Use the Qt IVI Reference API
The Qt IVI module contains a reference API that provides interfaces to common automotive functionality. These APIs rely on the separation of the frontend API from the backend implementation. The Qt IVI module also introduces a set of concepts used in the APIs, such as zones and property attributes. For more about concepts, see Concepts and Architecture.
Qt IVI consists of the following C++ modules:
C++ classes for the Qt IVI Core API.
C++ classes for the Qt IVI Media API.
C++ classes for the Qt IVI Vehicle Functions API.
Qt IVI Core provides core base classes for the Qt IVI features, and handles the discovery of Qt IVI backend plugins. Application developers do not need to use Qt IVI Core directly. This module is only necessary when you implement a new IVI feature, such as Qt IVI Vehicle Functions ClimateControl.
Qt IVI Vehicle Functions provides interfaces to access vehicle features.
Qt IVI Media provides interfaces to access media related APIs, such as to manage your music playlist or to control the radio tuner.
The functionality provided by these modules is available to QML applications:
QML types for the Qt IVI Core API.
QML types for the Qt IVI Media API.
QML types for the Qt IVI Vehicle Functions API.
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