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About SDL

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SDL is the industry standard for open source in-vehicle connectivity. For automakers and suppliers, SDL adoption broadens the choices for customers in how they connect and control their smartphones while on the move. SDL is the open source software on which the Ford AppLink platform is built. Industry adoption of SDL provides significant benefits to developers interested in connecting their apps for safer in-vehicle use.

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SmartDeviceLink Consortium Continue

Learn more about the SmartDeviceLink Consortium and its goals, access official documents, and learn how to become a member.

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SDLC Members Continue

Meet the companies that make up the SmartDeviceLink Consortium and find out more about their integration with SDL.

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Have additional questions? Learn more about SmartDeviceLink, the SmartDeviceLink Consortium and more on the FAQ page.

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App Catalog Continue

Learn more about what applications are SDL enabled and which platforms they're available on.

Case Studies Continue

Learn more about the capabilities of SmartDeviceLink by reading about specific proof of concept applications designed to showcase different features of the project.