How Artificial Intelligence could shape the mobility industry for the better

By Jan Feiling, Venture Architect at Forward31 (powered by Porsche Digital) Looking at the status quo on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) impacts mobility for the better shows us the obvious future: Of course, autonomous driving and AI-based driver assistant systems will reduce more and more crashes and save human lives. Optimized, personalized routing and smart traffic light systems will lower […]

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The automotive cloud: Q&A with Christian Senger, Volkswagen

By ITU News ITU recently connected with Christian Senger, CEO of the new Car.Software Organization in the Volkswagen Group and Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, to learn more about the future of automotive software and the Volkswagen Group’s approach to a changing auto industry landscape. What do you see as the most important ways that […]

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The price of LiDAR is falling. Will driverless cars be on the road sooner?

By Lucy Spencer, ITU News Once just the imagination of science fiction writers, fully autonomous vehicles are rapidly being tested around the world – but they face big hurdles before they become commercially viable for the general public. One of these hurdles is the price of LiDAR  (Light Imaging Detection and Ranging) systems. As opposed to the radar and camera […]

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Why ‘Smart Parking’ and urban innovation are needed now

By Jack Aldane, Cities Today The International Parking Institute‘s latest emerging trends survey report suggests the role of the urban parking professional is being transformed into one of a mobility specialist, as curb management grows more complex thanks to the proliferation of new transit options and a growing desire by citizens to live in more sustainable urban environments. Despite the increasing number of alternatives […]

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Connected vehicles at the cross-roads: what is needed for success?

By ITU News At the Geneva International Motor Show yesterday, next to the exhibition halls showing off car manufacturers’ latest creations, industry experts and UN representatives gathered to discuss how they will fast-forward the automotive industry — and the world — into the future. The Symposium on the Future Networked Car (FNC-2018), convened by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the […]

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ITU workshop highlights data demands of Machine Learning for 5G

By ITU News “ML techniques, so far, are more or less related to prediction, classification and decision-making in the networking area,” says Qiang Cheng of the Artificial Intelligence Industry Association of the China Academy of ICT. Cheng was highlighting the current state of play in Machine Learning’s contribution to ICT networking at an ITU workshop in Geneva, 29 January 2018. […]

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