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Accenture Teams up with Uconnect
Across the globe, connectivity is leaking from other areas of consumers’ lives into their vehicles. In some ways, the trend is dangerous. Without well-designed user interfaces and controls, access to data for entertainment, communication, and navigation purposes can pose a safety risk. In other ways, the trend is exciting. When technologies are integrated into vehicles with safety as the top concern, they can provide the data drivers want and need. Either way, the trend is here to stay.
KU and Sprint Velocity
Students from the University of Kansas’ Center for Design Research,, showed executives from Sprint,, innovative ways of using Sprint Velocity, which is an end-to-end solution designed for automakers.
Google Announces Android Auto
Last week marked Google’s I/O developer conference, where, not surprisingly, big Android news continues to break. During the keynote address, the company announced Android Auto, which promises to extend the Android platform into your next car.

Abalta and Delphi Team Up on Infotainment
Vehicle-infotainment applications and services can be upgraded through the use of a smartphone courtesy of a partnership between Abalta Technologies,, and Dephi Automotive,

TireStamp Partners with Telit
It’s no secret to fleet managers that tires represent the second highest operating cost of running a fleet, second only to fuel. What’s more, tire maintenance can greatly impact highway safety, revenue potential, operational efficiency, and maintenance costs. That’s why executives at TireStamp,, have built a solution that communicates with many tire pressure sensors on the market to provide realtime monitoring of tire pressure and temperature across vehicle types, tire brands, and location.

QNX Puts Focus on Automotive Safety
QNX Software Systems,, a subsidiary of BlackBerry,, is making automotive safety a top priority with the announcement of two new offerings designed to protect all passengers.

Apple Unveils Home Kit
Apple,, began its WorldWide Developer Conference with news of its entry into the home-automation market with a new software platform, Home Kit. The platform allows for a user to control lights, thermostats, security systems, and other connected devices from an iPad or iPhone.

TI Rolls Out New Bluetooth Tech For Cars
Texas Instruments,, is adding to its Bluetooth Smart solution and automotive connectivity offerings with a new wireless MCU (microcontroller).

M2M Network in the Works for U.S.
It won’t be long before the United States will have a nationwide M2M network.

Automotive Set to Be the Top M2M Growth Sector
The recent acquisition of NXP's Automotive On-board Platform (ATOP) expands Telit's OEM (original equipment manufacturer) offer. The new BU, Telit Automotive Solutions, unifies the resources of the two companies and this will result in an accelerated drive towards market leadership in this segment.

GPS Unit Leverages Cloud Technology
As smartphones and connected cars become more ubiquitous, companies in the PND (personal navigation device) market must find new ways to make their products as versatile and essential to everyday life as possible. Increasingly, this means adding all sorts of connected services and capabilities, turning GPS navigation devices into a hybrid between smartphones and in-dash infotainment systems.

How to Choose the "Right" Network for IoT
The market for connected devices and the IoT (Internet of Things) continues to explode, as evidenced by the thick crowds thronging connected device booths at this year's CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and standing-room only attendance at CES IoT conference sessions. The flood of connected products released at the show included toothbrushes, mattresses, connected cars, home appliances, fitness trackers, watches, medical devices, light bulbs, garage door openers, TVs, and even "smart socks" that measure a runner's stride length, cadence, and distance.

Celebrating WoM2M Women of M2M
Women continue to make their mark in the world of technology. More women are moving up the ranks and claiming the most coveted positions in the most impressive tech-driven companies in the world. Women are eager to take their place at the head of the table. They are proving to be very comfortable in leadership positions. Women continue to make progress in a host of companies—currently holding 4.6% of Fortune 500 CEO positions and 4.6% of Fortune 1,000 CEO positions. Admittedly, everyone will espouse how great it is that women are more visible at the highest levels, but there's no denying that there's still some work to be done in the world of business.

It’s Not Pay-Per-View, It’s Pay-Per-Mile
MetroMile,, a usage-based insurer, has launched a pay-per-mile auto insurance model and is providing its platform to consumers in Illinois. Combining hardware, software, and a cloud-based infrastructure, MetroMile enables users to obtain driving data and insights on their driving habits right from their vehicles.

Fleet Management Gets Boost from Major Integration
A major integration between two prominent technology companies will provide fleet management customers with tremendous operational benefits.
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