Sony’s foray into the automotive industry is ripe for cynicism. Even the name Afeela elicits more eye rolls than serious facial expressions. However, here is why you should take it seriously.
Juniper Research reveals there will be more than 367 million connected vehicles in worldwide use by 2027, up from 192 million this year. This 91% growth will be driven by advances in ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and the increasing capabilities of in-vehicle infotainment systems.
After years of hype, 5G appeared to be absent from this year’s CES. But it is still very much alive.
Tesla CEO says that the technology of autonomous electric cars should be ready by the end of 2022, and he hopes that it could be widely used in the U.S. and possibly in Europe, where the start of sales depends on regulatory approvals.
Who needs a view when you have virtual reality? That seems to be Apple’s logic as it gears up to release its first automobile.
Although 5G has yet to make its mark in most parts of the world, the industry is already working on the next-generation version, called ‘5G Advanced’, with more capabilities. Here’s what we know so far.
The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) tests in-vehicle and pedestrian real-time safety notifications using high-speed 5G cellular technology and multi-access edge computing.
The development of autonomous cars is incremental. Most newer cars already have some form of driver assistance system focused on pedestrians’ safety.
The development of autonomous vehicles is already at an advanced stage, but the big question is whether and when it will become mainstream. Despite the efforts companies like Tesla put in autonomous solutions, the new generation of vehicles keeps causing problems in traffic.
Citizens of Munich and Tel Aviv could be riding in driverless taxis as early as next year. Mobileye, a subsidiary of Intel, presented an electric vehicle for transporting up to six people that will be used for their commercial robotaxi service.