Could 5G Be the Missing Puzzle Piece for Self-Driving Cars?

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While wireless devices and smartphones will receive most of the attention when it comes to developing 5G, the communication protocols for vehicles will be impacted significantly and usher in a new era of car-to-car communications.

Cellular-V2X (vehicle-to-everything) is a developing communication platform that leverages LTE and, in the future, 5G communications. C-V2X provides an integrated solution for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I), and vehicle-to-network (V2N) using cellular networks.

5G Automotive Association (5GAA) is a global cross-industry organization of companies from the automotive, technology, and telecommunications industries working together to develop end-to-end solutions for future mobility and transportation services. It was created in 2016 and the association includes over 100 members whose mission is to develop, test and promote communications solutions for vehicles.

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