On 10 December 2020, Reddie & Grose LLP held the second of our Automotive Round Table series on the topic of Connectivity and Security. As with our inaugural event held in the summer of 2020 (report here), the event brought together members of our in-house AI and Automotive teams, and leading lights from external organisations active in this area.
Insights: autonomous cars
Predicting the future is a fool’s game at the best of times, but in the current turbulent and fast-changing world it is perhaps even more so. Nevertheless, let’s try and use the patent system as a crystal ball in an attempt to at least see the directions that the automotive sector are heading in.
In a series of blogs, our autonomous and electric vehicle team will explore some of the key technologies that will be crucial to the successful development of commercial autonomous vehicles, starting with LIDAR.
Google (Waymo) has beaten Toyota to first position in a ranking of patent portfolios relating to self-driving cars.
The automotive industry is facing fundamental challenges arising from autonomous driving and connected car technologies.