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What is SDL

About SDL

SmartDeviceLink™ connects in-vehicle infotainment systems to smartphone applications allowing automakers the opportunity to provide customers with highly integrated connected experiences, and app developers with new and exciting ways of connecting with their customers. Select a platform below and get started with SDL today!


Key Components


SDL enables automakers to maintain their user experience and driver distraction standards throughout
 the vehicle.


Open Source Android and iOS libraries
 are provided to developers with features such as video streaming, voice integration, and real time vehicle data.


SDL gives drivers control over the flow of their data between the vehicle and connected applications.

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Developer Portal Structural Updates

We've made a couple of updates to the structure of SmartDeviceLink.com to help make for clearer navigation within the site.

Theresa Lech

22 Dec 2017

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SmartDeviceLink Consortium

SmartDeviceLink Consortium (SDLC) membership is open to OEMs, Suppliers, and App Developers who are integrating with SDL or have plans to integrate with SDL in the future.