China-based drone maker Da-Jiang Innovations Science and Technology (DJI) has developed Level 4 autonomous driving technology, which will be initially used in KiWi EV, an electric vehicle (EV) model already launched by joint-venture automaker SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile, according to industry sources.
Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai) has announced its attempt to launch a communications satellite into the low Earth orbit (LEO) in 2023 at the earliest, showing Taiwan industry's eagerness to strive for the LEO business opportunities.
China-based automaker Geely Automobile Holdings has launched its first nine low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, paving the way for equipping its cars with satellite-based high-precision navigation systems.
There is no manufacturer of cars, trains or airplanes in Israel, yet the country is esteemed as a leader of transportation technology. As the world is moving into electric mobility, startups on novel car tech are mushrooming in the country, attracting big investors from the established auto industry.
HwaCom Systems announced in March that it is developing 5G network applications including Internet of Vehicle (IoV), smart city, and smart mobility and working with governmental bodies to unify industrial standards for these emerging applications.
Cybersecurity firms are firing on all cylinders in response to the demand coming from the automotive industry. Yoav Levy, co-founder and CEO of Upstream Security, said the cybersecurity risk level has increased as vehicles get more software-driven. The evolution will also challenge cybersecurity companies with new and unknown threats.
The ways people and goods move have been evolving over the years. With technology advancements, electrification and digitization have become the prominent trends in the mobility industry, according to Meir Dardashti, a principal at Maniv Mobility.
Adlink Technology, a developer of edge computing solutions, has announced a strategic investment by TTTech Auto int ZettaScale Technologies, an Adlink spinout focused on developing middleware for robotics and autonomous vehicles.
Vehicle cybersecurity has become more likely at stake as cars enable connectivity. Karamba Security, an Israel-based startup, offers end-to-end solutions covering product security from design to vulnerability management. The company has acquired investments and partnerships with multiple Asian enterprises, looking for more opportunities in Southeast Asia.
With the global automotive industry moving towards full electrification, future vehicles are positioned to offer increasing levels of autonomy and connectivity, and cybersecurity is expected to become a new dimension of quality for cars.
Invision AI is a Canadian startup building the first autonomous railway system combining visual AI and edge computing, looking to expand its solutions beyond the transportation space. The company was established by Karim Ali in 2017 and was invested by Fontinalis Partners, TA Ventures, Ontario Center of Excellence, Jayant Group, and TechStars. DIGITIMES had an interview with founder and CEO Karim Ali, who shared technical insights on edge AI and his vision for the company.
With 6.5 million users on its app, Taiwan Taxi has moved beyond transport and secured a footing into the service sector. The huge repository of data allows the company to identify cab-hailing hotspots and promote customized services.