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RealVNC collaborate with TestPlant to provide a new test automation solution for the automotive market

RealVNC collaborated with TestPlant on their eggPlant range to provide state-of-the-art VNC Servers for automotive industry embedded systems. This enables TestPlant to support an unprecedented variety of systems and to widely deploy the latest version of the eggPlant test suite, which delivers significant efficiencies through their advanced automation capabilities.

“We are pleased to be working with TestPlant to deliver the best-in-class VNC technology to our joint automotive customer base” said Tom Blackie, Vice President Mobile and Automotive at RealVNC. “We have worked in partnership with TestPlant for many years and our complementary technologies provide excellent additional capabilities to the automotive industry and beyond.”

“TestPlant makes it easy for people to test any system from desktop, to mobile, to in-vehicle systems, to the Internet-of-Things; and create reliable test-scripts that run cross-platform. RealVNC helps make this possible,” said Antony Edwards TestPlant CTO. “VNC technology within the eggPlant range provides the universal communications layer to target any system in a standard way that’s easy for testers.”

RealVNC are advocates of open standards, having published the VNC protocol, a core component of the MirrorLink® standard, over ten years ago.  RealVNC are technology agnostic and complement the TestPlant solution with a range of VNC Servers and Viewers running on all the main Operating Systems such as QNX, Linux, Android, WinCE and Tizen on ARM and Intel architectures.

About RealVNC

RealVNC’s software is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide; in over 1 billion devices; in every sector of industry, government and education. RealVNC is a Charter member of the Car Connectivity Consortium supporting the MirrorLink® specification, which uses VNC.  VNC Automotive underpins many of the commercial MirrorLink Certified™ products and has been available in production with automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and phone vendors for several years.  It is already in millions of vehicles available from many of the major automotive OEMs.  Founded by the original inventors of VNC, RealVNC is the only organization able to offer a commercial license to embed VNC in third-party products and offerings.

RealVNC®, VNC® and RFB® are trademarks of RealVNC Limited and are protected by trademark registrations and/or pending trademark applications in the European Union, United States of America and other jurisdictions. MirrorLink Certified™, MirrorLink® and the MirrorLink® Logo are certification marks and trademarks of the Car Connectivity Consortium LLC. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.

For more information about RealVNC please contact:

Sam Mohr, Jargon PR, [email protected].

About TestPlant

TestPlant is an international software business based in London. It has development centers in the USA and the UK with sales and support centers in the USA, the UK, Germany, China and Japan as well as an extensive network of business partners. TestPlant’s products are used in over 40 countries by well over 350 enterprise customers in sectors which include Financial Services, Automotive, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Retail and Defense and Aerospace. The eggPlant range is a set of tools which supports the design, development, test and management of software applications for mainframe, desktop and mobile use in any technology platform environment. The tools are relevant in agile, mobile, web and DevOps deployments. eggPlant use improves and reports on the quality and responsiveness of software systems, reduces time to market and lowers costs by introducing process automation. The eggPlant tools have been granted patents in the USA and in Europe. TestPlant is a Red Herring Global Top 100 company, a Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 and EMEA 500 business, a member of the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 and is the recipient of three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. The Carlyle Group is a major investor in the company.

TestPlant media contact:

Danny Sullivan, PERGALI Ltd., [email protected]

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