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Making Legacy Vehicles Smart : Ford’s Strategy to Usher Legacy Vehicles Into Their Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

Scott Thomson Blog

Practically every new car sold today, from entry level subcompacts to luxury SUVs, have connectivity built into their driving experience. Services ranging from infotainment apps to remote start and car diagnostics are now commonplace and incorporate smartphone apps. But as connected vehicles are now widespread in the market, what value do drivers of older “dumb” vehicles benefit from their chosen …

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Why consumers are not embracing the smart home

Elliot Tucker Blog

The Smart Home industry has been buzzing with potential these past few years with many analysts giving the industry a valuation of in the hundreds of billions by 2025. This has created a buzz of innovation from start-ups and established consumer electronics companies, as well as businesses with no prior interest in devices, sensors, or services for the home. So …

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Six steps towards digital transformation via IoT

James MacTavish Blog

“Most established companies have digital assets, whether that’s downloadable software, cloud services or information stored in databases. However, many of them don’t how to truly monetize those assets in the new digital world.” Terry Hughes IoT Global Practice Lead at AppDirect, analyzes the steps needed for every device manufacturer looking to complete their digital transformation through the Internet of Thing. …

Ten Key Takeaways from the Vodafone IoT Barometer 2016

Ten key takeaways from the Vodafone IoT Barometer 2016 Report

James MacTavish Blog

Terry Hughes Head of Sales at AppDirect’s IoT and Connected Car division, analyzes the annual IoT Barometer Report from Vodafone and outlines the Top Ten Key Facts highlighting the growth and health of IoT. To read the full article, please go to http://internetofthingsagenda.techtarget.com/blog/IoT-Agenda/Ten-key-takeaways-from-the-Vodafone-IoT-Barometer-2016 To read Vodafone’s report please go to http://www.vodafone.com/business/iot/the-iot-barometer-2016

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The Future of Car Ownership

Colin Chong Blog, News

The connected car before it becomes driverless Autonomous vehicles are on the brink of dominating the roads! This is what you may think, judging by the latest headlines. Just days ago, Microsoft and Nissan announced a partnership to  develop PC-like driverless cars, joining the likes of Ford, who recently revealed their plans for fully autonomous commercial vehicles for 2021. With …

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AppCarousel is now the AppDevices division of AppDirect

James MacTavish Blog, News

Since AppCarousel’s acquisition where we joined the AppDirect family in 2015, we have continued to provide app management and monetization capabilities to the connected vehicle and Internet of Things markets while at the same time we have been working on aligning our business more closely with AppDirect. AppCarousel has now become the AppDevices division of AppDirect, providing class-leading end-to-end app …

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AppDirect unifies Cloud Service Commerce Platform featuring AppCarousel IoT at Engage event

James MacTavish Blog, News

Check out the new article from Channel Partners Online  AppDirect unifies Cloud Service commerce platform featuring AppCarousel IoT.  The approach is a more unified and expanded cloud service platform that includes new capabilities in areas such as Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile, and includes a new product called MyApps Mobile. The announcement was part of the Engage 2016 event in San Francisco.  Engage is exclusive …

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The Battle for the Connected Car Market Shifts into High Gear

James MacTavish Blog, News, Press

Check out article from The IoT Institute featuring AppCarousel’s Terry Hughes, Managing Director and Senior Vice President. The IoT Institute connects professionals in the IoT ecosystem and inspires them by providing real-world, actionable information on the latest IoT trends, analysis, and use-case studies for smart cities, the Industrial IoT, smart buildings and energy, and the innovators creating the IoT infrastructure. …

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Ford drives IoT with its Connected Car Strategy

James MacTavish Blog, News, Press

Check out the new article from AppCarousel’s Terry Hughes, Managing Director and Senior Vice President and guest contributor to IoT Agenda by techtarget.com. The article is titled Ford drives IoT with its Connected Car Strategy IoT Agenda is the Internet of Things (IoT) Blog by Techtarget.com, but with an enterprise angle. Take that to mean industry vertical applications, development ecosystems, product design, …

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Can Connected Cars Drive IoT Monetization?

appcarousel Blog

AppCarousel has attended numerous Internet of Things shows this year including the IoT World in Santa Clara. The news surrounding Industrial IoT garnering a majority of the investment activity and in turn most of the revenue, was a telling trend. In the instrumented construction equipment space, for example, the market is so mature that equipment users now already expect predictive …