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Autopilot: Tesla moves from optical to radar sensor

Tesla

Published: 13 September 2016 According to the Tesla Blog, Version 8 of Autopilot software will have a significant upgrade. It will use onboard radar signals. Though radar sensors were there in all Tesla models since 2014, but they were supplementary to the optical sensors and image processing system(Mobileye). Here onwards …

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Ford collaborates with ‘Techstars Mobility’ startups- Spatial, HAAS Alert and Cargo

Techstars Mobility

Published: 12 September 2016 Imagine an in-vehicle navigation system that uses human-driven, social media data such as most-photographed areas and food truck locations to build an interactive map. Or a world where advanced notifications warn drivers of approaching emergency vehicles. Or one in which ride-share vehicles double as convenience stores, …

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TrueMotion Impact- a smartphone app that can detect collision and notify first responders

TrueMotion

Published: 12 September 2016 TrueMotion Impact is a smartphone app that can detect when a vehicle has been in a collision. It automatically notifies first responders, connects with emergency services and subsequently facilitates the claims process saving time and money. “With the rate of auto accidents increasing at an alarming …

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SureDrive by LoJack, based on CalAmp telematics cloud service

LoJack

Published: 12 September 2016 SureDrive is a mobile application designed to bring connected car services to consumers, including advanced safety and security technologies. Leveraging CalAmp’s Telematics Cloud service, SureDrive more tightly integrates the vehicle with the consumer’s connected life. When combined with LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System, SureDrive also helps …

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Mercedes & Microsoft working together to launch connected office in cars

Mercedes_Telematics_Wire_logo

Published: September 05, 2016 At a recent event IFA 2016 in Berlin,  Mercedes-Benz has announced a new project called In Car Office to incorporate smart productivity features into your ride. For this initiative, Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft are partnering up to enable drivers to be more productive while on the road and away from …

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SmartTrans joins China Mobile to launch connected vehicle app

SmartTrans

Published: 26 August 2016 SmartTrans from Australian has joined hands with China Mobile to launch connected vehicle app for the China market. The service would be made available to the users through China Mobile 3G/4G mobile phone network to its subscriber base. Users will pay a monthly subscription fee billed …

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MyHyundai App offers convenient vehicle management

Hyundai

Published: 25 August 2016, California Hyundai is debuting a new mobile app for owners called MyHyundai with Blue Link. The new app integrates services currently available in the previously separate Blue Link and Car Care mobile apps. This MyHyundai app makes it even easier for customers to access Blue Link …

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nuTonomy launches first driverless taxi on the streets of Singapore

nuTonomy

Published: August 25, 2016 | Singapore After announcing its first self-driving taxi project, nuTonomy has recently launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service. The trial, which will continue on an on-going basis, is being held within Singapore’s one-north business district, where nuTonomy has been conducting daily autonomous vehicle (AV) testing since …

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Lexus to offer Scout GPS Link by Telenav

Telenav

Published: 25 August 2016, Santa Clara Telenav today announced that Lexus will begin offering Scout GPS Link in itsLexus RX, Lexus IS, Lexus ES, Lexus NX and Lexus RC equipped with Lexus Display Audio. Powered by the smartphone and designed for the car, Scout GPS Link is a brought-in, turn-by-turn …

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Global automotive telematics market to reach $55.97 billion by 2022

Research and Markets

Published: August 22, 2016 | Dublin, US According to a recent report published by Research & Markets, global automotive telematics market is estimated to reach $55.97 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 21% between 2016 and 2022. A telematics system consists of both the hardware and the software that incorporates …

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