Internet of Things

  • intel.automotiveIT

    FT: Intel mulling sale of security unit


    Intel bought McAfee in 2010 (Photo: Intel) Intel is talking to banking advisers about possibly selling its antivirus software division, according to a report in Britain's Financial Times newspaper. According to the FT, no decision has been made. The California-based technology group declined to comment. Intel, which for decades ...

  • AGL.automotiveIT

    Continental, Toshiba, Hyundai Mobis join open-source connected car project


    Automotive suppliers Continental and Hyundai Mobis, electronics group Toshiba and several other companies have joined Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a project that aims to develop an open-source, Linux-based platform for connected cars. Earlier this year, AGL announced a new set of codes designed specifically for the automotive industry. The new ...

  • HP.automotiveIT

    At HP, a new corporate venture unit


    HP predicts 3D printing will become mainstream by 2022 (Photo: HP inc.) HP Inc. has launched a corporate venture unit that will support early-stage companies with promising new technologies. The California-based computer hardware group also announced it had developed a production-ready 3D printing system. HP Tech Ventures will make ...

  • tesla.automotiveIT

    Audi executive to head Tesla car production


    At the automotiveIT Forum, Hochholdinger spoke about change in manufacturing (Photo: Jonas Wresch) Former Audi executive Peter Hochholdinger will take charge of manufacturing at electric-car maker Tesla. Hocholdinger, who has worked at Audi for 22 years, will be responsible for the production of Tesla's Model S sedan and Model ...

  • smart city.automotiveIT

    Research firm calls for standardized IoT deployments


    Smart cities need open-source IoT technologies, according to a new report (Photo: Bosch) Without standardized Internet-of Things technologies, realizing tomorrow's smart cities will be more expensive than necessary. A report by Machina Research says that, using current non-standardized  technologies, it would cost 1.12 trillion dlrs to get smart ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT

    Bosch starts incubator in Sweden


    In Lund, Bosch has opened its first engineering center in Scandinavia (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has opened a Swedish engineering center that focuses on connected mobility and other new technologies. The German automotive supplier said the new unit, which is located near the southern Swedish city of Lund, is ...

  • future connected cars.automotiveIT

    Future connected cars USA - Santa Clara


    Future connected cars USA, a conference on the connectivity revolution in the car industry, will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center May 10-12. The conference theme is "Maximizing revenues from future technologies and anticipating industry disruption." The three-day event will feature sessions on autonomous drive, building partnerships to ...

  • automotiveIT

    For networked plants, IT security is key


    Industry 4.0 holds out the promise of smarter manufacturing, but with increased connectivity between plants and machinery, the risk of cyber attacks rises. That’s a major problem for companies trying to transform their manufacturing operations to take advantage of the new technologies. Germany’s Deutsche Telekom polled IT and business decision ...

  • cisco.automotiveit

    Cisco plans to acquire IoT specialist Jasper


    Cisco's acquisition will allow it to offer a full IoT platform that simplifies connectivity (Photo; Cisco) Cisco plans to acquire internet-of-things specialist Jasper Technologies in a move aimed at boosting the Californian technology group's offerings in a key growth area. Cisco said it will pay 1.4 billion dlrs in ...

  • bmw ces 2016.automotiveIT

    CES: BMW unveils open i8 concept vehicle


    BMW's CES concept is based on its i8 electric sports car (Photo: BMW) LAS VEGAS -- BMW showed a concept vehicle based on its electric i8 sports car at the CES consumer electronics show here and said the study aims to show how tomorrow's personal mobility can retain the ...