SimpleLink Bluetooth low energy CC2541-Q1, a highly-integrated wireless microcontroller (MCU) that delivers low power, low cost, and simplified automotive connectivity to emerging smartphone-controlled and wire-replacement applications.
In an interview on NPR we see two definitions of connected cars. It’s interesting to note that NPR is really into connected cars, in fact the NPR news app was one of General Motors’ first in-dash infotainment apps. We at AUTO Connected have an in-depth definition of “connected car.“
Those attending the event will be the first to tryout LTE OnStar vehicles at the Austin Convention Center. GM Chevy cars with OnStar will not be the only stars at the show, there will also be speakers showing how your next Chevy may have augmented reality to help you navigate, investigate and not tailgate.
Recently, I rented a car with a full navigation and smartphone connectable Bluetooth head unit. It was a delight to listen to iTunes while driving in areas where there is bad radio reception. It helped me realize how important a connected car can be people who are on the road for long periods of time.
A recent study by Enterprise Holdings reported that younger Americans, especially Millenials see renting a car as a test drive and a way to discover new technology.
AGA also supports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) research and V2V communications.