- The Brazilian government has set a goal for all cars in circulation to be fitted with electronic ID chips from its National Automated Vehicle Identification System (Siniav).
- Launch of the U.S. National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) is a milestone for IoV. It requires ‘security chips’ in online devices, including vehicles.
If you think that there are revolutionary developments only taking place in the Americas and Europe, that is not the case. China, India and other nations are an active part of the race as well.
IoT and IoV in India
- According to research analyst firm Visiongain, India is expected to top $8 billion revenue from connected cars over the next 10 years.
- Also, India has emerged to become an important supplier of automobile parts/components to automobile giants like General Motors, Toyota, Ford and Volkswagen.
- Infosys is working on an R&D joint venture with Microsoft and Japanese giants Toyota to offer various safety measures for drivers.
- Drowsiness detectors, fatigue detectors and back seat entertainment are some of the new concepts that are to be expected in the coming years.