Category Automotive Technology

A BroadR-Reach® for the Connected Car at CES 2015

LAS VEGAS — A stroll through the Las Vegas Convention Center this week left no doubt that the biggest mobile device on display is the automobile. But unlike a traditional car show, no one at the International Consumer Electronics Show is asking about gas mileage and road performance.

Instead, at the biggest technology show of the year, carmakers are touting automotive connectivity – from the integration with smartphones and tablets to a growing auto app ecosystem to the technologies that will

International “Car” Electronics Show? CES 2015 Rolls on with Connected Cars in the Fast Lane

Take a glance around the cavernous halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, as well as the breezeways outside, and you might mistake the 2015 International Consumer Show for an exhibition for the auto industry.

The Consumer Electronics Association, which puts on the yearly tech-fest, said it expects a record 10 automakers to exhibit at the show and will cover more than 165,000 square feet of space, up 17 percent from a year ago. 

Add to that the high-profile

CES 2015: Let NFC Personalize Your Ride

Consumers know that the ultimate mobile device is the one that’s on four wheels – and Broadcom’s technology is increasingly geared toward bringing the smartphone experience to the car.

Today Broadcom at the International Consumer Electronics Show announced the BCM89095, an which offers automotive-grade support for the popular “tap-to-activate” technology called Near Field Communication (NFC).

Tech-savvy consumers will likely recognize NFC as a convenient way to pair up devices (such as a Bluetooth headset with a mobile phone) …

BroadR-Reach® Ethernet: Enterprise-Level Security for Connected Cars

It’s a scene straight out of a spy or sci-fi movie: A malicious figure sits in front of a glowing computer monitor in a cave-like room, typing away. The next moment, an unsuspecting victim’s high-tech car — miles away — careens out of control. The radio blasts at full volume, the steering wheel jerks and the brakes fail. This car has been hacked, and it’s now fully under the villain’s control.

A futuristic tableau like this is terrifying, but fortunately, …

Ravi Manik in Auto Tech Review: Connectivity a “Critical Differentiating Factor” in the Automotive Marketplace

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Auto Tech Review, in which Ravi Manik, Director of Business Development at Broadcom, talks about understanding the technologies enabling the next generation of automotive connectivity.

From Auto Tech Review:

There is no denying the impact the explosion of feature-rich consumer electronics has had on virtually every aspect of modern society. Now, …

Ali Abaye in Yahoo Voices: “The Connected Car Will Transform into a Digital Living Room on Wheels”

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Yahoo Voices, in which Dr. Ali Abaye, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Infrastrucutre and Networking Group at Broadcom, talks about the future of connected cars.

From Yahoo Voices

When mobile phones first appeared, few could have foreseen the revolutionary lifestyle changes this small device would catalyze. The evolutionary leap to smartphones has …

Timothy Lau in ECN: Connected Cars Promise “Quantum Improvements in Road and Traffic Safety”

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in ECN Magazine, in which Timothy Lau, Director of Automotive Connectivity at Broadcom, talks about the future of the connected car.

From ECN:

Analysts predict that by 2025, 100 percent of vehicles will be connected. With a faster-than expected engineering push around autonomous vehicles underway, the evolution of car connectivity has gained …

Broadcom Puts the Connected Car Front and Center at SXSW

AUSTIN, TEXAS  The conversation in the halls at South by Southwest Interactive are known for being about cutting-edge, conceptual technology that’s likely to make an impact on consumers and businesses.

Some of these ideas, such as computer-assisted cooking and digital comic books, are easier to understand because they represent a new twist on an already-familiar experience. But others — augmented reality, or space tourism, for example — are a tougher sell.

Broadcom’s SXSW presentation this week on the future …

Broadcom Zooms into Austin for SXSW with Connected Car Vision

In the past decade, cars haven’t changed much on the technology front. They get us from Point A to Point B safely, with a bit of intelligence and customization thrown into the dash.

But that’s about to change. More cars are getting connected: to their own internal networks, to the Internet, to your favorite devices, and later — to each other.

In recent years, Broadcom has been developing technologies that will further enhance and alter the driving experience — both under the …

Ravi Manik in ET Auto: “Car Consumers are Demanding Connectivity that Mirror the Choices Available at Home”

Editor’s Note: Broadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in ET Auto, in which Ravi Manik, Business Development Director at Broadcom, talks about the future of the connected car.

From ET Auto:

With more and more people spending an increasing amount of time in their cars, especially those living in an urban sprawl, it’s no wonder consumers have begun demanding entertainment and connectivity …

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