Breaking News
Blog

Silicon Valley Nation: Cars in the cloud

Tiered approaches
NO RATINGS
< Previous Page 2 / 2
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
carolinesmith
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Cars in the cloud
carolinesmith   11/18/2012 6:25:21 PM
NO RATINGS
wow lots of cars, informative article and comments, thanks for the sharing. http://www.uggcanadamart.com/

SylvieBarak
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Cars in the cloud
SylvieBarak   11/14/2012 7:17:57 PM
NO RATINGS
I think the whole "car in the cloud" concept is going to work a lot better when cars just drive themselves! That way we won't need to worry about driver distraction in the first place...

DataMuncher
User Rank
Rookie
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Cars in the cloud
DataMuncher   11/14/2012 3:37:33 AM
NO RATINGS
Brian, Take a look at the 2013 Motor Trend car of the year if you want to see the best Silicon Valley can do in infotainment, comms, diagnostics and car configuration. Nobody's done anything like Tesla''s 17" console in a production vehicle. http://www.motortrend.com/oftheyear/car/1301_2013_motor_trend_car_of_the_year_tesla_model_s/

Bert22306
User Rank
CEO
re: Silicon Valley Nation: Cars in the cloud
Bert22306   11/14/2012 1:13:09 AM
NO RATINGS
Well, some of these supposed new ideas have actually come, and occasionally gone too! For instance, we used to have a combined Verizon Wireless account for our 3G cell phones and for OnStar, but someone, either OnStar or Verizon, decided to quit that plan. Separate bills now. By the way, I'm not sure what people assume when they hear about OnStar, but it's more than just getting an operator in an emergency. Aside from telephone, emergency, and directions to a destination, it also monitors multiple onboard systems and provides you with a status report every so often. Certainly, such functionality can only increase over time, yes? More on-board sensors, for ever more remote diagnostics. This can already be done in real time, if they choose to do so. Whether it continues to be called "OnStar," or some other fancy moniker. Also, 3G and even 2G networks can also "allow[] for multiple data streams to happen at the same time," as far as that goes. Moving targets are great for systems engineers or any other kind of engineer. Keeps you on your toes, and never a dull moment.

Top Comments of the Week
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
"All the King's horses and all the KIng's men gave up on Humpty, so they handed the problem off to Engineering."
5 comments
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.
Flash Poll