Ford develops with Cisco the car of the future
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The conversation between the CEOs focused on the recent news that the Webex video conferencing and collaboration platform will be integrated with the entertainment system of new Ford electric vehicles. Cisco Live attendees will be able to see this technology at work in a Ford Mustang Mach-E.
In addition, both Ford and Cisco are working with the City of Detroit to change the way roads and their environment are managed through Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that will protect and connect cars, roads and intersections.
Electric and connected vehicles
Both Ford and Cisco are working with the city of Detroit to change the way roads are managed
“We are transforming Ford for the age of the electric and connected vehicle. By combining our innovative products and industry knowledge with new capabilities, we can revolutionize the experience of driving and enjoying the vehicle and shape the future of this industry once again.”, highlights Jim Farley.
as it points chuck robbins“heThe automotive industry is undergoing a huge digital transformation. Cisco has the potential to help its customers embrace technology and fundamentally change the driving experience. Only Cisco can bring manufacturers and cities together to transform this part of our lives, and we’re excited about what we can accomplish with customers like Ford.”.
For its part, Tim Slusser, Chief Mobility Innovation Officer for the City of Detroit, Michigancomments that “cities have a tremendous opportunity to work with the private sector to make a massive and lasting impact in our communities, and we are delighted to be working with Cisco and Ford. Having access to and sharing of real-time data will allow our citizens to know when and where hot spots are today, and help us predict and prevent them tomorrow. This will not only change the way roads and cities are managed, but will also help reduce pollution and congestion. And, ultimately, it will help save lives.”