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5 Ways Big Data Can Make Our Cars Smarter

November 28, 2013 by Gil Allouche

Smarter cars!

What if our car could talk with the other cars on the road in order to find out when a reckless driver is approaching, so you and your trusty car can get out of the way? Well, with big data technology cars could start doing just that. Most cars are already equipped with sensors that could communicate pertinent data, such as a GPS system, short-range radios and those laser range finders used in auto backup systems.[read more]

A Self-Driving Car Will Create 1 Gigabyte of Data Per Second: New Big Data Opportunity?

July 22, 2013 by Mark van Rijmenam

Earlier I showed how Ford is driving in the right direction with big data, but basically the entire automotive industry should take advantage of the benefits of big data. Especially the automotive industry, where there are many moving parts that can be improved with sensors for data collection.[read more]