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Connectivity

What M&E Can Teach the AV Industry About Data

At first glance, autonomous vehicles would seem to have little in common with the Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry, beyond action-movie car chases and in-vehicle entertainment...

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Motion Control

Wind River and Airbiquity Partner to Update Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Software Through Cloud-Based, Over-The-Air Technology

Wind River Systems, Inc. is partnering with Airbiquity, Inc. to develop a solution to proactively manage the...

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Data Acquisition

Law Enforcement Agencies Used DroneSense’s UAS-Management Platform to Support Indy 500 Security Operations

During the 2019 Indianapolis 500 IndyCar race, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) pilots from the Speedway Police Department,...

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AR/AI

Debating Data Monetization Vs. Privacy

The value of data generated by drivers and passengers in vehicles on the road has been apparent to those companies who see ways to monetize it. But is the public always willing to give up its...

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Test & Measurement

Europe’s Blockchain-Based Smart E-Mobility Challenge Will Conclude This May in Germany

To advance development of Internet of things (IoT) mobility solutions like cryptography, distributed ledger technology (DLT) – also known as...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

BlackBerry’s CTO Points to a Holistic and Standards-Based Future for Vehicle Cybersecurity

The days of automobiles as physical transportation devices is quickly shifting into an era of vehicles as rolling digital hubs. With multiple...

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Communications

5G Cellular May Be Transformational for Automakers, Suppliers

Connected vehicles are going mainstream, autonomous vehicles are poised to emerge—and cellular communications appears to be a central infrastructural base for both. The...

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Automotive

Automated Vehicle Safety Series Addresses Design, Testing, Verification, and Validation

Safety is ranked as the number one concern for the acceptance and adoption of automated vehicles, commonly referred to as “self-driving cars.” The...

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Data Acquisition

Software Needs Security, and Security Needs Software: A Scientific Overview

Software needs security. That's a consequence of using software to control critical systems. It's difficult because software is inherently a complex artifact, even...

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Imaging

WCX 2019: IAMTS Association Will Establish Standardization and Testing for Connected Vehicles

In pursuit of developing and growing an international portfolio of advanced mobility testbeds that meet the highest quality implementation and...

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Connectivity

WCX 2019: Cybersecurity Hackers Help Vet Vehicle Systems

They’re non-traditionalists who wear white hats. They are the now well-known “whitehat” researchers who help identify and catch cybersecurity vulnerabilities. While the...

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Connectivity

Industry Remains Unsettled on Vehicle Connectivity Standard

As autonomous vehicles inch closer to reality, a diverse range of companies and public entities are exploring ways to maximize their positive impact on traffic flows and...

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Internet of Things

Nvidia Partners with AdaCore to Secure Self-Driving Firmware

As mobility software becomes increasingly complex and connected, so does the risk of human error and system safety. To combat this, New York-based software company AdaCore...

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Connectivity

StreetDrone: Rolling R&D Vehicle for Small-Scale AV Developers

Even for well-funded automakers, suppliers, start-up businesses and academic institutions, the cost of developing specific technologies needed to support autonomous-vehicle...

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Unmanned Systems

For Auto Industry, Blockchain Still in Formative Phases

The automotive industry continues to ride the blockchain bandwagon, evaluating potential uses and helping develop the infrastructure for using distributed-ledger technology (DLT) in...

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AR/AI

Smart Factories Must Be Flexible, Connected and Secure

There’s no shortage of advanced technologies at the disposal of automakers in their efforts to manufacture passenger cars and trucks in a safer, more cost-effective and efficient...

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Unmanned Systems

Scooter, scat? 

The widening concept of Shared Active Transportation (SAT) encompasses a variety of configurations of small vehicles rented for short distances or brief durations to facilitate urban mobility and includes docked and...

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Transportation

Truck Platoons on the Move

Research into truck platoons is running hot as companies investigate benefits such as fuel savings, safety, diminished congestion and reduced driver fatigue. Before these gains can be realized, a number of...

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Transportation

Are Blockchain and ‘Smart Contracts’ the Secure Future?

Can blockchain, the digital distributed ledger technology so closely associated with the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, be used to mitigate the inherent risks of manufacturing...

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Transportation

Cyber Security Goes Upstream

What can hackers do with a car? Just about anything they want. A typical vehicle today is a potential sitting duck, cybersecurity experts say. They point to ghosted schematics of cars showing dozens of...

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Connectivity

ZF Spins off Autonomous-Payment Company

Taking aim at automated valet parking and other autonomous-vehicle operations that involve payment transactions, Car eWallet GmbH has been spun out as a startup. The move was made after...

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Power

'Function on Demand' Brings Opportunities, Security Challenges

The motorist is on a vacation in his leased car, a minimally-equipped vehicle for which the low price was an incentive. But now he temporarily would like some of the features...

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Electronics & Computers

Assuring Data Integrity: Vital for Connected-Vehicle Markets

Connectivity, one of the fastest-growing technical features for new vehicles, has attracted the attention of many companies that hope to offer services and garner revenue by...

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Software

OTA Will Drive Cybersecurity Programs

Connecting vehicles with the Internet means that cybersecurity is now a necessity that must be designed into nearly every piece of automotive hardware and software. Security schemes will have to...

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Connectivity

Security Expert: Hackers Will Target Low-Profile Vehicle Intrusions

Blatant security hacks on connected/autonomous vehicles aren’t the “big threat.” A security expert believes the top hacking targets will be hard-to-detect.

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Regulations/Standards

Bioprivacy: Designing for a Moving Target

Automotive design standards and specifications can be moving targets. In the autonomous realm, the present lack of formal rulemaking and applicable new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards,...

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SAE Standards News
Regulations/Standards

Moving Swiftly to Define the Shared-Mobility Future

Public and private partnerships to standardize data, share data, and protect sensitive data are being formed to help understand—and at the same time define—shared-mobility’s...

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Regulations/Standards

Regulatory Framework Emerging as Autonomy Becomes Reality

If the future of driving is autonomous, testing and legislation must be in accord to assure public safety when autonomous vehicles (AVs) begin to deploy.

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SAE Standards News
Unmanned Systems

Seeking a Common Language for Vehicle Automation

In late March, SAE had a unique opportunity—a first, according to the record books: Testifying before Congress about an SAE Standard. More specifically J3016—Levels of Vehicle...

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