Luxoft Holding has been listed by Gartner as a Sample Vendor in the Hype Cycle for Vehicle-Centric Information and Communication Technology (Vehicle ICT), by Thilo Koslowski, published on July 21.
According to a media release, the report discussed the ways in which "the connected vehicle and smart mobility era will create new cross-industry innovations and define the automotive industry's future." Luxoft was listed in four different categories as a sample vendor.
Luxoft was listed along with CloudMade, Google, Nokia Here, Telenav, and Yahoo in the Location-Based Services in Automotive category, which "use information about the location of vehicles and users' mobile devices by using GPS technology and/or cellular or Wi- Fi triangulation. Examples are vehicle tracking, dynamic traffic services and local searches."
Additionally, Luxoft was listed along with Apple, Clarion, Continental, Google, Intel, Magneti Marelli, Microsoft, Nokia, and TomTom in the Mobile Device Integration Into Automobiles category, which "enables the integration of mobile devices within a vehicle."
Finally, Luxoft was listed in the Automobile eCall category which covers "automotive telematics applications that automatically send an emergency signal in case of a vehicle accident" and the Public Telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems category, which "represents automotive information and communication technologies/ services with the aim of improving traffic flow and congestion, improving taxation, addressing environmental issues, and providing intelligent transport system (ITS) solutions."
"Luxoft is extremely proud of these multiple and important recognitions. We believe it reflects our deep vertical expertise in automotive and transportation, along with horizontal expertise in mobility," said Luxoft President and CEO Dmitry Loschinin. "We feel Luxoft being listed alongside Google, Microsoft, Apple, and others is a testament to our strengths as a global provider of IT services. Our investments into research and development continue to prove beneficial as our expertise is clearly being heard by the market."
Luxoft Holding is a provider of software development services and IT solutions.
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