With each passing day, the automotive industry is embracing IoT innovation in new and creative ways. This is not surprising when one considers that vehicle sales are worth billions of dollars annually. Both car and truck makers are leveraging the IoT to add features that differentiate their vehicles from the traditional. The article that follows details six ways that the automotive segment is putting the IoT to work.
The Internet of Things (IoT) in the automotive industry is probably at a more advanced stage than most other verticals. Car manufacturers have been putting sensors into cars for decades. With each passing year, they add more.
“From entertainment, situational awareness (e.g., instruments, status, health, performance, location, tracking), autonomous and semi-autonomous operation, vehicles are a hot spot of technology, and IoT is in the middle of it,” said Greg Schulz, an analyst at StorageIO Group.