Media Coverage

2017

March 28 – EE Times
Uber Crash Exposes V2X Politics — If both vehicles — Ford and (Uber) Volvo — had some form of V2V technology, would the outcome have been different?

March 26 – SALON
Smart cities need smart cars: In the future, your car will be able to “see” through buildings — Thanks to V2X technology, connected cars will soon be able to tell you what lies way ahead or around the corner

March 18 – VentureBeat
How V2X technology will change how you drive

January 22 – TechCrunch
V2X tech makes Tampa commutes safer, faster, less confusing

January 13 – EE Times
Biggest Robo-Car Roadblock Is Human — CES 2017 Automotive Recap

January 11 – eWeek
On the Trail of Autonomous Cars at CES 2017 — Promising autonomous vehicle technology was everywhere you looked at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, but sorting out which promises might actually be fulfilled took some exploring.

January 11 – Embedded Computing
CES 2017: V2X envelopes CES with help from AT&T, Delphi, Savari

January 10 – VentureBeat
The crazy, scary, wonderful future of connected cars

January 9 – Electronic Design
Car Technology Drives CES 2017 — From self-driving cars to vehicle-to-X (V2X) connectivity, automotive technology is big at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

January 5 – HowStuffWorks
Car Sensors Are Getting Pretty Darned Advanced

January 5 – NBC News 3 Las Vegas
CES: Cars that communicate with each other could save lives

January 5 – The Motley Fool
NXP Semiconductors, NV Shows Off Its Automotive Computing Muscle At CES 2017 — The chip designer has all the tools needed to make your daily commute much safer. This week, NXP is shouting that message from a worldwide stage.

January 4 – Consumer Reports
How Cars That Talk to Roadways, Traffic Signals Can Help Drivers — At this year’s CES, we get a peek at the newest ways autos communicate wirelessly.

January 4 – RegistrarDaily
Global Automotive Vehicle to Everything (V2X) Communications Market — V2X Communications market report covers forecast and analysis — Volkswagen, Savari Inc, Qualcomm, Kapsch TrafficCom

January 1 – Auto Connected Car News
Guide to top autonomous and connected car demos/displays at CES: from auto to tech suppliers — Savari, NXP & AT&T LTE V2X Demos

2016

December 15 – Electronic Design
Proposed Safety Rules Would Require Cars to Talk to Each Other — A rule proposed by the Department of Transportation on Tuesday signaled that officials intend for cars not only to see but also to talk with each other wirelessly.

December 14 – Ars Technica
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication rule finally proposed by the government — V2V could save many lives, but are we locking into an obsolete protocol?

December 13 – Auto Connected Car News
V2V Vehicle-to-Vehicle DSRC US DOT rules supported by auto industry — Suppliers of V2V infrastructure and automakers are pleased with the proposal.

October 25 – EE Times
V2X Radio War Still Smoldering in China, Europe — Connected car radio: LTE vs. 802.11p

October 25 – EE Times
V2X Radio War Still Smoldering in China, Europe — Connected car radio: LTE vs. 802.11p

November 29 – CNET
Podcast: Farsighted looks toward a safe self-driving world and the very unsafe Westworld — The crew hears from an expert building the autonomous future

October 10 – ITS Dailynews
Partnership announced between Econolite and Savari — Econolite Group has used the ITS World Congress Melbourne to announce it has entered into negotiations with Savari to form a partnership to accelerate the deployment of connected and automated vehicle technologies and solutions. The partners will focus on vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) safety applications.

August 13 – Equities
These Transportation Startups are Driving the Auto Revolution — We stand on the verge of positively explosive change with regards to almost every aspect of the process. From self-driving vehicles to electric engines, every aspect of the car is currently getting a new approach.

August 5 – PAVING PRO
SmartWorkzone Increases Driver Communication in Work Zones — Transporting material to and from the work zone isn’t our only transportation-related concern. We also need to worry about how traffic is getting through our work zones. SmartWorkzone, developed by Savari Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., aims to make these questions clearer for drivers traveling through work zones.

July 30 – TheStreet
Big Automakers Aren’t the Only Ones Keeping Hackers Out of Your Car — Connected cars are on the rise, and experts say drivers want their cars protected from hacktivists before it’s too late.

July 19 – The Peggy Smedley Show
Life-Saving Vehicle Tech – Episode 462, Segment 4 — Paul Sakamoto, COO, Savari, explains the company’s mission is to save lives with its V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communications technology. He says the technology is ready for final product integration and could be seen in vehicles as soon as 2017.

July 13 – SPECTRUM NEWS NY1
Demo Video: NYCDOT Unveils New ‘Connected Car’ Technology in Queens — Thousands of city vehicles will “smarten up” this year after the NYCDOT rolls out a pilot program of new connected vehicle technology.

June 28 – Automotive IT News
The Future of Connected Car Vehicle-to-Everything with Savari, Inc. — Ravi Puvvala, CEO of Savari talked to Automotive IT News about the future of smart cities and connected cars using V2X.

June 13 – AUTO Connected Car News
Savari Intros MoviWave OBUs, StreetWave RSUs & V2X middleware — Savari Inc. announced its next generation of MobiWAVE On-Board Units.

June 8 – Qualcomm OnQ Blog
The new chassis is a computer —  Qualcomm Technologies helps companies showcase connectivity platforms at TU-Automotive Detroit

June 8 – The Security Ledger
Attacks or No, Security Firms Race to Connected Vehicle Market — Cyber attacks on automobiles are all-but-unknown, but that isn’t stopping a slew of established technology firms and venture-funded start-ups from betting that security tools that make connected vehicles safe from hacking is the market to be in.

