LAS VEGAS — A partnership between Hyundai Motor Co. and Cisco Techniques, the pc networking firm, has yielded an in-car system able to delivering over-the-air updates in autos produced as quickly as late 2019, the corporations revealed Tuesday at CES.
The system speeds the quantity of video and telematics information that may funnel by means of the car, crucial for autonomous autos that depend on an array of cameras and sensors. It would additionally present a foundation for cybersecurity required for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication.
The structure will probably be applied within the Genesis luxurious model, then filter right down to mass-market Hyundai and Kia autos.
“There have been many [attempts] between OEMs and tech corporations that didn’t go effectively,” stated Hwang Seung Ho, govt vice chairman of Hyundai’s Auto Intelligence Enterprise Division, which oversees the group’s connected-vehicle efforts. “Hyundai Motor Co. and Cisco labored effectively as a result of we labored by means of all these tries.”
Cisco labored with the carmaker for greater than a yr so as to add extra ports for video connectivity, higher to obtain and course of information from exterior servers and upgraded safety protocols.
“We augmented their current structure,” stated James Peters, vice chairman of related vehicles at Cisco. Hyundai has “some possession of the availability chain, so their capability to go inside and pull one thing aside and assist us perceive it’s virtually unparalleled. They will open these doorways.”
One instance of the system’s potential is with a blind-spot monitor on the Hyundai Nexo, the carmaker’s hydrogen gasoline cell car revealed on the tech commerce present, which supplies feeds from exterior cameras to the knowledge cluster.
Peters stated the system will endure testing within the subsequent two months.