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  • cisco.automotiveit
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    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 ...

  • ces 2015.automotiveIT
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    CES 2016: What to expect in automotive technology

    2015-12-23T17:04:15Z

    New technologies are the biggest draw of the Las Vegas CES (Photo: CEA) For anyone involved in consumer electronics, 2016 has to start with the massive CES gathering in Las Vegas. In recent years, as the auto industry has expanded its borders into new technologies, many of the major ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford, St Petersburg University develop robust connectivity

    2015-09-29T18:29:09Z

    Ford is looking at space technology to build robust connectivity (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor Company and Russia's St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University are in the final phases of research on advanced automotive connectivity. The project uses telematics expertise gained in space robot communications. “The challenge of creating a ...

  • t-systems.automotiveIT
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    T-Systems executive: Telecoms and automotive have grown closer together

    2015-08-26T12:44:49Z

    Heinz Egeler (Photo: T-Systems) Heinz Egeler has been in charge of the Connected Car business of T-Systems since June 2015. In written answers to questions, Egeler explains the strategic priorities of the German IT service provider and discusses some of the characteristics of the changing personal-mobility industry. automotiveIT: Mr. ...

  • Cloud.automotiveIT
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    Worries grow over security of cloud data transfers

    2015-08-25T14:41:02Z

    Surveys show that many IT managers are unhappy about breakdowns in data transfers to and from the cloud Enthusiasm was high at the outset, but now a survey shows that companies are beginning to have second thoughts about relying on cloud-based architectures. Many experts, for example, are increasingly questioning ...

  • eCall.automotiveIT
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    EU's eCall introduction sets stage for aftermarket battle

    2015-08-24T19:06:47Z

    eCall opens battle between public and private systems (Photo: iStockphoto/Neil Kendall, Illustration: Sabina Vogel) Following a European Union decision earlier this year that all new cars must soon have an emergency calling system, a competitive battle is shaping up between private and public offerings. The European Parliament in April ...

  • genivi.automotiveIT
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    OpenAutomotive Congress - Stuttgart

    2015-04-15T11:53:49Z

    (Photo: Genivi) Genivi is hosting "OpenAutomotive '15," a two-day conference focusing on cybersecurity issues in the auto industry. The event will take place in Stuttgart April 21-22. The main conference day is April 22nd. Genivi is a non-profit industry alliance of automakers and their suppliers. The group drives the ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    automotiveIT Congress: CIO says VW needs 2 kinds of IT

    2015-03-19T12:08:32Z

    VW's Hofmann (Photo: Claus Dick) Volkswagen is on its way to become the world's largest automaker with more than 10 million vehicles sold in 2014. And of course, the executives in Wolfsburg are keen on staying at the forefront of information technology revolution as well. Volkswagen CIO Martin Hofmann ...

  • baidu.automotiveIT
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    Report: China's Baidu researching smart car

    2015-03-11T17:31:22Z

    (Photo: Baidu) Baidu, one of China's largest internet search companies, is looking into the possibility of building an autonomous electric car, according to a Bloomberg report. The news agency cites Baidu Chief Executive Robin Li as saying the company is working with automakers on the project. He declined to ...

  • ntt.automotiveIT
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    Acquisition makes NTT 3rd largest European data center provider

    2015-03-03T20:06:08Z

    NTT operates 130 data centers worldwide, including this one in Thailand(Photo: NTT) NTT Communications is buying 86.7 pc of Germany's e-shelter, propelling the Japanese company into third place among data center service providers in Europe. NTT Communications, a division of the NTT telecommunications group, said the acquisition of e-shelter ...

  • internet of things.automotiveIT
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    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 ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford looks at Apple, Amazon for clues to successful transformation

    2015-02-04T16:50:14Z

    Ford Motor is conducting 25 mobility experiments (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor said it would study companies such as Apple and Amazon to learn how to successfully manage a major industry transformation. Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields, in an address to the International CAR Symposium in Bochum, Germany, announced that ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    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 ...

  • telekom hoettges.automotiveIT
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    Deutsche Telekom chief casts wary eye on Google

    2014-11-17T18:07:03Z

    Hoettges sees the balance between infrastructure and service providers disappearing (Photo: Telekom) Deutsche Telekom's CEO doesn't fear Google, but he closely watches any moves the California-based internet giant makes in the traditional telecommunications space. "I'm not afraid of Google; I take Google seriously," Tim Hoettges told Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung ...

  • bmw frickenstein.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: BMW executive sees electric future

    2014-09-30T14:13:20Z

    BMW's Frickenstein cited the ability to update in-car systems as a major benefit of connectivity (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- BMW, which has a fleet of 2.5 million connected cars on the world's roads, expects an automotive future with highly automated vehicles that are propelled by electric motors, Elmar ...

  • gm mott.automotiveIT
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    GM CIO Mott is confident IT transformation making progress

    2014-06-04T07:26:09Z

    GM CIO Randy Mott spoke at the Hanover automotiveIT Congress in March (Photo: Larry Peplin) More than halfway into a massive three-year project to transform IT at General Motors, Randy Mott is confident he's making progress. The CIO, who joined the largest North American carmaker in February, 2012, cites ...

  • its europe.automotiveIT
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    ITS Europe, Helsinki

    2014-02-11T14:43:24Z

    The 10th European ITS Congress will take place in Helsinki June 16-19, with sessions set to focus on how new IT applications can improve transportation systems. ITS, short for Intelligent Transportation Systems, brings together municipal and other authorities, transportation companies, IT service providers, Â thought leaders, technologists, researchers and other ...

  • nvidia tegra.automotiveIT
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    CES: Nvidia shows high-power automotive chip

    2014-01-06T17:56:55Z

    LAS VEGAS -- Nvidia said its new K1 mobile processor will provide a decisive impulse for the trend toward autonomous driving. Nvidia's Tegra K1 chip offers more computing power and low energy consumption (Photo: Nvidia) The US-based chipmaker said the its Tegra K1 chip is an automotive-grade version of ...

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    automotiveIT International Congress, London

    2013-12-19T16:43:55Z

    Connected mobility will be the focus of the automotiveIT International Congress, which will be held in London July 1-2, 2014. It will be the first international event staged by the automotiveIT Group, which publishes German and English-language print and online publications, including the automotiveIT.com Web site. The automotiveIT International Congress ...

  • automotiveIT Congress
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    Jaguar's Ziebart to speak at London automotiveIT Congress

    2013-12-19T16:40:20Z

    Wolfgang Ziebart, engineering director at Jaguar Land Rover, will deliver a keynote address at the inaugural automotiveIT International Congress in London. As the former CEO of German chip maker Infineon, Ziebart is ideally placed to discuss the strengthening ties between automakers and the high-tech industry. Since Ziebart joined JLR in ...