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Can the connected car keep up with its driver?
The digitally savvy customer of today demands a driving experience that is connected, intelligent and seamless. Read these guidelines to better understand customer expectations.
The Next Crowdsourcing Frontier
Is the answer to improved vehicle safety in the crowd?
Although the automotive industry has made substantial strides in improving safety over the years, the next frontier may reside in all of us, or in the “crowd.” Crowdsourcing is a proven method for improving automotive safety.
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How will I communicate with my car in future?
Advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous functions will change how we interact with vehicles. Amid rising complexity, intuitive human-machine interfaces are critical to maximizing safety and ensuring a high-quality user experience.
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How can road accidents be prevented?
Think you’re surrounded by safe drivers? Think again. Human error is the cause of around 90 percent of traffic collisions.
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Will cars need an ocean of antennas?
The connected car demands a growing number of antennas. But incorporating them all is a challenge for designers, engineers and aerodynamicists.
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Why should vehicles watch their drivers?
Having vehicles “keep an eye” on the driver and occupants, will make the driving experience safer by reducing accidents and saving lives.
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How can car brands prosper in an uberized world?
New mobility concepts are blurring the lines between owned and shared cars. Automakers aim to protect their brands through a personalized user experience.
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How important will networks be in future?
Although its widespread use is relatively recent, life before the Internet seems a dim and distant memory. In the automotive context, network use is still in its infancy and set to expand drastically.
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How will we be entertained in the autonomous age?
With the emergence of autonomous vehicles, commuters and travelers released from the obligation of driving and navigating will gain extra time for other things.
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How does my vehicle know before I do?
Smart cars not only know what is going on within their own systems, they also have increasing awareness of the world around them and can even learn the preferences of those who use them.
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How big will in-car displays become?
Digital displays are rapidly becoming a crucial part of the human-machine interface in vehicles. But are there limits to this visual revolution?
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How can you make any car your own?
The principles of individualization and shared seem contradictory. But technological advances are enabling portable personalization that can turn any connected car into your own personal mobility space.
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Can hackers take control of my vehicle?
V2X and ADAS are a potential entry point for unwanted digital guests. This makes over the air updatability, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems a must.
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How will I communicate with my car in future?
Advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous functions will change how we interact with vehicles. Amid rising complexity, intuitive human-machine interfaces are critical to maximizing safety and ensuring a high-quality user experience.
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Is 5G a Must-Have for Autonomous Vehicles?
5G is set to play pivotal role as automakers seek to integrate vehicles into the Internet of Things. But it also represents a paradigm shift for V2X technologies on the road to autonomous driving.