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Experiences Per Mile
16 minutes | a month ago
Is dashcam technology making vehicle owners safer?
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Munish Kumar, Director of Connected Aftermarket Products at HARMAN. Munish has more than 20 years of experience creating and managing complex global products to connect people and things. Munish shares the benefits of dashcam technology, including improved safety and social connection for consumers. Key Takeaways: [:54] Munish talks about the purpose of a typical dashcam [1:47] Munish shares the features of an ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) dashcam [2:21] The benefits of an ADAS dashcam [2:53] Market issues that an ADAS dashcam addresses [4:01] How an ADAS dashcam can give consumers a sense of well-being [5:50] How different buyer personas are attracted to this technology [7:10] The inspiration behind HARMAN’s new connected ADAS dashcam, HARMAN Vision [8:42] The key features of HARMAN Vision [9:58] How HARMAN Vision compares to what’s already available in the market today [11:20] How this type of product enables social connection for consumers [12:29] Munish shares his perspective on how aftermarket products will change or evolve in the future [13:31] Munish explores new opportunities in the era of innovation Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Vision Tweetables: An ADAS dashcam goes one step further than a typical dashcam. It leverages AI and machine learning technologies to bring in safety features typically found in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast #ADAS #dashcam An ADAS dashcam can alarm the driver in certain critical situations. It keeps an eye on the road in case a driver seems to have lost attention and provides drivers with important information about their surroundings to increase safety. #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast #ADAS #dashcam There is a significant connectivity divide in the market today. HARMAN's vision is to create the best connected experiences by delivering products that address three basic tenants: connect the unconnected, deliver new experiences, and open new revenue streams. #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast #ADAS #dashcam
17 minutes | a month ago
Can software integration make drivers feel more accomplished?
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski is joined by Kaushik Banerjee, Vice President and General Manager of Automotive Engineering Services at HARMAN. In his role, he helps car makers and other automotive ecosystem players rethink how they can use technology to drive performance in their business. Kaushik describes the value Automotive Engineering Services bring to automakers and consumers alike. Key Takeaways: [1:04] Kaushik explains his professional background [2:11] Kaushik shares when OEMs started leveraging software and technology service providers to support the building of their vehicles [3:28] The size of the software engineering services market and its project growth [4:14] How the demand for advanced connectivity features is influencing innovation and changing the in-car experience [5:15] Kaushik explains how he is addressing this change in his role within the Automotive Engineering Services (AES) team at HARMAN [6:31] How AES plays into the connected car ecosystem [7:59] How HARMAN supports OEMs and suppliers to stay ahead of the rising demand for innovation [11:53] Kaushik explains why an organization like AES is important as the industry moves towards being more customer-centric [13:35] How AES can lead to a feeling of accomplishment for the end customer [14:47] How AES will evolve over time Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Automotive Engineering Services Tweetables: The value of a vehicle is moving from measuring RPM to EPM (Experiences Per Mile), making it critical that automakers provide consumers with enhanced in-cabin experiences to drive more value in the vehicle. #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast #AES #automotive #engineering HARMAN is one of the few suppliers who not only make world class cockpit and telematics products for OEMs but also have an independent and dedicated software engineering arm. #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast #AES #automotive #engineering “The consumer appetite for new features and connected services is increasingly making the car evolve into a consumer electronics on wheels.” #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast #AES #automotive #engineering
26 minutes | a month ago
How are driver and occupant monitoring systems increasing consumer enjoyment?
