RFaxis, Inc. is partnering with CSR plc for reference designs aimed at multiple wireless connectivity markets.
The reference platforms target automotive infotainment, consumer electronics, IoT (Internet of Things), and M2M (machine-to-machine) communications market segments, covering products such as In-Car Entertainment (ICE) systems, car kits and wireless speakers, as well as health and fitness computer wearables, personal navigation devices (PNDs), cameras, scanners, and printers.
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Berg Insight’s new report, “Personal Navigation Devices – 4th Edition” to its catalog of cell phones market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=2878597
There are now well over 200 million turn-by-turn navigation systems in use worldwide, including about 40 million factory installed and aftermarket in-dash navigation systems, more than 120 million Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) and an estimated 44 million navigation-enabled mobile phones.
Nuance Communications, Inc. has announced the availability of Nuance Voice Control Automotive, a mobile platform said to enable drivers to take advantage of popular connected services with simple voice commands based on Nuance’s Dragon NaturallySpeaking core speech technology.
The firm said Nuance Voice Control Automotive provides one-button, seamless access to on-board and connected services via a single, consistent voice user interface that leverages advancements in natural language understanding and mobile speech applications.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.automotive.frost.com/), “Strategic Analysis of the European Market for Low Cost OEM Navigation Systems,” estimates the market to be worth 0.15 million in unit sales in 2009 and predicts it to reach 1.83 million by 2016. Fixed in-dash, mobile phone and integrated personal navigation device (PND) systems, proposed as a standard feature in select vehicle models, will drive this market expansion.