New Delhi: Japanese based tech giant Panasonic Corporation showcased its latest interest and development on the mobility front at CES 2017.Panasonic introduced a its initiatives from its CityNOW project launched in Denver,Colorado last year which continues to focus on smart mobility solutions and latest prototype in-car infotainment systems.The company also displayed its new innovations that reduce the environmental impact of transportation.Japan based tech manufacturer also unveiled V2X communication systems aim to establish an efficient traffic management system and prevent accidents by connecting vehicles to everything (X) including other vehicles and infrastructure including traffic signals and road signs. Using videos and dioramas, Panasonic illustrates its V2X technologies to prevent accidents and reduce traffic congestion.On the green mobility vertical Panasonic collaborates on lithium-ion batteries with partners promoting the use of sustainable energy. The company has already … [Read more...] about Panasonic showcases its latest in-car technology & mobility solutions
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The new system surpasses its predecessors in terms of magnitude and offers the widest coverage of navigation and positioning services in China. Li Weisen, deputy head of National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China, told CGTN news channel that the new system is comprised of a national data center, 30 provincial data centers and 2,700 satellite navigation base stations. … [Read more...] about China Turns On Huge New SatNav System That May Power Driverless Car Revolution
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In the 1970s, Hollywood’s he-men wanted to be truckers: Kris Kristofferson in Convoy, inspired by the song; Burt Reynolds CB-slanging his way through Smokey and the Bandit I and II. Thelma and Louise took their revenge on a cat-calling trucker in 1991. Hollywood, presciently, had a cyborg drive a big rig in Terminator 2, and went full robot with Optimus Prime in the Transformers franchise. At the turn of the 21st century, the ever nostalgic hipsters’ love of trucker hats and T-shirts revived America’s fetishization of the long-distance driver. … [Read more...] about End of the road: will automation put an end to the American trucker?
The feature enables carmakers to use the company’s high definition (HD) map data to define the operational design domain (ODD) of their vehicles’ automated driving functions. This makes it possible for carmakers to manage where the functions can be deployed safely. … [Read more...] about Mapping service for autonomous vehicles