1. In a Google Future, Drivers May Exchange Their Data for Infotainment

    In a Google Future, Drivers May Exchange Their Data for Infotainment

    Drivers will continue to enjoy a growing assortment of connected features in their vehicles—as long as they’re willing to share some personal information. That might be the automotive future that Google envisions. In a recently published patent application, the company describes a system and method for delivering a wide range of content to motorists—everything from music to turn-by-turn directions.

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      Autonomous Car, Connected Car, Data Security & Privacy, Design, Testing, & Simulation, HPC and Cloud, Sustainability
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    1. Handling content involves controlling how content is acquired and provided to a vehicle system.
    2. The privacy concerns are even greater with self-driving autonomous vehicles. Google could easily offer a self-driving car that would only operate if personal data were turned over to the company.
    3. Across the automotive landscape, we're seeing increasing initiatives from car companies and partners to offer discounts to participate in this bigger value chain.
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