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Dr. Alan Jenkins, Senior Director for Global ADAS Product Development at HARMAN. With 20 years of R&D experience he joined HARMAN in March of 2020 to focus on technology and innovation. Alan describes in detail the benefits of having in-cabin monitoring systems in vehicles. Key Takeaways: [1:20] Alan explains driver and occupant monitoring systems [2:52] Technology that enables in-cabin monitoring [5:19] The basic functions of the driver monitoring systems [8:02] How a driver’s state of mind can be accurately evaluated [9:26] Use cases for occupant monitoring [13:59] Why drivers and riders should care about in-cabin monitoring systems [16:44] How in-cabin monitoring systems increase the consumer’s feeling of well-being [19:02] How in-cabin monitoring systems are aiding consumer enjoyment [21:15] Maintaining privacy for the individual and safeguarding personal data [22:42] Alan talks about the next phases of this technology Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: Driver and Occupant Monitoring System Tweetables: “It's really quite astounding how much information that there is contained just in somebody's face and facial features and the movement of those.” #DMS #ADAS #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast Worldwide 2.5 people die every minute due to some kind of car accident. In-cabin monitoring systems can reduce human error on the road to zero-accident mobility. #OMS #DMS #ADAS #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast Imagine that the car today actually knows how busy your brain is and can actually adapt to the way it interacts with you based on the fact that it knows how busy your brain is. #OMS #DMS #ADAS #HARMANConnectsMe #EPM #podcast
16 minutes | a month ago
Will streamlining car and radio services provide better social connection for drivers?
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Gerhard Grossberger, Director of Telematics Product Management at HARMAN. In his role, he designs new business models with smart products and services. Gerhard has more than 20 years of experience leading professional innovation management for digital connectivity. Gerhard shares the most recent telematics technology innovations and how it will benefit automakers and consumers alike. Key Takeaways: [1:05] Gerhard Grossberger explains what Smart Conformal Antenna is [2:19] Why Smart Conformal Antenna was invented and its benefits [4:03] How it compares to the conventional shark fin antenna [5:14] Cost comparison of Smart Conformal Antenna versus a shark fin antenna [6:50] The in-vehicle experience for the consumer and how Smart Conformal antenna improves this [7:49] How Smart Conformal Antenna provides the ability for the consumer to have more social connection in the car [9:15] How this technology integrates with 5G [10:00] Will Smart Conformal Antenna be used in luxury brands or non-luxury brands [11:27] Smart Conformal Antenna integration with vehicle-to-everything (V2X) solutions [12:40] When the industry will start adapting Smart Conformal Antenna [13:45] Gerhard shares the automotive trends he sees for the next ten to fifteen years Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Smart Conformal Antenna Tweetables: Smart Conformal Antenna improves transmit and receive quality of the radio signal inside the vehicle. #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #ConformalAntenna #telematics #radioservices Smart Conformal Antenna is 100% ready for 5G. #HARMANConnectsMe #5G #technology #ConformalAntenna #telematics Smart Conformal Antenna will be mainstream in the upcoming years. #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #ConformalAntenna #telematics #radioservices
23 minutes | 3 months ago
What’s the Experience Per Mile outlook for powersport products?
This special episode of the Experiences Per Mile podcast is guest hosted by Jeffrey Hannah, Director of North America at SBD Automotive and co-facilitator of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council. Jeff is joined by Patrick Weldon, Director of Advanced Technology at Polaris. Patrick leads the advanced technology portfolio across all Polaris platforms, and directs technical teams and corporate strategy in mergers and acquisitions of key technologies from startups to equity investments, partnerships, and internal R&D into all aspects of business and engineering. During this discussion, Patrick shares how powersports products can unlock a winning consumer experience. Key Takeaways: [2:09] Patrick explains what Experiences Per Mile mean to him [3:16] Giving powersport product users time to explore and to feel a sense of accomplishment [6:19] Why Polaris decided to join the EPM Advisory Council [8:25] The impacts of Polaris’ strategy of togetherness to its products and services [10:21] The pack mentality and what it means to Polaris [11:30] The Ride Command platform and what connectivity means for enabling new outdoor experiences [14:03] Changes in the mobility space as a result of COVID-19 and how it impacted Polaris buying behavior [16:45] The Polaris electrification strategy for its product line [18:50] Patrick shares his predictions of what the future will hold for the industry [21:26] Discussion of the most recent Polaris innovations Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council EPM 2030 report Polaris Inc. Tweetables: Experiences Per Mile provides the possibility to accelerate partnerships. #technology #ExperiencesPerMile #partnership #Polaris #experience #EPM2030 Digital transformation has to be customer-centered—customers must be connected while being outdoors. #technology #experience #Polaris #ExperiencesPerMile #EPM2030 Ride Command evolved to be a new platform that connects the riders in the vehicle to the ones outside of the vehicle. #technology #experience #connection #Polaris #ExperiencesPerMile #EPM2030
18 minutes | 3 months ago
Can the Experience Per Mile promise be optimized via location technology?
