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JustPark: A secured app for parking cars!


Few areas of modern life are as untouched by technology as parking, with figures showing that the average driver is wasting 106 days of their life searching for a parking space. Finding a parking space and that too in UK…people become Sick of driving around in circles trying to find …

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The Linux Foundation explains the benefits of open-source collaboration with Automotive Grade Linux

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“The aim of Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is to create a common platform that any OEM or Tier-1 supplier can use as a starting point for innovating on top of rather than every OEM building a Linux automotive stack from scratch.”                                             Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation The …

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GPS and other IT activities in Delhi Transport Corporation


It has always been better to look towards technology for solutions. Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is also not behind in implementing IT solutions in its city transport buses. During the past few decades the country has experienced an ever increasing rate of globalisation. This situation requires constant innovation and a …

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RSRTC towards a future centric approach with Vehicle Telematics


Use of Telematics as Vehicle Tracking and Passenger Information System (PIS) is the first choice for State Transport Corporations (STCs) in India. Recently, we have covered the CASE STUDIES from Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and Uttar Pradesh Road Transport Corporation. Here is an exclusive interview from the Executive …

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Tesla to hire hackers to enhance vehicle security


“Modern cars have emerged as a system on wheels and are effectively controlled by software’s and systems. Dependence on technology in vehicles has grown faster than effective means to secure it. Security researchers have demonstrated vulnerability to accidents and antagonist over more than a decade.” Are cars vulnerable to hacking? …

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Elektrobit on creating ‘user centred’ HMIs for automotive infotainment systems


“For a car maker it is important to avoid fragmentation within his own HMI development so that it is possible for him to build brand variants, regional variants, high-end and entry variants and to facilitate evolution of the HMIs.” – Christian Reinhard, Director(HMI), Elektrobit Automotive GmbH If you go and …

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Are cars vulnerable to hacking: Now its Nissan and Chrysler?


Last year, when computer security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek showed they could hijack the steering and brakes of a Ford Escape and a Toyota Prius with laptops connected to the cars, they raised two questions: Could hackers perform the same tricks wirelessly, or even over the Internet? And …

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Progressive Insurance on OEM-based UBI models and the roadmap ahead


“The opportunities to advance UBI may reside in the use of smart technology, like mobile and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) telematics.”- Dave Pratt, General Manager(UBI), Progressive Insurance For years now, industry experts have debated whether or not UBI models would take off, and essentially re-orient the motor insurance industry. Various insurance carriers across the globe …

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An overview of UPSRTC intelligent transport management system (ITMS)


Modern transport telematics systems offer opportunities to make urban transport faster, more efficient and to support travelers. India has a long-term vision to achieve sustainable urban, sub-urban, inter-city and inter-state services and seamless movement of the commuters through technology intervention. Telematics in form of Vehicle Tracking and Passenger Information System(PIS) is the first …

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Usage based insurance: steering the auto insurance sector

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After investigating, exploring, discussing and getting estimations from auto-insurance industry experts, Simmi Sinha, Editorial Team Member, Telematics Wire is finally influenced about the use of technology and changing environment along with Big Data in auto-insurance industry. Many insurers have taken steps to improve the speed and convenience of their Usage Based …

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