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
The growing demand for connectivity within cars exposes more and more critical embedded systems to security risks. Car manufacturers and service providers are finding innovative ways to personalize our rides, or make in-vehicle purchases more convenient (some even automated—like toll booth fees). While these services bring a lot of value, they also demand that more
The most expensive module of the car is not the engine, it’s the electronics. This might come as a surprise to many, but more than 30% of car costs go directly to the electronic parts. There are somewhere between 80-160 microcomputers (ECUs) onboard of the car, and they all need a reliable connection in between.