October 29, 2020

Epic Games Introduces Unreal Engine Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Initiative, Alliances and Automoti

Epic Games announced a new HMI initiative to enable the creation of automotive infotainment and digital cockpit experiences. According to the company, General Motors’ not yet revealed GMC HUMMER EV will be the first vehicle to use Unreal Engine HMI in its digital cockpit, with more details to come at the car’s October 20th unveiling.

Unreal Engine is designed to provide key features for design driven development. These include support for version control, visual scripting via Blueprints, and direct access to a C++ codebase that enables more functionality to be exposed. Rather than passively producing reference images for engineers to implement, this enables designers to directly collaborate with engineers and actively deploy designs into the vehicle.

Unreal Engine currently supports hardware platforms including the Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Platform, Siili Auto’s bespoke infotainment systems, and Vectorform’s digital product and customer experience platform. Support for the QNX Neutrino RTOS, a microkernel real-time

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Lyft partners with Epic to provide patients with health transportation

Oct. 8 (UPI) — Ride-share company Lyft said Thursday it will partner with electronic health records firm Epic to help patients with transportation to receive medical care.

Lyft said the deal will help vulnerable populations find much-needed transportation. Thousands of U.S. hospitals and health systems use Epic to store medical records electronically, it noted.

The companies said the service will be integrated into Epic’s workflow, allowing hospital staff to arrange transportation without the patient ever needing to use the Lyft app.

“Staff can send reliable rides directly from a patient’s profile,” Lyft said in a statement. “Patients can easily get to their appointments and back home after the visit without needing an app.”

Lyft said the partnership will simplify patient service, avert missed appointments, decrease wait times and give hospitals another point to measure patient outcomes.

“We’re also working toward giving health systems the ability to generate reports that make

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Lyft partners with Epic for non-emergency medical transportation

Lyft will boost its non-emergency medical transportation business through an integration with Epic’s electronic medical record system. The rideshare company said it will allow clinicians to schedule a ride for their patients from their health record, and make it easier for health systems to collect data on the impact of their transportation programs.

Health systems Tampa General and Ochsner Health currently use Lyft for non-emergency medical transportation services. Rides are ordered through Lyft’s Concierge platform, which allows businesses to pre-order rides for employees or clients.

“Access to reliable transportation is a common barrier to seeking healthcare, especially for our most vulnerable patients,” Dr. David Carmouche, Ochsner’s senior vice president for community care, said in a news release. “By teaming up to integrate Lyft into Epic – our established health record system – Ochsner is providing a solution that makes it easier for patients to seek out high quality care when

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Lyft And Epic In Deal To Ease Medical Transportation

Lyft and Epic, an electronic health record firm, are partnering to help alleviate patients’ transportation barriers to healthcare services.

The ride-sharing giant said Thursday it is “integrating with Epic,” which is used by thousands of U.S. hospitals and health systems across the country, for non-emergency medical transportation. The companies said the new “Lyft for Epic” will make it easier for healthcare providers to order a Lyft ride on behalf of a patient. Financial terms of Lyft’s relationship with Epic weren’t disclosed.

The ability of doctors, hospitals and health insurers to communicate with

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Epic Games Introduces Unreal Engine Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Initiative, Alliances and Automotive Development Workflows

CARY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 7, 2020–

Epic Games today announced a new HMI initiative to enable the creation of automotive infotainment and digital cockpit experiences. Additionally, General Motors’ soon-to-be-revealed GMC HUMMER EV will be the first vehicle to use Unreal Engine in its digital cockpit, with more details to come at the car’s October 20 th unveiling. New Unreal Engine alliances with HMI technology leaders including BlackBerry QNX, Mapbox, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Siili Auto and Vectorform are making it easier for automotive companies to work more efficiently when building in-vehicle experiences.

“We have a dedicated team of artists and engineers who have been working to support new features for HMI. We’re thrilled that the GMC HUMMER EV will be the first vehicle to use Unreal Engine in its digital cockpit, marking an exciting partnership in building next-generation experiences on embedded systems,” said François Antoine, Director of HMI and Embedded Systems, Epic

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