V2X Americas 2019
Conference & Exhibition

September 10 & 11, 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center

V2X Industry News

Pai Wants Fresh Look at 5.9 GHz

By staging_0mu43t | May 16, 2019

Source: InsideTowers FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday at the WiFi World Congress, the Commission will soon take another look at the 5.9 GHz band. Twenty years ago, the Commission reallocated 75 megahertz of spectrum in this band for a service called Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC).  This technology was designed to allow car-to-car communications,…

Waymo CTO: 5G will be a self-driving car ‘accelerator and enabler’

By staging_0mu43t | May 9, 2019

Source: VentureBeat Waymo CTO Dmitri Dolgov thinks 5G and next-generation cellular networks will be “an enabler” of the company’s autonomous car fleets, he told reporters this morning during a meeting at Waymo’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. “I think it’ll help in terms of communication [and with] latency and bandwidth,” he said, noting that Waymo’s driverless Chrysler…

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure

By staging_0mu43t | May 7, 2019

SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mobile network in Korea. Source: ZDNet By Corinne Reichert | April 29, 2019 — 03:41 GMT (20:41 PDT) | Topic: 5G SK Telecom has announced a series of deals to use its 5G network for applications…

FCA selects HARMAN and Google Technologies to enhance connected life

By staging_0mu43t | May 1, 2019

Source: Press Release Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) announced today that it will use HARMAN (Samsung) and Google technologies to deliver a new “ecosystem” that will enhance the connected life of FCA vehicle owners globally. Off-board, the system will promptly and securely manage in-vehicle and additional data using an architecture based on…

Toyota to pause its deployment of V2X technology

By staging_0mu43t | April 29, 2019

Source: SmartHighways.net Multinational automotive manufacturer Toyota has decided to pause the deployment of V2X technology in its vehicles.  Last April Toyota announced that it would deploy Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) systems on vehicles sold in the United States starting in 2021. The company also encouraged other automakers and transportation infrastructure owners and operators to quickly commit…

Robo-Rigs: The Scientist, The Unicorn And The $700 Billion Race To Create Self-Driving Semi-Trucks

By staging_0mu43t | April 25, 2019

Alan Ohnsman Forbes Staff TransportationI write about technology-driven changes reshaping transportationSource: Forbes Southeast of Tucson’s airport, tucked into a patch of Sonoran Desert dotted with cholla cactus and paloverde trees, is a sand-colored industrial building with a horizontal emerald-green slash over the entry doors. Only when a Peter­bilt semi-truck loaded with cameras and sensors rumbles out…

Reno puts V2X comms on a blockchain system as part of state-wide mobility tests

By staging_0mu43t | April 25, 2019

Source: EnterpriseIoTInsights.com James Blackman •  April 25, 2019 • The city of Reno, in Nevada, is using blockchain technology to validate data communications between autonomous vehicles and street infrastructure. The University of Nevada and Reno’s Center for Applied Research (NCAR) have teamed up with local blockchain company Filament on the vehicle-to-everything (V2X) trial, which its collaborators claims is…

NEMA to develop nationwide US V2I communications standards

By staging_0mu43t | April 24, 2019

Source: TrafficTechnologyToday.com BY ADAM FROST ON APRIL 23, 2019 The USA’s leading trade body for the electrical equipment industry is aiming to develop national standards for vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications devices in order to accelerate the widespread deployment of traffic control systems that safely connect with road users.   Representing nearly 325 electrical equipment and imaging manufacturers from across…

This 5G connected Proton Exora can drive by itself

By staging_0mu43t | April 18, 2019

Source: Malaymail.com PUTRAJAYA, April 17 — Putrajaya is hosting a 5G Malaysia showcase this week where telcos and vendors will demonstrate various 5G applications and uses cases. 5G offers more than just speed as it can enable more possibilities with ultra-low latency as well as higher capacity to support even more devices. One of the interesting demos…

Ford Plans First C-V2X Vehicles for China by 2021

By staging_0mu43t | April 17, 2019

Source: The NewsWheel Ford has revealed its timeline for producing and deploying its first vehicles equipped with cellular vehicle-to-everything technology. Ford intends to launch C-V2X in China by 2021, allowing its vehicles to communicate directly with the grid, other vehicles, and even pedestrians and cyclists in an effort to make roads safer for all. “C-V2X…