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CES 2016 Observation Highlights: Smart Car, UAV and 3D Printer

CES 2016 Observation Highlights: Smart Car, UAV and 3D Printer

In the past, most autonomous cars were presented in the conceptual form but now autonomous car development is more clearly defined. At CES 2016, several carmakers have made significant progress in rolling out autonomous cars that fit to practical environments. Aside from technology evolution, laws and regulations of autonomous cars around the world have placed a key role in determining future plans of carmakers. This report provides an overview of what MIC observed at the CES this year, touching on the latest development of established players in the field of smart car, unmanned aerial vehicle, and 3D printer from the perspective of chipmakers and carmakers; examines global trends in those three fields.


  • CES 2016 Highlights
    • CES 2016 Attendees
    • CES 2016 Exhibition Area Expanded
    • Car Applications are Most Talked about Topics on CES 2016 Press Day
    • Automotive Sessions Take Up 25% of CES 2016 Keynote Addresses
    • Intel Aims to Enhance User Experience in Three Areas
  • Latest Development of Established Players
    • Smart Car
      • Smart Car Development Timeline
      • Autonomous Driving Steps From Level 3 to Level 4
      • Global Car Safety Laws and Regulations Continue to Spur Growth of ADAS Market
      • Qualcomm Brings Its Chip to the Car
      • Nvidia Makes Push into Self-driving Cars
      • GM-Chevrolet Deal Builds a Network of Self-driving Cars
      • Volkswagen Offers New Levels of User Experience with Advanced Gesture/Touch/Voice Control
      • Mercedes Benz with a Built-in Driver Assistance System to Boost Driver Safety
      • Audi New EV Piloted and Fully Connected
      • Ford SmartDeviceLink Aims to Become Universal API for Cars
      • Kia's Drive Wise Introduces New HMI to the Car
      • Enhanced User Experience Has Become Common Goal Among Carmakers
      • Existing Challenges Facing Autonomous Cars
    • UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle)
      • Qualcomm's Snapdragon-based UAV Platform
      • Nvidia's Jetson TX1 UAV with a Credit-card Sized SoC
      • DJI's Aggressive Move in Expanding UAV Applications
      • Yuneec Sports Intel and Qualcomm Technology for UAVs
      • Hexo+ Successfully Commercialized
      • UAVs Have Been More Diversely Developed
    • 3D Printer
      • 3D Systems Addresses on Vertical Applications Development
      • XYZ Printing's Aggressive Move to Launch Price-friendly Printers
      • 3D Printer Designed to Fulfill Personal Needs

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