V2X Americas 2019
Conference & Exhibition

September 10 & 11, 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center

V2X Industry News

Edge computing set for strong growth in automotive industry

By staging_0mu43t | July 30, 2019

Source: AutomotiveIT.com Whether in manufacturing operations or in the vehicles themselves, edge computing is conquering the IT infrastructure at every car company. Providers have taken note – and are already battling it out for air superiority. Edge computing, the wide-ranging types of calculations and analyses at the extreme ends of an IT topology, has become…

Ford will test connected cars on its own LTE/5G network

By staging_0mu43t | July 30, 2019

Source: IoTTechNews.com American automotive giant Ford is building its own LTE/5G network to test connected cars in a private environment. Ford’s network will be set up at its campus in Dearborn, Michigan. The network will operate in the 3.5GHz CBRS band and use equipment from Ericsson, Juniper, and Dell. The company has filed a request…

Qualcomm, Deutsche Telekom and BMW win fight with EU over car connectivity rules

By staging_0mu43t | July 5, 2019

Source: TechSpot.com The big picture: 5G is coming and while the EU may be weary about using it to its full potential, forward-looking countries and companies are fighting for the huge potential market that will be created as a result of its deployment. The phenomenon is dubbed “The Fourth Industrial Revolution,” which is why they’re fighting…

Humanising Autonomy pulls in $5M to help self-driving cars keep an eye on pedestrians

By staging_0mu43t | June 19, 2019

Source: TechCrunch Pretty much everything about making a self-driving car is difficult, but among the most difficult parts is making sure the vehicles know what pedestrians are doing — and what they’re about to do. Humanising Autonomy specializes in this, and hopes to become a ubiquitous part of people-focused computer vision systems worldwide. The company has raised a $5.3…

Postal robots take to the streets with backing from Toyota AI Ventures

By staging_0mu43t | June 12, 2019

Source: ZDNet Out of stealth, a new concept in last-mile delivery brings more than autonomous vehicles to the table. By Greg Nichols for Robotics | June 11, 2019 A secretive autonomous delivery startup with some big backer bona fides has just come out of stealth. Boxbot, a California delivery logistics startup, recently unveiled its autonomous last-mile delivery system, which consists…

Innovating for Smart Vehicles in a Smart World

By staging_0mu43t | June 5, 2019

Source: Medium By Don Butler, Executive Director, Ford Connected Vehicle Platform and Product We’ve been talking about the promise of cellular vehicle to everything technology — or C-V2X — for more than a year and have committed to adding the capability to our future vehicles to make people’s lives better with safer, more efficient driving. But we know to…

Wind River and Airbiquity team on Vehicle-to-Cloud OTA Solutions for Connected and Autonomous Cars

By staging_0mu43t | June 5, 2019

Source: TelematicsWire.net Proper and proactive management of software over the course of a vehicle’s lifecycle is becoming increasingly important to enhance performance, maintain value, and address safety and security threats. Using OTA, carmakers can securely transmit diagnostic and operational data and efficiently deploy software updates to mitigate recall expenses and enable new vehicle features. In…

One Year In, 50,000 Self-Driving Rides Later

By staging_0mu43t | June 3, 2019

Source: Lyft Self-driving cars are a central part of our vision for reducing individual car ownership, creating safer streets, and alleviating congestion. Alongside providing on-demand options for shared rides, electric bikes, scooters, and transit, self-driving cars in the Lyft app provide another way for people to get around reliably without needing to own a car.…

A new look at autonomous-vehicle infrastructure

By staging_0mu43t | May 26, 2019

    By Tyler Duvall, Eric Hannon, Jared Katseff, Ben Safran, and Tyler Wallace May 24, 2019 Source: Automotive World What infrastructure improvements will promote the growth of autonomous vehicles while simultaneously encouraging shared ridership? Imagine a future in which fleets of autonomous buses and shuttles effortlessly navigate through city streets to their designated stops. Ridesharing services…

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,…