.

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SONY

Sasken has been working with us in the areas of end-to-end support for phone/field testing for Sony handsets. Their capability of delving into all aspects of testing including new features like VoLTE, Voice over Wi-Fi, carrier aggregation, and complying with testing regulations of operators was commendable. They also helped Sony take measures to check the quality and performance of their handsets which made the commercial launch of the handset smoother across the AMEA region. We are extremely satisfied with their well-timed support, expertise, and skill set that they put forth.

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Delphi

Sasken has been working with Delphi in the areas of Automotive Connectivity, IVI, and V2X since 2014. We are extremely happy with the expertise and value delivered by Sasken through all aspects of this engagement. Sasken’s agility, commitment, and ownership in responding to Delphi’s business needs make them a great partner to work with.

Dr. Krishna Prasad Director, Delphi Automotive Systems

Motorola Solutions

As a team, Sasken has demonstrated great dedication to our engagement. Working with Sasken gives me the confidence that they will go the extra mile when required. The team leaders are encouraging of the team. It is evident via their good work that the entire team is positively engaged throughout the duration of our engagement.

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Honeywell

The Sasken team is very skilled and has brought high value to our mobile computer projects. The development and test support we have experienced has been tremendous. When faced with new challenges, the Sasken team did everything necessary to meet our expectations.

Shawn Mundell, Engineering Manager, Intermec by Honeywell

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