TAG: connected car

Spireon unveils connected car solution for dealerships

January 31, 2017By
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Spireon Inc., an aftermarket telematics company for risk management and business optimization, will introduce its latest connected car solution, Kahu. Kahu is designed for dealers, providing streamlined lot management while delivering a new finance and insurance (F&I) profit center by offering consumers a modern location tracking and stolen vehicle recovery service, Spireon said. Additionally, Kahu empowers dealers to grow service retention with... read more

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Qualcomm offers variant of connected car platform

January 4, 2017By
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Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has introduced a new variant of its connected car reference platform using its flagship gigabit class Snapdragon X16 LTE modem to help car manufacturers deliver the high-speed, high-quality and reliable connectivity required for advanced telematics and connected vehicle services — supporting peak download speeds up to 1 Gbps. Qualcomm is showcasing the variant at CES 2017, which is being held... read more

T-Mobile device makes older cars ‘connected’

November 21, 2016By
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T-Mobile is offering SyncUp Drive, a device that turns any post-1996 car into a 4G LTE connected car — a Wi-Fi hotspot that also provides vehicle diagnostics, safety and security features. The device is being offered as an incentive with two-year service plans, or separately. SyncUp Drive plugs in to a car’s OBD-II (on-board diagnostics) port, which is standard on... read more

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Geodata key to new business world, says Intergeo report

October 11, 2016By
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Geodata is key to the digital future and a 4.0 business world, according to a new report released at InterGeo in Hamburg, Germany. At the heart of this business vision is the networking of sensors that must have location data in order to fulfill their value. The 116-page Intergeo Report, in parallel German and English, includes sections on smart cities,... read more

Precision GNSS in phones, drones and cars forecast by 2021

October 3, 2016By
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Low-cost, precision GNSS receivers will become a reality in the driverless car, drone and even smartphone markets by 2021, finds ABI Research. The automotive industry will be the main driver behind precision GNSS receiver adoption, in which centimeter-level accuracy is essential to complete driver safety systems with the redundancy necessary for autonomous vehicles. “There is a variety of competing technologies... read more

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Live from CTIA Super Mobility 2016

September 7, 2016By
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GPS World is reporting live from CTIA Super Mobility 2016, which is being held Sept. 7-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CTIA’s flagship event is a convergence of everything wireless for professionals who work in the mobile technology industry, including leaders in wireless, indoor location, connected car and Internet of Things (IoT), among many others. GPS World Senior Digital Editor Joelle Harms and Wireless... read more

Connected car considerations: Industry viewpoints on standardization, safety and more

July 25, 2016By
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This article presents short segments from each of the four speakers on GPS World’s June Connected Car webinar, sponsored by u-blox. The one-hour webinar with presentation slides is now available on demand. Chaminda Basnayake, Principal Engineer, V2X Systems, Renesas Electronics In the basic V2X concept of operation, everybody will be talking to each other, will be aware of each other.... read more

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Connected Car: Cutting edge research aimed at implementing connected car and driverless car technology

June 17, 2016By

Broadcast Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016 On Demand available until: Thursday, June 15, 2017 Duration: 60 minutes + time for Q&A Sponsor: u-blox Connected cars and V2X — connectivity between vehicles and infrastructure — lie around the next bend in the road. Extensive research and development have prepared these revolutionary concepts for implementation very soon. Join GPS World and our... read more

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