Startups & Venturing

  • stradvision
    Article

    Hyundai Mobis invests in StradVision, aims for self-learning AI cameras by 2020

    2018-08-23T13:13:04Z

    Image: StradVision Hyundai Mobis has invested 8 billion Korean won (around $7,130,000) in StradVision, a Korean firm specialising in deep learning-based image detection using artificial neural networks. The co-operation will develop advanced camera detection technologies for self-driving systems, with a view to launching a self-learning, artificial intelligence camera by ...

  • sopra steria.automotiveIT
    Article

    Sopra Steria report: Companies don't yet benefit enough from data

    2018-08-21T12:25:00Z

    The consultants say companies need to create conditions to to get more value out of data Companies don t yet reap sufficient benefits from the growing availability of data, according to a new survey. A study by Sopra Steria Consulting, which polled companies in German speaking ...

  • roland berger.automotiveiT
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    Roland Berger study: Bike sharing has "enormous" potential

    2018-08-21T12:01:00Z

    Bike sharing is catching on worldwide, particularly in China (Photo: Ford Motor) As alternatives to traditional urban transport gain traction, bike sharing schemes are growing 20 pc a year, according to a new report by Roland Berger. The consultants project that the global market for bike ...

  • dfki.automotiveIT
    Feature

    “The human being continues to be at the center of Industry 4.0”

    2018-08-13T14:09:00Z

    Wolfgang Wahlster, the head of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and inventor of the term ‘Industry 4.0’, talks about how artificial intelligence is changing the automotive industry.

  • samsung.automotiveIT
    Article

    Samsung launches major investments to become global tech leader

    2018-08-08T15:23:55Z

    Samsung plans to invest heavily in AI, 5G and other new technologies (Photo: Samsung) Samsung plans to invest $22.3 billion over the next three years in areas such as artificial intelligence, 5G communication, automotive electronics components and biopharmaceuticals. Overall investments, aimed at making the Korean electronics conglomerate a global ...

  • MagnetiMarelli_NAIAS 2018[1]
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    Magneti Marelli agrees to buy perception software start-up SmartMeUp

    2018-08-03T14:02:08Z

    Image: Magneti Marelli Magneti Marelli, part of the FCA Group, has signed an agreement to buy SmartMeUp, a French start-up developing perception software for autonomous driving, smart cities and safety technologies. The agreement sets out the acquisition of 100pc of SmartMeUp shares, and the purchase is expected to take ...

  • silicon valley.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: Has California's high-tech scene reached its peak?

    2018-07-26T16:46:00Z

    Rising costs, concerns over cyber security, and emerging innovation hubs may eventually limit how much automotive companies grow and invest in northern California.

  • faraday future ff91
    Article

    Faraday Future joins Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative

    2018-07-26T16:28:03Z

    Image: Faraday Future Faraday Future has joined MOBI, the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative , a consortium which already includes ZF, Ford, Denso, Groupe Renault, BMW, GM, IBM, Bosch, Accenture and Context Labs. The initiative is exploring blockchain and distributed ledger technology for application in a digital mobility ecosystem, using ...

  • subpac
    Article

    Faurecia invests in SubPac for immersive audio experience

    2018-07-24T18:36:00Z

    Faurecia Ventures has made an investment in audio firm SubPac, which has developed an acoustic experience to “capture the physical dimension of sound”.

  • denso
    Article

    Denso joins Plug and Play, HDBaseT Alliance

    2018-07-20T09:58:44Z

    Image: Denso Denso has announced a partnership with Plug and Play, and will work with its network of start-ups to accelerate developments in connectivity, autonomous driving, shared mobility and electrification. Plug and Play is now operating in 26 global locations, connecting start-ups and industry stakeholders; Plug and Play Japan ...