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The automotive industry’s rush to replace conventional controls with touchscreen interfaces is at risk of alienating customers, compromising safety, and drawing the ire of regulatory bodies, says pioneering software company VNC Automotive.
VNC Automotive recognised as “Overall Connected Company of the Year” In 2022 AutoTech Breakthrough Awards Program
Connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive today announced it has been selected as winner of the “Overall Connected Company of the Year” award in the third annual AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by AutoTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organisation that recognises the top companies, technologies and products in the global automotive and transportation technology markets today.
As car manufacturers increasingly turn to the controversial concept of subscription services, vehicle connectivity expert VNC Automotive questions whether consumers are as against the idea of subscribing to vehicle features as many believe.
The auto industry is seeing a lot of change when it comes to in-vehicle tech and connectivity, particularly when it comes to electrification and automation. And for law enforcement fleets this represents a major transformation in how officers can better serve their citizens and communities.
Throughout 2022, many network carriers in the US and the UK will be phasing out their 3G networks in order to improve infrastructure for 4G LTE and 5G. 5G technology has for some time been promising incredible advantages to vehicle connectivity, including faster downloads and direct communication, rather than communication via servers.
Over the past few years, VNC Automotive has been involved in several law enforcement projects. We’ve been seeing huge increases in demand recently – particularly from police forces – to connect various types of mission critical equipment to the OEM screen in the middle of many dashboards.
VNC Automotive celebrates Cobalt Cube’s® first anniversary with the pioneering and powerful device making waves among emergency vehicle and fleet integrators. Installers across the globe are increasingly turning to Cobalt Cube to achieve the cost-effective integration of the myriad ancillary equipment that first responders need.
Research suggests that driver distraction and inattention are considered factors in nearly half of all fatal and serious injury accidents. With cars now bristling with more technology than ever before, connectivity expert VNC Automotive believes it’s time we recognised that the modern car interior is at risk of becoming almost as distracting as what’s going on outside.
VNC Automotive will be attending the 48th National Association of Police Fleet Managers’ (NAPFM) Conference in Telford, UK in July. The company’s now hallmark solution for law enforcement & first response vehicles, Cobalt Cube®, is back and more powerful than before.
Apple’s sweeping update to its CarPlay® system, revealed at the company’s annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) this week, has presented car manufacturers with a crucial choice about the digital experiences they offer their customers: accelerate their efforts to curate something unique, or cede control of their customers to Silicon Valley, says connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive.
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