The Future Transportation team of Mercedes-Benz Vans has developed an AI and computer vision-powered cargo sensor system. CoROS (Cargo Recognition and Organization System) is intended to optimize deliveries for logistics businesses by automating cargo management, decreasing the need for package handling, and improving delivery times. CoROS, as fitted in a new Sprinter, uses an array Read More..
Prospective customers at Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Germany can now experience a car in real-time in different configurations: a drive or ride via virtual reality goggles is on offer as part of the sales experience. Those interested in the new A-Class can also configure and specify their car on a 3D augmented reality smartphone or tablet Read More..
ViaVan, a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz Vans and US tech start-up Via, has gone into operation in the center of London following its European launch a few weeks earlier in Amsterdam. New York-based Via has developed the software algorithms to calculate efficient real-time routes for riders to ‘pool’ their journeys in a shared, professionally-driven Mercedes-Benz Read More..
Daimler officially opened a new r&d center in Bangalore, strengthening its activities in the growing Indian market. The German premium car maker said the facility, which employs 1,200 people, is the biggest of its kind in India. Bangalore also has a special focus on IT. “Our new centre of competence in Bangalore gives us direct Read More..
Blackberry is the new mobile computing partner for the Mercedes Formula 1 team. As the official partner for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team, the Canadian mobile phone group will work closely with the Formula 1 team on technical and market opportunities. The new BlackBerry 10 platform will deliver tools and services and the two companies Read More..