Until now embedded wireless connectivity has been the preserve of the premium vehicle ranges. However, with Glen Lurie, President of AT&T’s Emerging Devices Division recent prediction that, “all cars will have embedded wireless in 3-4 years”, factory fitted connected infotainment services seem within reach of all vehicle classes for the first time.
The race to bring the connected car to the masses just hotted up
At this lucrative tipping point for connected vehicle services, The Consumer Telematics Show 2012 (Jan 9, Las Vegas, NV) marks the start of a critical year in the development of the consumer telematics industry. With embedded connectivity on the horizon within the next automotive development cycle, it is imperative that the connected vehicle ecosystem unites at the start of 2012 to answer the technological and business questions that will put the industry on the roadmap towards mainstream connectivity.
Kevin Link, Senior VP at Hughes Telematics states, “CTS is a great opportunity to kick start the year by bringing together the thought leaders related to automotive, telematics, and consumer electronics.” Now in its 10th year, CTS is the largest forum dedicated to automotive infotainment in the USA and is once again set to feature exclusive keynote OEM announcements of brand new services for 2012. Henry Bzeih, National Manager – Connected Car at KIA, who will be making a major telematics announcement at the conference states, “CTS’ role as a major node in the Connected Car information line is a must stop”.
Other senior-level speakers at CTS 2012 include BMW, Ford, General Motors, Audi, Toyota, Panasonic, Continental, Wireless Car, Hughes Telematics, Gartner, KIA, Mercedes-Benz and many more, will address key infotainment focused topics such as:
• OEMs make exclusive next-gen service announcements
• Innovative models for monetizing the commercial telematics business case
• Harnessing dynamic content and apps for a highly personalized services package
• Key HMI tech. developments in creating an intuitive user experience
With 2 exclusive OEM presentations, 300+ exec delegates, 25+ senior-level telematics speakers and 12 businesses-focussed sessions, CTS 2012 is the premiere infotainment business intelligence and networking forum.
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