Etsi connected tractor warns other road users of its presence

Etsi connected tractor on show this week

Standards body Etsi exhibited its first tractor connected wirelessly to a car at its Sophia Antipolis headquarters this week. The tractor sends a warning to road vehicles using a communications protocol standardised by Etsi.

Motorists are warned at a distance of 1km to avoid the collisions that frequently occur at day and night.

Etsi explores adopting Mirrorlink

Gautier Falconnet from the CCC with Luis Jorge Romero of Etsi

Standards body Etsi is to explore adopting Mirrorlink as a technical specification. Mirrorlink, created by the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), is a standard to provide interoperability between a smartphone and a car’s in-vehicle infotainment system.

The announcement was made at this week’s 66th Etsi General Assembly meeting in Sophia Antipolis.

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