Toyota is testing flat-panel satellite communication for future models

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DETROIT — Toyota is working to get data to and from your car as fast as and as safely as possible and satellites might be the answer.

The Japanese automaker unveiled one of its flat-panel satellite communication vehicles at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in partnership with sat-comm company Kymeta. The hydrogen fuel cell-powered Toyota Mirai pictured above has been outfitted with Kymeta’s flat-panel satellite communication technology.

The Japanese carmaker aims to include Data Communication Modules in a wider range of future vehicles. Specifically, it’s considering satellite communication as the key technology. Read more…

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