Blackberry unveils digital cockpit platform at CES

The QNX platform is being demonstrated this week at CES in a Karma Revero concept car

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Blackberry is unveiling what it claims is the world’s first digital cockpit platform that lets car makers provide the in-car experience drivers want, with the security, safety and reliability they need.

The QNX platform for digital cockpits lets car makers offer a reliable and secure QNX-based digital instrument cluster and infotainment system that provides access to the latest Android-based applications such as Google Maps and Google Play Music all from a single ECU.

Nissan sees the invisible at CES

An avatar can appear inside the car to provide assistance

At next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nissan will unveil its future vision for a vehicle that helps drivers “see the invisible” by merging real and virtual worlds to create a connected-car experience.

Invisible-to-visible, or I2V, is a technology created through Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. I2V will demonstrate the future of driving to CES visitors through an interactive, three-dimensional immersion experience.

Kia to get emotional at CES

Kia's planned display for CES 2019

Kia Motors will preview a range of technologies for the post-autonomous driving era at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Kia’s interactive Space of Emotive Driving exhibit looks to a future when autonomous driving is the norm and priority is given to improving the human mobility experience. Central to this concept is Kia’s new Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving (Read) system developed based on joint research with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab’s affective computing group.

Innoviz announces mems-based scanning lidar at CES

InnovizPro stand-alone, solid-state, mems-based scanning lidar

Innoviz Technologies announced at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the commercial launch of InnovizPro, a stand-alone, solid-state, mems-based scanning lidar.

A CES Innovation Awards winner in the vehicle intelligence and self-driving technology category, InnovizPro is said to to deliver ground-breaking 3D sensing at a significantly lower cost. It is claimed to be the only lidar available that delivers on all of the automotive industry's needs for performance, reliability, cost, compact size and product maturity.

Hyundai to unveil voice-enabled in-vehicle assistant at CES

Hyundai will unveil a voice-enabled intelligent personal agent at CES

Hyundai Motor is to unveil a voice-enabled intelligent personal agent for vehicles during January’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The voice-enabled virtual assistant system will be deployed in new models set to roll out as early as 2019.

Co-developed by Hyundai and Silicon Valley-based SoundHound, an innovator in voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, the agent allows drivers to use voice commands for many different operations and real-time data.

Maxim ships one billionth automotive IC

Maxim devices are used in many areas of a vehicle

Congratulations to Maxim Integrated for shipping its one billionth automotive IC.

Today’s vehicles are increasingly energy efficient. However, they also have more complex electronic demands placed on them as customers seek increased efficiency, safety and convenience. With expertise in integration benefiting customers and drivers alike, Maxim has shipped its one billionth integrated circuit to the automotive market, including ICs in infotainment, safety, keyless access and powertrain applications.

Audi A7 drives 900km on autopilot to reach CES in Las Vegas

On its way: The Audi A7 heads for CES on autopilot

Following an epic 900km journey – much of it driven on autopilot – the Audi A7 Sportback piloted driving concept vehicle has arrived in Las Vegas for this week’s Consumer Electronics Show.

Platform stays secure while speeding up app development

Scalable in-vehicle infotainment platform from Harman

A scalable in-vehicle infotainment platform from Harman is based on an architecture that provides rapid development of connected car apps while protecting the integrity of the system against cyber security threats.

Mercedes teams with Pebble for in-vehicle apps

Pebble's smart watch will work with Mercedes-Benz cars

Mercedes-Benz is to have early access to some of the latest application programming interfaces (APIs) from Silicon Valley-based Pebble Technology, allowing it to develop integrated in-vehicle applications.


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