Internet of Things

  • automotiveIT
    Article

    For networked plants, IT security is key

    2016-04-06T10:40:50Z

    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
    Article

    Cisco plans to acquire IoT specialist Jasper

    2016-02-16T16:08:51Z

    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
    Article

    CES: BMW unveils open i8 concept vehicle

    2016-01-05T20:10:25Z

    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 ...

  • bosch ces 16 showcar
    Article

    CES: Bosch to offer aftermarket eCall

    2016-01-05T19:34:14Z

    Bosch's CES show car demonstrates a new HMI dimension (Photo: Bosch) LAS VEGAS -- Robert Bosch will offer an eCall emergency warning system that can be retrofitted. The supplier's eCall automatic emergency notification system, launched in 2012, had previously only been available as standard equipment on new vehicles. Bosch's ...

  • ces.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES - Las Vegas

    2015-12-09T06:33:33Z

    The annual CES takes place in Las Vegas Jan 6 - 9 (Photo: CEA) The upcoming CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas will feature keynote addresses by General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Volkswagen brand CEO Herbert Diess. The high-profile presentations underscore the growing importance of the global ...

  • Gerhard Baum.automotiveIT
    Article

    At Schaeffler, a new manager focuses on digitization

    2015-11-21T07:02:58Z

    Gerhard Baum (Photo: Schaeffler) Following in the footsteps of several other automotive companies, Schaeffler has appointed a chief digital officer. Gerhard Baum, formerly the head of IBM's automotive business, assumed his new responsibilities at the German supplier in October. Baum's primary task will be to optimize, synchronize and merge ...

  • google.automotiveIT
    Article

    Google takes stake in German artificial intelligence think tank

    2015-10-15T19:11:03Z

    Google hopes to use some products and services developed by German researchers  (Photo: DFKI) Google has acquired a shareholding in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). The institute said the move will make it easier to transfer the results of research activities to business and society. ...

  • symantec.automotiveIT
    Article

    Experts: Today's connected car safety has big holes

    2015-09-08T15:50:00Z

    Automakers are addressing cyber security in the new models (Photo: Symantec) Security software maker Symantec last month issued a report on the vulnerability of connected cars. The conclusion: There are ways to protect cars from hacking and other cyber attacks. But today's generation of vehicles, which doesn't yet have ...

  • Bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bosch invests 800 million euros in new office software

    2015-06-12T15:01:11Z

    Bosch says it is building the "next-generation workplace" (Photo: Robert Bosch) Robert Bosch is investing 800 million euros in new office software as part of its goal of becoming "a globally connected, agile company." The German automotive supplier, whose business focus is moving away from traditional automotive components to ...

  • verizon.automotiveIT
    Article

    Verizon to buy AOL

    2015-05-12T15:22:52Z

    Verizon is one of the biggest US mobile operators (Photo: Verizon) Verizon, which has pursued a strategy to reduce its dependence on its core wireless business, has agreed to buy AOL for about 4.4 billion dlrs. The acquisition marks another step in Verizon's efforts to build digital and video ...