Revving Up Smart Mobility: Tech to Boost Hyperconnection in New Cars

By Ben Ahrens Published on May. 27, 2023

Living in our fast-paced world, connectivity is no longer merely a luxury but a necessity. To evolve with the ever-changing technological landscape, our cars must keep pace — introducing cutting-edge smart mobility technologies specifically engineered to enhance the hyperconnectivity experience in modern vehicles.

With features such as 5G connectivity, AI-powered voice assistants, and augmented reality displays, drivers can now experience a seamless and intelligent driving experience. These technologies not only enhance the way we interact with our vehicles, but they also provide a safer and more efficient way to travel.

RELATED: Autonomous Vehicles Affect the Future of Insurance

But smart mobility goes beyond just in-car connectivity. With the rise in electric vehicles and the integration of smart city infrastructure, the potential for hyperconnected transportation is limitless. Imagine a world where your car can communicate with traffic lights to save time on your daily commute or automatically adjust its speed to reduce road congestion.

The future of smart mobility is here, and it's time to embrace the selection of technologies that will shape how we drive. Take advantage of the revolution in hyperconnection; upgrade your car with the latest smart mobility tech today.

Introducing 5G and its benefits to automotive connectivity

The introduction of 5G technology is revolutionizing the auto industry's approach to connectivity. With its high-speed connection and low latency, 5G provides faster data transmission up to 10 times faster than 4G networks. This increased speed opens up new opportunities for automakers, allowing them to develop more efficient communication between vehicles and other connected devices in their surroundings. The increased bandwidth enables real-time data exchange between cars and systems such as traffic management, parking, navigation, and road safety solutions. Through 5G connectivity, automakers can build more intelligent, secure vehicles with improved performance and driver experiences. In the future, 5G will play an even more significant role in automotive innovation by supporting autonomous driving technologies.

Want to hear more about 5G in IoT? Check outClaro CEO Rodrigo Duclos's keynote speech during our 2022 Silicon Valley IoT November Summit.

Exploring smart mobility technologies such as AI-assisted driving and automated parking

Smart mobility technologies are rapidly transforming the way we move. Through AI-assisted driving and automated parking systems, vehicles can travel with greater precision and safety. Companies like Tesla have taken the lead in developing AI-driven driverless technology, and many other automakers have quickly followed suit to stay competitive in the market. With these advancements, vehicles are now equipped with sensors that allow them to detect nearby objects and anticipate possible changes in speed and direction. Additionally, autonomous parking systems use optical recognition to locate a spot and guide the car into it without human intervention. This technology increases efficiency and significantly reduces the risk of collisions or traffic jams. The potential for smart mobility technologies is limitless, and their continued development will no doubt revolutionize transportation for all of us.

In the above video, Michael Vardi, co-founder of the intelligent transportation systems (ITS) startup Valerann, delves deeper into efficient and reliable data collection's impact on maximizing traffic flow and energy usage. To this end, smart sensors installed in road and traffic control infrastructures must robustly collect information on road and traffic status, weather conditions, and more. For reliable communication between sensors and higher-level systems, machine-to-machine protocols taking into account timing, safety, and security constraints must be implemented. To handle the anticipated high volume of data, sophisticated data mining strategies will be required. Traffic flow and energy efficiency can be collectively optimized by promoting greater cooperation among individual vehicles.

Analyzing how autonomous vehicles will enhance the hyperconnected car experience

Autonomous vehicles have the potential to revolutionize the hyperconnected car experience by providing a more personalized and practical driving experience. Autonomous vehicles are equipped with sensors, cameras, and AI technology that can detect potential hazards and respond quickly, reducing the potential for accidents and making for safer roads. Additionally, autonomous vehicles could also be used to provide more accurate navigation information, enabling drivers to reach their destinations quicker and more safely. Furthermore, autonomous vehicles could also use data from other connected cars on the road to adjust traffic patterns according to real-time conditions, potentially leading to fewer traffic jams. All in all, autonomous vehicles offer an exciting opportunity for enhancing the hyperconnected car experience.

In a recent Plug and Play case study, Japanese electronics corporation Mitsubishi Electric teamed up with autonomous delivery robot startup Cartken to explore the possibilities of robotic delivery capabilities. The collaboration proved highly beneficial, providing Mitsubishi Electric opportunities to enhance its autonomous delivery ventures in Japan. Meanwhile, Cartken succeeded in penetrating the Japanese market, gaining valuable insights into electrical equipment from Mitsubishi.

Beyond this mutual exchange of expertise, Mitsubishi Electric now has a considerable advantage in developing similar autonomous technology, influenced by its engagement with Cartken. This move further solidified Mitsubishi's position as a leading player in the evolution of autonomous vehicles, particularly in the hyperconnected delivery solutions market.

Examining the impact of motor vehicle cybersecurity on hyperconnection

The impact of motor vehicle cybersecurity on hyperconnection has been a significant issue for automakers and tech companies. With the rapid advancement of technology, vehicles have become increasingly connected to various networks and systems, which can pose a considerable security risk. Automakers must now ensure their cars are equipped with up-to-date cybersecurity measures to protect against malicious actors, who may try to gain access to private data via exploits or other means.

smart mobility_hyperconnection_cybersecurity

In addition, they must also guard against unauthorized access to critical systems, such as brakes and steering components. Hyperconnection has enabled features like remote car start and speed monitoring, but it has also necessitated higher cybersecurity measures in motor vehicles. Implementing such security protocols is essential to maintain the trust between car manufacturers and their customers.

The future of hyperconnected cars

The future of hyperconnected cars looks bright as technology advances and becomes more user-friendly. As car manufacturers continue incorporating new technologies like 5G networks and AI-assisted navigation systems into their vehicles, drivers will enjoy increased safety, convenience, and efficiency. These features will give drivers access to real-time traffic information, improved mapping services for route planning, more thoughtful parking options, and even the ability to connect cars with other nearby vehicles to avoid accidents.

NEXT: IoT Connectivity: What it Means for EV Charging Stations to Go Wireless

In addition, driverless cars are expected to become more commonplace soon; these vehicles promise smoother and safer drives that require minimal human input. Hyperconnectivity promises a host of exciting possibilities for the automotive industry as well as drivers.

Are you a corporate partner seeking to partner up with the latest mobility technologies? Look no further thanPlug and Play, where we fast-track innovation in the mobility industry by connecting you to the most disruptive startups.