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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