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Dragon Drive connected car platform to power all conversational, connected services in Audi A8


Nuance Communications’s Dragon Drive connected car platform will power all conversational, connected services in the new Audi A8, with additional Audi models to follow. Dragon Drive utilises cloud-based speech recognition, natural language understanding, and text-to-speech (TTS) to create a truly conversational automotive assistant that listens, understands and responds to drivers. …

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Airbiquity releases infographic and voice-over video on OTA software and data updates

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While all eyes are currently fixed on autonomous vehicles, the reality is we’re still at least 10 years out from full level-5 autonomy. And before we reap the benefits of an autonomous future, we must focus on laying the most critical foundation of the connected car ecosystem, known as the …

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What CAN you do?

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When you decide to monitor parameters such as vehicle speed and fuel level, a reliable and proven solution is to install a GPS tracker and a fuel sensor. If you need access to information such as engine speed, mileage, coolant temperature and other data from the onboard computer – this …

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India is well-connected with Africa – can this lead to the development and export of connected cars and trucks?


India’s expanding automotive and telecommunications sector opens doors for the development and export of connected vehicles to Africa. This article will focus on two African countries that India already has good trade relations with; South Africa and Nigeria. India’s transporting industry and government are focusing on increasing the growth of …

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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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Bouncie launches a connected vehicle device that helps family members and caregivers stay connected with aging drivers

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Bouncie has launched a connected vehicle device that helps family members and caregivers stay connected with aging drivers. Bouncie can help senior drivers remain independent while giving family members and caregivers useful information about a senior’s driving habits and vehicle health as well as location-based features that keep everybody connected. …

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Toyota’s CSRC announces new research programs to study autonomous and connected vehicles

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) has announced a set of new research programs studying the opportunities and addressing the challenges of emerging vehicle technologies. The eleven projects, launched in partnership with eight leading research institutions in North America, mark the first projects launched under CSRC Next, the Center’s new …

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TomTom and Cisco to work together on traffic information technology

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TomTom is developing “ultra-fast lane level traffic technology” supporting autonomous driving and smarter mobility. For this, the company is conducting a research in cooperation with Cisco to leverage roadside data captured by Cisco’s array of sensors, routers, and controllers to create the next generation of traffic information technology.The research combines …

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BMW 5 Series Sedan uses on-street parking service by INRIX

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INRIX has announced the availability of its On-Street Parking service in the new BMW 5 Series Sedan. INRIX delivers real-time on-street parking service in a connected car, which uses historical and up-to-the-minute parking data to predict the availability of parking spaces.The service is live with BMW Group in 16 cities …

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Focus on software-driven vehicles allows for cross-industry collaborations : Frost and Sullivan


Innovations in the connected car market have revolved around data monetisation, with start-ups developing new apps and hardware/interfaces (smart phone pairing) or offering services like prognostics. Acknowledging the potential in data explosion, automotive suppliers are attempting to capture and sell car data by leveraging their software and hardware platforms. While …

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