HERE maps London for autonomous vehicles

Location cloud company, HERE, has mapped London in preparation for autonomous cars, as vehicle manufacturers plan to start trialling driverless vehicles on UK public roads as early as 2017.

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Can car makers resist Apple and Google’s bid to take the wheel and the centre console?

Executives from some car makers including BMW and Ford have no intention of allowing their vehicles to become Apple or Google’s latest device, and plan to keep ownership of their centre consoles.

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Why company reputations could sink on the choppy waters of an unaligned IoT

“In a second we’ll know for sure…” Whipping out this Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, Bond fixed his gaze on the blonde in the Bugatti: did he note a flicker of fear in those cool grey eyes? He glanced at the screen, frowned, waved the phone around over his head a few times then muttered: “I

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‘Criminal’ attitude of car makers, Asimov’s Law and vulnerable utilities scrutinised by McNiel

Technological leaps are meat and drink to these columns. But today Jim McNiel doesn’t seem to want to talk about that, so much as how to use the leaps. As global chief marketing officer of newly enlarged NetScout he’s well placed to discuss both.

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No IoT ‘Killer App’ for consumers but a giant opportunity for Industry 4.0, Summit hears

When public speaking, start with a bang they say. It’s advice that clearly wasn’t lost on Ben Salama, managing director and Global Connected Operations lead at Accenture Mobility, writes Jeremy Cowan.

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White Paper examines 40 case studies of Enterprise Wearable trials and deployments

Enterprise applications for wearable technology are just beginning to scratch the surface in terms of applicability and use cases, according to a new white paper published by market intelligence firm Tractica. Organisations that are taking innovative approaches to utilising wearables in their operations range from large hospitals to small clinics and from Fortune 500 companies

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OPEN Alliance and UNH-IOL rev up the evolution of connected cars

The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), a provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, announced the launch of the Automotive Ethernet Consortium

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Latest Blog: Telematics helps automotive industry shift gear

The stage is set for telematics to make waves in the automotive industry, but what are the factors driving this change and what role will mobile operators, car manufacturers and technology partners play in this new ecosystem?

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M2M enables automatic emergency calls from BMW cars

BMW is embedding Gemalto’s M2M products in its latest cars to enable emergency call services across Europe.

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