Patexia. Contest

CONTEST

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Problem

Smart car is a new buzz word. Over the past few years, with the advent of electric cars and advanced telecommunications, we have seen revolutionary steps taken to change the traditional automotive industry.

This industry hasn't seen big technological jumps for several decades. Most changes were evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Experts attribute the revolution that is currently underway to one or several recent developments:

  1. Availability of low cost silicon based GPS chipsets
  2. Availability of low cost silicon based image sensors
  3. Advancements of telecommunications and Internet
  4. ...

The goal of this challenge is to predict the direction of automotive industry in the next decade, suggest the key obstacles on the way and technological advancements needed to get there. 

With your response, please address the following:

  1. Where would the automotive industry and next generation smart cars be in a decade from today?
  2. What are the key obstacles on the way that we need to overcome?
  3. What technological advancements has to happen before your prediction become a reality?
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Additional Notes

Public (Open Voting)
Public (Open Voting) Contest

This is a Public (Open Voting) Contest that gives you, the subject matter expert, the chance to vote and submit your theory on the important topics of today.

The winner of the contest will be determined by a popular vote of all Patexia members. The winner will receive a $25 from the team at Patexia.

Submissions are due on: Wednesday, April 16th, 2016
Voting closes on: Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Please make sure that your work is original and submitted in English.

The Prize:  The winner based on a community vote will receive $25.  Runners up can request certificates of recognition from Patexia to demonstrate international business experience.