Digital enterprise

  • pwc.automotiveIT
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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 ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW acquires minority stake in autonomous-drive software company

    2018-08-29T18:18:32Z

    Volkswagen unveiled its first self-driving vehicle, the Sedric concept, in 2017 (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group has acquired a minority stake in eastern German software startup FDTech, in a bid to strengthen its expertise in autonomous-driving technologies. FDTech, which was established in 2017, develops software for automated driving and for ...

  • denso
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    Denso, Aisin, Advics and Jtekt agree JV for integrated ECU software

    2018-08-28T14:44:48Z

    Image: Denso Denso Corporation has agreed to establish a joint venture with Aisin, Advics and Jtekt to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving and vehicle dynamics control. The four companies, with their roots in Japan, aim to launch the new firm in March 2019. Denso is providing 65 ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi CIO: “Agility is a powerful tool, but it is no panacea”

    2018-08-27T13:15:00Z

    Audi CIO Loydl sees speed of implementation as a key issue for the carmaker (Photo: Claus Dick) Audi CIO Frank Loydl has been on the job since February of this year. One of the first decisions he made was to launch an IT transformation project called NEXT:IT. ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford says safety, reliability key for AVs

    2018-08-27T12:52:09Z

    Ford says AVs are "one of the solutions" to growing urban mobility problems (Photo: Ford) Safety, reliability and the consumer experience are crucial and arguably more important than the technology, as the industry works to build driverless cars, Ford Motor says in a new report. “We don’t believe that ...

  • mapr.automotiveIT
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    Without data, there is no AI in the auto industry

    2018-08-27T11:27:00Z

    (Image: MapR) The auto industry is currently undergoing a massive technology upheaval. Artificial intelligence (AI) provides an opportunity for automotive players to rethink everything. Some believe that AI is the key differentiator in the auto industry. But this is inaccurate. It’s not the AI, it’s the data ...

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    TomTom marks 1.5 billion map updates a month, gets “closer to real-time”

    2018-08-23T12:24:47Z

    Image: TomTom/Businesswire TomTom has announced that its changes to its digital maps are now at the level of 1.5 billion updates per month – an average of over 520 updates per second, including altered road junctions, new addresses, geometry and road features. This is said to represent updates to ...

  • DAB+
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    Digital radio reception improved by software upgrade

    2018-08-16T15:33:13Z

    Image: Bruce Parrott, Fotolia.com The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) has developed a new software-defined DAB+ digital radio solution for automotive application. Its update to its DAB+ software library involves ‘spur suppression’ technology which improves radio reception, enhances the reception sensitivity of radio receivers, extends the range of ...

  • dfki.automotiveIT
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    “The human being continues to be at the center of Industry 4.0”

    2018-08-13T14:09:00Z

    Wolfgang Wahlster, the head of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and inventor of the term ‘Industry 4.0’, talks about how artificial intelligence is changing the automotive industry.

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    Luxoft buys Objective Software GmbH, specialists in autonomous and connected mobility

    2018-08-13T09:36:23Z

    Image: Objective Software Luxoft, a global IT service provider based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired Objective Software GmbH, a 20-year-old consultancy with its headquarters in Munich, Germany plus offices in Turin, Italy; Luxembourg; and Wroclaw, Poland. Objective specializes in software development for the automotive industry, with a focus on ...