Automotive Edge Computing Consortium to Present at Mobile World Congress Americas

2018-08-31T12:57:07+00:00 August 30th, 2018|News|

AECC Presentation and Panels, including “Driving Data to the Edge,” Examine Ways to Drive the Connected Vehicle Ecosystem Toward a Big Data Future

WAKEFIELD, Mass., – USA – Aug. 30, 2018 –The Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) today announced that it will lead the presentation and panel titled “Driving Data to the Edge” at the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress Americas at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  The AECC will also be a featured panelist in Friday’s session titled “From Automotive Manufacturer to Smart Mobility Service Provider,” from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

With more than 200 presentations and 2,000 attendees expected over the three-day Mobile World Congress Americas show, the AECC presentation and panel discussions will be where attendees can learn more about the organization’s cross-industry efforts to understand the continuous evolution of big data and connected vehicles.

“We look forward to welcoming anyone interested in the future of big data, next-generation mobile networks and cloud computing as it applies to the connected vehicle ecosystem,” said Ken-ichi Murata, president and chairperson of the AECC, and project general manager of the ITS & Connected Management Division at Toyota. “We invite attendees to listen to the presentation and panels and meet with the AECC at Mobile World Congress Americas to learn how our consortium of cross-industry players is driving best practices for the coming automotive and computing convergence.”

Join the AECC Presentation and Panel: “Driving Data to the Edge

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Theater A (C2.402AB)

As part of the Mobile World Congress Americas Partner Track, the AECC President and Chairperson Ken-ichi Murata will present “Driving Data to the Edge,” highlighting the organization’s work to examine how big data are impacting the connected vehicle market. Following the presentation, a panel discussion with AECC members will examine the needed evolution of network architectures and computing infrastructures to accommodate big data for vehicles more efficiently and intelligently. For more information and to register, click here.

Join AECC at the Panel: “From Automotive Manufacturer to Smart Mobility Service Provider

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. in Concourse Hall Room 152

During the Mobile World Congress Americas Fourth Industrial Revolution Track, Ken-ichi Murata, the AECC president and chairperson, will be a featured panelist in the session titled “From Automotive Manufacturer to Smart Mobility Service Provider.” The panel will examine the new wave of connected vehicles and how the coming revolution of in-vehicle technology requires collaboration between the cellular and automotive ecosystems to deliver the vehicle of the future. For more information about the panel and to register, visit here.

AECC at Mobile World Congress Americas
AECC Board Members will be on hand at the upcoming Mobile World Congress Americas event taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from Sept. 12 -14, 2018.  If you would like to learn more about the consortium while at MWC, please fill in the online form at https://aecc.org/meet-us-mwc-2018/

AECC Membership Benefits
All companies interested in the connected vehicle ecosystem are encouraged to become AECC members. The AECC membership levels include Sponsor, Contributor, and Affiliate and are open to companies across any business vertical. Members can participate in various exclusive membership initiatives, working groups, and member-only meetings.

About the AECC

The Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) is an association of cross-industry, global leaders working to explore the rapidly evolving and significant data and communications needs involved in instrumenting billions of vehicles worldwide. AECC board members include automotive technology heavyweights DENSO Corporation, Toyota InfoTechnology Center Co., Ltd., and Toyota Motor Corporation, along with information communication technology (ICT) leaders AT&T, Ericsson, Intel Corporation, KDDI Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), NTT DOCOMO, INC., and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. For more information about the AECC and its membership benefits, please visit https://aecc.org/.