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The automotive sector - connected

Quick facts

Estimated global value of the automated driving technology market by 2030


Source: strategy& (PwC network)

Fully autonomous car market by 2030


Source: Altran (Capgemini Group)

Percentage of road fatalities due to human error


Source: WHO

Welcome to the latest edition of the u‑blox magazine.

Innovation in sensor technology, connectivity, and positioning has paved the way for truly intelligent vehicles to become a reality.

In this digital edition of the u‑blox magazine, we examine some of the drivers behind this transformation and offer insight based on many years of experience in delivering elegant solutions to complex technological challenges.

This magazine is also available as a download. Please use the link below to access the PDF version.

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The latest edition of "u" takes a deep dive into IoT security – what it is, why it matters, and what you can do to protect your – and your customers' – business. Find out how hackers are constantly finding new ways to weaponize the IoT and monetize their activities, and learn what you can do to implement security that meets the IoT’s unique needs.

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When you think about the future, what do you see? Flying cars? Robotic nurses? Green cities that respond to our every need?
While we need imagination to conceive our shared tomorrow, innovation, commercialization, and implementation are, ultimately, what get it built. It’s about hitting the sweet spot between the cutting edge and what actually adds value.

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Do you talk to your home? And more importantly, does it listen? Just a decade ago, these questions would have seemed absurd. Today, they reflect reality in millions of households around the world, as the Internet of Things expands into – and enables – a new generation of smart, connected buildings.

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At u‑blox, we develop the positioning and wireless communication technologies that connect our cars, our industries, and society at large. Follow our blog to see technology and markets from our unique perspective and find out how we empower our customers to shape the connected future. The next big thing is always just around the corner!