With the Internet of Things as well as Big Data subjects doing the round for quite some time now, it is needless to say that every now and then there arises a question regarding the relevance of these technologies across all the industries around us. How often do we see an accident on the highway and wonder if it could have been averted in any possible way? Well, these technological reforms we are talking about have taken the world by storm and it is believed that in the times to come, there are going to be safer as well as well-connected automotive with the entire credit going to data science.
What role does Data Science play in ensuring that our Automotive are safe and secure during all points of time?
First and foremost, data science will make way for the connected cars to become safer, faster as well as environment- friendly. According to data collected from some of the metropolitan cities in the world, it is noted that 400,000+ people lose their lives every year in road accidents and taking a closer look at this issue, there is no better use of these next- generation technologies than saving lives of thousands of people. When data science meets the automotive Internet of Things industry, it is to be noted that it will prepare the cars and other vehicles along with a seismic movement which will be ready for all the prime time incidents and mishaps beforehand.
This is exactly where the concept of connected cars comes into force! Connected cars can have two kinds of communication models for behaving as smart and connected vehicles. One is the vehicle to vehicle connection while the second one is the vehicle to infrastructure connection. With the help of these connectivity, it is needless to say that the drivers, the passersby as well as the vehicle is going to benefit as there will be the capability for detection of blind spot, avoiding collision and last but not the least, warnings regarding pedestrian mishaps.
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Author: Josh Vajda
Josh Vajda is Director of Inside Sales for AutoUSA. Previously he held senior management positions with AutoNation, where he led the auto retailer’s efforts in training and development, customer satisfaction and sales operations. Josh holds a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from Cornell University, and is passionate about community involvement. He is a member of Leadership Broward and has held board and advisory positions with the Make-a-Wish Foundation.