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Hype Cycle for Automotive Electronics, 2013

Published: 24 July 2013

ID: G00252153

Analyst(s): James F. Hines


Most innovation in the design of motor vehicles stems from developments in electronics. This Hype Cycle analyzes the adoption of key technologies that will enable future automotive electronics applications.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Safety
    • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
    • Connected Car
    • Fuel Efficiency and Emissions Reduction
  • Major Changes in the Automotive Electronics Hype Cycle This Year
    • New Technologies
    • Obsolete Before Plateau
    • Repositioning of Technologies on the Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Configurable Instrument Cluster
    • In-Vehicle Ethernet
    • Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging
    • Embedded Hypervisor
    • 802.11p
    • ISO 26262
    • Autonomous Vehicles
  • At the Peak
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
    • OLED Displays
    • Silicon Anode Batteries
    • High-Brightness LED Headlamps — Automotive
    • Natural-Language Question Answering
    • Smart Fabrics
    • Wireless Power
    • Virtual Prototypes
    • Automobile IP Nodes
    • Video EDR
    • Nanomaterial Supercapacitors
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Eye Tracking Automotive
    • ICE Start/Stop System
    • Drive-by-Wire
    • Biometric Driver Identification
    • Lane Departure Warning
    • ISAD
    • 42-Volt Net
    • Electric Vehicles
    • Vehicle-Integrated Solar Panels
    • Haptics in Automotive
    • System Prototyping
    • Gaze Control
    • Gesture Control
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Night Vision Enhancement Systems
    • Automotive Radar
    • Connected Portable Navigation Devices
    • FlexRay
    • MISRA-C 2012
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • MOST
    • Head-Up Displays
    • Autosar
    • CMOS Image Sensors
    • Electric Power Steering
    • LED Lighting (Automotive)
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Speech Recognition
    • ESP/ESC
    • LIN
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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