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The Motor Car Group boosts customer retention in Eastern Europe with BrightBox’s connected car platform

Bright Box, the European provider of the Remoto Connected Car platform for OEMs and Customer Retention Solution for dealerships, has equipped the Motor Car Group with a mobile communication platform for dealerships and OEMs that helps them interact with car owners via a mobile app. (more…)

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Orange launches ‘Live Booster’ programme to accelerate the adoption of cellular connectivity for object makers

As part of Orange’s Essentials2020 strategy to diversify and succeed in the field of connected objects, Orange announces the launch of a new programme to ease and accelerate the adoption of cellular connectivity for object makers. (more…)

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Delphi teams with BlackBerry QNX for autonomous driving operating system platform

Delphi Automotive PLC, a provider in autonomous driving technology, announced it has signed a commercial partnership agreement with BlackBerry Limited to provide the operating system for its autonomous driving system. (more…)

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TÜV Rheinland co-operates with VisualThreat

TÜV Rheinland and VisualThreat announced a strategic partnership aimed at helping the automotive industry test, detect and remediate the increasing cyber security threats targeting next generation vehicles. (more…)

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A battle looms among $2.5bn LIDAR market suppliers and tech, says IHS Markit

The current generation of automated functions — automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane keep assistance — rely largely on cameras, radars and ultrasonic sensors. (more…)

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Synectics champions smart transport networks at Coach and Bus UK 2017

With increasingly complex threats facing cities, there is little doubt that smart transport networks are the future. Offering significant benefits to passengers, operators and local authorities alike, they enable key urban services to become more efficient, effective, safer and connected. (more…)

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Smart transport initiative MaaS Scotland launched

MaaS Scotland is a new organisation and joint venture between ScotlandIS and Technology Scotland that will support companies and organisations engaged in the development of Mobility as a Service (MaaS). (more…)

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Enabling the Internet-of-Everything with intelligent data distribution

When I speak with customers, a common goal is to achieve reliable, efficient, and scalable real-time distribution of data among people, devices, sensors, and machines – what I like to call the Internet of “Everything” (IoE). (more…)

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Book Review: Implementing the Internet of Things

Implementing the Internet of Things by Boban Vukicevic and Bob Emmerson is not a technical manual, although the title might suggest otherwise. It’s a business-focused and practical guide to “Strategy, Implementation and Considerations”, (more…)

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Smart cities thinkers and practitioners gather in Yinchuan for TMF’ Smart City InFocus 2017

Smart City InFocus, a three-day smart cities event hosted in the Chinese city of Yinchuan, begins tomorrow. Now in its third year, Smart City InFocus is run by TM Forum in collaboration with the City of Yinchuan, and ZTE, a operational technology software provider. (more…)