Connected Cars

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Technology Map Detailed Contents February 2018

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Systems
    • Wireless Technologies for Vehicles
    • Geolocation Systems
    • Geographic-Information Systems
    • Emergency-Notification, Roadside- Assistance, and Concierge Systems
    • Navigation Systems
    • Vehicle-Infrastructure Integration
    • Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Pedestrian-to- Vehicle Communications
    • Probe Vehicles and Floating-Vehicle Data
    • Cellular V2X
    • Warning Systems
    • Assisted-Driving Technologies: Cruise Controls and Beyond
    • Driverless Vehicles
    • Car-Entertainment Systems
    • Speech Interfaces
    • Interfaces for Portable Devices
    • Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and In-Car Signage
  • Enabling Components
    • Data Radios, Beacons, and Transponders
    • Radar, Lidar, and Sonar
    • Antennas
    • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
    • Memory and Storage
    • Software
    • Displays and Touch Screens
    • Control Surfaces
    • Graphics-Processing Units
    • Sensors
    • Audible Alarms and Indicators
    • Cameras
    • Vehicular LANs

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
    • Consumer Demand
    • Fleet-Operator Demand
    • Enterprise Demand
    • Carmaker Demand
  • General Constraints
    • Information Overload and Driver Distraction
    • Regional Variations in Regulation and Culture
    • Lack of Interoperability
    • Safety Hazards, Liabilities, and Lawsuits
    • Costs
    • Auto and Electronics Life-Cycle Mismatch
    • Auto and Electronics R&D-Cycle Mismatch
    • Chicken-and-Egg Problem
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Wireless Communication
    • Roadway Infrastructure
    • Personal and Portable Devices
    • Speech Interfaces
    • Geolocation
    • Connected Commercial Vehicles
    • Broadcasting
    • Content-Distribution Networks
  • Competing Technologies
    • PC-Based Pretrip Planning
    • Broadcasting
    • Packaged Media
    • Personal and Portable Devices
  • Required Resources
    • Wireless Coverage, Spectrum, and Bandwidth
    • R&D Budgets and Agendas
    • Standards
    • User Interfaces for Drivers
  • Regulatory Factors
    • Regional and National Variations
    • Safety Standards and Laws
    • Radio Spectrum
    • Infrastructure Budgets
    • Emergency Services

Areas to Monitor

  • Conditions That Are Likely in All Future Scenarios
    • Regional Variation
    • Cost of Communication
    • Safety and Security Applications
  • Conditions That Vary Greatly across Scenarios
    • Infrastructure Budgets
    • Legal Liability
    • Mobile Integration
    • Advanced Vehicle-Infrastructure Integration
    • Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
    • Cybersecurity
    • Alternative Wireless Networks
    • Probe Cars and Live Traffic Reports
    • Local Search
    • Speech Dialogue with Software Agents
    • Ownership of Data
    • Aftermarket Solutions
    • Advanced Wireless Software Updates and Diagnostics
    • Advanced Prognostics
  • Wild Cards: Unlikely Events That Would Dramatically Transform Markets
    • Augmented Reality
    • Driverless Vehicles
    • "Privacy Chernobyl"

Implications of Commercialization

  • In-Dash Navigation Platforms
  • Portable-Device Platforms
  • Vehicle-Infrastructure Integration
  • Autonomous Safety Systems
  • Coexistence of In-Dash and Portable Navigation Markets
  • In-Dash Navigation Systems as User Terminals for VII

Opportunities

  • Applications
    • Energy Efficiency and Advanced-Technology Powertrains
    • Electronic Toll Collection
    • Carsharing
    • Tracking and Recovery of Stolen Vehicles
    • Maps and Basic Navigation
    • Emergency Aid and Concierge Service
    • Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance
    • Digital Radio
    • Mobile-Device Integration
    • Remote Control
    • Networked Audio on Demand
    • Wireless Digital Video
    • Collision-Warning Radar
    • Lane-Departure Warning
    • Maneuvers on Demand
    • Relaxed-Attention Driving
    • Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Avoidance, and Lane Keeping
    • Vehicle Platoons
    • Wireless Diagnostics and Remote Software Updates
    • Real-Time Localized Traffic Advice
    • Speech-Based Queries and Speech to Text
    • Advanced Vehicle-Infrastructure Integration, InfoFueling, and Smart Signs
    • Vehicle-to-Grid Services
    • Pedestrian Beacons
    • Ad Hoc Car-to-Car Communications
    • Cars As Probes
    • Vehicle Commerce
    • Fleet Management, Dispatch, Package Delivery, and Shipment Tracking
    • Office on Wheels and Mobile-Workforce Solutions
  • Business Models
    • Carmaker-Bundled Telematics Service
    • Wholesale or Outsourced Telematics Service
    • Customer-Integrated Telematics Solution
    • Portable Telematics Platforms

Updates

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