Samsung's Harman opens Israeli car cyber-security centre with Deutsche Telekom, others

Monday 20 November 2017 | 09:26 CET | News

Samsung unit Harman International has announced the launch of the International Cybre Security Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test (SMART) Range in Israel. This innovation hub will run in cooperation with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, CYMOTIVE Technologies, Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories and JVP. It will serve car makers, Tier 1 auto suppliers and academic research institutions to test and certify automotive cyber security, autonomous driving and smart mobility products.  

Harman said that the SMART Range will function as a lab within a smart city environment with every aspect of new mobility systems, including public transport, private vehicles and personal mobility devices. It will simulate a "complex reality" and enable testing of new services, assessment of human-machine interfaces, evaluate transport in a "networked reality", and test operability and robustness of software and hardware against cyber threats. The Range will combine practical knowledge possessed by leading commercial firms with academic research.

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