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Hype Cycle for Vehicle-Centric Information and Communication Technology (Vehicle ICT), 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00252198

Analyst(s): Thilo Koslowski


The connected vehicle offers disruption and business opportunities to the automotive, IT, consumer electronics and content industries, and governments. Industry leaders must understand the real value of all vehicle-ICT-related elements and their impact on vehicles, strategies and partner ecosystems.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • New Technology Entries
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • In-Vehicle Ethernet
    • In-Vehicle Health Monitoring
    • Vehicle-to-Grid
    • Individual Mobility Services
    • Over-the-Air Software Updates
    • Autonomous Vehicles
  • At the Peak
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
    • Mobile Applications in Automobiles
    • Mood Recognition
    • OLED Displays
    • Internet Radio
    • LBSs in Automotive
    • Car Connectivity Consortium
    • Big Data
    • Car-Sharing Services
    • Electro Mobility
    • Vehicle Information Hub
    • Genivi Alliance
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Device Integration Into Automobiles
    • Eye Tracking Automotive
    • Augmented Reality
    • NFC
    • HTML5
    • Embedded Software and Electronics Design
    • Cloud Computing
    • Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications
    • Automotive HMI Technologies
    • Electric Vehicles
    • NGTP
    • Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
    • Haptics in Automotive
    • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles
    • Gesture Control
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
    • Public Telematics and ITS
    • Automotive Speech Recognition
    • Remote Diagnostics
    • Traffic Data Services
    • Usage-Based Insurance Solutions
    • Mobile Advertising
    • Wi-Fi in Automobiles
    • Head-Up Displays
    • Long Term Evolution
    • Terrestrial Digital Radio
    • Automobile eCall
    • Hybrid Electric Vehicles
    • Satellite Digital Radio
    • Fleet Vehicle Tracking
    • Consumer Telematics
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Bluetooth in Automobiles
    • Commercial Telematics
    • Navigation Solutions
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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