As the Internet of Things (IoT) revs up the automotive industry, connected cars are becoming "devices on wheels" with in-vehicle systems connected to the Internet. Therefore, car manufacturers must develop new services and applications to provide consumers with more personalized driving options. Collecting and analyzing this data will help carmakers understand user preferences, develop new applications, and give consumers a wider, more personalized range of driving choices. To get new automotive IT services to market quickly, carmakers may wish to partner with application developers, IT security companies, and enterprise companies with established cloud-based infrastructures and data analysis experience.
Chuck and Ravi are the two main characters in a fictional podcast series, written by SciFutures, to help VMware promote the ideas of network virtualization and business mobility. Why is a virtualization software company sponsoring a podcast series that spoofs classic science fiction movies? To accomplish that, VMware turned to SciFutures, an agency that uses science fiction to help companies -- from VMware to Visa -- convey their vision of the future. For VMware, SciFutures was tasked with using science fiction to convey the benefits of network virtualization and business mobility.