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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Exploring automotive innovation: Is technology in the driver’s seat?

As traditional IT hardware business continues to commoditise, technology companies are looking for new industries to disrupt. The global automotive industry, with almost 90 million annual sales, provides a huge opportunity with global reach. In this blog, CPA Global shares patent trends following an analysis of the automotive industry.

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Bright Box launches self-driving car with neural network

A European vendor of connected-vehicle applications like Nissan Smart Car app in Middle East, and KIA Remoto app in Russia, announced the launch of a self-driving car solution with a neural network trained through computer games as well as real-life examples.

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Telematics firm Bright Box to show connected car platform at Paris in October

With its Remoto telematics solution, the global connected car software and hardware vendor Bright Box offers a comfort tool for vehicle manufacturers, dealers and car owners.

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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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Here’s some terrible news for journalists – IoT is making the world nicer

The year has got off to a good start. In the same week that Toyota unveiled plans for an IT infrastructure to support a global fleet of connected cars, ISIS showcased its latest driverless car bomb and North Korea set off an earthquake inducing Hydrogen bomb. Three events guaranteed to give the population the willies.

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Google leads tech, testing and software development for autonomous driving, says IHS

Southfield, Mich., USA. November 12, 2015 – Autonomous driving continues to be one of the most widespread R&D activities within the global automotive industry. Car makers and tech companies are striving to deploy advances for on-road testing and approvals.

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Customer service must transform with the rise of IoT

Competition between manufacturers is only intensifying with the rise of IoT, and customer experience is critical to the success of connected products. In this short article we are taking a look at how IoT Customer Service is critical to customer experience and the entire success of a manufacturer’s product.

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Car conversations dominated CES 2013 social media, says Crimson Hexagon

January 14, 2013 — With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) only just closed it’s interesting to see what dominated discussions. Crimson Hexagon’s social media analysis platform, ForSight, monitored social media conversations surrounding CES, by analysing Twitter and Facebook posts throughout the event.

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Kony buys Australia's Sky Technologies to offer SAP customers 'complete' end-to-end enterprise mobility

Orlando, Florida, USA. August 21, 2012 – As part of its ongoing strategy to simplify enterprise mobility, Kony Solutions, Inc., today announced it will acquire Sky Technologies, an SAP-certified mobility solutions provider based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Vehicle makers are killing off aftermarket car radios, IMS research suggests

Wellingborough, UK. May 28, 2012 — Are vehicles manufacturers causing the death of the traditional aftermarket car radio? A recent report from IMS Research that forecasts global revenue from aftermarket car radio sales will decline from $6.1 billion in 2011 to $3.2 billion in 2018, suggests this may be the case.

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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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“It’s a four-wheeled smart phone”

Toyota have unveiled their latest concept car, the Fun-Vii which stands for ‘vehicle interactive internet’, just prior to the Tokyo Motor show.

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Toyota to launch smart charging G-Stations

As reported by greencarcongress.com, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and TMC’s customer-service IT company Toyota Media Service have co-developed a charger for electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs), complete with internet connectivity.

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