The automotive industry is undergoing a revolution as wireless technology helps usher in the age of the connected car. This new generation of vehicles will enable faster, safer, cheaper, greener, and more comfortable journeys.
With advanced connectivity, cars will automatically communicate with each other and road infrastructure to improve safety and prevent congestion, while also allowing drivers to personalize their in-vehicle experience, making journeys more comfortable.
On average, every new car, for example, contains more than eight networking chips — from a company like ours (NXP) — which connect critical components to one another as well as the outside world. As the majority of vehicles become connected cars within the next decade, we expect this market to grow enormously. At the center of this change will be three key technologies — advanced Telematics, Car2X-Communication, and Near Field Communication (NFC)
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