VIA Mobile360 is the second real-time immersive video system platform that we are developing. In contrast to VPai, which is focused on smart-phone-centric usage models, it’s been designed for in-vehicle automotive applications requiring heavy-duty computing power for processing HD video feeds from up to six cameras on the fly.
I thought I might as well complete a SlideShare hat trick today with this link to the presentation I gave at IoT Devcon 2016 in Santa Clara last week. While there’s no doubt about the potential of the smart transportation market, it’s important not to get too carried away by the huge numbers that are being so breathlessly bandied about. Designing and manufacturing ultra-safe and ultra-reliable smart vehicles in massive volumes is going to be far more challenging than churning out billions of PCs and smart phones! Continue reading In-vehicle system design & development presentation at IoT Devcon 2016
Japan Taxi is just one of a growing number of customers who have taken a consumer tablet as the starting point of a new product design only to learn that the development of a dedicated application-specific system is the best long-term solution for commercial deployment. A high proportion of them have come to us after purchasing a low-cost Android device in Shenzhen and discovering that they can’t get the vendor assistance they require in terms of hardware and software customization, commercial-grade quality, and product longevity. Continue reading A modular approach for application-specific system design
We are taking our new in-vehicle VIA Mobile360 Surround View System on the road this week to the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show being held in Louisville Kentucky from March 31 to April 2. Continue reading VIA Mobile360 Surround View System at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show
I can’t believe that nearly two weeks have passed since I took part in the Smart IoT Mobility System launch event that we held together with Japan Taxi in Tokyo. How time flies when you are buried in work, er, enjoying yourself! Continue reading Communication, collaboration, and co-creation