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RSS CES: OnStar opens doors to devs, kicks off with peer-to-peer car-sharing

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The next big in-car infotainment feature probably won't come from an automaker; it will be the work of an outside developer with access to the vehicle's infotainment system. With that fact in mind, OnStar is opening its API to select devs to create new apps utilizing the system's Advanced Telematics Operating System (ATOM).

To be clear, OnStar's API is still closed, but GM's telematics service will accept applications from developers and based on what they submit, will then grant them access to OnStar's 1s and 0s.

So what can we expect to see? Not much until OnStar opens the doors in the first half of this year. But it has announced a partnership with RelayRides, a peer-to-peer car-sharing service that lets owners of OnStar-equipped vehicles to rent out their rides when they're not being used. By using the OnStar API, RelayRides will be able to approve a vehicle for use and then using an iPhone or Android app, the renter can unlock the doors to a vehicle that's been reserved in advance.

It's one of many products that will be hitting the market this year and you can read about a few more in the release after the break.

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