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Nuance Creates a Conversational Connection Between Cars and the Internet of Things

BURLINGTON, Mass. & PALO ALTO, Calif.—Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced from its West Coast Innovation Day event that its Dragon Drive connected car platform and Nuance Mix voice and natural language understanding developer platform,…

Making Cars of the Future Stronger, Using Less Energy

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Engineers at The Ohio State University have developed a new welding technique that consumes 80 percent less energy than a common welding…

Auto Industry Leaders Talk About Next-Generation Sensors for Cars

February 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Sensors

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Feb. 19, 2015—Prices at the pump may be dropping, but cars don’t live by cheap gas alone.  It’s becoming abundantly clear…

Electric Buses and Cars: Huge Opportunities for New Range Extenders

February 12, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

Feb. 10, 2015—The new IDTechEx report, Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2015-2025 explains and forecasts the booming market for electric buses and cars in 37 categories of land, water and airborne e-vehicle. The buses will replace five…

Google and the Open Automotive Alliance Join Forces for Android-powered Cars

January 7, 2014 - in Projects, Transportation

Extending the success of the Android ecosystem, which has seen over one billion devices activated to date, a coalition of auto and technology companies announced today a new industry alliance aimed at bringing the Android platform to a device that’s always…

Using Moving Cars to Measure Rainfall

December 1, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Transportation

Drivers on a rainy day regulate the speed of their windshield wipers according to rain intensity: faster in heavy rain and slower in light rain. This simple observation has inspired researchers from the University of Hanover in Germany to come up with 'RainCars',…