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Rising to the challenge: The quest to save over one million Indian lives in the next decade

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The need: 50% in the next 5 years – This is the bold directive issuedby Transport Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari for reduction in accidents on Indian roads.[1] Road accidents are now seen as a global epidemic, and particularly so in India where almost 5 lakh crashes occurred in 2014, taking …

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Autonomous Vehicle – A Solution to Traffic Congestion

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The pursuit of self-driving cars is well and truly underway, with the who’s who of automakers mostly targeting around 2020 or 2021 to roll out vehicles that are at least Level 3 automation (according to SAE International’s classification). Some, like Tesla, is even more ambitious with sights set on 2018 …

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The cost of connectivity – What consumers are telling us

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Every year Capgemini conducts extensive consumer entitled Cars Online. The new 2017 study has some fascinating results covering what consumers want and don’t want, and what they are prepared to pay for or not. The good news is that consumers value connectivity, and are open to share information, but the …

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Telematics is a paradigm shift for insurers and consumers alike

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Maneesh Prasad, Editor, Smart Automotive & CEO of Telematics Wire explored the horizon of insurance telematics in discussion with Nino, where he gave interesting insights. Q: Congratulations on reaching 5 million connected cars under your Octo umbrella. What numbers do you expect in the next 3 to 4 years? A: …

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Reshaping the Ecosystem of Telematics

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Author: Ashish Gulati, Country Head, Telit India Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies have given rise to new technologies like connected car telematics. Telematics is a field that encompasses telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety, electrical engineering (sensors, instrumentation, wireless communications, etc.), and computer science (multimedia, Internet, …

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IoTfy your business

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Author: Anil Gupta Internet of Things(IoT) – A new revolution that is going to be the core backbone of business in the years to come. The industry is getting ready to adopt this massive change that is likely to hit it sooner than later. As per a recent survey[1], 96% of …

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Mobility First: Autonomous Meets Mobility as a Service

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By Mark Thomas, VP, Marketing, RideCell There’s been much noise in the past few years about mobility-as-a-service. We’ve seen the birth of multiple service models that are making urban mobility seamless, smarter, and altogether a better experience. With the explosive growth of companies like Uber and Lyft, people in US and …

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Evaluating automotive infotainment networking technologies

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  Henry Muyshondt, Senior Manager Automotive Infotainment Systems Group, Microchip Technology Inc. Back in November 2013, I participated in an EE Catalog roundtable titled “Automotive Ethernet: No Simple Answers” (see http://eecatalog.com/ethernet/2013/11/27/automotive-ethernet-no-simple-answers/). While the world has moved forward since then, many of the points made still remain today. The easier answers …

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It’s the Smartphone, Stupid!

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Brad Cordova is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of TrueMotion Last winter, the National Safety Council issued its report on traffic fatalities, and the data was shocking. 2014 saw the largest year-over-year percentage increase in 50 years. And then it happened again. In its most recent report, the National Safety …

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