This special episode of the Experiences Per Mile podcast is guest hosted by Jeffrey Hannah, Director of North America at SBD Automotive and co-facilitator of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council. Jeff is joined by Charity Rumery, Head of Automotive & Industrial Sales at HERE Technologies and fellow member of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council. Charity is a proven leader in the location industry with a demonstrated track record of delivering business results with over 20 years of experience. During the discussion, Charity shares how location technology can unlock a winning automotive consumer experience. Key Takeaways: [1:50] Charity explains what Experiences Per Mile means to her [2:40] Creating positive customer experiences in the automotive and mobility industry [3:38] Achieving efficiency during your time in the car [5:01] How HERE is enhancing the automotive consumer experience [7:33] Charity talks about the disruptive changes she has seen across the mobility value chain [9:13] How consumer habits have changed as a result of COVID-19 [10:56] Charity discusses how the industry is setting forward on an ambitious digital path called CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electric vehicles) [12:33] Jeff shares the latest statistics about the future of automotive technologies [13:20] Key trends about data usage and the impact it will have on new services to consumers [15:15] How HERE is ensuring consumer data privacy [16:55] A discussion on connected driving developed as a part of the HERE Directions Event can be found at experiencespermile.org Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council HERE Technologies Tweetables: Jeffrey Hannah, SBD Automotive speaks with Charity Rumery, HERE Technologies, to better understand the integration between the sensors onboard, high definition mapping, and the location technology needed to improve safety. #locationtechnology #mapping #HERE #ExperiencesPerMile #EPM2030 225 hours per year is the amount of time we all spend in our car. So, how can we optimize the Experiences Per Mile? #HARMANConnectsMe #locationtechnology #ExperiencesPerMile #EPM2030 Data is becoming the new fuel for the automotive industry. #HARMANConnectsMe #locationtechnology #data #automotive #ExperiencesPerMile #EPM2030
25 minutes | 3 months ago
How is enterprise software accelerating Experiences Per Mile?
This special episode of the Experiences Per Mile podcast is guest hosted by Jeffrey Hannah, Director of North America at SBD Automotive and co-facilitator of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council. Jeff is joined by Bill Newman, Chief Industry Executive Advisor at SAP and fellow member of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council. Bill is a seasoned executive across many manufacturing domains and professional services with over 30 years of experience in strategy, planning, and business transformation. During the discussion, Bill shares how CRM software solutions can unlock a winning automotive consumer experience. Key Takeaways: [1:55] Bill explains what Experiences Per Mile means to him [3:10] Why SAP decided to join the EPM Advisory Council [3:51] How SAP has embraced the notion of the experience economy [5:28] Bill talks about his role at SAP [8:34] Bill shares recent changes he has noticed in the market [9:55] Why the emotional response in a driver’s experience is the most powerful [11:58] How acquisitions due to COVID-19 will affect the consumer experience [13:44] How the SAP business model fits into the CASE approach [14:56] The opportunity for vehicle data monetization [17:33] How SAP is ensuring consumer data remains private and safe [19:40] Global Data Protection Rights (GDPR) for the vehicle [22:39] SAP can help companies determine how to start digitizing and modernizing operations Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council SAP Software Solutions Tweetables: The success of a company is more than the sum of its goods and products, it includes its people and experiences. #ExperiencesPerMile #technology #experience #automotive #HARMANConnectsMe #TheBestRun There are three key drivers to great customer experience in automotive: success, effort, and the emotional piece. #ExperiencesPerMile #technology #customerexperience #TheBestRun The emotional piece in the driver’s experience is the most powerful because when it is positive, it motivates the individual to repeat the experience. #ExperiencesPerMile #technology #customerexperience #automotive The experience of acquiring transportation is more than just financial; it is directly attached to the driver’s emotional effect. #ExperiencesPerMile #technology #customerexperience #emotion
26 minutes | 6 months ago
How can consumer productivity in the car increase through an automotive marketplace?
