The accessibility of sensors and camera modules is making the car industry increasingly data-driven. When combined with state-of-the-art software and advanced computing, data transforms into decisions inside autonomous cars. As autonomous vehicle technologies continue to evolve, the data generated inside cars only continues to grow exponentially. But how much data does a connected car actually
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Making connected cars secure down to the core

  • November 2, 2017 /
  • by Joel Catala
Securing the cars of tomorrow is a concern for car makers, Tier-1 suppliers, and consumers alike. As a matter of fact, a 2015 consumer survey showed that 62% of people questioned feared that cars of the future will be easily hacked. Lawmakers in the US have already passed bills to address and calm these fears,
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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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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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Automotive data boom drives Tuxera into Germany

  • April 25, 2017 /
  • by Stan Dmitriev
The software company expands its offices into the hub of automotive innovation to meet growing demands for advanced storage solutions in data-driven cars. Helsinki, Finland – April 25, 2017 ­­– Tuxera, the high-growth file systems and networking software company, is expanding its presence in the German market. The company’s growth in Germany is driven by the
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How car manufacturers are becoming software companies

  • March 15, 2017 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
Technology has moved a long road from being something that only tech enthusiasts would admire. It has become a mainstream phenomenon that drives consumer decision making. But as hardware advancements are becoming more and more commoditized, software is the growing force that influences which “smart” products consumer is going to buy. This is a domino
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