Infographic: Data and the Connected Car – Version 1.0
The infographic, “Data and the Connected Car – Version 1.0,” describes the basic data-generating devices and data flows in today’s connected vehicles. The infographic aims to help consumers and businesses alike understand the emerging data ecosystems that power incredible new features—features that can warn drivers of an accident before they see it, or jolt them awake if they fall asleep at the wheel.
Many of these new features are enabled by the collection of new types of data, putting the topic of privacy in connected cars on the agenda of industry, policymakers, and regulators. The benefits of connected vehicle technologies are crucial to addressing the 94% of car accidents that are caused by human error. But we need to foster transparency and communication around consumer data use in order to deploy them responsibly. Conversations between lawmakers, consumers, and businesses need to go beyond the current day and focus on building trustworthy data practices—and communicating them—as vehicles advance.
Written by Lauren Smith