Analyst Blogs

HERE to launch crowdsourced, real-time Vehicle Sensor Data Services in H1 2017

Sept. 26, 2016, 3:46 a.m.
Dominique Bonte, Managing Director and Vice President, B2B

Through its cloud-based Open Location Platform, HERE plans launching real-time automotive data services based on on-board sensors of connected Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. This is an industry first, with competing premium car brands joining forces to launch next-generation traffic flow and incidents, hazard warnings (accidents, extreme weather events and ...


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New York International Auto Show

April 12, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Susan Beardslee, Senior Analyst

The New York International Auto Show is the 1st and largest in North America.  Over 1,000 vehicles were displayed this year.  Multiple Auto OEM’s from GM to Renault-Nissan acknowledge the industry disruption and expect greater changes over the following five years than the previous twenty.  Industry and ...


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Auto Gains New Ground at SXSW 2016

March 14, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Susan Beardslee, Senior Analyst

SXSW 2016 continues this week with a plethora of connected and autonomous car presentations.  

ADAS gains the greatest vehicle mindshare with eight presentations including: including:  Autonomous Vehicles and the American City, Autonomous Vehicles are Here. But Are We Ready? Texas as a Self-Driving Car Case Study, In-Car Entertainment in an ...


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Will IndoorAtlas become the third pillar in Indoor Location in 2016?

March 4, 2016, 6:50 a.m.

I read an interesting article last night (did anyone get the official time of death of TV) on why Indoor location technologies needed to move away from infrastructure (beacons, Wi-Fi,  etc) and adopt a model based on handset based technologies and RF signals of opportunity, much like what happened with ...


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Rejecting Retail Apps Lacks Vision

Feb. 8, 2016, 5:30 a.m.

Much like iBeacons, I have seen a lot lately on the “failure” retail apps, and how retailers should avoid them because their customers will not use them. Personally, I think this is both naïve and lacks vision on the retailer’s part. Everyone wants to do omnichannel now, so what ...


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