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Shift into High Gear on the Web

W3C Workshop on Web and Automotive
14-15 November 2012, Rome, Italy

[Web and Automotive] Shift Into High Gear on the Web; W3C Workshop; 14-15 November 2012, Rome, Italy


W3C gratefully acknowledges Intel Open Source Technology Center for hosting this workshop.





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Who Should Participate

A lot of activity already is happening. OEMs are experimenting with enhanced safety features, infotainment, and telematics. Dealers are building opportunities to add value in after-market sales. Software firms are creating APIs to enable greater device interaction and interoperability. Content providers are reaching new markets through innovative applications. Wireless operators and internet-based players are are forging new partnerships. Insurance firms and governments are studying common ways to track auto data. And advertisers are experimenting with new ad monetizing strategies.

We invite representatives from following communities to submit papers:

  • Automotive service providers
  • Automotive manufacturers
  • Tier 1 and 2 suppliers who supply in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems to OEMs
  • Companies seeking to exploit the integration of IVI systems with Web technologies
  • Strategic integrators/providers
  • Wireless carriers
  • Application and solution developers
  • Media service providers
  • Advertisers
  • Insurance companies seeking to standardize the way vehicle data is collected
  • Academic researchers in Web and Automotive
  • Industry consultants