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IBM patents cognitive system to manage self-driving vehicles - IEEE Connected Vehicles

IBM patents cognitive system to manage self-driving vehicles
30 March, 2017. IBM patents a machine learning system that can dynamically shift control of an autonomous vehicle between a human driver and a vehicle control processor in the event of a potential emergency. IBM researchers developed the patented system using their understanding of biological cognition and behavior generation in the brain.

Toyota and NTT agree to collaborate on ICT platform R&D for connected cars
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Toyota and NTT agree to collaborate on ICT platform R&D for connected cars
27 March, 2017. Toyota and NTT have agreed to collaborate in the connected car field, combining the automotive technologies of Toyota with the information and communication technologies of NTT Group companies. Areas of collaboration include 5G, data collection, IoT networks and edge computing, among others.

Microsoft announces patent license agreement with Toyota to enhance connected car experience for consumers - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Microsoft announces patent license agreement with Toyota to enhance connected car experience for consumers
22 March, 2017. Microsoft announces a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota that includes broad coverage for connected car technologies. Today’s agreement builds on Toyota and Microsoft’s strong partnership, which includes their collaboration on the Azure-based Toyota Big Data Center.

AFicosa and Panasonic strengthen capital and business alliance to lead the automobile transformation - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Ficosa and Panasonic strengthen capital and business alliance to lead the automobile transformation
21 March, 2017. Panasonic has increased its share in Ficosa by 20% in order to speed the development of key technologies for the future of automotive. With this transaction, Ficosa and Panasonic strengthen their capital and business alliance in order to develop new high-technology vision, safety, efficiency and connectivity solutions (connected cars, driverless vehicles, assisted driving and e-mobility).

Econolite Group and Savari finalize partnership agreement - IEEE Connected Vehicles

Econolite Group and Savari finalize partnership agreement
16 March, 2017. Econolite Group and Savari have formed a partnership to accelerate the deployment of V2I safety applications. The partnership agreement provides Econolite exclusive distributorship of Savari’s StreetWAVE™ RSUs to the Americas, Middle East, and Africa.

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