Audi, BMW and Daimler have agreed to create «5G Automotive Association»October 11, 2016
Activities «5G Automotive Association» is aimed at the development, research and testing systems at all stages of production, as well as the combination of the technical requirements of the system and equipment, data standardization and regulatory settlement of all issues, the formation of a secure transmission of information between vehicles, collaborative experiences, exchange technical innovations. Developers believe that the establishment of an advanced network standards 5G all automakers unite in a common network. This will provide convenient and fast data exchange, as well as speed up the creation of autopilotted vehicles.
Besides the three automakers to take part in the development of the new system will be well-known companies such as Ericsson, Intel, Huawei, Qualcomm and Nokia. At this stage, are invited to cooperate and other associations. It was recently announced that the project and other interested companies, whose names are not publicized.
Company Audi, BMW and Daimler are working together since last year. Even before they bought shares Nokia Here the navigation unit, which provides map data for 80% of cars with built-in navigation system in America and Europe. It is assumed that the acquired service will not only develop its own digital technology, but also make a significant contribution to the production of self-service. Thus, automakers are creating a tough competition to such technology giants as Google, Uber and Apple.
This convenient navigation service in due time bring Nokia’s half of the profit, making it the largest supplier of cartographic services. Currently, this service is equipped with detailed maps of more than 130 countries worldwide. In 95 countries, this navigation system provides detailed voice instructions, not connected to the Internet.
5G-created coalition of the three automakers have all the resources and technological achievements to create effective services and systems that can protect and facilitate driving significantly.