Voice-Powered Systems Streamline In-Car Payments

Voice assistants in cars are becoming more like co-drivers, said Christophe Couvreur, vice president, product at Cerence. They’re not only responding to commands, but are also understanding common language and offering solutions. 

Couvreur has been in the midst of these changes for years, as Cerence’s core business is speech technologies and other artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for the automotive industry. It supplies these to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier-1 suppliers of equipment that gets into the car. 

“Wider data connectivity will allow the car to behave in a much smarter way, assisting the driver in a much smarter way,” Couvreur told PYMNTS. 

In recent weeks, Cerence has expanded its work with additional manufacturers, including Audi, where it will power the in-car assistant platform for the new Audi e-tron GT and Audi Q4 e-tron. 

Cerence Pay, the company’s voice-powered, in-car payment product, is available and has been supplied

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Automotive Infotainment Systems Market Witnesses the Emergence of Aptiv Plc and DENSO as Key Market Vendors | Technavio | State

NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Technavio has been monitoring the automotive infotainment systems market, operating under the consumer discretionary industry. The latest report on the automotive infotainment systems market, 2020-2024 estimates it to register an incremental growth of USD 609.76 million, at a CAGR of almost 1% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. 

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The market is fragmented. Competitors have to focus on differentiating their product offerings with unique value propositions to strengthen their foothold in the market. Market vendors also have to leverage the existing growth prospects in the fast-growing segments, while maintaining their positions in the slow-growing segments. Aptiv Plc, Continental

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Science, Computer Systems And Technology Legislation

It’s a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 640 Computer Technology college students graduated with college students incomes 330 Bachelor’s levels, 279 Master’s degrees, and 31 Doctoral degrees. Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers 7 Computer Technology diploma packages. In 2019, 904 Computer Technology college students graduated with college students incomes 437 Master’s degrees, 408 Bachelor’s degrees, and 59 Doctoral levels. Introduction to database systems, entity relationship fashions Computer & Technology, relational algebra, database design, knowledge modeling, normalization, and conversion of business guidelines into relational mannequin. Introduction to basic SQL including subqueries, joins, features, sequences, triggers, views, and saved procedures. The computer data technology AS diploma prepares you for jobs such as PC support specialist, help desk specialist, microcomputer specialist, software specialist and data systems specialist.

  • In addition to high-level coursework, the necessities for computer and knowledge technology levels embrace a significant amount of energetic
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The Stealthy Art of Ultra-Custom Car Sound Systems

Photo credit: Grant Cornett

Photo credit: Grant Cornett

From Road & Track

Matt Figliola is trying to sort the electronics on an Aston Martin Lagonda. This is no small challenge. The Lagonda, an outrageous four-door wedge of hubristically ambitious Seventies futurism, was the first car with a purely digital dashboard, a technological overreach that nearly bankrupted the company. The one he’s working on lacks the dreaded cathode-ray tube dash, and instead has the dreaded red LED matrix dash and an expansive smattering of disastrous touch-sensitive controls strewn around the cabin. “It’s all malfunctioning and will need rebuilding,” Figliola says. “And we will do some updating to the stereo for sure. This client almost always installs vintage McIntosh Car Audio in his cars. We have a small inventory that we service and keep for him.”

This story originally appeared in Volume 3 of Road & Track.


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