For decades, auto manufacturers have focused on the same performance metrics, making great advances in efficiency, safety, and comfort. But the mobile age has introduced a whole new category of automotive breakthroughs. Today’s connected car revolutionizes every facet of road travel, whether you’re looking for the perfect driving song, the nearest bowling alley, or help changing a flat tire.
Since its invention, the Automobile has continued to evolve. But it’s the connected car that has been the biggest leap yet. From being a diagnostic expert, to your favorite DJ, to a constant source of entertainment for the kids in the backseat, connected cars are enhancing mobile technology to customize info and entertainment on the go. Plus, it now knows a shortcut to point B.
Talk about a transformation in travel. Integrated connectivity is enabling astounding improvements that make journeys on the road safer, easier, and even more entertaining.
You’re in an accident, your airbags deploy, and your phone is nowhere to be found. But built-in GPS and automatic crash response, using a Qualcomm® Gobi™ 3G/4G LTE modem, assist emergency services in getting to the scene quickly.
Qualcomm Gobi is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Keeping your passengers’ handheld devices connected is just as important as connecting the car itself. With Qualcomm® VIVE™, powerful Wi-Fi provides in-car hotspots, streaming media, and Bluetooth for hands-free calling.
Qualcomm VIVE is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Pleasing everyone on a three-hour trip isn’t easy. But in the connected car, HD screens offer videos and games in the back, while the driver gets touch-screen navigation and vocal recognition. And it’s Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive Solutions that make these advancements a reality.
Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
The idea of a connected car has been around longer than you think. In 1996, OnStar began giving customers peace of mind with features like Automatic Crash Response, Turn-by-Turn navigation, driver assistance, Hands-Free Calling, Vehicle Diagnostics, and Stolen Vehicle Assistance. By working with technologies from Qualcomm® technology, OnStar is able to provide these services at the push of a button.
Qualcomm has blazed new trails in automotive technology—and there’s more to come. Tomorrow’s cars will achieve new levels of connectivity with increased awareness of their surroundings. Features like object detection and vehicle-to-vehicle communication will make great strides in safety by alerting drivers of immediate hazards. We’re also working to enhance your daily travels through screen sharing, facial processing, gesture recognition, content sharing, and enhanced audio.