Category: Automotive Tech Blog

10 Questions to Ask Your Potential Automotive IT Consultants

10 Questions to Ask Your Potential Automotive IT Consultants

The digital transformation of the automotive industry has become so hectic that companies find it difficult to recognize all the trends and market needs. Even if they do, they can spend too much time doing market research, contemplating innovative ideas and assessing risks. This is why automotive IT consulting has been gaining popularity in recent years. There are many reasons to hire an automotive IT consulting company. Still, a lot depends on the actual choice you make. Thus, be scrupulous […]

How AI Has Been Сhanging the Automotive Industry

How AI Has Been Сhanging the Automotive Industry

2019 has proved that digital transformation is now a matter of survival for automotive companies – you either respond to the trends and innovate or vanish from the market. Although digital transformation is not limited to AI, it is Artificial Intelligence that has been making some dramatic changes in the automotive industry lately. Although AI has seen massive investment and 10% of automotive companies have been deploying AI at scale during the previous year, experts still consider such automotive’s AI […]

How to Build a Successful App Roadmap in the Automotive Industry

How to Build a Successful App Roadmap in the Automotive Industry

There is a high demand for digital transformation in the automotive industry. Still, it doesn’t mean that any automotive digital transformation initiative is boomed for success. Forbes reports that 84% of companies fail at digital transformation and the automotive industry is no exclusion here. Having vast experience in automotive digital transformation consultancy, FTP Software can confidently claim that a clear and focused roadmap for software development is vital to successful product launch. How to Build an App Roadmap? An app […]

Why Automotive IT Consulting is Gaining More and More Popularity

Why Automotive IT Consulting is Gaining More and More Popularity

Automotive IT consulting is no longer considered an optional service for those who can afford expert’s advice. On the contrary, it has become a basic strategy that both start-ups and leaders of the automotive industry use to successfully compete on the market. Such popularity is not just a trend; IT consulting automotive companies such as FTP Software provide lots of benefits with a direct impact on the bottom line of the client company. Here is how they do it. Niche […]

5 Reasons to Hire an Automotive IT Consulting Company

5 Reasons to Hire an Automotive IT Consulting Company

It may not always be apparent why you should hire a consulting firm. That is why, as an IT consulting automotive company, FPT Software decided to compose a list of 5 reasons why hiring a consultant is advantageous for business Forewarned is Forearmed The most common reason for hiring an automotive IT consulting company is to get an extra pair of hands. It may help if your managers are too overwhelmed with their tasks or they deal with an emergency […]

What You Need To Know about In-Vehicle Infotainment Cybersecurity in 2019

What You Need To Know about In-Vehicle Infotainment Cybersecurity in 2019

With all of the improvements in modern vehicles as they become more and more connected, all systems from safety to entertainment, are controlled by computers. In fact, today’s cars rely on about 100 million lines of code to get them moving. This has raised concerns about automotive cybersecurity. The lines between transportation and software are blurred now. 62% of automotive manufacturers think that it’s likely that malicious attacks will occur in their software or components in the next year. This […]

Human Machine Interface (HMI) Trends Are on The Way to Intuitive Connected Vehicles

Human Machine Interface (HMI) Trends Are on The Way to Intuitive Connected Vehicles

Dials and switches are used to control everything in modern vehicles. As the automotive industry evolves so do its norms. Today, we are rapidly moving towards a world of shared and self-driving cars. Automotive manufacturers implement a range of human-machine interface technologies (HMIs) including voice controls, interior-facing cameras, touch-sensitive surfaces and smarter, personalized platforms. Voice control is among preferred interfaces and has the largest percentage of HMIs, since it allows hands-free control and therefore less distraction from the road. Other […]

The 10 Amazing Applications of Augmented Reality in the Automotive Industry

The 10 Amazing Applications of Augmented Reality in the Automotive Industry

Augmented reality is now being adopted across many industries, due to its ability to provide outstanding customer experience. Its functions have made what was 90s sci-fi into reality! The automotive industry, of course, has benefited from such developments. AR enables engineers to visualize concepts in a different, more effective way. What’s more that it helps when training employees, so they are able to perform better. A couple of years ago, BMW started applying an innovative concept for training employees and […]

5 Tips For Cybersecurity and Connected Vehicle Hacking

5 Tips For Cybersecurity and Connected Vehicle Hacking

The technological revolution of the 21st century has impacted the automotive industry, to a point where it’s expected to change the fundamental purpose of a vehicle. New connected cars can now do almost anything our smartphones can. They not only take us from point A to point B but communicate with all of our IoT devices and even schedule their own repairs. However, these next-generation vehicles come with a security threat: connected car hacking. It’s expected that the number of […]

CAD vs. Human-Generated Design in Connected Cars

CAD vs. Human-Generated Design in Connected Cars

Today automotive designers have a powerful tool to work with, computer-aided design (CAD) software. Long gone are the days of sketching or building models out of clay. Now technology helps designers to bring their ideas to life and facilitate the process of designing and refining them. CAD is not only used in the automotive industry. It’s also helpful for shipbuilding, aerospace design, architecture and industrial design. CAD was first used for an automotive way back in the mid 1960s. Since […]