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Personalization and Contextualization drive the Connected Car of tomorrow: Raj Paul

Raj Paul

Raj Paul Vice President|Automotive & Emerging Technologies Lochbridge With reference to Connected Cars how does the regions of Europe and  North America Compare? There are OEMs in both regions that have blazed the trail for vehicle connectivity and some that have lagged. Given the pent up consumer demand to integrate …

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Future-proofed vehicle: Artur Seidel

Artur

Artur Seidel Vice President-Automotive Software Elektrobit Automotive We have seen automotive players acquiring more software arms in their business. Software is becoming an increasingly critical part of vehicle development as the industry moves towards a world of fully autonomous driving. As a result, we are seeing automotive OEMs investing more …

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Building India’s driverless car: Dr Roshy John

Roshy John

Dr Roshy John Practice Head, Tata Consultancy Services When did you start working on driverless car? I started working on this project more than five years ago, as a hobby, after having a near death experience in a taxi cab with an overtired and sleepy driver. Is this project funded by …

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The future of automotive industry is digital: Walid Negm

Walid Negm

Walid Negm Chief Technology Officer Aricent Can you share your industry journey so far? I’ve come full circle. My graduate studies were in computer engineering that blended computer science and VLSI. After spending 20 years in the software arena—we now see the hardware/software bluring full force. Wearables, augmented reality and …

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NTT Data: The ultimate ownership of connected car data lies with consumer

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“At the end the only right answer to personal data ownership is: it is the customer’s and he decides who and how can use the data.” Dr. Rainer Mehl, Head of Global Automotive Business | NTT Data While the automotive industry prepares itself for the“connected car” moment, it is still …

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SE Asia presents a wealth of opportunities in commercial fleet telematics: DRVR

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We feel that developing Asia offers the best potential anywhere for long term growth. 2015 saw the launch of the ASEAN economic community; this will take time to realize its full potential but will lead to a single market across a market of 600 million people. David Henderson, Co-founder & …

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Mahindra: It’s just a matter of time that connected cars will become a mainstream in India

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It would not be an overstatement to say that the Indian telematics industry has reached its watershed moment. The combination of changing Indian macro and micro economic, political and business scenarios has given the impetus for embracing this technology, with more and more OEMs and after market players trying to …

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QNX: Consumers will opt in to share connected car data with suppliers in exchange for free connectivity services

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Several years ago, when speaking at a TU-Automotive conference, Andrew Poliak, Global Director Business Development(Automotive) of QNX Software Systems predicted that software would become more and more important to the automotive industry. There are tens of millions of lines of code in a car today, and a typical infotainment system comprises …

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Zubie explains if OBD-II devices can find a permanent niche in the connected car industry

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As telematics and connectivity gets cheaper and scalable, they are likely to find their way in most of the modern cars, let alone the pricey sedans and SUVs. Every car that is rolling off the assembly line will have feature-rich capabilities of infotainment, remote diagnostics, broadband connectivity fitted at the …

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Worldline (ATOS) discusses the connected vehicle business models for mass markets

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Overall, we are convinced that it is the OEMs, not the consumers, who will benefit the most from telematics. As they grapple with ever-shorter time-to-market, and the resulting increase of defects & recalls, we strongly believe that connectivity & telematics will become an important tool for car makers to regularly …

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