Host Karen Piurkowski is accompanied to this episode by Daniel Xing, Head of Product Management for HARMAN’s automotive cloud platform, HARMAN Ignite. He is responsible for building, launching, and driving the implementation of products. Daniel explains how consumer productivity can be increased through an automotive marketplace—transforming vehicles into an extension of the digital lifestyle of the driver. Listen to this episode for valuable information about the benefits that in-vehicle app stores offer to consumers, as well as for a detailed description and comparison of the different types of marketplace ecosystems that are currently available. Key Takeaways: [0:44] Daniel Xing talks about his professional background and his experience in the automotive industry. [1:55] When in-vehicle automotive marketplaces or app stores become a priority for OEMs [4:05] The benefits consumers receive from an in-vehicle app store [5:54] Why the industry is moving towards offering apps and services in vehicles [7:06] Why it’s beneficial for OEMs to work with a Tier-1 supplier to provide this service instead [10:58] Daniel talks about HARMAN Ignite Store [15:16] Comparison of the different types of vehicle marketplace ecosystems [17:58] Daniel discusses the different types of apps that would live in the car [21:05] How an automotive marketplace increases a consumer’s feeling of accomplishment [23:13] What the timeline looks like for when this technology will be fully realized within the vehicle Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Ignite Cloud Platform Tweetables: Your vehicle can be an extension of your digital lifestyle. #ExperiencesPerMile #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #cloud #connectivity The role of the car is being redefined, from simply a vehicle to get us from A to B, to an environment that provides experiences and enhances our lives. #ExperiencesPerMile #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #mobility #accomplishment People demand to be connected everywhere and seamless connectivity in the car maximizes and enhances the time spent there. #ExperiencesPerMile #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #cloud #productivity #connectivity
18 minutes | 6 months ago
Why are automakers using OTA updates to improve consumer experience?
Host Karen Piurkowski welcomes Mark Boyadjis, the Global Technology Lead for Automotive Advisory Services at IHS Markit, to this episode. Mark is a globally-recognized expert in automotive technology markets, strategies, and foresight as well as a career analyst and consultant thanks to his rich variety of expertise in technology forecasting, technology management, and strategic advisory topics. In this episode, Mark shares different strategies for OTA (Over-the-Air) deployment, describes some of the challenges in bringing it successfully to market and comments on how OTA is benefiting consumer experiences all around the world. Key Takeaways: [1:16] Mark provides an overview of IHS Markit [1:58] An explanation of OTA updates in the Auto Industry [2:52] Key challenges in bringing successful OTA functionality to market [5:04] Different strategies for OTA deployment today [7:54] Consumer insights [11:40] Why more OEMs are deploying OTA updates [13:50] Trends that will impact OTA updates, and how OEMs leverage them as part of a connected vehicle platform [16:38] How automakers scale OTA updates Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN OTA Solution Automotive OTA Deployment Strategies: The Build, Buy or Partner Equation Tweetables: “From a top line perspective, IHS Markit expects more than 250 million vehicles to have some sort of OTA by 2025, whereas today, the industry is only at about 50 million.” #OTA #ExperiencesPerMile #automotive In a recent IHS Markit survey, more than half of consumers who answered the survey expressed they’d choose to have OTA (Over-the-Air) updates on their vehicles. #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #OTA Download the IHS white paper discussed in this episode at info.car.harman.com/IHSwhitepaper. #OTA #HARMANConnectsMe #whitepaper #ExperiencesPerMile
18 minutes | 6 months ago
Can society reach zero-accident mobility through ADAS to provide a feeling of well-being for consumers?
