Part one of this series looked at how the data collected by autonomous cars can be analysed and used by insurers and car manufacturers to constantly develop and improve both vehicles and their risk. The next step is to consider how that data can be used and ‘learnt’ by the cars themselves.
Over the next 25 years, self-driving vehicles will evolve in ways that will have a major impact on infrastructure, vehicle ownership, and the automotive industry.
Ficosa, a global provider specialising in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of high-technology vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems for the automotive and mobility sectors, has become the first Spanish company to join the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA).
SK Telecom has announced that, together with Ericsson and BMW Korea, it has achieved a peak rate of 3.6Gbps for a connected vehicle travelling at a speed of 170 kilometers per hour.
At the FT-ETNO Summit held in Brussels, Huawei executive director and Products & Solutions president Ryan Ding said, “5G will be one of the cornerstones of industry digitalisation. A single global standard is vital.”
The news that Softbank, one of Japan’s leading telecoms operators, has made a move to acquire ARM, one of the strongest technology companies to come out of Britain has shaken the world and come as a bit of a surprise.
Location cloud company, HERE, has mapped London in preparation for autonomous cars, as vehicle manufacturers plan to start trialling driverless vehicles on UK public roads as early as 2017.
Executives from some car makers including BMW and Ford have no intention of allowing their vehicles to become Apple or Google’s latest device, and plan to keep ownership of their centre consoles.
“In a second we’ll know for sure…” Whipping out this Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, Bond fixed his gaze on the blonde in the Bugatti: did he note a flicker of fear in those cool grey eyes? He glanced at the screen, frowned, waved the phone around over his head a few times then muttered: “I say… would you mind awfully if we moved uphill for better reception?”
Technological leaps are meat and drink to these columns. But today Jim McNiel doesn’t seem to want to talk about that, so much as how to use the leaps. As global chief marketing officer of newly enlarged NetScout he’s well placed to discuss both.