COVID-19: 9 key trends shaping industry response

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, The Reshaping of Industries Caused by COVID-19, encompasses nine key trends that will emerge from industries reshaping as a response to COVID-19. Chris Price reports... With the pandemic’s negative impact on the global economy, immediate action is critical. Technology leaders must assess the emerging opportunities resulting from COVID-19 and provide technological…

Ford adds AI tech to Ford Mustang Mach-E

Making its debut in the all-new, all-electric Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s next-generation SYNC - a technology that learns from driver behaviours to make smart suggestions. It combines conversational speech recognition, internet search results and machine learning intelligence to make time-saving recommendations based upon previous journeys. Ford showcased its new communication and entertainment system for the…

SEAT explores technology to detect drivers nodding off

Car manufacturer SEAT is experimenting with technology that studies a driver’s eyes and head movement to detect if they’re falling asleep. SEAT’s Xplora team searches for innovative companies which develop connected car tech and smart mobility services. It has now partnered with Eyesight Technologies, which uses advanced computer vision and artificial intelligence to improve road…

CES 2020: Bosch Virtual Visor to replace traditional sun visor

Bosch has developed a Virtual Visor comprising transparent LCD screen and intuitive camera, to replace the traditional in-vehicle sun visor completely. The German company is rethinking driver safety and comfort, bringing one of the most overlooked interior components into the spotlight. The sun causes twice as many car accidents as any other weather-related condition due…