What's Driving the Connected Car?

Using a connected car navigation system

The concept of the ‘Connected Car’ has caught the imagination of auto makers, communications service providers and the IT industry. The idea promises advantages to both vehicle manufacturers and users.

This white paper examines the reasons for this, such as the creation of the BroadR-Reach® standard for automotive Ethernet. Market intelligence firm ABI Research predicts Ethernet penetration in new cars worldwide to grow from 1% in 2014 to 40% by 2020.

The paper also looks at:

  • The evolution of automotive connectivity
  • Possible future functionality
  • Benefits of automotive Ethernet

Based on its expertise in Ethernet testing in fixed networks, combined with wireless and GPS testing, Spirent is working with the auto industry to help implement automotive Ethernet successfully.

Find out more about Spirent's automotive solutions here.


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