All Internet of Things articles – Page 6

  • ford.automotiveIT

    Ford appoints Rao smart mobility chief


    Raj Rao's mobility division plays a key role in Ford's plans to expand its business areas (Photo: Ford Motor)Ford Motor has appointed Raj Rao to head its global new mobility initiatives.The US automaker's new division, which is called Ford Smart Mobility LLC, designs, builds, grows, and invests in new ...


    Schaeffler signs IoT agreement with IBM


    Connected components and systems can provide insights into a car's performance (Photo: Schaeffler)Schaeffler has signed an agreement with IBM to create a digital platform that will be the foundation of the German automotive supplier's digitization strategy.Schaeffler said the platform will let it process large amounts of data that will ...

  • vodafone.automotiveIT

    Vodafone joins automotive 5G alliance


    The 5G automotive group hopes Vodafone will help develop a networked mobility ecosystem (Photo: BMW)Vodafone has joined a new alliance that promotes 5G connectivity as the new standard for the auto industry.The mobile operator said it is joining the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) as the first network operator to ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT

    Bosch plans to acquire software development company


    Bosch hopes the acquisition of ITK will strengthen its development business (Photo: ITK)Robert Bosch plans to acquire a software development company - ITK Engineering - that specializes in model-based system and software development.The German automotive supplier, which is focusing increasingly on internet-of-things technologies, said the acquisition will strengthen its ...

  • SAP.automotiveIT

    Bosch, SAP to join forces for IoT


    Bosch and SAP want to speed up manufacturing and logistics processes (Photo: SAP)Bosch and SAP plan to jointly develop cloud-based technologies to speed up manufacturing and logistics processes.The two German companies said they have formed a strategic partnership to develop new products for the internet-of-things (IoT) and Industry 4.0.Bosch, ...

  • porsche.automotiveIT

    Porsche opens Berlin digital lab


    Porsche is broadening its operations to include new mobility (Photo: Porsche)Porsche has opened a digital lab in Berlin, where it will identify and test new IT products and develop collaboration with technology companies, start-ups and research centers.The German sports car maker, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, said ...

  • 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 depended on growing ...

  • 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 Linux ...

  • 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 strategic investments in ...

  • 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 X crossover ...

  • 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 cities up ...

  • 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 developing software ...

  • 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 benefit from ...

  • 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 cash for ...

  • 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 "sheer ...

  • bosch ces 16 showcar

    CES: Bosch to offer aftermarket eCall


    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 aftermarket system, ...

  • ces.automotiveIT

    CES - Las Vegas


    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 electronics industry ...

  • Gerhard Baum.automotiveIT

    At Schaeffler, a new manager focuses on digitization


    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 the growing ...

  • google.automotiveIT

    Google takes stake in German artificial intelligence think tank


    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.Germany's R&D minister, ...