Alliance formed to advance ethernet for in-car connectivity

The OPEN alliance says ethernet is a cost-effective automotive networking technology (Photo: NXP)

  Carmakers BMW and Hyundai have teamed up with Broadcom, NXP Semiconductors, Freescale and Harman to make ethernet the computer networking technology of choice inside the car. The move comes as the auto industry is preparing for new and more data-heavy applications for tomorrow’s cars. Key among these are camera-based safety and security features, but […]