Big data pipes for vehicles
Excelfore, which provides middleware components such as in-vehicle network protocol stacks, put together this demo consisting of telematics and other in-vehicle electronic components that use data feeds. The point of the display is the gigabit data lines running between the two sections – we’ve outlined the connection in yellow for clarity. It is meant to illustrate the high-speed delay-free networking that is taking place for the numerous vehicular systems involved. Also used is the Excelfore eSync System which provides a secure path to exchange information between cloud-based servers and vehicles. This includes downstream data push such as over-the-air software and firmware updates, and upstream data pull such as device status, error codes, performance metrics and other diagnostic data. The result is a secure bidirectional pipeline that reaches from the server not just to the head unit or vehicle gateway, but all the way to the end devices in the vehicle. Both downstream and upstream data is compressed and encrypted from origin to end point. The eSync System is an open standard and is compatible with all widely used automotive processors and operating systems.
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