VIDEO: Why the cost of V2X depends on car roof shape


This field test shows how the number of antenna on a connected vehicle can be reduced to just one for smaller vehicles, with flat roofs, with no disruption to the strength of the signal. Such set ups should help to make the roll out of connected vehicles cheaper by reducing the amount of hardware required. The test was carried out by V2X suppliers Autotalks.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).