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Apple Search for Automotive LiDAR Supplier Fuels New Rumors About Project Titan

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Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard on Apple’s search for automotive LiDAR supplier fueling new rumors about Project Titan. While it may make more sense for Apple to stay in its consumer electronics lane, where it could focus on building a first rate Smart Home ecosystem to displace Alphabet and Amazon, and make XR cool enough to displace Microsoft, Oculus (Facebook), and potentially other consumer electronic giants like Samsung, Sony, HTC, and more, the real flex play for Apple this decade, its boldest hard swing for the fences, lies in entering the automotive market to take on Tesla.

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Top 5 Digital Transformation Trends in Automotive for 2019

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Nowadays, consumers want seamless 24/7 connectivity—anything less just won’t do. That’s why this coming year, we’ll be seeing the automotive industry focusing more on connected automobiles—enhanced driver experiences—and lots of other things that have very little to do with—well—cars. Indeed, some would say the car industry is changing drastically—moving beyond automation to a new kind of digitized factory that produces …

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Top Digital Transformation Trends in Automotive

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I’m continuing my series looking at digital transformation trends in various industries. Previous focus has been on trends in sectors such as healthcare, retail, finances, and media and entertainment. Today, I’ll discuss how digital transformation has revolutionized the automotive industry. By 2020, growing digitalization and advancements in technology will have increased the automotive industry investments to $82 billion. The automotive …