Learning the data, automatically – Part 2

Part one of this series looked at how the data collected by autonomous cars can be analysed and used by insurers and car manufacturers to constantly develop and improve both vehicles and their risk. The next step is to consider how that data can be used and ‘learnt’ by the cars themselves.

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Connected car services vendor Bright Box expands into Europe

Bright Box, a vendor of connected vehicle services, is expanding into Europe. The company recently established an office in Budapest, Hungary.

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Automated vehicles are quickly nearing a level of maturity, says Navigant Research

A new Leaderboard report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 18 companies developing automated driving systems.

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Autotalks raises $30m in Round D funding to speed global deployment of technologies for improving road safety

Autotalks, a global provider of V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, announced the completion of its Series D round with $30 million to expand its worldwide operations and accelerate deployment of technologies for safer and smarter autonomous vehicles.

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Switzerland’s u-blox joins IoT M2M Council

Swiss-based u‑blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips for embedded applications, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC).

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Industry bodies align to standardise on-device NFC service management no matter where it is hosted

ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum detailed a standardised approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that NFC services successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended.

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The sensors best suited to autonomous cars

Future generations of cars will pack in more sensors and processing technology than ever before, with cameras, radar and lidar all featuring heavily and making it possible for cars to actually drive themselves.

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IoT applications for autonomous vehicles: Smarter cars through cellular IoT vehicle telematics

Over the next 25 years, self-driving vehicles will evolve in ways that will have a major impact on infrastructure, vehicle ownership, and the automotive industry.

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Brazil’s Unitec licenses MIPS CPU from Imagination Technologies for a chip targeting smart cities

Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) has announced that Brazil’s Unitec Semiconductores has selected a MIPS M-class CPU as a controller in a new power management IC. It will be used in Internet of Things (IoT) smart city applications through products from Unitec Solutions, a subsidiary of Unitec Semiconductores.

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1oT launches new global self-service based connectivity platform at Mobile World Congress 2017

1oT announces the launch of its global self-service based platform called 1oT Terminal at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, held on 27th Feb – 2nd Mar 2017.

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Consumer interest in telematics for stolen vehicle recovery remains strong, says Strategy Analytics

A survey from the In-Vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analystics has assessed consumer interest in telematics and remote vehicle management services.

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TEOCO strengthens its capabilities with acquisition of data processing and analytics provider PreClarity

TEOCO, a provider of assurance, analytics and optimisation solutions to over 300 communications service providers (CSPs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), announced that it has strengthened its analytics capability by acquiring PreClarity.

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MultiTech joins IoT M2M Council to promote flexible solutions for industry

MultiTech, a manufacturer of equipment for connecting wireless devices, has joined the Board of Governors of the IoT M2M Council (IMC) as a sustaining member to broadly promote the nascent technology sector called the Internet of Things (IoT).

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The complex-free route for operators to the rewarding connected car business

The connected car ecosystem is one of the most advanced of all IoT and machine-to-machine use cases. Most of the world’s largest mobile operators are working hard to stake a claim on this growing opportunity.

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Panasonic Automotive and Qualcomm to launch an in-vehicle infotainment system

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, (Panasonic Automotive), and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, are working together to develop an Android-based in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system.

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Five trends in IoT for 2017— and how you can profit

The Internet of Things (IoT) will continue its phenomenal growth into 2017 and beyond, however, what does that mean for your business? The overall hype would make this seem like the gold rush days, but the reality is many companies have either failed or not achieved anticipated results.

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