Insights

Explore Toyota Connected news, culture events, and case studies on how we use technology to enable mobility, safety and convenience services that help us make the world a better and safer place.
News

James Nickolettos and his wild adventure from TC intern to full-time employee

You have to empathize with those who’ve endured in their educational pursuits throughout the pandemic – remote learning, remote internships, and the pitfalls of a tenuous job market following graduation. Taking life with a grain of salt and the anxiety of uncertainty is a tough way to go, but those who are persistent can find a way to succeed.

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Case Study

Toyota Connected’s Drivelink: The Inner Workings of a Telematics Platform

In the summer of 2019, Toyota Connected launched Drivelink to maintain the customer-to-automaker services such as Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Assistance (via a vehicle’s “SOS” button), Stolen Vehicle Locator, Roadside Assistance, and Hands-Free Destination Assist, among other features.

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Case Study

Living on the Edge, Dreaming on a Cloud, and the Big Idea of Big Data: How Toyota Connected is using Data to Make Smarter Cars

In many cases, Toyota Connected is Toyota’s first stop for anonymized macro trends – Big Data – before those trends can be turned into technology. It’s no secret that data informs how cars operate and will more so in the future as they become more and more automated. For instance, a vehicle with a navigation system can see when a road turns using cellular and GPS signals.

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Case Study

Power of Patents: Toyota Connected’s Culture of Creating Meaningful Change

Cars are connected with sensors that better help engineers determine what customers actually use. They’re electrified. The driver-assist functions can tackle some functions of highway driving with less cognitive load on the driver. It’s all fundamentally changing how we use cars.

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Toyota’s New In-House Intelligent Assistant Learns Voice Commands and Gets Smarter Over Time

Toyota Connected ‘Cabin Awareness’ Concept Uses New Tech to Detect Occupants

Events

Kissing 2021 Goodbye

TC Community Engagement sums up 2021 with optimism for the year ahead

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Toyota’s All-New Audio Multimedia System Is Here

TCNA has Open Sourced Embedded Flutter runtime targeting Embedded Linux with Wayland

Virtual Hackathon 2021