More and more automakers are putting modems in their vehicles to essentially turn the car into a smartphone on wheels. An embedded modem is “always on” even when the car [...]
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Our two-part blog post published at the end of 2017 explored the Amazon Alexa APIs and their applicability for in-vehicle use. At CES 2018, Amazon announced Alexa extensions specifically for [...]
Introduction The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has become one of the biggest and most influential trade shows in the world. Companies of all sizes from across [...]
Introduction This blog describes a high-level approach to securing and authenticating the connection link between in-vehicle systems and smartphone applications. A secure link is needed in cases such as vehicle [...]
Introduction This two-part blog post explores the Amazon Alexa APIs and their applicability for in-vehicle use.Part I of the series provided an overview of Alexa and its current uses in [...]
Introduction This two-part blog post will explore Amazon Alexa APIs and their applicability for in-vehicle use.Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa is currently the dominant voice recognition technology for in-home devices. Thanks [...]
Introduction An earlier post about over the air updates via the smartphone discussed the need for in-vehicle systems to open a secure connection to the cloud, via the smartphone, to [...]
Introduction Like virtually every other industry in the world, the automotive sector has been profoundly affected by the explosion of smart devices. Today, smartphones let millions of people enjoy the [...]
Thanks to the proliferation of mobile phones, connected consumer electronics devices and cloud-based software, consumers have come to expect automatic, seamless over-the-air (OTA) updates that don’t disrupt their device usage. [...]
In 2011, Silicon Valley luminary Marc Andreesen famously wrote that “software is eating the world,” a sentiment one would have been hard-pressed to argue against even six years ago. We [...]