In this episode, Karen Piurkowski welcomes Keith Hadi, Director of Product Development at HARMAN. He joined HARMAN’s ADAS team last year to lead the company’s LiDAR platform development. Previously, Keith held senior engineering roles at Takata and at Veoneer, where he was responsible for one of Veoneer’s largest ADAS programs to date. Keith shares his knowledge and experience in ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems). He talks about how ADAS is being used today, the different levels of autonomous driving, and dives deep into how HARMAN is preparing for the future. Key Takeaways: [1:00] Keith Hadi talks about his expansive career. [2:15] Description of ADAS is and how it works [3:03] Detail on the benefits of ADAS [3:44] How ADAS is being used today [6:57] Future use of ADAS and 6 levels of autonomous driving [8:55] Keith shares his knowledge on the several futuristic ADAS technologies in the industry and gives his perspective on their use: [9:05] Augmented Surround View [10:03] E-mirrors [10:38] Occupant Monitoring Systems [11:10] LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) [12:13] Explanation of how LiDAR and cameras work together in self-driving cars [13:40] A description of how various sensors add to consumer experience in the end [14:10] Description of zero accident mobility [14:44] Keith discusses how ADAS contributes to zero accident mobility [16:14] How HARMAN has partnered with various companies to help drive ADAS efforts Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN ADAS Solutions Tweetables: “Established driver-assistance systems in widespread use are already proven to have significant safety benefits.” #HARMANConnectsMe #HARMANExP #ADAS #safety #mobility ADAS provides a certain level of automation while driving: reducing accidents and fatalities. #HARMANConnectsMe #HARMANExP #ADAS #safety #mobility “ADAS has the potential to remove human error from the equation on the journey to zero accident mobility.” #HARMANConnectsMe #HARMANExP #ADAS #zeroaccidents #mobility
17 minutes | 6 months ago
What foundational elements are needed in the digital cockpit of the future to boost consumer enjoyment?
In this episode, host Karen Piurkowski, welcomes Arvin Baalu, Vice President of Product Management and System Design at HARMAN. In this role, he leads a global group focusing on next-generation digital cockpit platforms. Arvin has been with the company for nearly 15 years in various senior leadership roles and was instrumental in setting up HARMAN’s development center in India. In this episode, Arvin shares the most recent digital cockpit technology innovations, its foundational elements, the experiences the consumer is seeking when using this technology, and what is expected for the digital cockpit of the future. Key Takeaways: [1:07] Arvin Baalu discusses the digital cockpit technology of today [2:14] The status of digital cockpit technology today [3:11] The emergence of digital cockpit technology [3:36] Explanation of the solutions that come together to form a robust digital cockpit offering [5:19] The features that add to high levels of consumer enjoyment in the vehicle [6:25] What various suppliers and automakers offer in terms of experience in the car [8:08] The predicted changes for digital cockpit in the future [10:17] How 5G connectivity will impact automotive technology [12:17] Why the experience for the consumer will change with 5G connectivity [13:55] When fully automated vehicles will become available for consumers [15:03] HARMAN’s focus on providing Experiences Per Mile for its customers Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Digital Cockpit Tweetables: “Consumers are really looking for a connected and compelling experience when they enter the car.” #HARMANConnectsMe #HARMANExP #digitalcockpit #ExperiencesPerMile “HARMAN strategy is really about, of course, focusing on the technology stack, but it's just not technology for technology's sake, it's technology that can drive a compelling end user experience.” #HARMANConnectsMe #HARMANExP #digitalcockpit #ExperiencesPerMile “There's never been a more exciting time to be in this infotainment/digital cockpit business.” #HARMANConnectsMe #HARMANExP #digitalcockpit #ExperiencesPerMile
11 minutes | 10 months ago
From RPM to EPM: How are Experiences Per Mile impacting the industry?
