The Mega-Sector: CATAAlliance, EVP Barry Gander highlights opportunities in the ICT-Auto space with companies like IBM, Intel, Cisco, HP, CA, QNX
September 11, 2009

September 11, 2009

    Read: Networked Vehicle Meeting Summary (June 09, Greenville, South Carolina)

CATAAlliance and the Networked Vehicle Foundation (NVF) are driving the agenda for the merger of wireless Internet computing and the Auto Sector. Today one billion vehicles are getting connected to the broadband infrastructure, allowing service and device companies to reach passengers and drivers with applications to enhance safety, health, security, entertainment and vehicle-to-vehicle communications. Now, any Canadian ICT company can be part of the resurgent Auto sector.

Action Item

Topics reviewed in our Video interview include: the ICT-Auto opportunity for Canadian companies; events to attend; networking; TeleForums; and partnership connections. A new Survey defining the ICT-Auto business momentum is coming soon -- participate, and get an inside edge!

Barry Gander, EVP, CATAAlliance



Related Resources:

2nd Meeting Report of the Networked Vehicle Foundation

From the BMW auto plant in South Carolina where the VPs of some of the largest ICT companies in the world shared their plans.

Participants:
ICT executives, Auto executives, academics and First Responders in the ICT-Auto sector

Date:
See Meeting 3 in California's Berkeley and Stanford campuses, April, 2010


Action:
Get the Agenda from: eboucher@cata.ca

ICT-Auto Web Site

CATA and the NVF have gathered proprietary presentations and research material on the NVF Web Site, at: www.networkedvehicle.org

CATA NVF Survey on ICT-Auto

CATA, the NVF, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT), with corporate and association partners, invite you to participate in the world's first survey of ICT-Auto business momentum. Get details from: eboucher@cata.ca.
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