You have no doubt noticed the level of technology built into the modern automobile. Who could have guessed what we have today just 50 years ago? Where will we be in another 50 years? What about just 10, or even 5 years? Check out the video below to see the automotive vision of Texas Instruments in our near future.
About This Video And Its Authors TI, a leading supplier in automotive technology, offers innovations for cars of today and tomorrow. TI’s vision of near-term and longer-term automotive technology is featured in this video. TI’s automotive technologies give customers the ability to introduce many highly sophisticated features into today’s automobiles including infotainment systems that keep drivers informed and passengers entertained, safety features that assist with parking and detect driver drowsiness and innovative communications technology. TI’s automotive technologies transform cars into portable command centers for entertainment and information, with instant-on connectivity and adaptive safety technologies. TI automotive innovations drive sophisticated features that bring new levels of safety, body electronics, entertainment, power train enhancements and connectivity to today’s automobiles. With more than 30 years of automotive experience, TI offers an extensive semiconductor portfolio and industry expertise which are the foundation for the continually evolving innovative solutions developed by manufacturers and systems suppliers. TI automotive innovations are helping automakers and suppliers to the automotive industry improve system efficiencies and reduce the environmental impact of automobiles.
In a feature column in the Wall Street Journal racing pioneer Denise McCluggage relates, “Of all the automobiles I’ve owned over my lifetime, I never imagined that for 20 years I would live with a car like the Suzuki Sidekick, or that I would love it so much.” Throughout the years McCluggage has owned an Alfa Romeo, a Porsche, a Jaguar, an MG, and a Ferrari.
No doubt there’s been a few times you’ve looked under the hood of your car to discover all the road grime and collected grease. While it’s easier to close the hood and pretend you never saw the mess to begin with, others may want to make the engine bay as clean as possible, whether it’s for personal reasons or they want to make it more appealing to potential buyers.