It seems as though partial electrification is the beginning of the new wave, a sign of things to come. Once those driving real-life commercial and personal vehicles see the benefits of partial electrification thanks to these mobile applications using fictional vehicles, it will no longer be a matter of imaginination or a leap of faith. We've been waiting a while on the electric car but this kind of partial re-orientation seems to be the real deal.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.