Connected car

Driver smartphone use reaches epidemic proportions

New research from Zendrive has claimed smartphones are being used on 88% of car journeys in the US, drastically increasing the risk of accidents but also building the importance of voice user interface.

ETSI considers MirrorLink as connected car standard

The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) and ETSI have announced a co-operation agreement under which the latter will formally consider the former’s MirrorLink method of publishing data on car dashboards as an ETSI Technical Specification (TS).

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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