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Semiconductor industry expert Jim Hines joins TechInsights as director of Automotive Research

TechInsights, a trusted patent and technology partner to the most successful companies, announced that Jim Hines, a semiconductor expert specialising in automotive and smart mobility innovations, joined the company as director of Automotive Research. (more…)

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Diagnostic data: Who owns your car’s information?

Inside the average connected car you’ll find more sophisticated computer systems than inside some fighter jets. There are typically over 100 Electronic Control Units (ECUs), using more than 100 million lines of code to command in car systems. But who should control access to the diagnostic data generated by these systems? Should it be the driver? The manufacturer? Or should accessibility to that data be preserved to ensure a thriving competitive aftermarket? says Ken Munro, partner at Pen Test Partners. (more…)

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OSPT Alliance launches CIPURSE training program with FIME

Global technical association, OSPT Alliance has collaborated with FIME to develop and launch a technical training program. It will educate security, ID, payment, access control and transport players on the benefits of the CIPURSE™ open standard for new implementations and existing systems. (more…)

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Keeping the human touch in developing autonomous cars

With the ever-increasing complexity of today’s cars, OEMs in automotive remain on the look-out for potential efficiency gains in their vehicle development programmes. Things aren’t getting any easier; connectivity and autonomy means that the design, development, and certification of new cars won’t be any simpler or cheaper (more…)

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Drivers support EU move to fit life-saving vehicle technologies as standard

Developments in the safety of our roads took a huge leap forward, with a landmark EU proposal to mandate the fitting of lifesaving technologies, including Advanced Emergency Braking (AEB) and Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA), in all new cars. (more…)

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Smart Parking in Montpellier relieves congestion and reduces search time

Ten minutes searching for car parking several times daily adds up to more than 240 hours per year, and an average of 700 complete days in your life. Driving around looking for an available car slot wastes fuel, induces anxiety and increases pollution in city centres. (more…)

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5G-crosshaul consortium successfully concludes most ambitious 5G transport network R&D effort to date

A consortium of twenty companies, including InterDigital Europe, announced the successful completion of a nearly three-year European Union Horizon 2020 project aimed at developing a 5G integrated backhaul and fronthaul transport network. (more…)

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INTTRA adds Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to its carrier network

INTTRA, the neutral network, software and information provider at the centre of the ocean shipping industry, announced an expansion of its rapidly growing carrier network with the addition of Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines (SPIL), its first carrier in Indonesia. (more…)

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Automotive cybersecurity for connected cars

While addressing cybersecurity threats has become common practice for consumer devices such as personal computers and smart phones, cybersecurity for connected vehicles with rapidly evolving technologies and more complex attack surfaces is still going through the process of being studied and fully understood. (more…)

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How Cisco IoT is saving drivers from the deadly combination of mountains, motorways and mysterious fog attacks

Tennessee’s Interstate 75 sounds less like a motorway and more like a magical tour. The charm begins at Chattanooga and you are romanced all the way to Jellico by way of Knoxville. Your journey follows the Tennessee Valley from Georgia until you reach the beautiful lake city of Rocky Top, named after a bluegrass song. (more…)