Connected Vehicles in the IoV: Concepts, Technologies and Architectures

  • Zaigham MahmoodEmail author


A connected car is an essential element of the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) vision that is a highly attractive application of the Internet of Things (IoT). The underlying technologies include Internet of Everything (IoE), artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks, sensor technologies, and cloud/edge computing. The connectivity between vehicles is through inter communication between sensors and smart devices inside the vehicles, as well as smart systems in the environment as part of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). In this chapter, the focus is on underlying concepts, architectures and relevant technologies. Types of connectivity and inter communication are also discussed. State of the art is articulated and, in the last sections of the chapter, future vision of vehicles’ connectivity is outlined and conclusions presented. The aim is that this chapter serves as a basis and sets the scene for detailed presentations on various aspects of connected vehicles that appear later in this book.


Connected vehicles Internet of things Internet of vehicles IoT IoV Architecture Smart city Smart car Autonomous car Automation Intelligent transportation system V2V V2I V2C V2X 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Debesis EducationDerbyUK
  2. 2.Northampton UniversityNorthamptonUK
  3. 3.Shijiazhuang Tiedao UniversityHebeiChina

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