Fiber-optic rule is a big step; more are needed

December 2000
Automotive News;12/11/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5907, p12
Trade Publication
Focuses on the importance of the move by the Automotive Multimedia Interface Collaboration to endorse a German standard for high-speed fiber-optic networks in vehicles. Electronics technology employed by the industry; Companies that have pushed ahead with the Media Oriented Systems Transport protocol to be ratified by the collaboration in January 2001.


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