Our Innovation Analysts recently looked into emerging technologies and up-and-coming startups in the automotive industry as a whole. As innovations in this industry are numerous and there is a large number of startups working on a wide variety of solutions, we decided to share some of our insights with you. So, let’s take a look at promising solutions in Connectivity.
Heat Map: 5 Out Of 300 Connected Car Startups
For our 5 picks of connected car startups, we use a data-driven startup scouting approach to identify the most relevant solutions globally. The Heat Map below highlights 5 interesting examples out of 300 highly relevant connected car solutions in the automotive industry. Depending on your specific needs, your top 5 picks might look entirely different.
Connexion – Internet of Vehicles
Opening the group of three-letter acronyms in the automotive industry is the IoT – in this case, also referred to as the Internet of Vehicles, which plays a significant role in connectivity. Melbourne-based IoT startup Connexion provides cloud-based telematics and fleet management solutions along with music infotainment services.
HAAS Alert – V2V
As seen in the Automotive Innovation Map, V2V (vehicle-to-vehicle) technologies are an answer to the coordination challenge of manned and autonomous vehicles while also easing the way toward smart cities. V2V startup HAAS Alert delivers safety solutions to all road users by sending real-time data to autonomous and connected vehicles.
Savari – V2X
Introducing a new era of intelligent transport systems (ITS), V2X – or vehicle-to-everything – technologies allow for the exchange of information between vehicles and a magnitude of entities. Savari, a Californian startup, develops software and hardware solutions for car manufacturers to equip vehicles with Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) sensors and V2X applications.
Sensefields – V2I
To fully function, connected cars must communicate and exchange data with smart road infrastructure such as traffic lights, roadway signage or rail grade crossings in real-time. V2I startup Sensefields’ magnetic wireless sensor technology collects and processes traffic data and monitors a vehicle’s behavior to achieve this.
Upstream – Cybersecurity
As the automotive future is becoming noticeably more connected, a vast amount of personal and sensitive data is at high risk to experience cyber-attacks. Startup Upstream supports corporations to mitigate connectivity risks and provide safety and security of smart mobility solutions protecting connected and autonomous vehicles from these threats.
What About The Other 295 Solutions?
While we believe data is key to creating insights it can be easy to be overwhelmed by it. Our ambition is to create a comprehensive overview and provide actionable innovation intelligence for your Proof of Concept (PoC), partnership, or investment targets. The 5 connected car startups showcased above are promising examples out of 300 we analyzed for this article. To identify the most relevant solutions based on your specific criteria and collaboration strategy get in touch.