Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Car Makers, Suppliers Form 5G Auto Association

source: Analysys Mason
Audi, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm have formed the 5G Automotive Association to develop, test and promote communications solutions for connected vehicles, smart cities and intelligent transportation.

Christoph Voigt, BMW Group SVP, is board chairperson and Dino Flore is director general of the association.

source: Business Insider
By 2020, BI Intelligence estimates that 75 percent of cars shipped globally will be built with the necessary hardware to allow people to stream music, look up movie times, be alerted of traffic and weather conditions, and even power driving-assistance services such as self-parking.

Almost by definition, the connectivity of choice will be mobile networks.

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