TAG: connected car

Detroit and Silicon Valley Tech Showcased at LA Auto Show

November 23, 2015By
Janice Partyka at the LA Auto Show with a car representing the GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit automotive industry alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of an in-vehicle Infotainment open-source development platform. (Photo: courtesy of Janice Partyka)

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo, held Nov. 20-29, puts LA at the intersection of Detroit and Silicon Valley. Cybersecurity garnered attention, as did the impact of the sharing economy on connected features. Caution was urged that these new technologies be carefully vetted for safety and reliability, as failures will impede market acceptance. And research shows safety to be one of consumers’ highest valued attributes that connected vehicles can offer. read more

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Driverless conference focuses on strategies for autonomous car

November 2, 2015By

With automakers and Silicon Valley technology companies rolling out their strategies for the autonomous car, keeping on top of the latest technology, worldwide markets and regulation will be critical. Enter Driverless, a conference that will be held March 22-23, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Francisco Airport. Attendees at the conference can find out what technology and markets will prevail... read more

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AT&T and Telogis Expand Efforts to Connect Fleets

September 10, 2015By

AT&T and Telogis, a SaaS-based connected vehicle technology provider, have announced a collaboration to offer solutions for companies with mobile workforces. Connecting vehicles of all sizes from small trucks to 18-wheelers and heavy equipment, the combination of AT&T’s global network and Telogis’ telematics, compliance, and mobile and navigation software creates full-fleet solutions for businesses around the world. The announcement was... read more

AT&T Announces New Personal Security App, Connected Car Collaborations at CTIA

September 10, 2015By

It wasn’t enough for AT&T Mobility President & CEO Glenn Lurie to make just one major announcement during his keynote address at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 Thursday. He had to make several. Most significantly, AT&T used the stage in front of a packed crowd, including their biggest competitors, to introduce new personal security, fleet tracking and connected car solutions. On... read more

Verizon Telematics’ Work on Mercedes mbrace Marks New Standard for Connected Cars

September 10, 2015By

VP says company remains “bullish”on in-car Wi-Fi, sees need for both embedded, bring-your-own-device solutions   Mercedes-Benz has been in the news in the past month for offering connected car service as standard for five years on all new vehicles, one of the longest multi-year offers yet. But it isn’t just big news for Mercedes; it’s also a testament to Verizon’s... read more

University of Michigan Opens Test ‘City’ for Connected Vehicles

July 23, 2015By

The University of Michigan (U-M) has opened Mcity, a controlled environment designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars. Mcity is a 32-acre simulated urban and suburban environment that includes a network of roads with intersections, traffic signs and signals, streetlights, building facades, sidewalks and construction obstacles. It is... read more

Autonomous Vehicles Face Privacy, Security and Liability Issues

June 24, 2015By

Plus: Resurgence in indoor location-based marketing, ITS America annual meeting report
Autonomous vehicle technology has made industry-smart people pause and think what the consequences will be if cars and other platforms drive themselves. Will there be a huge increase in traffic when everyone decides to call their cars to grab a loaf of bread at a store? Many of these topics were discussed at the ITS America annual meeting held in Pittsburgh May 31-June 3. In other location news, there seems to be a resurgence in location-based marketing and indoor positioning conferences, leading one to believe that large retailers are finally taking notice. read more

Telit, Agnik Join on IoT Apps, Big Data for Smart Devices

June 1, 2015By

Telit Wireless Solutions and Agnik are collaborating on Internet of Things (IoT) applications and Big Data analytics for connected devices in the auto, home and health industries. Agnik’s solutions expand the quality and quantity of integrated IoT apps and analytics available to customers and ecosystem partners of the industry-leading deviceWISE AEP. The rapid proliferation of smart devices and products makes it challenging... read more