The driverless car will require 5G

There’s a great deal of effort underway on the part of companies in the telecom, auto and technology industries to start mainstreaming connected, self-driving cars by the early-to-mid 2020s. ABI Research forecasts there will be more than 11 million shared vehicles operating by 2030, serving an average of 64 users per shared driverless vehicle. Early […]

Negative consequences of IoT could extend beyond cybersecurity

Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a 78-page technology assessment of emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and their implications. Internet of Things: Status and Implications of an Increasingly Connected World was conducted at the request of Congress, and involved a review of current literature and expert input. Report authors named information security as […]

Can the auto industry chart a more secure future for itself?

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A year ago, a duo of hackers gave a reporter what had to be one of the wildest rides of his life when they managed to kill the engine of his Jeep while he was driving it. Anyone who drives a late-model car had to be concerned about the security of their connected vehicle after reading that […]

Driving the digital vehicle

It’s not just central locking systems, power mirrors or the 18 electromechanical actuators one German luxury car had built into the driver’s seat as early as 1985. The majority of vehicle processes have been managed electrically/electronically for decades. While today E/E components make up 20% to 40% of manufacturing costs of a car, this proportion […]

Right data: Why Big Data sometimes just isn’t enough

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Big Data is everywhere! The sources of Big Data are manifold and relate to several popular topics: sensors in vehicles (Connected Car) or production lines (Internet of Things, IoT), mobile communication, social media and many other areas capable of steadily producing enormous amounts of data. The pure collection of data is not an end in itself. The […]

Making the Connected Car a Win-Win-Win Thing

The connected car is the talk of the town – not only among automotive experts. Expectations are manifold: Car owners are looking forward to new information, entertainment offers and new services in general; marketers can’t wait for the Big User Data the connected car is going to generate; urban and traffic planners are already blueprinting […]