Category : "Connected car & Software"


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October 8, 2017
Connected Car News: Walmart, Mobileye, Velodyne, Siemens, Kia, Ford, AdaSky, Renesas

In connected car news this week there were many announcements about embedded chips, software, OTA, LiDAR, 360-cameras, sensors partnerships and donations. Companies mentioned include Walmart, Mobileye, Velodyne, Siemens, Kia, Ford, AdaSky, Wipro, Geotab, ANSYS, Delphi, Renesas Electronics, ZF, Foresight and Excelfore.Walmart is planning to sell connected car equipment in its automotive department with... READ MORE

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September 3, 2017
Chrysler Pacifica Unlimited Wi-Fi Hotspots, Android Auto, CarPlay Guardian Services

Over-the-air software update capability, deployed automatically via wireless cellular networks, enables product enhancements, security updates and improved compatibility with mobile devices to be applied at no cost to FCA US vehicle owners and without a service appointment.The class-exclusive Uconnect Theater system can stream using the 4G hotspot to HDMI connected devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast or Apple TV. Wi-Fi hotspots can [...]

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September 3, 2017
Connected Cars Detect Hunger, Aggression Fitness?

AUTO Connected Car News talked with Dr. Ben Miners, vice president innovation, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), a Waterloo, Ontario-based company that makes the IMS DriveSync connected car platform that is used by insurance carriers, departments of transportation and fleet managers.The connected system senses if a driver is hungry by integrating data from a wearable device such as non-invasive optical scanner or contact lenses that.. [...]

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September 3, 2017
2018 Honda Accord Connected Car Tech Specs with, Remote Apps, Wi-Fi and OTA

Its an all-new Accord that speaks to your head and your heart in equal measure, said Jeff Conrad, senior vice presiden tof America Honda.Accord will have aa new touchscreen with sharper graphics, a more intuitive user interface and, o Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. But in addition to a touchscreen, Accord will have both a volume knob and a second physical knob for radio [...]

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August 20, 2017
Traditional Ground Logistics and Freight Brokerage Market Disrupted By Uber for Trucks

Connected trucks will be integral to future logistics and freight operations as smart trucks will be a necessity in smart cities. By 2020, 35 million trucks are expected to be connected with digital freight solutions and autonomous technologies, transforming the trucking industry into a smarter, efficient and more productive sector. The unaddressed challenge of under-utilized truck capacity will provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and telematics service providers ([...]

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August 20, 2017
Baidu’s Apollo Open Source Software for Autonomous Driving with Microsoft, Bosch, ..

Bosch will participate in Baidu Apollo (Apollo) program providing sensors, related hardware and vehicle location services.The Apollo program is an open, complete and secure software platform for Baidus partners in the automotive industry for automatic driving, including a complete set of hardware, software and software systems. The kinds of software include vehicle platforms, hardware platforms, software platforms, cloud data services And so on four [...]

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August 15, 2017
Connected Car News: TravelSafety, Gentherm, Silicon Labs, Maven, YayYo, Microsoft, Intel, Foresight ..

A new smartphone application, being developed by Applied Information, Inc., that connects cars, people, traffic signals and first responders is an example of how technology can be used to reduce roadway deaths and injuries, and U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) observed that technology first-hand. The TravelSafely app connects motorists with the mobile world around them and provides drivers with real-time alerts to prevent collisions, [...]

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