Automotive Electronics Expert, Myles H. Kitchen, provides his perspective and predictions on the rather dramatic changes heading for your car in the not too distant future. Cars that drive themselves using what have been relatively unsecure and easily hacked networks opens up a brave new world of new legal questions about liabilities, responsibilities, privacy, insurance, licensing, access, right-to-repair, big-data, and legislation.
Myles Kitchen has over 40 years in technology product design, marketing, and manufacturing, focused on automotive and transportation electronics. During his career, he has held key positions at such technology firms as Motorola Inc., National Semiconductor, Intel Corp., Zemco Group, and Quantic Industries. In 1986 he started a consultancy in Automotive Electronics which provides design, manufacturing, marketing, due diligence, forensic and expert witness services. He has served as both a plaintiff or defendant expert in various matters (including a murder trial) involving automotive electronics, and related intellectual property. He’s a hands-on car guy, a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, a vintage auto racing champion, an angel investor, and amateur musician.
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