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5G Group-Backed Study: C-V2X Superior to DSRC

By staging_0mu43t | November 14, 2018

Greg Hyde 13 Nov 2018 A study from an industry association promoting 5G claims cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) offers better vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) connectivity than dedicated short-range communications (DSRC). The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) has published a study that has found C-V2X “consistently – and in many cases overwhelmingly – outperforms 802.11p/DSRC”. However, the group freely admits…

ZTE, Qualcomm to launch LTE-V2X technology in China next year

By staging_0mu43t | November 14, 2018

Juan Pedro Tomás •  November 7, 2018 • The two companies are working to develop both roadside units and onboard units supporting this technology Chinese vendor ZTE is strengthening its strategic investments into the transportation and automotive market, the company said in a statement. ZTE is in the process of developing both roadside units (RSUs) and onboard units…

Autonomous vehicles to drive massive growth for semiconductor industry, says NXP

By staging_0mu43t | November 14, 2018

James Blackman •  November 13, 2018 • The automotive market is driving massive growth in the semiconductor industry, with the value and complexity of semiconductors in vehicles set to jump in the next years as higher-level automation, electrification, and 5G technologies are introduced on roads, NXP Semiconductor told Electronica 2018 in Munich, in Germany. Kurt Sievers, president at…

Colorado Will Develop a Digital Highway Using Connected-Vehicle Technology

By staging_0mu43t | November 9, 2018

The $70 million program, in partnership with Panasonic, will deploy a 90-mile network that will generate vast amounts of vehicle data along I-70 from Golden to Vail. BY SKIP DESCANT / JULY 31, 2018 The Colorado Department of Transportation will install about 100 of these roadside units along I-70 to form a connected “vehicle-to-everything” network.…

Waymo Obtains California’s first fully driverless car permit

By staging_0mu43t | November 9, 2018

KYLE WIGGERS@KYLE_L_WIGGERS OCTOBER 30, 2018 2:30 PM Waymo has obtained a driverless testing permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), it announced in a Medium post on Tuesday. It’s the first company to do so, and it gives the Google spinoff the green light to test its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans on the Golden…

Illinois to Launch a New Statewide Multiagency Initiative Testing Program for Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs)

By staging_0mu43t | November 9, 2018

Governor Bruce Rauner has issued an executive order directing the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to launch a new statewide, multiagency initiative to develop a testing program for connected and automated vehicles (CAVs). CAVs are predicted to generate an estimated US$800bn annually in economic benefits across the USA by 2050, which includes the creation of…

Why V2X Americas is Unique

By staging_0mu43t | October 23, 2018

Next-generation LTE technology is chiefly responsible for the mobile revolution which is still powering innovation and economic growth worldwide. With the impending “FirstNet” roll-out, next generation LTE is on the verge of transforming the public safety and first responder communications capabilities required by local police, fire and EMTs as well as State and National agencies…