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Broadcom announces automotive global navigation chip at CES 2016

January 6, 2016By

Broadcom Corporation has added a new GNSS wireless connectivity chip to its automotive portfolio, which it unveiled at CES 2016, being held this week in Las Vegas. Automotive GPS shipments are expected to more than double by 2022, creating significant opportunities among component suppliers and increasing competition for market share. The chip offers wideband capture radio technology for simultaneous tri-band reception... read more

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CES 2016: Qualcomm unveils processor for connected cars

January 5, 2016By
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Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its latest Qualcomm Snapdragon automotive processors, the Snapdragon 820 Automotive family, offering a scalable next-generation infotainment, graphics and multimedia platform with machine intelligence and a version with integrated LTE (long-term evolution)-Advanced connectivity. The Snapdragon 820A is Qualcomm Technologies’ newest automotive-grade system-on-chip (SoC). Qualcomm Technologies has taken a modular approach to designing the Snapdragon 820A, enabling a... read more

P3 predicts connected car focus of upcoming automotive, tech shows

January 5, 2016By

Automotive and consumer technology teams in Detroit and Silicon Valley remain hard at work preparing to kick-off the New Year with new technology at two of the nation’s biggest showcases of automotive connectivity: CES 2016, held Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas, and the North American International Auto Show, held Jan. 11–24 in Detroit. Samit Ghosh, Ph.D., president and CEO of... read more

Summit CE Group to debut Car and Driver dash cam line at CES 2016

January 4, 2016By

Summit CE Group, in its partnership with Hearst Brand Development, has announced in a news release it will launch a new line of Car and Driver-branded dash cams at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will be held Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas, in booth No. 14617. The new line of dash cams, created with the automotive magazine Car and Driver, features 1080p recording, loop recording,... read more

WayRay offers holographic navigation system for cars

January 4, 2016By
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Swiss startup WayRay has introduced an augmented reality navigation system that projects holographic GPS imagery and driver notifications onto the windshield of a car. Navion, billed as the “first-ever holographic navigation system for cars,” is placed on a car’s dashboard and projects a virtual route into the regular focal range of the driver. The driver sees the navigation signs laid out directly on... read more

Magellan to highlight DashCam navigators at CES 2016

January 4, 2016By

Magellan expands MiVue DashCam lineup Magellan has expanded its lineup of MiVue DashCam devices to be displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will take place Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas. The four new models include the MiVue 320, MiVue 420, MiVue 430 and MiVue 450D. “Magellan is excited to expand its award-winning line of MiVue DashCam models. Our four new... read more

CES 2016: Excelfore to launch cloud solutions for intelligent transportation

January 4, 2016By
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Excelfore, a provider of cloud solutions for intelligent transportation, will launch its comprehensive suite of secure cloud and connectivity solutions at CES 2016, the Consumer Electronics Show that will be held in Las Vegas this week. Excelfore provides an end-to-end intelligent transportation framework to the automotive industry using a cloud solutions platform along with in-vehicle connectivity technologies. Excelfore will demonstrate solutions during... read more

PCTEL launches new member of GNSS antenna portfolio

January 4, 2016By
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PCTEL Inc. has launched a new antenna for high-speed rail, fleet and other transportation modes. The new SkyCompass Dual multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) Long Term Evolution (LTE) antenna is designed for high data-rate applications such as direct video feeds and broadband connectivity for commuters. The SkyCompass series comprises six new configurable antenna platforms, including single-band and multiband GNSS options... read more

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