PARKOPEDIA® and CloudCar™ Announce the Integration of Parking Services to the justDrive™ Connected Car Solution

By | 2019-03-25T09:14:19+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: CloudCar, Industry News, Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Using justDrive for™ Jaguar Land Rover, Parkopedia® app users now can find the closest parking spot using simple voice commands

Mountain View, CA – Today Parkopedia®, the world’s leading parking services provider with more than 38 million parking spots listed, is available via CloudCar’s justDrive connected car solution. This partnership enables Jaguar Land Rover InControl users […]

Why Mercedes is reasserting control over connectivity

By | 2017-08-07T09:33:32+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally posted on Automotive News Europe
DETROIT– Don’t underestimate the power of something small and cheap to shake up old, powerful industries.

Just ask cable TV providers, which are losing customers to streaming services such as Netflix as customers plug thumb-drive-size dongles such as Google’s $35 Chromecast and Amazon’s $40 Fire TV Stick into their […]

New players are launching IoT networks in unlicensed, free spectrum. Can the cellular network operators compete in the M2M/IoT, Smart Car, Smart City environment?

By | 2017-08-07T09:33:32+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

from ConnectedCarMag – Matt Key, Commercial Director for Vodafone M2M told Connected Car magazine that he thinks so:
“I think M2M is going to be a really broad ecosystem of devices, networks and providers. Vodafone is primarily a cellular operator and a satellite comms provider, but we are also a massive fixed line provider, […]

Bosch sensors will help cars park themselves at ‘smart’ garages

By | 2017-08-07T09:33:32+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Notable Bosch statement reinforcing the importance of touchscreen applications like justDrive: Bosch said it is showing a new type of touchscreen that can generate different surface textures — allowing elements to be felt on the display. “This feedback makes it easier to operate infotainment applications such as navigation, radio, and smartphone functions,” Bosch said in […]

These five #innovators at #CES deserve a closer look

By | 2017-08-07T09:33:32+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally posted on Automotive News
LAS VEGAS — It’s easy to overlook the little guy.

In today’s issue of Automotive News, we laid out the most meaningful news and cars we’re expecting to come out of the International Consumer Electronics Show this week. Naturally, our rundown was dominated by huge car companies.

During a […]

Global Connected Car Market: Growing Demand for Navigation among Drivers to Increase Valuation of Market to $46.69 Billion by 2020

By | 2017-08-07T09:33:32+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The increasing demand of consumers for smartphone features such as making and receiving calls, voice messages, music on demand, and infotainment in vehicles are attributing to the growth of connected vehicles. Consumers are increasingly looking for solutions that allow them to stay connected digitally. Consumer demands and mandates (both existing and expected) are key drivers […]

CloudCar’s Lisa Falkson to Speak at RoboUniverse Tomorrow

By | 2016-11-23T16:33:41+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Categories: CloudCar, Product Experts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hi Lisa, why don’t you go ahead and introduce yourself!?

My name is Lisa Falkson and I’m a Voice User Interface (VUI) Designer for CloudCar. We just launched the justDrive app for Jaguar Land Rover.

Exciting. So what exactly does your role entail?

Well, the VUI Designer is actually a very specialized role. Basically, I define the […]

Nokia completes mapping unit deal with BMW, Audi, Mercedes

By | 2017-08-07T09:35:09+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted on Automotive News by HELSINKI (Reuters) — Nokia said it completed the sale of its navigation business HERE to BMW, Audi and Mercedes.

In a statement, Nokia said its net proceeds from the deal would be around 2.55 billion euros ($2.78 billion), in line with its original estimate. The deal […]

Parking: the Next Frontier of Connected Car Services

By | 2019-03-25T09:17:14+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally posted in GPS Business News

In 2006, UCLA Professor of Urban Planning Donald Shoup compiled the results of sixteen surveys carried out between 1927 and 2001 on the time spent looking for a parking space. He reported that the average time spent looking for on-street parking was approximately eight minutes – a […]

justDrive receives its first reviews

By | 2016-11-23T16:33:41+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Categories: CloudCar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Nothing could be more rewarding than excellent endorsements from end users. It reinforces our belief in the mission CloudCar has embarked upon. It also provides great feedback on what matters to our end users, so that we can decide which features to improve upon, which new features to include, and which features we […]