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Market Trends: U.S. CSPs Accelerate the Connected Vehicle Infotainment Opportunity

Published: 14 March 2014

ID: G00260651

Analyst(s): Thilo Koslowski, Wm. L. Hahn, Hugues J. De La Vergne

Summary

A pivotal new revenue opportunity for CSPs — connected vehicle infotainment — is coming to fruition in the U.S. Strategy planners and privacy officers must balance the interests of potential partners with benefits to connected vehicle consumers to profit from data traffic growth.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • The U.S. Connected Vehicle Market Is Accelerating
    • Infotainment Quick Primer: The What, Who and How of the Connected Car
  • Market Structure Trend
    • The Market Structure Turns on Embedded and Brought-Device Paths
  • Technology Trend
    • Technology Evolution Could Threaten Infotainment Safety and Monetization

Contrarian View

  • Economic Pressures, Transportation Priorities and Consumer Data Concerns Could Erode the Opportunity

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