INTERNET OF THINGS

How Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Wants to Improve Your Autonomous Driving Experience

Tech developments just aren’t about sensors and processors but what people will actually do in an autonomous vehicle.

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

Tiptoeing into Industry 4.0

Developers are making it easier to get started.
#Bosch #Microsoft

IoT Tracking Improves In-Bound Logistics for PSA

Groupe PSA is implementing Track&Trace, a system that enables their shipping containers—inbound, from suppliers to factories—to be tracked over a digital network in real time.
#PSAPeugeotCitroen #IBM

Manufacturing Execution in the Age of IoT

The latest wave of manufacturing execution systems takes advantage of the Internet of Things, leading to simpler and faster implementations and truly real-time data analysis, decision-making, and problem resolution.

Hacking Industry 4.0

The danger in Industrial Internet of Things technology is that data so conveniently shared can also be stolen or corrupted.
#IBM

December 3, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?
#Infiniti #Nissan #facilities

Tools You Can Use

Here are a few useful developments for your manufacturing operations, whether it is making components for electrical systems or camshafts or more.

VW Connects with Amazon and Siemens on Manufacturing

Amazon is increasing its penetration into the auto industry not just through things like Alexa and its multi-million-dollar investment in EV developer Rivian, but also with its Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will be used for its “Volkswagen Industrial Cloud,” which will combine the data from all of the machinery and equipment in the company’s 122 facilities. 
#Porsche #Rivian #Amazon

Eaton Accelerates Use of Industry 4.0 Tech in Wake of COVID-19

Making the most of emerging manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies during the pandemic
#Microsoft #Eaton

Comau to Spin Off from FCA Next Spring

Deal comes as FCA and PSA tune the terms of their proposed merger
#Fiat #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #europe

China IoT Firm Buys Controlling Stake in Nissan Battery Venture

Shanghai-based Envision Group is acquiring a controlling stake in Nissan Motor Co.’s Automotive Energy Supply Corp. (AESC), which supplies lithium-ion batteries for the carmaker’s electric vehicles.
#Nissan

Another Major Autonomous Venture Announced Today

It’s called “MONET Technologies Corporation” and it is a joint venture company that is focused on “new mobility services,” a.k.a., “Mobility as a Service” (MaaS), services that will be initially rolled out in Japan starting in the next decade, including autonomous services.
#Honda #oem #Toyota

SAE and Autonomy

Autonomous driving is one of those things that everyone has an opinion about but with which they have little first-hand experience.
#AutolineAfterHours #Toyota #oem

Wind River: Simplifying the Connected Car

Wind River Systems Inc.’s software for the Internet of Things is a natural fit for the auto industry’s move into advanced driver assist features and autonomous driving, says Peter Brown, chief automotive architect.
#tech

The Network and the Sensor

The smart-factory world of digital manufacturing is coming, and manufacturing-technology developers are eager to help you be ready.  
#Autodesk

Bosch Adds SPLT: The Supplier Gains Mobility Service Capability

Bosch, the supplier that is probably most familiar to people in the auto industry for its products including antilock braking systems and fuel injectors, is entering the ridesharing business.
#Bosch #NVIDIA #Ford

Introducing “IoT Platforms”: Comparing IoT Platforms

Last month, an article introduced the latest “platform” on the factory floor: the Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Here is what these platforms comprise.
#Microsoft #GE #Amazon