In this episode, Karen Piurkowski welcomes David Slump, President of HARMAN Connected Services. David leads the day to day operations and financial performance of HARMAN's Connected Services division and is a member of the senior leadership committee for HARMAN International. He has been with the company in various senior leadership roles for more than a decade. Here, David shares insights formed by his vast experience and talks about the changing automotive landscape. As a member of the Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council, he discusses the group’s mission and why the participation of many diverse companies benefits the council and ultimately the industry as a whole. Key Takeaways: [1:03] David Slump talks about the changes in the automobile industry during the last decade. [1:57] David shares how HARMAN coined the term “Experiences Per Mile” and its meaning. [3:00] David discusses what Experiences Per Mile mean to him. [3:21] David talks about how the shift from RPM to EPM is different from other shifts the automotive industry has faced in the past. [3:55] As the president of the HARMAN Connected Services division, David talks about his central strategy for delivering Experiences Per Mile. [5:01] David expresses his view on which types of companies should be involved in delivering Experiences Per Mile. [5:41] David talks about the areas of immediate impact on the consumer experience that are not OEM-centric and provides examples. [6:51] As a member of the EPM Advisory Council, David talks about the type of value that he sees in participating as a member of the Advisory Council. [7:15] David shares what inspired the creation of the EPM Advisory Council. [8:23] David explains how the Advisory Council benefit the end consumer. [8:56] David describes what type of accomplishments the Advisory Council will reach in the next year. [9:54] David talks about what success will look like for him as a member of the Advisory Council. Sponsors Brought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: Experiences Per Mile Advisory Council Tweetables: “The automobile industry is all about the experience.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #experiencespermile #autotive “In my mobility experience, I want to be productive, I want to be entertained, I want to be safe, I want to be connected, and technology is the one that enables those things.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #experiencespermile #connected “Success means having a solid group of companies and participants that are engaged in helping change the automobile industry for the good of the consumer.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #experiencespermile #success #collaboration #change #automobile
19 minutes | a year ago
What are the new technology trends for electric vehicles?
Karen Piurkowski welcomes Chris Ludwig to this episode. He is the Vice President of the EPIC Experience Team at HARMAN International and leads HARMAN’s innovation of the total in-car experience through sound, technology and design. Previously, he led the global acoustic systems engineering team for automotive, and spearheaded all of HARMAN branded audio sound signatures, including Mark Levinson, JBL, Infinity, Harman Kardon and Lexicon. Electric vehicles are gaining popularity around the world, driven by the purpose of being more environmentally friendly. In this episode, Chris Ludwig speaks to the new technologies in EVs that maximize efficiency and offer unique experiences to the user. Chris also touches on the different regional trends appearing in EV development and delivers valuable information regarding unique sound system innovations for the inside and outside of the EV. Key Takeaways: [1:16] Chris Ludwig explains why there are more EV manufacturers in the market today. [1:55] Other motivations driving the EV market are presented by Chrisr Ludwig. [3:18] Chris talks about regional differences that exist in EV development. [4:30] What is holding EVs back in terms of adoption rates with consumers? [5:53] Chris explains how Tesla is helping to drive more adoption of EVs. [6:45] The new technologies for EVs. [8:30] What HARMAN offers for the external sound capabilities outside of the vehicle. [9:40] Chris talks about speaker systems used for EVs. [10:21] Sound systems that emulate the sound of a combustion engine. [11:10] Chris talks about the differentiation between in-vehicle technology trends for EVs versus gas powered vehicles. [12:23] Chris explains the different sound signatures for the inside of the vehicle between an EV and an internal combustion vehicle. [14:13] How is HARMAN including more content into the EV without impeding other electrical functions in the car. [15:56] What is HARMAN doing to address the needs of electric vehicles? [17:09] Chris predicts what is going to happen with the consumers of EV models. SponsorsBrought to you byHARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Lifestyle Audio HARMAN Connected Automotive Tweetables: “EVs offer a holistic personalized experience.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #EV #electricvehicle #experience “HARMAN maximizes performance and minimizes power in their EV technologies.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #EV #electricvehicle
26 minutes | a year ago
How will 5G enable the next generation in-vehicle experience?
