A Connected Car Review of News: Smartphone UBI, Delphi Tech Board & Green Hills

Renesas_0814There are new announcements for connected cars, Agero UBI (Usage Based Insurance) for smartphones, Green Hill Software for Renesas processors and a new technology board for Delphi.

Agero, announced its new mobile usage based insurance (UBI) platform with PolicyPal with real-time driving tracker,  and Auto Crash Notification (ACN) using mobile device sensors.

Agero’s mobile telematics platform provides UBI predictive analytics that tracks how often and far a policyholder drives; how hard they brake or accelerate; if they travel during peak urban traffic hours and other information to tailor insurance rates.

ACN technology in the case of serious accidents, contacts emergency responders, designated personal contacts, and the insurer.  Agero offers a national network of Service Providers.

Green Hills Software announced products for Renesas ARM Cortex-A15 and Cortex-A7 based R-Car platform based around the Green Hills INTEGRITY real time operating system (RTOS)and INTEGRITY Multivisor secure hypervisor, including support for the new R-Car V2H ADAS platform announced by Renesas Electronics Corporation.The  ‘INTEGRITY for R-Car’ support package that includes support for all of the major features of the R-Car processors. The high-performance OpenGL ES 3D graphics processor enables digital cluster and infotainment solutions with unparalleled graphics quality.

Delphi Automotive announced its Technology Advisory Council ato  help guide Delphi’s product strategies and ensure that its investments in technology are driving the growth of the enterprise.