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the 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, feature
new user-interface components, allowing
for easy transition to the wider use
of 5G, such as the new fifth-generation
Uconnect system.
The company will not disclose specific
the new all-electric BMW iX, which features
the latest version of the automaker's iDrive
8 interface. It allows for real-time reception
and transmission of large volumes of data
and sensor system information.
The prospect of enhanced over-thedetails
on how the luxury Jeep's infotainment
system will leverage the high-speed
wireless tech but noted that the Grand
Wagoneer features the most-advanced
in-car tech ever put in any vehicle under
any Stellantis brand making it well prepared
for the wider use of 5G.
The Pininfarina Teorema Virtual Concept
Car, revealed in July, paints a wilder picture
of what the future might hold.
Envisioned as a fully autonomous electric
vehicle, the concept imagines the
wireless tech powering holographic augmented
reality that transforms traffic information,
places of interest and passenger
curiosities into an immersive interactive
experience with the environment or outdoor
surroundings.
MAPPING
Some of the most far-reaching advancements
will involve in-vehicle mapping
technology, enabling navigation systems
to pinpoint
locations faster and more
accurately.
Venice, Calif., tech startup Fantasmo
found that 5G enables the company to
Sony and Vodafone Germany are testing
the Vision-S prototype equipped with 5G.
expand its " hyper-accurate " positioning
and 3D mapping with near real-time
updates using camera data. The discovery,
tested at 5G Studio, a New York lab
created by Verizon and technology hub
Newlab, significantly expands the capabilities
of Fantasmo's positioning service,
which it said is 20 times more accurate
than GPS and capable of working in a variety
of environments.
OVER-THE-AIR UPDATES
The capabilities of over-the-air vehicle
updates will advance significantly with
the expansion of 5G technology, enabling
automotive companies to transmit larger
volumes of data to and from vehicles and
at a much faster speed.
Automakers
including Hyundai
and
Mercedes-Benz have been preparing for
several years. 5G is a central component of
air updates has caught the attention of
nonautomotive companies reaching into
the mobility space. In April, Sony and
Vodafone Germany began testing Sony's
Vision-S prototype, the electric car Sony
revealed at CES 2020. The car is equipped
with 5G network connectivity, which Sony
says " enables a continuous connection
between the in-vehicle systems and the
cloud. "
IN-VEHICLE ENTERTAINMENT
The in-vehicle entertainment experience
is one of the most buzzed-about
areas of mobility poised for a major transformation.
Entertainment will become far
more immersive, enabling passengers to
do videoconference calls, play 3D games
and stream HD movies inside the vehicle.
Samsung has been working to further
advance in-car 5G, using array antenna
beamforming, a technology that minimizes
interference when receiving and
transmitting data at superfast speeds. It
makes streaming ultra-high-definition 8K
video possible even when the vehicle is
moving. n
BMW's new electric iX has 5G
as a central component for
real-time over-the-air updates
and data transmission.
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