Automobiles: Packed With Electronics, From Boot to Bonnet

Electronics is being used in vehicles for safety and security, infotainment, networking, power train and engine management, and more. Rapid advancements in sensor technology, microcontrollers, wireless communications, embedded systems, etc are...

How Intelligent Traffic Management Systems Enable Smarter Use of Transport Networks

Ever-increasing traffic flow leads to traffic congestions and jams, giving rise to increase in the cost of transportation as well as affecting the routine lives of people. An intelligent traffic management...

Design Considerations For Autonomous Vehicles

Driverless cars are aimed at reducing the number of accidents, cutting down emission and easing congestion. This article details some factors that must be considered while designing autonomous vehicles. Autonomous vehicles combine...

Wireless Technology for Driving the Cars of the Future

The future of the automotive industry lies in connecting vehicles with almost every physical thing in its surrounding and to the cloud. Wireless technologies are revolutionising connectivity in the modern automobile. Ensuring...

Fog Detection: The Optical Route

A majority of serial collision accidents happens when visibility is low due to fog. The risk of these accidents can be reduced considerably with a system containing visibility sensors and variable...
Issues Plaguing Smart Cities: How IoT Can Help Turn These Into ‘Purely’ Smarter Ones

Smart Vehicles: A Green and Safer Future

Imagine a smart and safer car that senses and interacts directly with other vehicles and with the environment to improve occupant safety and convenience. The proliferation and evolution of active safety...

Decoding An Electric Vehicle

In an official document sent out by Ministry of Power on December 14, 2018, the government of India has outlined several key facts, figures and a plan to support the expansion...
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Reshaping The Ecosystem of Telematics

Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies have given rise to new technologies like connected car telematics. Telematics is a field that encompasses telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety,...
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Drive-By-Wire: Mechanism, Protocol and Performance

An evolution began when automobile industry joined their hands with semiconductor industry to create intelligent, reliable, comfortable and safer vehicles. Today’s automobile contains dozens of computer chips, monitoring and controlling everything...

Convolutional Neural Networks for Autonomous Cars (Part 1 of 2)

Convolutional neural networks (CNNs or ConvNets) used in machine learning are similar to neural networks. These are made up of neurons that have learnable weights and biases. Each neuron receives some...
 
 
 

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