connected cars

Part 2: Why we should embrace the current disruption in the automotive industry

Written by Parham Vasaiely | May 24, 2018 | Automotive, Conferences, Events

As a guest of the IBM CE Summit, I shared the four reasons why I was excited to join. In this blog, I’d like to address the key ‘mega trends’ that are disrupting the automotive industry. 1. Automation Automation presents itself as both an opportunity and a challenge. At Jaguar Land Rover, our vision of automation revolves ...read more


Part 1: Why we should embrace the current disruption in the automotive industry

Written by Parham Vasaiely | May 22, 2018 | Automotive, Conferences, Events

The IBM CE Summit recently finished up in Munich. It’s the fourth year for the event, but the first time the event has taken place in Europe. Here are just four reasons why I’m especially pumped to be involved in this year’s IBM CE Summit. #1. An ever-expanding ecosystem – on a global-scale. Whether you ...read more


What we THINK about: the definition of “Internet of Things”

Written by Steve Shoaf | February 26, 2018 | Blog, Events

Not long ago, I was reading an opinion from an industry insider that suggested that “Internet of Things” should be renamed. My immediate reaction was why?  Doesn’t everyone already know what it is? Maybe they don’t. Maybe it’s like the early days of the internet. We all thought we knew what it meant: a network ...read more


The Secure Connected Car solution at IAA 2017

Written by Miriam Oglesby | October 11, 2017 | Automotive

It’s no news that in any modern car there can be up to 100 computer components. As our cars become increasingly connected, digital, and computerized, the growing number of ECUs (Electronic Control Units) create an expansive and inviting attack surface and vulnerabilities for malicious incidents. Car hacking could include hackers attempting remote exploitation or takeover, ...read more


The top 5 industrial IoT use cases

Written by Phillip Tracy | April 19, 2017 | Asset Management

The industrial IoT has already proven its versatility with deployments going live in various enterprises, showing off dozens of different use cases. But a few key uses consistently present themselves within the same trade, and even throughout different industries. It’s important to note that Internet of Thing use cases will continue to expand in the ...read more


IBM at the CAR Symposium

Written by Jen Clark | January 18, 2017 | Automotive, Conferences

So far, it seems as though 2017 has been all about connected cars. If you haven’t had your fill of them at CES or NAIAS (where some of the IoT team were last week) you’re in luck: because CAR Symposium is happening on 1st February at RuhrCongress, Bochum, Germany. IBM at the CAR Symposium Each ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 12th January 2017

Written by Jen Clark | January 12, 2017 | Blog

This week sees the end of giant tech show CES 2017 and the beginning of NAIAS – the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The connected world is full of news about AI, robots and smart vehicles (including sensor-studded skateboards). Read on for the latest stories.  CES 2017 is a wrap The world’s biggest technology ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read more


IoT at the North American International Auto Show

Written by Jen Clark | January 10, 2017 | Automotive

This week Detroit hosts the North American International Auto Show, where the world’s top automotive experts, designers, engineers and tech whizzkids meet to showcase groundbreaking new designs and share their expertise with the industry. We’ll be there to have a nose at what’s new in connected vehicles. Over the last few months we’ve been writing ...read 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 ...read more


Consumers, cars and the Internet of Things

Written by Ben Stanley | December 8, 2016 | Automotive

In the future, the digital experience people have in cars will become more important than the physical features of those cars. Connectivity will be more important than horsepower, mobility services more important than styling and personalization more important than road handling. And the ‘inconvenience’ of moving from one point to another because of time lost ...read more