The DARC Knight rises

It seems like it's time to pre-warm our oscillators and prepare our SDRs for more DARC action in the near future. For more than the last 4 month, the traffic to The DARC side of Munich revealed an interesting pattern: There was a steady increase of traffic coming first from the big European & Asian automobile manufacturers, then from automotive subcontractors globally and now from Asian electronics manufacturers.

DARC entry pages from unique visitors over the last 4 months

These metrics, their sudden occurrence, the event order and the isolation to mostly automotive context simply suggest that there must be something in the works which will get deployed soon (maybe even already is), to broadcast data to cars via DARC. It will get interesting…