V2X communications technology will be a US$1.2bn opportunity by 2022, says SNS

SNS Telecom & IT‘s latest research report indicates that global spending on V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communications technology – based on both IEEE 802.11p and C-V2X (Cellular V2X) standards – will reach US$1.2 billion (€1.07 billion) annually by the end of 2022.

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IDC Canada projects Smart Cities spending in Canada to reach C$2.8 bn in 2022

Smart City initiatives in Canada will attract technology investments of more than C$1.4 billion (€0.93 billion) in 2018, and spending is set to grow to C$2.8 billion (€1.87 billion) in 2022,

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Self-Driving vehicles to reach 50mn by 2026, as Singapore and US Lead Country Readiness Index

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that by the end of 2026 there will be over 50 million autonomous vehicles on the road, with over 10 million in the US and 15 million in the Far East and China. In comparison, the global market will account for 1.5 billion vehicles on the road during the same year.

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5GAA, Audi, Ford and Qualcomm demo C-V2X direct communications interoperability to improve road safety

5G Automotive Association (5GAA), Audi AG, Ford Motor Company and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., have jointly announced the world’s first demonstration for Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) direct communications technology operating across vehicles from different manufacturers.

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Telefónica and Huawei complete world’s first proof-of-concept test of 5G-V2X Radio for URLLC assisted driving

Telefónica and Huawei have achieved a new milestone with the world’s first Proof-of-Concept (PoC) testbed for 5G based vehicle communication networks (known as 5G-V2X) in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid. This is another solid step to promote 5G commercialisation and expand the 5G ecosystem after both companies completed 5G UCNC trial in 2017.

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Bosch, Vodafone, and Huawei enable smart cars to communicate with each other

It is Friday afternoon, and the traffic on the A9 freeway near Munich is congested. Navigation requires complete concentration. Other vehicles are constantly cutting in front of the car, forcing the driver to brake abruptly − which is the cause of many accidents, slow-moving traffic, and stress.

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Cellular protocol provides Impetus to V2X, while delays in the US mandate could stall DSRC

A NHTSA proposed mandate in the US to fit DSRC V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) wireless communication systems, that aim to increase road safety and improve traffic management, still has not been implemented and has an uncertain future under the Trump administration.

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NXP and Baidu partner on Apollo open autonomous driving platform

NXP Semiconductors, the automotive semiconductor supplier and Baidu, Inc., the Chinese language search provider announced a cooperation in autonomous driving. Under the terms of the agreement,

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One small step for 5G, one giant step for wireless

Today marks a momentous milestone for the wireless industry: the finalisation of the 3GPP Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR) Standard. The formalisation of the NSA standard anchors the coming Standalone (SA) version and represents a remarkable step forward for the industry.

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Autonomous vehicles: Entertaining passengers may be the big opportunity for telecoms operators

While autonomous vehicles are gaining huge attention from all sectors, there is little assessment of what they mean for the telecoms sector. Based on a series of discussions with players in different roles in the value chain, and our own analysis, Analysys Mason believes that,

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Commsignia announces partnership with Spirent for V2X Market

Spirent Communications announced that it has agreed to partner with Commsignia, the provider in Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communication protocol stack and V2X Hybrid/ADAS solutions to provide the market with the most reliable and complete testing platform for the certification of V2X devices to the latest global standards. As part of the co-operation,

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Where are OTA and in-car data management heading in your car?

Industry projections for over-the-air (OTA) vehicle data management suggest the technology could save automakers US$35 billion over the next five years. That’s a big claim.

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V2X transceiver modules designed to develop safer and more automated vehicles

u‑blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the VERA‑P1 series, the latest in its range of V2X modules designed to accelerate the development of safer and more automated vehicles.

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Autotalks raises $30m in Round D funding to speed global deployment of technologies for improving road safety

Autotalks, a global provider of V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, announced the completion of its Series D round with $30 million to expand its worldwide operations and accelerate deployment of technologies for safer and smarter autonomous vehicles.

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Experimental platform on 5G network-based communications shows improved performance, lower latency

Ericsson, Orange and PSA Group say they have taken a significant step towards delivering 5G technology for connected vehicles after conducting field trials to test advanced applications in France.

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SK Telecom, Ericsson and BMW Korea claim world’s fastest 5G speed for connected car doing 170km/h

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.

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