#AccessibleOlli drives us forward at CES

Written by Laura Langendorf | January 12, 2018 | Automotive, Blog, Events

Did you know that 15 percent of us live with disabilities? That jumps to 25 percent for people 50+. And by the time we’re 65, half of us will have one or more impairments. That’s why #AccessibleOlli was such a draw at this year’s CES with it’s very worthy mission: autonomous for all of us. more

IoT weekly round-up: Tuesday 27th June 2017

Written by Jen Clark | June 27, 2017 | Blog

The IoT weekly round-up is back! A lot has happened this week – from flying cars at the Paris Air Show and an autonomous wheelchair at MIT, to updated pet-recognition smarts for Kuri, domestic robot and one of the stars of CES earlier this year. Read on for the latest. Spotlight on autonomous flying tech more

How real are autonomous airplanes?

Written by Matt Bellias | January 16, 2017 | Aerospace, Blog

Recently BBC News published an intriguing story about a project from BAE Systems to develop an airplane that flies by itself. Autonomous cars are one of the hottest topics in technology and the Internet of Things, so it’s no surprise that companies are applying these innovations to airplanes  But drawing parallels between cars and airplanes more

NAIAS: Taking humans out of the driving experience

Written by Ryan Boyles | January 15, 2017 | Automotive, Blog

This afternoon, Donna Satterfield moderated a discussion about the digital brain of cars. Donna is the VP of Auto, Aerospace and Defense in IBM’s Global Business Services group, so safety and security was top of mind for this panel. If auto makers want to take people out of the driving environment, there are many obstacles more

Technologies that will drive the automotive transformation

Written by Lynne Slowey | January 12, 2017 | Automotive

We’re here this week at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS 2017), and it’s all about IoT, connected cars, and autonomous driving. The first panel IBM is taking part in explores the technologies that will drive the biggest changes and transformation in the automotive industry. Here’s how it went… The session kicked off with more

The future of coming home to your car

Written by Lynne Slowey | January 11, 2017 | Automotive

Imagine tapping your phone screen, and being greeted moments later by your car. It’s heated to the correct temperature based on how cold it is outside. Your seat is in your preferred position. Based on your mood your vehicle senses what music you’d like to listen to, and what smells and scents suit best. Your more

CES: Connected cars, autonomous vehicles, and the future of driving

Written by Lynne Slowey | January 6, 2017 | Automotive

We joined a research panel discussion at CES 2017 focusing on connected cars, self-driving, and autonomy to see what the public are thinking, and where the future lies. Karl Brauer of Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book kicked off by sharing stats on what they have learned from their consumers and what they think of autonomous more

Three ways IoT will change your commute for the better

Written by Matt Bellias | November 16, 2016 | Automotive

This is the first post in a three-part series on how the Internet of Things is impacting transportation. Say “Internet of Things” and most people think of consumer applications like fitness trackers, smart thermostats and refrigerators that talk to your TV. But until now consumers have yet to see IoT change their lives on a more

Autonomous boats: self-driving in Amsterdam

Written by Victoria McClellan | October 14, 2016 | Cities

Amsterdam: a quaint city overflowing with charm. After a recent visit, I fulfilled all of my dreams: riding bikes, visiting the Anne Frank house, and eating endless waffles. At the point when I had to slow down, I sat and watched the boats filled with locals and tourists roll by, and the question came to more

‘Home James’ – talking about self-driving vehicles at Upshift 2016

Written by Scott Stockwell | August 19, 2016 | Automotive, Blog

What’s the future of mobility? How soon will we see self-driving cars? With ever increasing numbers of us living in cities, will we be able to get around or will we be trapped in perpetual gridlock?  These are some of the thorny topics that AutoBlog wrestles with and on 6 October in Detroit, Michigan, they’re more