Cars equipped with IoT technology offer various features, including remote diagnostics, navigation, and entertainment. They can also communicate with other vehicles and infrastructure, which may lead to the development of autonomous driving via self-driving cars.
Smart road infrastructure
The integration of IoT technology into road infrastructure allows for the implementation of smart traffic signs and streetlights that can adapt to changing conditions. Additionally, this technology has the capability to detect hazards such as icy roads or obstacles, and can alert drivers to improve road safety.
Electric vehicle charging stations
The Internet of Things (IoT) is contributing to the development of electric vehicles (EVs) through the use of smart charging stations. These stations are linked to the power grid (which could be smart facilities deploying IoT technology in energy), allowing them to track energy usage, optimise charging schedules, and provide up-to-date information on charging status and station availability. EV users can access this data through mobile applications, increasing the convenience and efficiency of the charging process.