Internet of Things

  • hilmar dunker.automotiveIT
    Article

    Point of View: Germany needs Industry 4.0

    2015-04-10T15:55:52Z

    Hilmar Dunker (Photo: Claus Dick) Industry 4.0 is the new buzzword and rightly so. The term attempts to capture the comprehensive change that is sweeping the global industrial landscape. It's therefore no exaggeration to use "4.0" to define the fourth industrial revolution that is upon us. But dig a ...

  • iot.automotiveIT
    Article

    Deutsche Telekom, Cisco, Intel to help IoT startups

    2015-03-11T18:02:48Z

    The internet of things means that, by 2020, 50 billion devices are likely to be connected (Photo: Beecham Research) Deutsche Telekom, Intel and Cisco have launched a joint program to help startup companies develop internet-of-things projects. The three IT groups said, in a joint press release, that they will ...

  • internet of things.automotiveIT
    Article

    Gartner laments absence of internet-of-things standards

    2015-02-04T17:11:22Z

    (Graphic: Robert Bosch) The internet of things will be marked by a notable absence of business or technical models in coming years, according to market researchers Gartner. Through 2018, the company predicts there will be no dominant internet-of-things ecosystem platform. Most IoT projects will continue to contain custom elements ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bosch CEO: Low fuel prices won't hurt pace of electrification

    2015-02-04T12:59:48Z

    Denner: "Connected electric cars are better." (Photo: Robert Bosch) Low oil prices won't lead to a slowdown in the pace of automotive electrification, Robert Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner said at a conference. The German supplier is sticking to its forecast that roughly 15 pc of all new cars sold ...

  • cebit 2015.automotiveIT
    Article

    CeBIT, Hanover

    2015-02-02T17:21:24Z

    (Photo: CeBIT) The annual CeBIT fair, which takes place March 16 through 20, will have a strong focus on the biggest trends shaping the digital economy. The event, which is billed as the leading trade fair for IT and the digital economy, will be officially opened on Sunday, March ...

  • automotive strategy book.automotiveIT
    Feature

    automotiveIT publishes book about car industry's future

    2014-12-21T18:30:15Z

    MUNICH ”“ Germany's Media-Manufaktur has published a book that provides an in-depth look at how the world's biggest car companies are preparing for an era of new mobility. The German business publisher, parent company of automotiveIT and automotiveIT international, said the new 88-page ”“ English-language ”“ book is titled “ ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    ABB, Bosch, Cisco cooperate on smart-home platform

    2014-12-01T15:11:01Z

    Bosch, ABB and Cisco see the home as an integral part of the internet of things (Photo: Bosch ABB, Robert Bosch and Cisco are forming a joint venture to develop and operate a smart-home software platform. The three companies expect the Germany-based joint venture to start operations in early ...

  • hp bahns.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: HP executive warns for energy crunch

    2014-09-30T14:45:04Z

    HP's Bahnssays future local storage options will help provide more data security (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- A senior HP executive warned Tuesday that the internet of things, which includes cars as participating devices, may consume more energy than the world can muster. "In five years, there will be ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford appoints former Cadillac exec to run connected-car operations

    2014-01-05T12:37:24Z

    Butler was for many years a senior Cadillac executive (Photo: GM) Ford Motor has appointed Don Butler to develop its connected-car strategy, consolidating an area of growing automotive importance under one executive. Butler resigned as vice president global strategy at General Motors' Cadillac division in the summer of 2013. ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
    Article

    At CES, a Mercedes connected to "internet of things"

    2014-01-04T15:58:19Z

    Mercedes has signed an agreement with smart watch maker Pebble (Photo: Mercedes) Mercedes-Benz will show at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas how an intelligently networked vehicle becomes part of the internet of things. In the runup to the huge consumer electronics show, the German premium car maker signed ...