Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Big data hits the road

Very interesting article about how big data and connectivity is revolutionizing the car industry. Car manufacturers begin ti see themselves more as mobility companies and less as manufacturers, and incorporating at a very fast pace all the connectivity and data sharing breakthroughs.
Worth mentioning, the article points out a very interesting fact about the ownership of the data itself and the problems that could arise around it.
[...]"The second entails the ownership of the data that the vehicles are generating, storing, and sharing. The issues are deceptively thorny. If the car is leased or financed, does the driver "own" the information or share it? Does the car maker that created the data-management systems own the information? Will automakers and software developers be compelled to pay drivers for data access?"[...]

Full Article Here

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