Do you know who your car is talking to? It could be a parking meter, traffic signal, the emergency services, or even other vehicles. Driven by the potential benefits of the Internet of Things, automakers are among the earliest adopters in the fast lane.
Luca de Meo was named head of SEAT last November and now aims to transform the Barcelona-based manufacturer into a front-runner in connectivity.
Alternative payment methods, like peer-to-peer providers PayPal and Square Cash, and smartphone digital wallets, are disrupting an industry which long offered just three options: cash, check, or card.
Today, Philips Lighting is the undisputed leader in sports, providing floodlighting for 55% of the world's largest soccer stadiums, 70% of the UK's Premier League clubs, and a host of other major venues.
From two brothers writing code in Minsk to 150 million users playing its massively multiplayer online (MMO) games worldwide, Wargaming has come a long way in the last 18 years.
Just as Jules Verne’s famous fictional submarine ventured 20,000 leagues under the sea, its modern-day namesake, deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals, is carving out a new niche in the extraction business.
Eric Rondolat, CEO: "To make a city smart, you need connected streetlights, smart homes and smart buildings with connected lighting, such as offices, industry, retail environments, and hospitals."
Mike Simpson, Global Application Lead: "Clubs can add entertainment to the stadium experience, which is stunning. LED is flicker free."
Wilko A. Stark, VP Daimler Strategy & Product Strategy and Planning: "Connectivity is just part of digitalization, which is leading to profound changes in the industry that will affect our business in every way."
Dr Alex Bazin, Vice President and Head of IoT and Takaaki Suga, Head of the IoT Business Division, Fujitsu discuss mobility trends and solutions.