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New eHorizon system warns of road hazards just around the corner

Posted on 08/05 19:43 in Shows | 0

It will build on information gleaned from cars ahead that is sent via smartphone to the cloud, then passed on to nearby vehicles.But today, just about everyone has a smartphone, something eHorizon could leverage quickly.

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New Audis will tell you when the next traffic light will turn green

Posted on 08/15 21:43 in Shows | 0

The car gets an accurate signal via its telematics module and displays the time-to-green in the instrument panel and head-up display.The US has 300,000 traffic signals — some owned by the government, some by private companies contracted to run and service the signals.

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Feds push hard for vehicle-to-vehicle communication, at least until Jan. 20

Posted on 12/14 16:52 in Shows | 0

Using dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) radios, the cars would exchange information up to 10 times a second and share the most crucial information with the driver.Each car would digest the information and issue warnings about a car crossing from the left (photo above), or all the traffic ahead suddenly slowing.

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CES 2017 delivered a clear vision of the car of the future

Posted on 01/10 20:44 in Shows | 0

A large part of the smartphone’s power is the connection to the cloud to enable new services and experiences across different devices.To that end, automakers — and industry suppliers — are beginning to flesh out their visions of what the “mobility experience” looks like in the future.

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V2X (vehicle-to-everything) conquers tough roadway curves, construction zones, red lights

Posted on 01/30 19:48 in Shows | 0

We approached the construction zone at 40 mph, what the feds call a Reduced Speed Zone Warning / Lone Closure Warning, or RSZW/LC.The in-car transceiver combines the road information (curve radius, dry road surface, asphalt, zero-degree bank angle) with its capabilities (centripetal force and stability/rollover possibilities for the road currently).

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Qualcomm Is Building a Vehicle-to-Everything Chip for Safer Cars

Posted on 09/07 15:00 in Shows | 0

The chip integrates the DSRC radio; cellular would be handed off to the car’s telematics system.Last year, I test drove the Audi Traffic Light Information V2I (vehicle-to-infrastructure) system via cellular modem.

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