Four key factors driving automotive edge storage

  • May 7, 2018 /
  • by Markku Räsänen
Cars rolling off the lines today generate up to 25 gigabytes of data per hour. With the adoption of further levels of autonomous driving—up to levels 3 or 4—the amount of data is set to increase to up to 1.4 terabytes per hour. Some of that data will be pushed to the cloud, but much
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A perspective from Embedded World 2018. In a small town in Germany, a little north of Munich, there is Nuremberg—a city that has one of the most popular street circuits for DTM and F3 racing. But that’s not what brought me there. In the recent years, Nuremberg has also become the home for deep tech
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CES 2018 wrap-up: cars, IoT, and robots took over

  • January 18, 2018 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
This year’s CES slogan was “Feel the whoa.” Yet, after seeing the entire show, I have to ask myself: what “whoa?” Don’t get me wrong: CES 2018 was huge – the biggest ever with over 180,000 visitors from all around the world. But the general feeling was that consumer gadgets are simply losing their fuel.
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The accessibility of sensors and camera modules is making the car industry increasingly data-driven. When combined with state-of-the-art software and advanced computing, data transforms into decisions inside autonomous cars. As autonomous vehicle technologies continue to evolve, the data generated inside cars only continues to grow exponentially. But how much data does a connected car actually
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Making connected cars secure down to the core

  • November 2, 2017 /
  • by Joel Catala
Securing the cars of tomorrow is a concern for car makers, Tier-1 suppliers, and consumers alike. As a matter of fact, a 2015 consumer survey showed that 62% of people questioned feared that cars of the future will be easily hacked. Lawmakers in the US have already passed bills to address and calm these fears,
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The biggest challenge car makers face in delivering data-driven UX

  • September 18, 2017 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
“Big data processing in a fast and seamless way is one of the main challenges for car makers when building the cars of the future.” Unlike the past 100 years, cars of today have become gadgets. People are starting to choose a vehicle for its software features and services, instead of physical or mechanical features
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Connected cars literally take us close to the edge

  • June 30, 2017 /
  • by Tiffiny Rossi
The connected car easily conjures up topics like 5G, V2X, and the cloud. It’s certainly enchanting – all the amazing services the cloud and high-speed wireless connectivity will bring to our cars in the coming years. But the down-to-earth reality is the mission-critical handling and processing of data will be done inside the car itself.
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Despite what some people believe, the black box inside your car doesn’t serve up a steady stream of data to some overlord who’s tracking you. It’s there as a benefit. With the data collected from black boxes, safety analysts and accident investigators can evaluate how cars perform in crashes and ultimately design safer cars. The
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