June 2014: Electric Cars
Electric cars are finally becoming a serious contender in the automotive world. The mileage is increasing, the price is decreasing, and the batteries are no longer on fire. But it’s been a long road for the technology and with over 175,000 plug-in vehicles on the road today, the challenges won’t stop anytime soon.
Take Charge explores the idea of future-proofing charging systems with larger on-board chargers. The key to success is making sure companies are using higher amperage charging stations in homes and offices to accommodate the advancing technologies in the cars.
In-car networking technology looks at the future of using Ethernet in advanced driver assistant systems where cameras, real time imaging processing, and high speed sensors are major future trends.
The role of smart TVs in gaming looks at how a new technology is having a heavy influence on the gaming industry
We’ve also launched a new section called The White Board, which you can check out at the back of the book. This month, the White Board looks at the history of Tesla, and what a Tesla Model S dream car might cost you. Also check out Brainstorm, where engineers hash out whether LEDs are officially mainstream.
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