Wednesday, March 17, 2021 03:32 AM

DIGITAL STANDARDISATION IS THE NEXT GREAT LEAP - AUTOMOTIVE WORLD

In the age of the cloud and the Internet of Things, the automotive industry must prepare for the next great leap: digital standardisation. Just as the use of universally compatible nuts and bolts opened a new era for cars in the twentieth century, creating a congruous digital ecosystem will revolutionise the automotive industry of today.

In recent years, app designers and programmers working on vehicles have faced a digital ecosystem resembling Frankensteins monster. Modern cars and trucks are built with thousands of parts from many different suppliers, with each vehicle model comprising a unique set of proprietary hardware and software components. These components, including an increasing variety of vehicle sensors, produce data in unique and specialised formats. The highly specific skills required to interact with this data, as well as the challenges of accessing it from within contained vehicle subsystems, limit developers abilities to innovate quickly and bring new solutions to market.

Just as the use of universally compatible nuts and bolts opened a new era for cars in the twentieth century, creating a congruous digital ecosystem will revolutionise the automotive industry of today

The value of organising this chaos and incompatibility cannot be overemphasised. What is most exciting is that the technology ...

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