so Far mostly was traded Apple as a candidate, the group manufactures electronics for a car of their own. Now, there are instead, one of Sony.
LAS VEGAS dpa | The electronics giant Sony became surprisingly is among the car maker. The Japanese group presented on the technology fair CES in Las Vegas the prototypes of electric cars-in-law, however, to production plans.
The prototype, named Vision S to demonstrate the possibilities in the technical developments from the house of Sony plugged-in, said group chief Kenichiro Yoshida on Monday (local time). To that end, Software, Sensors and safety technology as well as a complete entertainment system. "This prototype embodies our contribution to the future of mobility," said Yoshida.
according to him, Sony has developed the car along with a number of partners – led by Magna Steyr in Austria, but also the three major German suppliers Bosch, Continental and ZF. The specially developed electric platform is suitable for other vehicle types such as SUVs to drive.
Sony itself is, among other things, strongly in the case of camera sensors, which for example are in many Smartphones. In the interior of the Vision's a long Display, to enough almost door-to-door.
experts had long expected that with the rise of electric vehicles also electronics companies in the car business. But that was expected, especially from Apple – the iPhone-the group was shocked, but his year-long development program and currently focuses on robot car technology.
At the start of the CES was to also adopt clear how plans for the robotic car of the future ever more concrete shape. This is shown by the fact that new Player in the industry push. The Chip group Qualcomm has announced the entry into the business with computers for automated Driving, and Robotaxis. The first vehicles with Qualcomm systems to come in the year 2023 on the road. The Chinese drone specialist DJI wants to scan the market for Laserradare, with which the robot car of their surroundings, with much cheaper devices than previously, stir it all up.Updated Date: 07 January 2020, 09:00