Renesas Electronics delivers R-Car V3H system-on-chip for automotive front cameras in Level 3 and Level 4 autonomous vehicles

With the rapid enhancement of advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving technologies, autonomous-driving vehicles are becoming a reality.

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TomTom accelerates the future of driving with new technologies and partnerships

TomTom (TOM2), revealed new technologies for autonomous driving, with the launch of TomTom AutoStream – a game-changing map delivery service that enables vehicles to build a horizon for the road ahead by streaming the latest map data from the TomTom cloud. Also announced TomTom MotionQ, a unique predictive driving concept to ensure the comfort of passengers in

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Mobileye and NavInfo to bring REM localisation to China

Mobileye, an Intel company, the global provider in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving technologies, and NavInfo, the autonomous driving solution providers in the China market with core businesses in HAD mapping and high accuracy positioning,

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Renesas delivers R-Car reference package for Android supporting Android™ 8.0

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the availability of the R-Car reference package for Android™ for Renesas R-Car automotive system-on-chips (SoCs). This package supports Android 8.0, the latest OS announced by Google on August 22, 2017.

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WIVE project uses 5G to identify business opportunities for different verticals

An industry group led by Nokia Bell Labs and including several academics in Finland has established a collaboration project called WIVE (WIreless for VErticals) to make it possible for new types of industries to gain competitive advantage from the latest wireless technologies, especially 5G.

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Renesas and Cogent collaborate to develop a 3D surround view solution to assist drivers during parking

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Cogent Embedded Inc., a embedded software provider to the automotive industry, announced their joint development of a 3D surround view solution to assist drivers during parking or low speed maneuvers.

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Overcoming smart city power problems

Power distribution provider REO UK has created an infographic outlining three ways to overcome problems with power quality in smart cities.

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Smart sensor market revenue will reach $81.99bn by 2024, says Esticast Research and Consulting

The report “Smart sensor market by Product (Image, Touch, motion, temperature, pressure, positions), Industry Trends, Estimation & Forecast, 2016-2024”, says the global smart sensor market was valued at $20.75 billion (€17.29 billion) in 2016, and is projected to reach $81.99 billion (€68.31 billion) by 2024, growing at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 18.9% from 2017 to

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Zen and the art of automatic car maintenance

How safe are our cars, really? While we may be excellent drivers, that means nothing if the car itself is suffering from mechanical faults. Cars over a certain age are obliged to undergo MOT certification every year, but during the 12 months between checks, there’s actually no legal need to undergo regular maintenance.

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BlackBerry launches QNX Hypervisor 2.0 to help car makers create safe and secure connected vehicles

BlackBerry Ltd, is addressing safety and security, two of the most important factors for next-generation connected and autonomous vehicle software, with the launch of QNX® Hypervisor 2.0.

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ZTE successful in first NB-IoT field test by Guangdong Mobile

ZTE Corporation, has announced that, with the Guangdong branch of China Mobile (Guangdong Mobile), it has successfully accomplished China Mobile’s first NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) field test in Guangzhou.

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Learning the data, automatically – Part 2

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.

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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to drive connected car market to $600m by 2020

A new study from Juniper Research has estimated that the adoption of connected in-vehicle infotainment systems will produce revenues exceeding $600 million in 2020, representing a 10-fold increase on this year.

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