Industrial Internet

The term “Edge computing” is starting to get a lot of air time, along with suggestions it might blow away clouds and get the likes of Amazon and Microsoft trembling. It won’t do that. Indeed, it might just give the big clouds an interesting extension. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular

Microchip manufacturer Intel has invested heavily in the driverless car race with the latest US$15 billion (A$19.5bn) purchase of Israeli tech company Mobileye. Mobileye develops sensors and intelligence technology behind automated driver-assistance systems and many self-driving cars. Its tech enables a car to “see” and understand the world. Other recent

Intel is set to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm, for US$15.3 billion. Intel believes the acquisition will allow them to tap into a market that’s worth $70 billion by 2020. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Mobileye and Intel’s Automated Driving Group will be merged and

Ford Motor Company is exploring how large-scale one-piece auto parts, like spoilers, could be 3D printed for prototyping and future production vehicles. The automaker involved in a pilot using the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer which is capable of printing automotive parts of practically any shape or length. The new

While much of the connected car marketing conversation focuses on the daily drive of commuters, in the industrial and military sector, growth is looking rosy. According to a study by Markets and Markets, an international research firm, the unmanned ground vehicle market is already $1.49 billion and will grow to

Ducati Corse, the racing department of Ducati Motor Holding and a world leader in sports motorcycle manufacturing, is utilising artificial intelligence and the internet of things in the testing of its MotoGP racing bikes. The company wants to make testing its race bikes faster, cheaper and more effective. It is

Volvo has told the Australian government it is prepared to accept the full liability for damages or injuries caused whenever one of its cars is in full autonomous driving mode. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter In a submission to a federal parliamentary inquiry into driverless vehicles, Kevin McCann

Before driverless vehicles arrive, cars themselves will become smarter as they learn to “talk” to the infrastructure around them, starting with paying for your petrol. This month Jaguar revealed its in-car payment system, which lets drivers pay for their fuel without having to approach a cashier or even take their

This story first appeared in the second edition of Which-50’s interactive magazine. As self-driving trucks hit the highways for trials in Europe and North America, technology has already changed life on the job for Australian truckies. Cam Dumesny, executive officer of the Western Australian Road Transport Association, shared his personal

The industrial internet is promising big cost savings that boost the overall profitability of a business. Optimising the performance of plants or assets using IoT data is tipped to have a tremendous positive impact on companies’ bottom lines. To put these potential savings into perspective, Schneider Electric has launched a