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Tieto Product Development Services fortifies its presence in Connected Car market through Rightware’s Kanzi UI partnership

14 January 2016

Tieto Corporation’s Product Development Services unit is announcing partnership with Rightware – the provider of the innovative Kanzi® user interface (UI) technology for Human-Machine Interface (HMI) development. By joining the Kanzi Partner Program as a founding delivery partner, Tieto targets to strengthen its role as innovative contributor in connected car and industrial R&D fronts.

Rightware’s Kanzi® UI software is an innovative, leading 2D and 3D UI development and runtime system that speeds up the user interface development cycles of embedded UI solutions by introducing advanced and integrated tools for UI design and prototyping on target hardware.

Tieto Product Development Services is embracing solutions like Kanzi® for streamlining the design and development workflow. With Kanzi®, the ever growing complexity of in-car infotainment systems can be managed and changing requirements can be quickly updated to the HMI displays. The Kanzi® software is very flexible enabling full control of the software and development of complementary solution modules and templates.

Tieto brings its automotive industry knowledge complemented with custom UI and application development, connectivity and advanced graphics pipeline development knowledge into the Kanzi® partner ecosystem.

 “The ongoing disruptions in automotive and smart traffic area are opening market potential for new kind of technologies. Digitalization and electrification are changing the way cars are built setting the technological priorities in new order. Rightware’s Kanzi® UI technology is enabling rapid construction of rich and versatile in-car user experience and Tieto has the talent to help car manufacturers and suppliers to create advanced HMI solutions with high quality”, comments Juuso Tammilehto, Head of Connectivity and Traffic at Tieto Product Development Services.

“We are happy to have Tieto onboard as a founding member of the Kanzi Partner Program. Their competence in embedded systems and industrial internet as well as their ability to combine software and hardware into holistic solutions provides them with excellent opportunities in the Connected Car area", says Ville Ilves, President of Rightware Inc. and Head of the Kanzi Partner Program.

For more information:

Tieto Product Development Services

Juuso Tammilehto, Head of Connectivity and Traffic, juuso.tammilehto[a], tel. +86 13911181101

Sami Dahlman, Head of Business Development, sami.dahlman[a], tel. +358 40 5477294

Rightware Inc.

Ville Ilves, President of Rightware Inc. and Head of Kanzi Partner Program, ville.ilves[a], tel +1 408 502 1017

Tieto is the largest Nordic IT services company providing full life-cycle services for both the private and public sectors and product development services in the field of communications and embedded technologies. The company has global presence through its product development business and global delivery centres. Tieto is committed to developing enterprises and society through IT by realizing new opportunities in customers’ business transformation. At Tieto, we believe in professional development and results.

Founded 1968, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland and with approximately over 13 000 experts, the company operates in over 20 countries with net sales of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Tieto’s shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX in Helsinki and Stockholm. Please visit  for more information.

Rightware® is the market leader in advanced user interface technology, serving the automotive and other embedded industries with its Kanzi® software for rapid user interface design and deployment. Nominated on Deloitte’s “Fast 50” list of fastest growing tech companies in 2015, Rightware is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland with presence in Silicon Valley, Detroit, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, London and Munich.  Learn more at:

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