Speakers from various industries to join IoT Tech Expo’s line-up in Berlin this June

The IoT Tech Expo Internet of Things (IoT) conference and exhibition further extends its speaker line-up for the upcoming event in Berlin, Germany on June 13-14.

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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 it will take a horrifying breach to finally address IoT security weaknesses

If you look at figures from Accenture, I can see why so many people are enamoured by the possibilities and benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) – 13% of homes already have one or more IoT devices and 69% will have an IoT device by 2019.

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Ford drivers just say ‘I need a coffee!’ to find cafés as SYNC 3 comes to Europe

Ford Motor Company launched its new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system in Europe, allowing drivers to control their connected smartphones, audio, navigation, and climate functions with more conversational voice commands.

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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to drive connected car market to $600m by 2020

A new study from Juniper Research has estimated that the adoption of connected in-vehicle infotainment systems will produce revenues exceeding $600 million in 2020, representing a 10-fold increase on this year.

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Who will win the battle for supremacy in the connected car market?

The automobile industry is gearing to meet new challenges – from making cars semi-autonomous and autonomous to hybrid cars and shared mobility.

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The car in the Cloud

One of technology’s hottest buzzwords – “cloud” – is quickly becoming attached to multiple industries, and automotive is no exception with connected cars being the latest connected “device” in our increasingly digital world.

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Connected energy, fleet and industrial sectors are accelerating M2M growth, says Yankee Group report

By 2016, global cellular M2M connections will balloon to 313 million, says a Yankee Group analyst, as more enterprises and consumers realise business benefits and improved experiences from connected devices.

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Juniper predicts that 92 million cars will integrate smartphones into the head-unit by 2016

Hampshire, UK. March 13, 2012 – The integration of the smartphone into consumer vehicles will soon become all but standard on new models, according to a new report by Juniper Research. The UK-based research house forecasts that 92 million vehicles will feature technology to integrate the smartphone into the head-unit by 2016.

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Development project aims to bring apps to cars

Ford and Bug Labs, an open-source hardware and software provider, have announced a joint development project to research, develop and distribute open-source developer tools to advance in-car connectivity.

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