Webinar on Synopsys MIPI IP

Webinar on Synopsys MIPI IP
by Tom Simon on 10-19-2020 at 10:00 am

Synopsys MIPI IP

MIPI may have started out as a standard for mobile phones, but it has become very important for connecting cameras and displays in a wide range of other things such as cameras, computers, drones, VR glasses, IoT devices and cars. Along the way it has matured by adding important features to support new applications. Now when we talk… Read More


The Car Data Monetization Muddle

The Car Data Monetization Muddle
by Roger C. Lanctot on 09-30-2020 at 6:00 am

The Car Data Monetization Muddle

Four years ago, this month, McKinsey published a report – “Monetizing Car Data” – which continues to simultaneously haunt and mock the automotive industry. The report claimed that by 2030 the so-called “car data market” would be worth as much as $750B.

SOURCE: McKinsey

This report spawned… Read More


Autonomous Vehicles: Avoiding Obstacles and Responsibility

Autonomous Vehicles: Avoiding Obstacles and Responsibility
by Roger C. Lanctot on 09-27-2020 at 6:00 am

Autonomous Vehicles Avoiding Obstacles and Responsibility

The headline screams off of the page and challenges all that we know about the fatal crash in Tempe, Ariz., that took the life of Elaine Herzberg two and a half years ago. “Backup Driver of Autonomous Uber SUV Charged with Negligent Homicide in Arizona.”

How could the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) associate itself… Read More


IESF Automotive EE Design Conferences

IESF Automotive EE Design Conferences
by Admin on 09-23-2020 at 12:00 am

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The IESF 2020 conference program, now in its 20th year, will include events in Detroit, Japan, Germany, and for the first time in Portland OR. following the EVS33 electric mobility conference. IESF special themes this year will include the design and engineering of electric and autonomous vehicles!

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The Cloud Changes Connected Cars

The Cloud Changes Connected Cars
by Roger C. Lanctot on 09-13-2020 at 8:00 am

The Cloud Changes Connected Cars

Rare is the auto maker today that views connectivity as an option when designing a car. Connectivity is essential even if it is not yet universally available.

Strategy Analytics interviewed a selection of automotive executives in connection with a white paper prepared for Ericsson to explore this proposition. (“Connected Read More


THE ENGINE OF AUTO TECH INNOVATION

THE ENGINE OF AUTO TECH INNOVATION
by Daniel Nenni on 08-18-2020 at 8:00 am

TU-Automotive Detroit is the biggest, best and most influential auto tech event in the world, and the only place to meet the most innovative minds in connected cars, mobility & autonomous vehicles under one roof.

WE ARE GOING FULLY VIRTUAL

As the world has continued to adapt over the past few months, we have been continuously

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Uber: Dara’s Distracted Driving

Uber: Dara’s Distracted Driving
by Roger C. Lanctot on 08-16-2020 at 6:00 am

Uber Dara Distracted Driving

Uber has taken a highly profitable business and turned it into a very unprofitable and dangerous one with the help of the pandemic. With guile, innovation, and theft, Uber founder and pitchman, Travis Kalanick, spun up the ride hailing wonder into a global transportation leader built upon rapid growth and a bare knuckle approach… Read More


Combining AI and Advanced Signal Processing on the Same Device

Combining AI and Advanced Signal Processing on the Same Device
by Lauro Rizzatti on 08-04-2020 at 6:00 am

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A lot has been written and even more spoken about artificial intelligence (AI) and its uses. Case in point, the use of AI to make autonomous vehicles (AV) a reality. But, surprisingly, not much is discussed on pre-processing the inputs feeding AI algorithms. Understanding how input signals are generated, pre-processed and used… Read More


Cars and COVID-19 Uncertainty

Cars and COVID-19 Uncertainty
by Roger C. Lanctot on 07-26-2020 at 6:00 am

Cars and COVID 19 Uncertainty

A funny thing happens when you let car makers make cars and car dealers sell cars – people start buying cars. With the U.S. economy at least partially re-opening nationwide car buyers have returned to the market and, finding a limited supply of new cars and disappointing incentives, have turned, in part, to used cars. This … Read More