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Hype Cycle for Automotive Electronics, 2014

Published: 16 July 2014

ID: G00258277

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
    • 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
    • Vehicle-to-Grid
    • Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging
    • In-Vehicle Ethernet
    • 802.11p
    • ISO 26262
  • At the Peak
    • Silicon Anode Batteries
    • Embedded Hypervisor
    • Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Sensor Fusion
    • Smart Transportation
    • Natural-Language Question Answering
    • High-Brightness LED Headlamps — Automotive
    • Wireless Power Charging
    • Automobile IP Nodes
    • Smart Fabrics
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Nanomaterial Supercapacitors
    • Virtual Prototypes
    • ICE Start/Stop System
    • Drive-by-Wire
    • Eye Tracking — Automotive
    • Genivi Alliance
    • Biometric Driver Identification
    • NFC
    • Lane Departure Warning
    • ISAD
    • Vehicle-Integrated Solar Panels
    • Electric Vehicles
    • Haptics in Automotive
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Gaze Control
    • Gesture Control
    • System Prototyping
    • Video EDR
    • Night Vision Enhancement Systems
    • Automotive Radar
    • FlexRay
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • MISRA C 2012
    • Head-Up Displays
    • MOST
    • Automotive CMOS Image Sensors
    • LED Lighting (Automotive)
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Electric Power Steering
    • Speech Recognition
    • ESP/ESC
    • LIN
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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