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"No Good Answers for Smartphone Distraction"
Traffic fatalities in the U.S. are on the rise. Solving the problem of smartphone distraction through legislation or technology is not likely any time soon. Appears in March 2017 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Surprise: Volkswagen Leans Toward SDL"
Long an advocate for MirrorLink app and device connectivity, Volkswagen is working to integrate SmartDeviceLink in its next-generation infotainment platform Appears in October 2016 newsletter. $65.00
 
"LG Electronics Automotive Business, The Company Profile"
With TV and smartphone sales slowing, LG Electronics has been aggressively investing in automotive electronics. Appears in April 2016 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Automotive Open Source Software on the Upswing"
Two open source software platforms, Automotive Grade Linux and SmartDeviceLink are gaining industry support, most recently from Toyota. Unlike Genivi, AGL is moving beyond infotainment to address instrument cluster, HUD, telematics and eventually control systems. Appears in February 2016 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Google's Patrick Brady on Android Auto"
Google wants to see Android Auto become the ubiquitous, unfragmented, open platform for automotive infotainment, first to project smartphone apps on the vehicle display and later embedded in the head unit. Article includes a discussion on updatable hardware. Appears in April 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Featured at CES"
Audi and Hyundai showed working demonstrations of the Apple and Android smartphone interfaces at CES 2015. Both carmakers plan to put the features in production models later this year. Appears in December 2014 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Wireless Device Charging Not Yet Mainstream"
While plenty of consumers want it in their cars, wireless device charging is stalled for lack of agreement on standards and a lack of devices on the market that support inductive charging. Appears in November 2014 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Automotive NFC Applications Just Starting"
With more and more smartphones equipped with near field communications technology, some promising use cases for NFC in the car are finally taking shape. Appears in May 2014 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Wi-Fi Smartphone to Head Unit Link Coming"
More infotainment systems will add Wi-Fi to handle high bandwidth smartphone applications. Appears in November 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Device-to-Car Connectivity Still a Jumble"
Many protocols are available to link smartphones to head units but none has yet emerged as an industry standard. Appears in October 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Carmakers Connect with Apps"
Two-thirds of vehicle owners are also smartphone owners. Brand-specific apps that can access data from vehicle sensors are growing in popularity with both carmakers and consumers. Appears in October 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Device-to-Car Connectivity Still a Jumble"
Many protocols are available to link smartphones to head units but none has yet emerged as an industry standard. Appears in October 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Telenav Inc., The Company Profile"
With more and more connected cars on the market, Telenav has targeted automotive as one of its strategic growth segments. In FY 2013, 37% of Telenav revenue was automotive. Appears in October 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Carmakers Connect with Apps"
Two-thirds of vehicle owners are also smartphone owners. Brand-specific apps that can access data from vehicle sensors are growing in popularity with both carmakers and consumers. Appears in October 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Device-to-Car Connectivity Still a Jumble"
Many protocols are available to link smartphones to head units but none has yet emerged as an industry standard. Appears in October 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"GM Seeks Partners for Connected Vehicles"
As OnStar extends its services beyond safety and security it will seek help from suppliers in the wireless and consumer electronics industries to provide a wide range of cloud-based services. Appears in June 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"At CES Connected Vehicles Had the Floor"
With its acquisitions of Hughes Telematics and the cloud services company Terremark, Verizon plans to be an automotive M2M player. Appears in December 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Dice Electronics Quick with Device Connectivity Solutions"
Dice Electronics' software-based iPhone integration kits provide a quick plug-and-play solution for rapidly changing smartphone offerings. An Android-based version is coming in 2013. Appears in October 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"MirrorLink Smartphone Standardization: Difficult"
The MirrorLink connectivity standard is being closely followed by the automotive industry, but few carmakers or smartphone makers have fully committed to implementing it in the near future. Appears in November 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"S1nn GmbH & Co. KG, The Company Profile"
A small German start-up believes its acoustics expertise and agility will help it fill a mid-price niche in the crowded infotainment domain. Appears in November 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"MirrorLink Smartphone Standardization: Difficult"
The MirrorLink connectivity standard is being closely followed by the automotive industry, but few carmakers or smartphone makers have fully committed to implementing it in the near future. Appears in November 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Model Year 2012-13 Feature Trends"
Safety, fuel-saving and connectivity features continue to work their way from luxury vehicles to mainstream, high-volume models. Appears in September 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Pioneer Corp., The Company Profile"
Pioneer has been struggling to compete in the crowded infotainment market. Strategic alliances with strong partners should help reduce new product development costs. Navigation market in China holds promise. Appears in July 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Wireless Data Congestion"
As carmakers launch more infotainment and telematics features that rely on cellular connections, they need to be aware of possible network congestion problems and how carriers plan to optimize limited spectrum. Appears in February 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"RIM Gaining a Foothold in Automotive"
With help from its acquisitions of Dash Navigation and QNX, RIM has established a presence in automotive. Compatibility with automotive standards is essential for smartphone manufacturers. Appears in December 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Nokia Makes Headway with Terminal Mode Car Interface"
Nokia has been working with the German carmakers and Fiat as well as Harman, Alpine, Continental and Magneti Marelli to develop its Terminal Mode software spec to integrate smartphone apps with vehicle displays and controls. Appears in June 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Smartphone Connectivity Roils Telematics and Infotainment Markets"
A smartphone can do most of what an infotainment system does and the exploding smartphone market is changing the competitive landscape for infotainment and telematics suppliers, as well as carmakers. Appears in May 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Change is Coming, Says OnStar's New President"
OnStar is preparing to meet the competition from connectivity platforms like Ford Sync head on. Watch for announcements of new features and an aggressive marketing campaign. Appears in May 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Smartphone Connectivity Roils Telematics and Infotainment Markets"
A smartphone can do most of what an infotainment system does and the exploding smartphone market is changing the competitive landscape for infotainment and telematics suppliers, as well as carmakers. Appears in May 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Internet Radio Use in Cars Will Grow"
Internet radio in cars will take off quickly when the cost of smartphone data plans comes down. Ford and another major carmaker are working with Internet radio provider Pandora on integrating Pandora's music streaming into their infotainment systems. Appears in March 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 

 

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