Automotive

Accelerate autonomous driving development with the Robotic Drive Innovation Lab

I believe we’re witnessing the dawn of a remarkable new era. Ever since the development of the first steam-powered automobile, vehicles have been all about the hardware. But the development of autonomous driving (AD) is transforming the global automotive industry — cars, trucks, buses and other vehicles are about to become digital transportation platforms. The […]

Tech Trend: Self-sovereign identity makes data shared in an ecosystem more valuable

As organizations focus on data-driven business models to remain competitive, they will increasingly seek to collaborate with partners and exchange data. Data shared in an ecosystem is more valuable than data locked in a silo because it leads to new innovations and customer experiences. This trend is playing out in many industries including transportation, logistics, […]

How AI can make fully autonomous driving a reality

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Tech companies and the auto industry are working hard in tandem to make autonomous driving a reality by the early 2020s. Driverless cars with various levels of human participation will roll out in stages over the next few years, with fully-autonomous SAE Level 5 driving on the scene by 2030. Today, most automotive manufacturers have […]

What can the A&D industry teach us about building autonomous vehicles?

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The race is on to develop fully autonomous cars, with all of the traditional automotive manufacturers competing against upstarts like Tesla, Uber, and Google’s Waymo to capture a piece of the self-driving vehicle market that is expected to reach $557 billion by 2026, according to Allied Market Research. Building an autonomous car is an exceedingly complex […]

Location intelligence – an auto industry game changer

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With technology advances over the last decade, automotive businesses can now easily obtain enhanced location-based data – from within a facility and across the globe – that helps them make better-informed critical business decisions. When used well, location-based data is a game changer. Location intelligence can enhance visibility at all levels of the business – […]

4 steps to more efficient autonomous car data processing

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Autonomous cars promise to change the face of transportation, offering many more mobility options for individual motorists and companies alike. In moving forward with this new technology, our automotive clients have a very important challenge to overcome: processing the petabytes of data that gets collected during the development and testing of autonomous driving systems. KPIs […]

There’s no good way to transport autonomous car test data — yet

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Behind the scenes at locations around the world the auto makers are running tests on autonomous cars for literally thousands of hours. The industry has poured more than $80 billion into R&D on autonomous cars over the last four years, so they are serious about making this happen. Those of us working on these tests […]

Machines that pay each other using digital wallets

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People use digital wallets such as Venmo and PayPal and, more recently, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoins to make frictionless payments, peer to peer. What if machines could use digital wallets to make frictionless payments, machine to machine? Autonomous vehicles — such as cars, fork lifts, trucks or any industrial machine — could pay for their […]