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Will streamlining car and radio services provide better social connection for drivers?

Gerhard Grossberger, Director of Telematics Product Management at HARMAN
Will streamlining car and radio services provide better social connection for drivers?

The benefits of Smart Conformal Antenna

Gerhard Grossberger, Director of Telematics Product Management at HARMAN, is featured in this episode. Gerhard shares the most recent telematics technology innovations and how the Smart Conformal Antenna in particular, is transforming vehicle experiences, from aesthetics to radio signal performance and more.
Gerhard Grossberger

Description

In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Gerhard Grossberger, Director of Telematics Product Management at HARMAN. In his role, he designs new business models with smart products and services. Gerhard has more than 20 years of experience leading professional innovation management for digital conn​ectivity. Gerhard shares the most recent telematics technology innovations and how it will benefit automakers and consumers alike.​​

Key Takeaways

​[1:05] Gerhard Grossberger explains what Smart Conformal Antenna is


[2:19] Why Smart Conformal Antenna was invented and its benefits


[4:03] How it compares to the conventional shark fin antenna


[5:14] Cost comparison of Smart Conformal Antenna versus a shark fin antenna


[6:50] The in-vehicle experience for the consumer and how Smart Conformal antenna improves this


[7:49] How Smart Conformal Antenna provides the ability for the consumer to have more social connection in the car


[9:15] How this technology integrates with 5G


[10:00] Will Smart Conformal Antenna be used in luxury brands or non-luxury brands


[11:27] Smart Conformal Antenna integration with vehicle-to-everything (V2X) solutions


[12:40] When the industry will start adapting Smart Conformal Antenna


[13:45] Gerhard shares the automotive trends he sees for the next ten to fifteen years​​

Mentioned in this episode

Tweetables

Smart Conformal Antenna improves transmit and receive quality of the radio signal inside the vehicle. #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #ConformalAntenna #telematics #radioservices


Smart Conformal Antenna is 100% ready for 5G. #HARMANConnectsMe #5G #technology #ConformalAntenna #telematics


Smart Conformal Antenna will be mainstream in the upcoming years. #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #ConformalAntenna #telematics #radioservices​

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