Expand Minimize Picture-in-picture Power Device Status Voice Recognition Skip Back Skip Forward Minus Plus Play Search

What is SDL?

SmartDeviceLink (SDL) connects in-vehicle infotainment systems to smartphone applications. SDL allows automakers to provide highly integrated connected experiences and offers app developers new and exciting ways to connect with consumers.


Phone SHAID OEM Policy Server App ID App Info App ID SDL Messages(RPC/Protocol) App Development Developer Portal Vehicle PolicyTable
Phone Developer Portal Vehicle SHAID OEM Policy Server App ID App Info App ID SDL Messages (RPC/Protocol) App Development Policy Table
About SDL link_arrow Created with Sketch.

| Automakers

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

For Automakers link_arrow Created with Sketch.

|| Developers

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

For Developers link_arrow Created with Sketch.

||| Drivers

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

For Drivers link_arrow Created with Sketch.

App Developers - create an account now to register your application, obtain an App ID, and get access to Manticore, where you can test your SDL implementation right in your browser.

Register Account
Latest Event All Events

2020 Consumer Electronic Show

Visit the Livio / SDLC Booth at CES 2020 to learn more about SDL.

Jordyn Mackool

21 May 2019

Continue Reading

Continue Reading

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.