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The biggest challenge car makers face in delivering data-driven UX

  • September 18, 2017 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
“Big data processing in a fast and seamless way is one of the main challenges for car makers when building the cars of the future.” Unlike the past 100 years, cars of today have become gadgets. People are starting to choose a vehicle for its software features and services, instead of physical or mechanical features
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Connected cars literally take us close to the edge

  • June 30, 2017 /
  • by Tiffiny Rossi
The connected car easily conjures up topics like 5G, V2X, and the cloud. It’s certainly enchanting – all the amazing services the cloud and high-speed wireless connectivity will bring to our cars in the coming years. But the down-to-earth reality is the mission-critical handling and processing of data will be done inside the car itself.
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In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm ravaged its way through exposed systems in over 60 countries. The attack started on May 12 and spread rampantly over the next four days, exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. WannaCry sadly lived true to its name. Hospitals, businesses, metro stations, universities,
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Despite what some people believe, the black box inside your car doesn’t serve up a steady stream of data to some overlord who’s tracking you. It’s there as a benefit. With the data collected from black boxes, safety analysts and accident investigators can evaluate how cars perform in crashes and ultimately design safer cars. The
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When it comes to cars, these three things are all intertwined – data, storage, and in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems. The IVI needs data to be – well – “infotaining.” Whether it’s music, movies, traffic updates, or maps – it’s all data served up by the IVI to make your ride more enjoyable and convenient. And
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To begin, every startup has a well-known challenge: to find a product-market fit and scale it up. Unless you are Steve Jobs, you most likely won’t get it right when you come out of the gate with your new product or service. When that happens, you very quickly and effectively need to learn how to
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SXSW by Shane Allen

SXSW 2017 was hot on car safety

  • March 31, 2017 /
  • by Shane Allen
Earlier this month, Tuxera travelled to SXSW, or South by South West. For those that don’t know, SXSW is a week-long event and exhibition held annually in Austin, Texas, USA. It brings innovative personas and companies from tech, culture, entertainment, and design to one place to discuss what are the next big things. This year’s
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Smart factories are moving to Linux – here’s why

  • March 29, 2017 /
  • by Severi Tikkala
This month Tuxera visited Nuremberg, Germany for the annual embedded world exhibition and conference. Although the hot topic on the floor was IoT security and safety, the event had a hidden gem of insight for those working with embedded software: Linux is now gaining a foothold as the operating system for industrial processes. From the
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