In this episode, Karen Piurkowski is accompanied by Roger Jollis, Head of Product Management for HARMAN’s Telematics Business Unit. In this role, Roger is responsible for HARMAN’s telematic control units, V-2X and advanced antenna technologies. Roger Jollis has more than 20 years of experience in leading global organizations for international B2B companies including HP, Thales, Garmin and Honeywell. Here, Roger Jollis shares how 5G will change the in-vehicle experience. He also details the differences between digital short range communication (DSRC) and cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) and the benefits brought by each them. Roger explains the main differences between 4G and 5G and the reasons why the automobile industry will greatly benefit from this new era of connectivity. Key Takeaways: [1:10] Roger Jollis defines 5G. [3:06] Roger Jollis explains how 5G and automotive intersect. [4:53] Applications coming up that will use the advantages of 5G. [5:53] 5G is bringing safety applications. [6:08] Why consumers need 5G-enabled cars. [8:32] Roger Jollis talks about the differences between 4G and 5G. [10:52] Why do automakers need to be thinking about 5G? [12:30] The future of connectivity to 5G systems. [13:17] Roger Jollis explains why 5G is not yet available today. [14:34] Differences between the two competing technologies: Digital short range communication (DSRC) and cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X). [16:46] Geographic differences in the implementation of 5G. [18:01] Roger Jollis talks about the new in-vehicle experiences that will be possibledue to 5G connectivity. [19:57] Roger Jollis explains how Samsung’s work is facilitating 5G applications. [22:41] HARMAN’s 5G contribution. [24:35] 5G is coming very quickly. SponsorsBrought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Telematics Business Unit V2X - Vehicle to Everything Telematics Control Unit Tweetables: “The latency offered by 5G is crucial for safety applications.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #5G #safety “5G is going to be mainly pervasive in the 2020’s.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #5G “5G will bring new high definition maps and major improvement in safety.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #5G #maps #safety
23 minutes | a year ago
How will you navigate your car in the future?
Joining Karen Piurkowski in this episode is Oren Betzaleli. He is the Senior Vice President of the Software Platforms Product Business Unit at HARMAN International and the General Manager of HARMAN Israel. He has nearly 30 years of experience in technology, business, marketing, and management roles. Oren Betzaleli is diving deep into the advantages and disadvantages of embedded navigation systems in vehicles, while comparing them with the standard navigation apps consumers are accustomed to use nowadays. Oren also talks about how in the near future consumers will be moving away from manually interacting with in-vehicle systems and shifting to voice commands. Key Takeaways: [1:07] Oren Betzaleli talks about the consumers trends regarding navigation use in the vehicle. [3:17] Why consumers are using smartphones with standard navigation apps over the embedded systems cars are offering. [5:26] The obstacles that embedded navigation systems are facing. [7:01] Oren Betzaleli explains how embedded navigation systems are updated today. [9:26] HARMAN is offering solutions that address the matter of updating embedded navigation systems. [10:27] Advantages of using the embedded navigation systems. [11:08] An example of leveraging car data into your navigation system. [13:12] Oren talks about the matter of safety while using standard navigation apps vs. embedded systems. [14:04] The opportunity of embedding navigation apps into the car’s system. [15:00] The trend of moving away from manually inputting addresses into the automobile’s system. [16:20] The use of voice commands directly to the car. [17:55] The future brings a smoother and faster interaction between the driver and the vehicle’s system. [18:48] The battle between phone apps and in-car navigation systems when autonomous vehicles hit the road. SponsorsBrought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN International HARMAN Connected Automotive OTA Smart Delta Updates for Maps Tweetables: “About Navigation Systems and Mapping: If you don't present a value for people to change their habits, they will use what they are used to.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #navigation #maps “Going forward in the future, the connectivity between the driver and the car, and between the car and the network will be more seamless, with no need to gateway in the middle.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #connectivity #navigation
16 minutes | a year ago
What new features will enable the in-vehicle experience of tomorrow?
