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Intel and Warner Bros partner to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences in autonomous cars of future

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As the autonomy features in the cars increase so does the time for the driver and the passengers, giving rise to new business opportunities. The car is being transformed into a new type of customer space embracing many new companies into the expanding automotive ecosystem. Now, Warner bros, an American …

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HERE plans to acquire ATS, a software company developing OTA software updating technology

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HERE Technologies plans to acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems, a Germany-based software company developing highly secure over-the-air (OTA) software updating technology for the automotive industry. The planned acquisition will strengthen HERE’s position as a leading provider of location data and cloud services for vehicles. The companies have agreed to keep …

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Virgin Hyperloop One joined the GENIVI Alliance

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Virgin Hyperloop One, the only company in the world that has built and successfully tested a full-scale hyperloop system, has joined the GENIVI Alliance. The company aims to work with the strong GENIVI ecosystem and leverage its proven history of open source software collaboration. It is known that GENIVI Alliance, …

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GENIVI Alliance working on Vehicle Domain Interaction Strategy

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The GENIVI Alliance is working on a Vehicle Domain Interaction Strategy focused on developing open standard interfaces and code that will define the necessary paths bridging multiple car software domains. The new GENIVI Vehicle Domain Interaction Strategy is primarily based on a key market trend of system on a chip …

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In-vehicle technologies cause driver distraction leading to safety issues, says study

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The modern cars now come increasingly laden with advanced infotainment features, it, on one hand, ensures product differentiation and on the other hand, presents monetization opportunities for OEMs as well as its partners. But a research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has revealed that in-vehicle technology can create …

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Tesla switching from Nvidia to Intel for its infotainment system, says report

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Tesla has replaced chip supplier Nvidia with Intel for its infotainment system. According to a report by Bloomberg, the new versions of the cars manufactured by the company including Model 3 will now have Intel processing modules. However, neither of the three companies has given any statement on the matter. …

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Samsung Electronics introduces embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications

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Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry’s first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications. Consisting of 128-gigabyte (GB) and 64GB versions, the new eUFS solution has been designed for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), next-generation dashboards and infotainment systems that provide comprehensive connected features for drivers …

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Honda introduces infotainment system with many advanced features in BR-V

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Honda Cars India has introduced 17.7cm advanced infotainment system, with capacitive touch-screen – the DIGIPAD –in its new BR-V. Digipad along with having advanced touchscreen audio video navigation (AVN) system also has a rear parking camera & rear parking sensors to offer a more convenient and safer parking experience. The …

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NissanConnect platform introduced in three vehicle models

Nissan has introduced its new connected car platform NissanConnect in three vehicle models. The platform will offer audio, navigation, and communication features that integrate with a smartphone. With this, the company aims to enhance customer experience and offer better value proposition in its vehicles by offering smart solutions. Nissan’s Micra, …

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Seven new companies join AGL

Seven new companies have joined AGL and The Linux Foundation: Brison, Karamba Security, Lear Corporation, Luxoft, Thundersoft, SafeRide Cyber Security and Wipro Ltd. It is known that automotive Grade Linux is a collaborative open source project that is bringing together automakers, suppliers, and technology companies to accelerate the development and …

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