Augmented/Virtual Reality

  • harman.automotiveIT
    Article

    Harman invests in projection-display startup

    2016-12-06T18:57:15Z

    Navdy's display sits above the steering wheel in front of the windshield (Photo: Navdy) (Bloomberg) -- Harman International Industries Inc. invested in a startup that makes projection displays that sit in front of car windshields, signaling a new area it plans to explore under the ownership of Samsung Electronics ...

  • rinspeed.automotiveIT
    Article

    Rinspeed to show urban EV at Las Vegas CES

    2016-10-06T09:39:03Z

    Gardening on wheels is part of the Oasis concept (Photo: Rinspeed) Rinspeed will show an urban electric vehicle that aims to be "something new in the automotive wasteland of uniformity." The Swiss design studio, headed by founder Frank Rinderknecht, unveiled a two-seat electric concept car Thursday that will be ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
    Feature

    "It’s very important that we filter which technologies add value for the consumer"

    2016-04-13T13:54:12Z

    The new S90 sedan will help boost Volvo's sales, Annwall says (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Bjoern Annwall joined Volvo Cars as global head of marketing, sales and customer service in October last year. The former McKinsey consultant succeeded industry veteran Alain Visser in a job that involves transforming the Swedish ...

  • FF.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES: Faraday Future unveils electric race car concept

    2016-01-05T13:57:59Z

    FF's race car concept is built on a new modular platform (Photo: FF) LAS VEGAS -- Automotive newcomer Faraday Future (FF) unveiled an electric sports car concept and said it would be the basis for a production car scheduled for launch in 2018. The FFZERO1 is an electric 1,000 ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bosch builds up augmented-reality expertise

    2015-12-18T10:20:27Z

    Bosch sees high potential for augmented reality in the workshop and elsewhere (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch plans to raise its expertise in the field of augmented-reality (AR) technology by acquiring a minority stake in Munich-based AR specialist Reflekt. The German automotive supplier group has worked together with Reflekt for ...

  • EMC.automotiveIT
    Article

    EMC study: Companies struggle to adapt to digital future

    2015-04-29T15:28:13Z

    The EMC survey shows how companies are adapting their businesses to changing customer demands (Photo:EMC) MUNICH - Companies are introducing new digital technologies, mining more data and getting a better handle on changing customer demands, but their executives feel  progress is slower than required to meet changing market ...

  • siemer gorriz daimler.automotiveIT
    Article

    automotiveIT Congress: Daimler CIO lays out integrated approach to customers

    2013-03-07T16:12:25Z

    Siemer (l) and Gorriz explain Daimler's "Digital Life" to the automotiveIT Congress (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER - Daimler CIO Michael Gorriz said the premium car maker wants to establish multiple connections with its customers, running from the initial information gathering through the car purchase to the actual use of ...

  • Audi City.automotiveIT
    Article

    For car retailers, a call to action

    2013-02-05T13:44:58Z

    Audi opened its first virtual showroom in London last year (Photo: Audi) More people will buy their cars online in coming years, providing a business opportunity for IT service providers, according to a new study. The study also says that many traditional dealerships will have to either change or ...

  • VW Hackenberg.automotiveIT
    Article

    Hackenberg explains VW's new infotainment architecture

    2012-06-06T09:30:56Z

    Volkswagen Group is rolling out a new modular infotainment system (MIB). The German carmaker hopes MIB will give it the tools to provide its customers state of the art infotainment systems that can be tailored to each of its brands and updated quickly and easily. Ulrich Hackenberg, member of the ...

  • toyota fun-Vii tokyo 2011
    Article

    Toyota to show information-hub vehicle at Tokyo show

    2011-11-28T11:20:12Z

    The Fun-Vii concept car, which will be shown at the Tokyo auto show, is Toyota’s version of the fully connected car (Photo: Toyota) Toyota has developed a concept car that provides a futuristic vision of how people, cars and society can be linked. The Japanese carmaker will unveil its concept, ...