Driverless cars and platooning – what are the implications for M2M of developments in ‘smart driving’?

31 July 2012
Report type: Research Note
Author(s): Matt Hatton
Keywords: M2M, machine-to-machine, Automotive, DSRC, SARTRE, platoon, Google
Number of Pages: 5

There are a number of vehicle-related technologies that are in trial phase now that could potentially have a significant impact on how people use and interact with their vehicles, from driverless cars to so-called road trains. Each of these potentially has implications for communications requirements. This Research Note examines some of the new developments and identifies where there might be implications for M2M over the next 10 years.

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