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VW’s AI-powered Virtus sedan brings the cognitivo car to Copacabana

Written by Matt A.V. Chaban | July 2, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Customer Experience

The Manual Cognitivo in VW's new Virtus sedan not only improved the driving experience—sales soared, too. more

Would you open an email from your tire dealer?

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 8, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Retail and Consumer Products

Customers come to tire and auto repair retailers infrequently and grudgingly. For Belle Tires, improving customer relationships was a top priority. They looked to AI-enabled analytics to keep customers engaged. Nonetheless, Saran said, Belle Tire more

IBM’s Martina Koederitz believes diversity will power the new data economy

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 10, 2018 | Automotive, Big Thinkers, Manufacturing

With a global digital network linking billions of individuals and machines, Martina Koederitz believes the world is at a major inflection point. more

Auto companies are quick to implement IIoT but slow to secure it, new study shows

Written by Justine Jablonska | September 17, 2018 | Automotive, IoT

87% of auto companies are implementing IIoT into plants and assembly lines without fully evaluating risk, according to a new study. more

Accessibility on the go: mobility for everyone

Written by Rich McKay | July 31, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, IoT

How can governments and companies build accessibility into emerging tech like IoT and AI? IBM's Erich Manser explains why designing for everyone is critical for digital transformation. more

Green means AI for traffic and beyond

Written by Rich McKay | June 18, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Data...

Can AI make your commute a little easier? IBM Master Inventor Steve Hobson says adding AI to traffic lights can make our cities safer, reduce pollution, and improve commute times. more

The next stop: accessible mobility for all

Written by Rich McKay | May 14, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Government...

An estimated 15 percent of the world’s population has some form of disability. Can AI, IoT, and other autonomous vehicles technology help? more

The little-known story of the first IoT device

Written by Jordan Teicher and | February 7, 2018 | Automotive, Electronics, IoT...

How some techies tinkered with a soda machine and casually made history. more

A bus that speaks sign language? Meet Olli.

Written by Rich McKay | January 11, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, IoT...

Meet Olli, the self-driving shuttle bus that visually recognizes disabled passengers as it picks them up and will change the way we view transportation. more