Our Innovation Analysts recently looked into emerging technologies and up-and-coming startups in the automotive industry. 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. Let’s take a look at promising connected car startups in the automotive industry.
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 (IoV)
Opening the list of three-letter acronyms in the automotive industry is the IoT. Short for the Internet of Things, it becomes the Internet of Vehicles for the automotive industry. This technology plays a significant role in advancing the development of connected vehicles.
Melbourne-based IoT startup Connexion leverages the Internet of Vehicles to build cloud-based telematics. The startup also offers fleet management and music infotainment solutions.
HAAS Alert – Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V)
As covered in the Automotive Innovation Map, 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 V2V-enabled safety solutions. It alerts users by sending real-time data to autonomous and connected vehicles.
Savari – Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X)
Introducing a new era of intelligent transport systems (ITS), automotive startups offer V2X or vehicle-to-everything technologies. These allow the exchange of information between connected vehicles as well as between vehicle and infrastructure 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 – Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I)
To fully function, connected vehicles must communicate and exchange data with smart road infrastructure. Vehicle-to-infrastructure solutions that allow cars to communicate with 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
The automotive future is becoming noticeably more connected. This puts a vast amount of personal and sensitive data at high risk of cyberattacks.
Startup Upstream supports corporations to mitigate connectivity risks. It provides automotive cybersecurity security for smart mobility solutions, protecting connected and autonomous vehicles from cyber 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.