Manuela Papadopol, director of global marketing, Elektrobit, says we are connected 24/7 and the interaction you have with your phone is very different with what you have with your car.
Anupam Malhotra, GM, connected vehicle, Audi of America,says it is bringing telematics, smartphone integration, smart infrastructure integration, and the ability to reach out to other devices like tablets into the car.
Grant Courville, director of product management, QNX, says this year the company is displaying a Toyota Highlander, and it is showing off navigation and an acoustic management platform.
Alexa Milkovich, vice president of marketing, BeMyDD, says the pricing might be slightly higher than a cab, but there is a convenience with having a driver drive your car.
Alexa Milkovich, vice president of marketing, BeMyDD, says she and her cofounder developed the idea to hire a personal driver that could drive the client in their own personal vehicle for an hourly rate.
Martin Booth, director of product marketing for industrial and automotive solutions, SanDisk, says if we start connecting devices to the Internet, we can start making them more intelligent.
Martin Booth, director of product marketing for industrial and automotive solutions, SanDisk, says a lot of data is going to be stored in the cloud, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to keep a local copy.
Peggy says there are some hackers on our side, trying to do some positive things and ‘ethical hacking.’ On the automotive side, she asks, however: How can people guarantee these white-hat hackers are ethical when they have to think like the bad guys?
Neil Cawse, CEO, Geotab, says some of the strategic vision for the way telematics is going to evolve is coming to bear now, and it is a combination of trends.
Amrit Vivekanand, vice president automotive, Renesas Electronics America, joins the show to discuss the excitement from the show and what he is hearing from partners. Vin D’Agostino, vice president general purpose products unit, Renesas Electronics America, adds the excitement from the show is that everyone feels like someone has heard them and they feel empowered to make their product unique in the marketplace.
Mike Juran, CEO, Altia, says it started in the embedded space and the automotive space grew as it grew. He explains the OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) are thinking about what drivers want and what differentiates them and there is a whole lot of technology that people are thinking about, especially when comparing to consumer devices.
Josh Hartung, CEO, Harbrick, talks about his software platform that helps build autonomous cars, saying it is a core part of what Renesas is offering in terms of highly automated driving.
Live from Renesas DevCon, Amrit Vivekanand, vice president automotive, Renesas Electronics America, says it is a battle of ecosystems out there right now, and Renesas, for example, is showing commitment to the space.
Mark Bartolomeo, vice president Internet of Things, M2M connected solutions, Verizon Wireless, says one of the areas that has taken off aggressively is anything in the energy industry, such as the smart grid.
Gregory Thomas, director, center of design research, University of Kansas, says a combination of a lot of technology working with each other will make the safe vehicle of the future.
Gregory Thomas, director, center of design research, University of Kansas, says HUD displays need to be very clean and technically appropriate and enables the driver to be able to use it.
My car does what? Peggy kicks off the month discussing a campaign that focuses on safety features in vehicles. She says one of the symptoms of society in general is a lack of awareness of road safety.
Joe Barkai, product and market strategist and catalyst, explains the promise of IoT and connected car is to make money, but we are not quite there yet.
Erica Klampfl, future mobility manager, Ford, explores the importance of analytics, connectivity, mobility, and keeping consumer privacy protected in connected car industry.
Cherie Fuzzell, CEO, Parkmobile, LLC, and managing director, Parkmobile Intl., talks about convenient-parking solutions, cutting down urban congestion, and initiatives to integrate parking services into connected-car platforms.
Michelle Moody, cross vehicle marketing manager for the Ford U.S. marketing, sales, and service, discusses the importance of continuing to have strong manufacturing capability in local market, particularly in automotive.
Rose Schooler, vice president of the IoT group and general manager of the IoT strategy and technology office, Intel, growth areas of IoT will includes smart building, transportation, and industrial.
Ben Miners, vice president of innovation, IMS, tells Peggy the connected car is all about convergence and helping drivers to be smarter, safer, and more productive on the road.
Sascha Simon, founder and CEO, Apio Systems, talks about his new driver monitoring application, which leverages smartphone technology to inform you of safety hazards and discourages distracted driving.
Many drivers have come rely on GPS technology in their day-to-day lives.
As the connected-car market is predicted to explode, Peggy discusses the inevitably of hacking and questions with whom the liability lay.
Peggy analyzes a recent class action brought against three car manufacturers, for reportedly not letting customers know their vehicles could be hacked.
One of the largest connected markets is the connected car.
Peggy Smedley discusses the recent Beyond Traffic report released by the DOT (Dept. of Transportation).
Andrew Whydell, director of product planning and global electronics, TRW, discusses the explosion of interest in automated driving in the automotive industry and the evolution of driverless-car technology.
Peggy Smedley talks about unmanned aerial vehicles, its commercial potential, and the restrictions that need to placed on its use.
Ayeshah Abuelhiga,connected vehicle services specialist, Audi of America, talks about Audi A8’s more convenient features, where the connected car market is headed, and what’s on the horizon for Audi.
Aamir Ahmed, Uconnect marketing manager, FCA US, continues his talk about the benefits of the Uconnect infotainment system in Chrysler vehicles and the future of connected cars.
Aamir Ahmed, Uconnect marketing manager, FCA US, talks about the Uconnect software in Chrysler cars and the importance of infotainment to automakers.
Peggy Smedley discusses Volvo, POC, and Ericsson’s innovative safety technology that will allow communications between cyclists and drivers.
Steve Schwinke, director of app ecosystem and development, GM, discusses why the carmaker is leading the way with safety through OnStar and where it is headed with connected cars.
Andrew Poliak, global director of business development, QNX, explains its software platform and discusses automotive connectivity trends for 2015 and beyond.
Gary Jablonski, manager of infotainment systems, Ford, explains how advances in vehicle technology have enabled communications and connectivity that help drivers keep their eyes on the road.
Michael Dietz, senior group manager, connected car, discusses the unveiling of Hyundai’s new Blue Link Android smartwatch app that starts your car.
David Mathew, Vehicle Line Manager, Mazda catches up with in-vehicle technology with the MAZDA CONNECT.
Peggy Smedley talks about an analyst’s recommendations to businesses in order to combat cyber crime, and, what’s in store for the connected car market during the next few years.
Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM, tells of his company’s most recent acquisition, the role of the company in M2M/IoT, and what global expansion plans are in the offing.
Peggy Smedley talks about a recent survey which reveals how airports are looking into major IT investments to help the “connected traveler,” and mobile priorities for shoppers this holiday season.
Ken Durand, vice president of innovation and development connected car and M2M, Ericsson, tells how operators adapt to new requirements in the M2M market, what verticals will benefit, and what it means to connected cars.
Sonny Takher, Desert Mountain health and safety manager, UPS, talks about UPS’ safety record, how it maintains a high driver safety rate, and the role technology plays in protecting its drivers.
Peggy Smedley gives the news on Toyota’s decision to focus on safety features instead of the autonomous car, and a Canadian police chief wants penalties for distracted driving to be stiffer than currently constituted.