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AWS offers connected vehicle solution

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Automotive manufacturers and suppliers can more easily develop and deploy a wide range of innovative connected vehicle services on the AWS Cloud.  The AWS Solutions team now offers the connected vehicle solution, a reference implementation that provides secure vehicle connectivity to the AWS Cloud, and includes capabilities for local computing …

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Amazon working on self-driving vehicle technology

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According to some reports, Amazon is working on self-driving vehicle technology and it has even established an in-house team to reflect on the ways it can use the technology for its benefit. However, it is being said it has no interest in the developing its own self-driving car but the …

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Amazon might be having plans to develop autonomous vehicles

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It is being speculated that Amazon might be having plans to develop Autonomous cars. Amazon had filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in November 2015 which describes a V2I system, wherein cars with a necessary kit would send traffic data to a nearby road management system …

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Ford and Amazon collaborate to integrate Alexa with Ford vehicles

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A new collaboration between Ford Motor Company and Amazon has been announced. The Alexa integration allows Ford owners to play and resume audiobooks, order items on Amazon, search for and transfer local destinations to the in-car navigation system, and more. From home, Ford vehicle owners will be able to remote …

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Logistics made easy with telematics: DHL delivers Amazon packages to connected Audis

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Published: April 25, 2015 | Ingolstadt, Germany Audi is working together with its partners DHL Parcel and Amazon Prime to develop an innovative logistics service: shipping parcels directly to your car’s trunk. A pilot project starting in May will allow participants to use the service for the first time. Audi …

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Smartphone app downloads to reach 56 billion in 2013: ABI Research

UK: A recent report from ABI Research predicts that the annual volume of smartphone app downloads will touch 56 billion this year. Of different OS platforms, Google’s Android will account for 58% of the total, with Apple’s iOS commanding an annual share of 33%. Microsoft’s Windows Phone will finish the …

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Ford Sync AppLink-equipped cars integrated with Amazon Cloud Player

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USA: Amazon Cloud Player is made available in Ford Sync AppLink-equipped vehicles, so owners can wirelessly connect the Amazon MP3 app on their Android smartphone to the Sync connectivity system to access their music library in their car using voice commands or audio controls. Ford AppLink-equipped vehicles include the 2013 Ford Fiesta, Mustang, …

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Nokia to replace Google as map provider for Amazon’s Kindle Fire

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USA: Amazon.com Inc’s new Kindle Fire will have mapping services via a tie-up with Nokia Oyj, filling a gap in the tablet’s capabilities while snubbing Google Inc’s popular service. The world’s largest Internet retailer, which says its nine-month old Kindle Fire now accounts for one in five U.S. tablet sales, has teamed up with Nokia on …

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Toyota Tsusho starts offering real-time traffic data

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Thailand: Toyota Tsusho Electronics (Thailand), a subsidiary of Toyota Group Japan and manufacturer of embedded software for automotive applications, has started offering what it claims to be the country’s highest quality and most accurate real-time traffic information service for motorists. Launched in July, the TSquare Traffic Information service offers information …

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3D mapping start-up UpNext acquired by Amazon

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USA: Amazon has signed a deal to purchase 3D mapping startup, UpNext, according to a report published in GigaOM. UpNext currently has apps for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire. The app uses vector-based 3D images to recreate virtual buildings — this as opposed to the photo-based technology used by Google and …

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