Avanci Launches 5G Connected Vehicle Program with Mercedes-Benz

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Avanci has launched its 5G connected vehicle program to simplify the licensing of cellular technologies used in next-generation connected vehicles. Its first licensee on program launch is Mercedes-Benz.

The Avanci program covers patented technologies essential for 5G, 4G, 3G, and 2G connectivity. Including cellular vehicle-to-everything (V2X) which allows vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications as well as communication with cyclists, pedestrians, and transportation infrastructure (V2I).

The program is a next step from the Avanci 4G Vehicle program, which has more than 130 million connected vehicles with more than 80 automotive brands on board.

“Avanci was created with a vision of transforming how technology is shared. We ensure that the work of thousands of inventors around the world is recognized and rewarded. At the same time, by simplifying technology access, we enable companies to build exciting new products that are improving the lives of people across the globe, every day.” –Kasim Alfalahi, founder and CEO of Avanci