TAG: Mobile World Congress

Location technologies prominently featured at MWC

March 18, 2016By
Kevin Dennehy in VR goggles at Samsung press conference.

When more than 50 companies ask for interviews during the Mobile World Congress, which has grown to more than 100,000 attendees, you have to jot down what the product, service or strategy is — and then move on. So, here’s a wrap up of my four days in Barcelona. BARCELONA, Spain — Location technologies are playing a prominent role in... read more

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MWC not an auto show, but gaining importance

March 14, 2016By
Harman showcased its new folding steering wheel at Mobile World Congress 2016.

BARCELONA, Spain — Most attendees at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) wouldn’t mistake the huge mobile phone show to be a gathering of auto manufacturers and their suppliers. However, the show, which broke 100,000 participants this year, has seen a rise in auto companies who are outlining connected and autonomous vehicle strategies. MWC was held Feb. 27 to March 2 in... read more

Ford commits to tripling autonomous vehicle investment

February 24, 2016By
Ford CEO discusses the company's move to fully autonomous vehicles at MWC.

Ford took center stage at the Mobile World Congress (MCW) for a series of announcements. CEO Mark Fields unveiled the new Kuga SUV and confirmed that Ford’s SYNC 3 connectivity technology is coming to Europe. SYNC 3 allows drivers to control audio, navigation, and climate functions plus connected smartphones using simple, conversational voice commands. MCW is being held Feb. 22-25... read more

Harman offers connected car program for service providers

February 23, 2016By

Harman International Industries has announced 10 new workflow, content and data service providers for the company’s Open Service Delivery Platform for the connected car. Harman made the announcement at the Mobile World Congress, taking place Feb. 22-25 in Barcelona, Spain. The service providers can provide automakers and drivers with a wide range of accurate, context-based and relevant services including real-time traffic... read more

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CartoDB unveils tech to extract Deep Insights from location data

February 23, 2016By
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CartoDB, a world leading company for location intelligence, data analysis, and visualization, has launched Deep Insights, a technology layer that enables the visualization, dynamic filtering, and exploration of large location datasets at unprecedented scale and scope. With CartoDB’s Deep Insights technology, datasets can be enriched or augmented by existing geospatial data from various sources with a diverse number of fields, such... read more

ORBCOMM expands M2M, IoT capabilities for fleet management

February 23, 2016By

ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has added to its fleet management portfolio. Announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) are the new cellular-only SkyWave IDP-782 device and the viaFleet web application for tracking, monitoring and managing trucks, railcars and other mobile assets. MWC is being held Feb. 22-25 in Barcelona, Spain. By leveraging... read more

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InvenSense demonstrates MEMS sensor platform at MWC

February 23, 2016By

InvenSense Inc., a provider of micro-electrico-mechanical (MEMS) sensor platform solutions, is showcasing the company’s latest innovations in its Internet of Sensors platforms and solutions for mobile, smart home, wearable, industrial, and automotive segments in Hall 2 — stand 2C16MR — at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC is being held in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 22-25. InvenSense brings innovative human-like interfaces, including... read more

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Pole Star, MOCA provide MWC 2016 with geolocation

February 19, 2016By

Pole Star, with its end-to-end scalable indoor solution, and MOCA, with its location-based mobile engagement platform, are the official providers for the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016, being held Feb. 22-25 in Barcelona, Spain. Pole Star’s technology integrated with the MOCA solution provides visitors, exhibitors and organizers with geolocation and context-aware marketing services. The joint solution is based on three service levels that combine users’ geolocation with other data to expand the... read more

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