Joining Karen Piurkowski is Aaron Thompson, Senior Director of Platform Development for HARMAN's ADAS business unit. Aaron is a true innovation leader, driving and executing future concepts and turning them into production ready solutions in the automobile industry for more than 15 years. Aaron shares his knowledge about the current trends in autonomous solutions, artificial intelligence, safety and most importantly, about how these new technologies will benefit the in-vehicle experience for customers. Key Takeaways: [1:08] How is AR motivating futuristic in-vehicle experiences? [2:11] How does this futuristic in-vehicle experiences help OEMs prepare for advanced levels of autonomy driving? [3:04] In the early times of development, autonomous solutions were about mitigations and warnings. [3:51] The barriers that have been experienced by the industry to develop and enable autonomous vehicles. [4:53] How artificial intelligence is being used. [6:16] What is the benefit for consumers? [8:36] Future trends on ADAS technology. [10:30] Aaron Thompson talks about his perspective on AI compute and sensors. [12:30] Safety features that are empowering the in-vehicle experience of tomorrow. [13:26] Aaron Thompson shares his thoughts about regulating private monitoring. [14:28] Aaron Thompson talks about how these technologies will improve the in-vehicle experiences for the consumer. [15:24] The current focus of HARMAN in sensing technologies. SponsorsBrought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Connected Automotive HARMAN Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Tweetables: “The autonomous driving market is growing from 5 to 7 billion to an estimated 50-billion-dollar market value in the next 10 years.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #invehicleexperience #autonomousdriving “Artificial Intelligence is everywhere regarding algorithm design, especially in the area of perception.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #invehicleexperience #AI “When there is a capability of saving life, money is not the main concern.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #invehicleexperience #safety
28 minutes | a year ago
How will software empower a personalized experience for the customer?
Welcome to Experiences Per Mile, a podcast for automobile technology professionals and enthusiasts. During this program we will explore consumer-centric mobility experiences and discuss the technology driving them. Karen Piurkowski, your host, is the global marketing director for HARMAN Connected Automotive. Each episode will feature different thought leaders in the automobile industry and explore various trends around the experiences inside the vehicle. Joining Karen in this first episode, is Steve Surhigh, Vice President of Automobile Cloud Solutions for HARMAN Connected Services. Steve has over 30 years of operations, sales and managing consulting experience and has lead cloud-based implementations for a substantial number of automobile manufacturers and suppliers. He’s been instrumental in developing the HARMAN Ignite platform at HARMAN. Key Takeaways: [1:37] Making personalization scalable. [2:58] Customers needs through the time. [4:28] From vehicle based self-expression to personalization. [7:08] The role of the millennials in the change for personalization in the vehicles. [8:50] OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) in the new sharing economy. [11:54] The rise of car sharing services influencing on the prosperity of the OEMs. [14:40] The experience of engaging with a vehicle. [15:14] Transformation of the vehicle itself: more it’s becoming software. [17:32] Is the focus on software bringing a different type of competition? [18:21] The example of Tesla. [19:24] Passenger side displays. [19:35] How is HARMAN personalizing the in-vehicle experience? [23:21] HARMAN Ignite really puts the OEM in control of their user’s experience. [25:11] Steve explains why it is important for the consumer to have a personalized in-vehicle experience. SponsorsBrought to you by HARMAN Mentioned in this episode: HARMAN Connected Automotive HARMAN Ignite Cloud Platform Tweetables: “Smart phones have changed how everybody views technology.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #personalization “Millennials are not investing in automobiles in the same way the baby boomers did.” #HARMANConnectsMe #technology #vehicles #millennials #babyboomers “OEMs are looking for a way to monetize vehicles.” #HARMANConnectsMe #OEM #vehicles “OEMs are looking for the opportunity to have a customer for life.” #HARMANConnectsMe #OEM #vehicles #customers “More and more of the vehicle content is becoming software.” #HARMANConnectsMe #vehicle #software #personalization
6 minutes | a year ago
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Welcome to Experiences Per Mile, a podcast for automobile technology professionals and enthusiasts. During this program we will explore consumer-centric mobility experiences and discuss the technology driving them. Karen Piurkowski, your host, is the global marketing director for HARMAN Connected Automotive. Each episode will feature different thought leaders in the automobile industry and explore various trends around the experiences inside the vehicle.
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