June 8 – GPS World
Savari Demos V2X Safety Communications Solutions at TU-Automotive Detroit — Savari’s and Qualcomm’s V2X technology delivers superior reliability compared to other solutions, eliminating the need for cameras that require line of sight, and ensuring lane level accuracy up to 0.6 mile/1 kilometer of communication range. These capabilities make V2X suitable for future transportation initiatives, including self-driving cars.

June 8 – Android Central
Qualcomm announces its automotive platform to make vehicles smarter — Qualcomm has announced the Connected Car Reference Platform, which is set to help push adoption of more advanced technology in next-generation vehicles. The company’s latest platform will incorporate technologies including 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications.

June 7 – AUTO Connected Car News
For TU-Automotive Detroit we have new announcements and/or demos…Savari hosted by Qualcomm is demonstrating its full suite of solutions with a live demo that simulates real-life automotive traffic scenarios and how in-car V2X applications make driving safer and more efficient.

June 6 – Texas A&M Today
TTI Launches Smart Intersection Initiative at Texas A&M’s new RELLIS campus — The Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University and the City of College Station are joining forces with seven key private sector companies to help design, develop and test safer, smarter intersections.

May 27 – CB Insights – Blog
Disrupting The Auto Industry – The Startups That Are Unbundling The Car — Startups such as Savari are developing vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-anything (V2X) communications, another autonomous-adjacent technology field.

May 27 – Embedded Computing Design
VIDEO: Savari’s vision for V2X and autonomous driving — At the 2016 NXP FTF in Austin, TX, Embedded Computing Design’s Technology Editor Brandon Lewis interviews Paul Sakamoto, Chief Operations Officer at V2X sensor and software company Savari. The company currently has its technology deployed in V2X test beds and pilots across the country, and here, Paul demonstrates how it can be put to use in a series of active safety scenarios.

May 27 – IoT Design
V2X test beds for faster, cleaner, safer transportation  — Imagine how effective this technology could be in all aspects of transportation if rolled out on a massive scale.

May 23 – The Information
Self-Driving Car Startups to Watch — The autonomous car movement is driving a vast array of startups, many with only a peripheral link to cars.

May 11 – CB Insights
CB Insights: Big Auto’s Startup Bets — Where They’re Investing Across AI, Mapping, Automation, And Materials – We visualize and analyze the private market bets made by auto manufacturers, including the venture arms of GM, BMW, and SAIC.

April 26 – AutoGuide.com
Savari, Autotalks Providing V2X Solutions to Smart Cities — Savari and Autotalks have partnered to provide V2X solutions for U.S. connected vehicle pilots in smart cities.

April 14 – ScienceDaily
Research team revs up connected-vehicle technology — Connected vehicles are on the horizon, and engineering researchers are making sure they will be able to communicate with one another and with roadway infrastructure.

March 31 – INVERSE
Nissan Is Rolling Out Cars That Talk to Each Other — The cars are outfitted with Savari’s V2X technology and can also communicate with smart roadway intersections.

March 30 – TELEMATICS WIRE
Nissan, Savari and UC Berkeley make V2X testbed in Sunnyvale — Nissan, Savari Inc,  and UC Berkeley’s Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) collaborated on a real-world V2X testbed spanning 4.63 square miles with three public intersections in Sunnyvale, CA.

March 30 – WIRED
In Kalifornien reden jetzt smarte Autos miteinander — In einem Straßentest sollen Autos im kalifornischen Sunnyvale elektronisch miteinander kommunizieren, um Unfälle zu vermeiden. Das System könnte bei Erfolg in den USA für Neuwagen verpflichtend werden und auch selbstfahrende Autos noch einmal deutlich sicherer machen.

March 30 – QUATTRORUOTE
Nissan, partnership con la Berkeley per la tecnologia V2X — Nissan ha avviato una partnership con l’Università di Berkeley per lo sviluppo della tecnologia V2X in contesti urbani reali: le piattaforme per la connessione delle auto ad altri veicoli e alle infrastrutture urbane (ad esempio i semafori) sono state testate a Sunnyvale, cittadina nel cuore della Silicon Valley e “casa” del Nissan Research Center diretto da Maarten Sierhuis.

March 29 – MIT Technology Review
Chatty Cars Are Getting Out on the Road — Car-to-car communication, which may reduce traffic accidents and congestion, is about to undergo testing on roadways in Sunnyvale, California.

March 29 – ABC 7 News
Smart Cars Prompts Silicon Valley To Develop ‘Smart Streets’ — We know cars are getting smarter, but what about the roads they drive on? In one Bay Area city, they are working on making the streets “smarter,” too...

March 29 – EE Times
Is Car-to-Car Talk Done Deal in US — Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technologies collectively known as V2X are leaving the test track and making their way onto public streets.

February 15 – CETECOM
The Open Lab Alliance Launched To Accelerate The Development Of Connected Vehicle And Autonomous Vehicle Technologies — Several partners launched the Open Lab Alliance to accelerate the development of Connected Vehicle and Autonomous Vehicle technologies.

January 27 – The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal: Savari Fuels Up With $8 Million to Propel Self-Driving Cars — Dozens of startups are working on automating vehicles–military equipment, farm equipment and the biggest prize of all, cars. But cars won’t be driving themselves unless certain key technologies are in place.

2015

October 26 – LinkedIn
USDOT Considers Smartphone Control of Traffic Lights — That’s no joke. The U.S. Department of Transportation is exploring smartphone control of traffic lights. The agency has allocated funds through its Small Business Innovation Research program for Savari Networks to develop a traffic signal interface app for smartphones.