Digital R&D – Page 6

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    Volkswagen develops simulations for virtual validation

    2018-09-28T17:12:49Z

    Volkswagen is trialling virtual test-drive simulations with a view to shortening development and validation times for driver assistance systems. These are to ‘teach’ the cars, potentially cutting the costs of physical testing as well as accelerating the learning speed of the systems themselves, since the simulations can run continuously. Fewer ...

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    Audi wins Red Dot and German design awards for digital planning tool, implements Virtual Reality Software Development Kit and applications will be rolled out into wider VW Group

    2018-09-27T17:16:23Z

    Audi digital planning assistant recognised with Red Dot Design Award and German Design Award NewAudi SDK developed in partnership with Munich start-up Innoactive SDK to be integrated by the end of 2018 into wider Volkswagen Group VR platform, the Digital Reality Hub Audi has won a ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch CDO: 'Not-invented-here' is a positive thing

    2018-09-26T13:59:00Z

    Bernd Heinrichs points to digital twins, compute power and digital services as pillars of the future for the supplier.

  • argus.automotiveIT
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    Argus exec warns all connected cars face cyber threats

    2018-09-25T14:11:28Z

    Argus EMA President Mueller says cyber security is now high on the auto industry's agenda HANOVER - All connected cars are under threat from cyber attacks, a senior security expert said Tuesday. Addressing the carIT Congress here, Michael Mueller, president Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Argus Cyber ...

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    In digitalization, Daimler focuses on ease of use, personalization

    2018-09-25T12:24:52Z

    Nandy says his team has adopted an agile approach to project development HANOVER -- Daimler is focusing on ease of use, personalization and connectivity with the world outside the vehicle as it pursues its digitalization strategy, a senior executive at the German premium car group said Tuesday. In an ...

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    Robert Bosch Venture Capital invests in ABAX Sensing for solid-state LiDAR

    2018-09-21T15:22:12Z

    Image: Robert Bosch Chinese LiDAR developer ABAX Sensing has completed a follow-on round of financing, led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC). Other investors include China tech firm Orbbec and GSR Capital. RBVC’s managing director, Dr Ingo Ramesohl, said in a statement that this “underlines our excitement in the ...

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    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi: will embed Android OS, Google Assistant AI, from 2021

    2018-09-21T13:42:29Z

    Image: Renault The Android operating system will be embedded in Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi vehicles from 2021. A technology partnership with Google is to bring Android-based infotainment and consumer applications to multiple brands in the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance – which sold 10.6million cars in 200 markets last year. Android will ...

  • bitkom.automotiveIT
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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.

  • blickfeld.automotiveIT
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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 ...

  • 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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    Toyota ties up with Uber, plans to invest $500 million

    2018-08-28T13:34:46Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and Uber Technologies are expanding their partnership, with Uber to deploy purpose-built Toyota vehicles on its fleet. Toyota is also investing $500 million in the ride-hailing firm, subject to regulatory approval. The collaboration aims to advance, commercialize and scale up technologies for autonomous ride-sharing. ...