IDTechEx analyst Franco Gonzalez discusses some of the trends with Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage. For more see http://www.IDTechEx.com
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Atmel's Automotive Group showcases their cutting edge automotive infotainment user interface demo using Atmel QTouch and Atmel MaxTouch metal mesh curved display technologies, with up to a hundred million lines of code, at least 30 MCU-controlled devices, and some with as many as 100, the vehicle is the ideal application to bring smart, connected devices in the era of the Internet of Things (IoT). Automotive technology is quickly becoming an integral part of the digital lifestyle as consumers want to bring their mobile devices seamlessly into their vehicles. The next-generation AvantCar 2.0 showcases connectivity to the vehicle through an advanced HMI console connected to a concept car highlighting car access, car networking, MCUs, audio-over-Ethernet, MHL support and security technologies. The 2.5D (two-and-a-half dimensional) car showcases several of Atmel's automotive technologies in a car access simulation for the Passive EntryGo, LIN communication in a car network and Car Area Network (CAN) communications—all systems that use Atmel MCUs, LIN transceivers and SBCs. Additionally, AvantCar 2.0 demonstrates audio streaming over Ethernet-AVB.
The MHL Consortium has outdone itself with their latest technology mega specification, now perhaps setting the spec at a very future proof level (shall we say at least until 2020?), supporting up to 8K at 120fps, with up to 40W for power charge, delivering higher resolution, faster frame rates, support for the upcoming USB Type-C (dual side reversible) connector for up to 8K 60fps output from a phone (wow wow!). For the first time, MHL also introduces a new superMHL connector for 8K TVs (as in the first 8K TV from Samsung shown at CES). The SuperMHL spec is for mobile devices, set-top boxes (STBs), Blu-ray players, Audio/video recorders, HDMI sticks and other source devices to TVs and monitors, as SuperMHL should be included in most future FHD/4K/8K TVs, PC Monitors, MHL has shipped in over 750 Million devices thus far. The new SuperMHL spec is also offering wider color gamut, deeper colors (to reduce color banding), high dynamic range (HDR) supported through signaling and through higher bandwidth.
Easydy is a Shenzhen based manufacturer of consumer electronics. Easydy makes the E81 which a 8 inch (1280x800) tablet with a MTK 8382 processor, 1gb of ram, 8gb of storage (plus microsd), and Android 4.4 for $110 for 100 pieces. Easydy also makes the E103 a 10" tablet with unique design featuring a position for typing on and and kickstand. The E103 features an unspecified MTK processor and 3g dual sim for $150 in bulk. The 79-l features a 7" (800x480) screen, micro sd, dual sim card slots, a dual core MTK6572 processor, and 512mb of ram for an unspecified price. Easydy also has the E15 which features an Allwinner A33, 8gb storage (plus microsd), 7" (800x480) screen, 1350mah or 3000mah battery, and 512 mb of ram for $29 for 1,000 pieces or $30 for a version with an upgraded battery. Easydy also makes a line up of allwinner Car DVRS running on Android. Alongside that Easydy's line up of tablet Easydy also makes a line up of smartwatches and has already sold 50,000 pieces.
Company Website: http://www.easydy.com/
Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman of IDTechEx, discusses the progress of electric vehicles, from cars to boats to aircraft, highlighting how vehicles of the future will rely on new materials, components and structures. Hear IDTechEx insights on the electric vehicle market in this video. Learn more at http://www.IDTechEx.com
Cybercom is a consulting company that makes products for their customers on all sorts of software development. Cybercom Poland is based in Warsaw, Poland. They have made a bluetooth car key which is in the market already. Cybercom works on Connectivity Management, Digital Solutions, Secure Connectivity and Mobile Software Development. Cybercom is trying to revolutionize the multimedia in the automotive industry by showing some of their innovative concepts.
You just sit and lean in the direction that you would like to go. The newest version is more stable, supports heavier people, smaller and taller people. Honda is now selling their Uni-Cub to businesses in Japan that use it for futuristic guided tours, the commercial release of this monowheel mono transporter is for later.
Jeavox integrates Allwinner A10 and Allwinner A20 with Windows CE and Android to create the Chinese Smart Car, with In-Car GPS navigation, using Augmented Reality overlayed in the Car DVR camera system. This video features Jeavox's R&D design house offices as well as their testing laboratory. Jeavox designs and works on hardware, software, optimizing the design for the Allwinner powered Smart Cars in Shenzhen and then their manufacturing happens in Jeavox's assembly factory in the Jiangxi province of China.