Anyone who has started up a car with an IVI (in-vehicle infotainment) system might be painfully familiar with the following scenario: you wait for your navigation dashboard to boot up… and you wait… then wait some more, until the screen finally flickers to life. It’s an unfortunately common annoyance given the growing quantities of data
One way we develop new products and services is to simply sit down and talk with our customers and partners. For car makers and Tier-1 suppliers, a primary concern they’ve shared is reducing the boot time of car infotainment systems and instrument clusters. In boot-time optimization efforts, most people focus on the benefits to user
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.