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    1. Driving in Circles: The autonomous Google car may never actually happen

      Driving in Circles: The autonomous Google car may never actually happen

      A good technology demonstration so wows you with what the product can do that you might forget to ask about what it can't. Case in point: Google's self-driving car. There is a surprisingly long list of the things the car can't do, like avoid potholes or operate in heavy rain or snow. Yet a consensus has emerged among many technologists, policymakers, and journalists that Google has essentially solved—or is on the verge of solving

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    2. Noise cancellation: The sounds of silence in the car

      Noise cancellation: The sounds of silence in the car

      Infotainment system vendor Harman has succeeded in applying noise cancellation technology, previously known mostly from headphones to the interior of cars: The company's Road Noise Cancellation (RNC) noise management solution, jointly developed with British sports cars legend Lotus Engineering, minimises noise generated by the contact of the tires with the road surface.

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      Mentions: Infotainment
    3. Hyundai moves the connected car forward with Destination Search powered by Google

      Cars are the next frontier of connected information, but developing safe technology for drivers is no simple task. At Hyundai, we’re invested in delivering the best possible connected services at all times. With a little help from Google and the Google Maps APIs, our Blue Link system does just that.

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    4. Flurry of Mergers and Acquisitions Reshape the Automotive Semiconductor Supplier Landscape

      El Segundo, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2014)—Capped by last week’s announcement that Qualcomm Inc. would buy CSR PLC, the automotive semiconductor industry recently has been undergoing a wave of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity that has shaken up the competitive order of the market, according to IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS).

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    5. First driverless vehicles for public launched in Singapore

      First driverless vehicles for public launched in Singapore

      For the first time, two SMART-NUS enhanced driverless buggies to ferry passengers, free-of-charge, around Chinese and Japanese Gardens, as part of the Smart and Connected Jurong Lake District (JLD) Pilots and Trials initiative. Fancy a stroll in the Chinese and Japanese Gardens? Why not up the ante, book a ride online and take a driverless buggy ride through the gardens?

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    6. OASIS cockpit to secure connected services of vehicle networks - Car Engineer

      OASIS cockpit to secure connected services of vehicle networks - Car Engineer

      A new connected cockpit concept for vehicles developed by Visteon Corporation, designed to securely connect all aspects of the car to the driver and Cloud computing, will be featured during Electronica 2014 in Munich, Nov. 11-14, at the Visteon booth. The number of consumers wirelessly connecting their vehicles to mobile devices and Cloud services is increasing daily, resulting in the need for improved data security. The OASIS (Optimized. Adaptable. Secure. Intelligent.

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    7. Freescale unveils SABRE to enable connected car of the future

      Freescale unveils SABRE to enable connected car of the future

      Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled a new set of hardware/software solution to enable automotive grade Ethernet connectivity for next generation infotainment, instrument cluster, camera telematics and rear seat entertainment designs. The new Smart Application Blueprint for Rapid Engineering (SABRE) solution will support real-time data transport throughout the vehicle and replace expensive digital technologies and other alternatives

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    8. Ethernet is coming to cars

      Ethernet is coming to cars

      One of the top microchip suppliers for the auto industry has announced its first automotive-grade Ethernet chipset and software, paving the way for car makers to install 100Mbps networks in vehicles. The new processors from Freescale will connect in-car electronics and Wi-Fi routers over standard two-wire twisted pair cable, not CAT 5, making it robust enough to serve as a networking topology for vehicles.

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