Digital R&D

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    Bitkom poll: Many companies don't have a CDO

    2018-09-10T10:36:00Z

    Digital transformation may be high on the agenda of just about every company, but few have made the organizational changes needed to effectively execute the required processes. That is one of the outcomes of a survey by Germany s high-tech association, Bitkom, which found that two-thirds of companies polled ...

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    Borgward opens US HQ in Silicon Valley, launches AI safety platform for AVs

    2018-09-10T07:00:44Z

    Image: Borgward Group The Borgward Group – reviving a historic German brand-name under Chinese ownership – has announced a US headquarters and a research and development center in Sunnyvale, California. This is in advance of the brand’s sales launch in North America in 2021. Borgward has further presented a ...

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    BYD launches open-source platform, ‘developer version’ of AV model

    2018-09-10T07:00:14Z

    Image: BYD BYD has launched an open-source platform it calls ‘D++’ and a ‘developer version’ of its Qin Pro, claimed to be the world’s first autonomous car open to third-party developers. It announced these at its worldwide developer conference in Shenzhen, China, attended by representatives from companies including Baidu, ...

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    BMW builds Driving Simulation Centre in Munich

    2018-09-05T08:00:56Z

    Image: BMW BMW is investing around €100 million in a new driving simulation facility at its FIZ Research and Innovation Centre, Munich. It describes this as to be the world’s most advanced of its kind, and says it will enable virtual testing of advanced assistance systems and display and ...

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    Hyundai Autron calls on Wind River for safety-critical IoT software

    2018-09-05T08:00:05Z

    Image: Hyundai Autron Hyundai Autron has selected Wind River of Alameda, California, to collaborate on safety-critical IoT software for autonomous vehicles. Intellectual property from both companies will be used to create a platform to integrate features such as advanced sensing, ethernet-based communication, and artificial intelligence applications. Wind River describes ...

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    LG Electronics partners with Luxoft for automotive webOS

    2018-09-04T13:29:20Z

    Image: LG Electronics LG Electronics and Luxoft have formed a partnership to develop the next-generation webOS open source operating system for new markets, including automotive. webOS has featured in over 60 million smart TVs [pictured] and digital signage systems, and LG now intends to supply it for applications such ...

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    Remember Nokia!

    2018-09-04T13:21:00Z

    To build mobility of the future, manufacturers will have to create the right data, IT infrastructure and security preconditions.

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    Blickfeld wants to give AVs better, more affordable vision

    2018-08-30T10:56:28Z

    Blickfeld says its lidar systems, which use off-the shelf components, will be cheaper and better (Image: Blickfeld) Blickfeld wants to give autonomous vehicles the gift of sight. Using cheaper components and deploying micromechanics to reduce size and weight, the Munich-based startup hopes to play an important role in speeding ...

  • AI.automotiveIT
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    Powertrain development gets help from AI

    2018-08-30T10:43:21Z

    In a newly formed research lab,artificial intelligence is training neural networks. The researchers see major benefits in the development of electric powertrains. Powertrain developers see challenging times ahead. Even today, they are not just designing a gasoline or diesel engine to deliver the best possible performance and efficiency. They are ...

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    PwC: Blockchain in focus at most companies

    2018-08-29T19:02:00Z

    (Image: IBM) Most companies and organizations are either implementing blockchain or testing the technology as a key tool to boost efficiency and security in their operations, according to a new study. A report by consultants PwC finds that a quarter of executives are piloting a blockchain ...