All Digital enterprise articles – Page 9

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    BMW connects with Baidu, forms JV with Critical Software

    2018-06-26T10:08:56Z

    Image: BMW/Google BMW Connected plans to work with Baidu Internet of Vehicles on home-to-vehicle communications and expanding its digital ecosystem for Chinese customers. Services under development will include remote controls, voice controls, vehicle status monitoring from an owner’s home, and searching for travel information and route-planning. The global BMW ...

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    Mercedes-Benz Vans adopts Automotive Grade Linux open platform

    2018-06-26T10:04:22Z

    Image: The Linux Foundation Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to use the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) open onboard operating system in its upcoming commercial vehicles. This will first be seen in prototype projects later this year. “It has become clear that fast innovation cycles and flexible software architecture are key for ...

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    Kuka, MHP, Munich Re develop SmartFactory as a Service

    2018-06-22T16:56:01Z

    Kuka provides the automated plant for SmartFactory as a Service (Photo: Kuka) MUNICH -- Three German companies this week unveiled a concept for a new approach to car production and industrial manufacturing as a whole. Robot maker Kuka, consultants MHP and reinsurer Munich Re said their SmartFactory as a ...

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    Ford introduces cloud-based open platform for fleet data

    2018-06-15T11:09:06Z

    Image: Ford Ford Commercial Solutions – a business unit of Ford Smart Mobility – has launched an open platform called Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) for fleets to manage data flow to and from their vehicles. Aimed primarily at large company fleets, telematics providers and fleet management companies, the TMC ...

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    Vizzion launches platform for on-vehicle camera imagery

    2018-06-13T11:15:20Z

    Image: Vizzion Traffic camera services supplier Vizzion has developed a new platform giving access to live imagery from connected vehicles, which it has demonstrated at the TU-Automotive Detroit expo. This platform can provide dynamic on-the-spot information on factors such as traffic conditions, weather, roadworks or driver visibility, and extends ...

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    HERE, Airbiquity, Bose and more join Automotive Grade Linux open source project

    2018-06-12T07:46:32Z

    Image: Toyota The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project, an open source collaborative program bringing together automakers, suppliers and technology companies, has welcomed a number of new members which brings it to over 120. The latest to join are Abalta Technologies, Airbiquity, Bose, EPAM Systems, HERE, Integrated Computer Solutions and ...

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    Volkswagen reports successful simulation using quantum computing

    2018-06-11T17:39:00Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has used a quantum computer to successfully simulate molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains, and says that this is an important step in developing batteries for electric vehicles. It is now to move onto simulating more complex chemical compounds, with the aim of ...

  • faurecia.automotiveIT
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    Faurecia CIO: "In three to five years everyone will work in IT"

    2018-06-06T16:22:00Z

    Dr Rene Deis, chief information officer and digital transformation leader at Faurecia, explains how the fundamental role of IT and software development in the automotive industry is changing.

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    Softbank invests in GM's Cruise driverless-car unit

    2018-06-01T09:17:36Z

    GM acquired Cruise in 2016 to speed up development of autonomous cars (Photo: GM) Softbank will invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise Holdings, adding more financial muscle to General Motors' plan to ready autonomous-driving technology for commercial implementation in 2019. The US automaker is also committing an additional $2.25 ...

  • Atlanta.automotiveIT
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    Automotive IT in focus: connectivity, new technology and integration

    2018-05-29T12:08:00Z

    The automotiveIT International conference, which concluded in Atlanta last Wednesday, highlighted the breadth of the challenges and opportunities in the auto industry as companies change processes, products and business models.

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    HERE launches new over-the-air tech for connected vehicles, joins OneMap Alliance

    2018-05-28T11:00:36Z

    Image: HERE Technologies HERE Technologies is launching HERE OTA Connect, a new over-the-air technology for secure transfer of data, software and firmware between the cloud and a vehicle. This has been designed to integrate into an OEM’s own back-end and is available as a standalone product, although HERE is ...

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    Infineon adds new development center in Dresden

    2018-05-11T15:57:43Z

    Image: Infineon Infineon is launching a new development center for automotive electronics and artificial intelligence, adding to its existing facilities in Dresden, Germany. It will open during 2018, with around 100 people recruited in its first phase and a team of around 250 to be built in the medium ...

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    GM using Autodesk software, AI and cloud computing for vehicle lightweighting

    2018-05-09T12:47:30Z

    3D-printed seat bracket Image: GM General Motors has described how it is using generative design software from Autodesk in its next-generation lightweighting programme, and how this is helping the development of more efficient alternative-propulsion and zero-emission vehicles. Using cloud computing and AI-based algorithms, multiple permutations of a component can ...

  • blockchain.automotiveIT
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    Blockchain initiative launched to develop digital mobility ecosystem

    2018-05-09T12:39:20Z

    BMW, Ford, GM and Renault are among the automakers participating in the consortium (Image: Shutterstock) A non-profit consortium involving major carmakers, suppliers, IT firms, start-ups and other transportation stakeholders has been announced to explore the application of blockchain technology in a digital mobility ecosystem. Founding members include BMW, Bosch, ...

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    Harman to supply over-the-air update tech to Great Wall Motors

    2018-05-04T09:45:38Z

    Harman-Samsung Digital Cockpit Image: Samsung Great Wall Motors is to launch its first connected vehicle with a remote software updating service in 2019. The over-the-air (OTA) technology will be supplied by Harman, whose Remote Vehicle Updating Service has already been fitted in more than 25 million cars worldwide. The ...

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    ZF joins eSync Alliance initiative for standardized over-the-air connectivity

    2018-04-27T11:19:53Z

    Image: ZF ZF has joined the eSync Alliance, a global multi-company initiative aiming to standardize over-the-air (OTA) connected vehicle technology. The Alliance is based around an open platform, originally developed by Excelfore, which enables both remote software and firmware updates and real-time vehicle diagnostics and telematics. The eSync system ...

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    Opel CIO: "We have to extricate IT from GM piece by piece"

    2018-04-26T12:12:00Z

    Thomas Kuelpp, chief information officer at Opel, talks about how the carmaker is separating IT systems from GM, and joing up with PSA.

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    rFpro launches commercial platform for autonomous driving simulation

    2018-04-24T12:00:00Z

    Image: fRpro - Shanghai simulation model UK-based rFpro has launched a software platform said to be the first commercially-available simulation for ‘training’ and developing autonomous vehicles. This has already been adopted by two major automakers who are carrying out over two million virtual miles of testing per month, and ...

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    BMW Group opens autonomous driving campus near Munich

    2018-04-23T09:45:20Z

    BMW is recruiting IT specialists and software developers for its new autonomous driving campus (Photo: BMW) BMW Group has officially inaugurated its autonomous driving campus and development facility at Unterschleissheim, near Munich. This ‘centre of excellence’ is close to BMW’s existing Research and Innovation Centre, and it enables the ...

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    Luxoft launches PELUX 1.0 open source platform for automotive

    2018-04-20T15:38:57Z

    Σtos concept by Rinspeed, a Luxoft collaborator [Image: Luxoft] Luxoft’s automotive division has launched PELUX 1.0, an open source platform available to developers. This has been developed from its PELUX software suite as used by carmakers and tier 1 suppliers to build converged infotainment, autonomous driving, communication, HMI and ...