Since 1999 IDTechEx has provided independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technology to clients in over 80 countries. IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with subsidiaries in Japan, Germany and the USA.
Dr. Peter Harrop BSc PhD FIEE is Chairman and Founder (1999) of IDTechEx. He is a globally recognised expert on many of the topics covered by the company. He writes, lectures and consults worldwide for IDTechEx.
Earlier, he was a researcher at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Director of Technology of Plessey Capacitors Worldwide and Chief Executive of Mars Electronics a US/UK manufacturing start-up he took to $260 million turnover without acquisitions then sale for $500 million.
He was expert witness in an electric vehicle related lawsuit in the High Court London that resulted in a $16 million settlement.
In an interaction with Techxty, Peter Harrop talks about the future of EV and how AI is going to build a better future for it. Read On!
How EV & AI going to build a better future?
Reducing global and local pollution. Enabling even those in remote places and in poor countries. Low cost travel and electricity. Reduced accidents.
Is IoT bring the new EV revolution? How?
Depends on what you mean by IOT. Wireless sensors will proliferate in EVs. Internet connectivity will be commonplace for vehicles but widespread deployment of multi-sensor nodes with IP addresses no.
How big data is influencing EV development?
No significant effect
What technical challenges are faced by electric vehicle industry?
Battery fires, explosions, poisons, disposal and shortages. Getting longer range for pure electric vehicles land, water, air. Cost reduction.