Empowering Communities with Data Technologies

December 14th, 2017

The Link between AutoMat and BigDataEurope

The BigDataEurope (BDE) project was launched in January 2015. At first sight, it has a lot in common with the AutoMat project – both projects focus on big data and the transport sector. Moreover, both projects aim to help users make better sense of big data by providing platforms, such as Automat’s Vehicle Big Data Marketplace or BDE’s Big Data Integrator Platform. Both projects are now discussing how to leverage data from other sources, such as open data portals, social networks, meteo, and police, to improve their platforms and the provided services.

AutoMat Presentation at European Big Data Value Forum

November 13th, 2017
Versailles, Paris

AutoMat, the Vehicle Big Data Marketplace, will participate in the European Big Data Value Forum (EBDVF). On November the 23rd the project will present the example use case “Road roughness detection” and how vehicle big data in combination with data science methods lead to improved road quality and hereby increased safety and reduced emissions. The talk will take place as part of the “Data, Mobility and Public Tranport” workshop.

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Successful presence of AutoMat in BigDataEurope Societal Challenge on Transport (SC4) Workshop

September 14th, 2017
Brussels, Belgium
Víctor Corral on behalf Atos, representing AutoMat project in the BDE Workshop

AutoMat project was represented by the consortium partner Atos, in the Panel Debate of the The BigDataEurope (BDE) societal challenge on transport (SC4) hosted its third, and final, workshop on 14th September in Brussels at ERTICO headquarters. The workshop was attended by 40 participants, including representatives of industry, research institutes, as well as the European Commission and different public administrations.

Conference Report “Intelligent Vehicle Symposium 2017 (IV2017)” in Los Angeles

July 4th, 2017
Los Angeles, USA
    AutoMat’s vehicle big data model “Common Vehicle Information Model” (CVIM) has been presented successfully on the Intelligent Vehicle Symposium 2017 (IV2017), which took place from 11. to 14.06.2017 in Los Angeles. Over 400 people from industry (mostly car manufacturers and suppliers) and universities as well as research institutes visited and participated in the conference.

Conference Report “Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2017” in Sydney

July 3rd, 2017
Sydney, Australia
    From 04.-07.06.2017, the Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) took place in Sydney – AutoMat being involved by contributing a paper presentation. The conference was well attended with over 400 visitors and offered a wide range of automotive technology subjects including the relevant topic of car-to-cloud communication.

AutoMat goes to USA: Concept and CVIM presentation at Intelligent Vehicle Symposium 2017

April 17th, 2017
Redondo Beach, California
    The paper “Novel Common Vehicle Information Model (CVIM) for Future Automotive Vehicle Big Data Marketplaces” has been accepted for presentation as contributed paper at the IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV) 2017. The work describes the concept of the Common Vehicle Information Model as well as the Marketplace structure. AutoMat’s ideas of vehicles as wireless sensor networks are demonstrated at the examples of road quality measurement and improved weather prediction. The paper is a collaboration of Volkswagen, Atos and TU Dortmund University engineers and scientists.

AutoMat’s Common Vehicle Information Model (CVIM) at Vehicular Technology Conference 2017 in Sydney

March 7th, 2017
Sydney, Australia

The paper “Car-To-Cloud Communication Traffic Analysis Based on the Common Vehicle Information Model” has been accepted for presentation at the Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2017 in Sydney. In their work, researchers from TU Dortmund University analyzed the impact of car-to-cloud communication on LTE (Long Term Evolution) infrastructure and network capacity, when a large number of vehicles send CVIM data streams into the cloud.