Industrial Internet

In 2008, there were already more “things” or objects connected to the Internet than people. By 2020, it is estimated that the number of Internet-connected things will reach 50 billion. A recent research report compiled by McKinsey forecasted that the total economic impact of the IoT on the global economy

By 2022 50 per cent of new vehicles will be shipped with V2V (Vehicle-to-Vehicle) hardware — a technology that enables real-time short-range communication between vehicles — according to a new report from Juniper Research. The new research, Consumer Connected Cars: Applications, Telematics & V2V 2017-2022 found that the total number

General Electric has unveiled new industrial applications that aim to advance the digital capabilities of its industrial customers. The industrial giant also launched a new business unit called Avitas Systems that will use predictive data analytics, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver advanced inspection services to the oil and

As cars become more digital the risk of hacking increases. Now cybersecurity specialist Kaspersky and automotive tech company AVL have announced an alliance to address the problem. A steadily increasing number of vehicle features – such as remote diagnostics, telematics and infotainment – are using communication channels between vehicles and

autonomous driving

A vast and extraordinary new market worth $US7 Trillion is set to emerge over the next 30 years as the world’s drivers become passengers with the advent of autonomous vehicles. That’s the headline finding from a new study commissioned by Intel Corporation that explores the yet-to-be-realized economic potential of this new

Chariot Shuttle Service

The world isn’t quite ready for private ownership of autonomous vehicles, argues Graeme Whickman, president and CEO of Ford Australia and New Zealand. Ford is aiming to have a fully autonomous vehicle on the road by 2021, but it will be a deployed as part of a commercial venture, such

Connected cars, autonomous driving, AI

Get ready for a surge in investment in AI for the automotive sector. That’s the forecast from research outfit Tractica, which said that while the market for AI systems is clearly in its infancy, a future of strong growth is virtually assured. Its study (the results of which sell for

The global Internet of Things platform market will grow at over 30 per cent a year for the next five years, according to an analysis by Technavio. According to Sunil Kumar Singh, a lead analyst from Technavio specialising in research on embedded systems, “The global IoT platform market is growing

car, motorcycle

Unkindly, but perhaps not unfairly, referred to as organ donors on wheels, motorcyclists account for a disproportionate number of roadside fatalities. In Victoria motorcyclists and pillion riders represented 19 per cent of all lives lost on the roads in 2016. Bosch believes a new digital protective shield for motorcyclists could


The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is exploring how blockchain and distributed ledger technology can be used in the development of a new mobility ecosystem that could accelerate development of autonomous driving technology. TRI is working with several industry partners to develop applications and proofs of concept for three areas of