Phoceis partner of PSA Car Easy Apps during Beijing TechCrunch

By 5 November 2015 Uncategorized No Comments
LinkedIn
Twitter
Facebook
Pinterest
The Phoceis team was in Beijing last weekend to support PSA Peugeot Citroën during TechCrunch Beijing 2015 which consisted of Hackathon, exhibition and conference.
During this event, PSA Peugeot Citroën introduced Car Easy Apps, an open source data protocol platform for automotive connected services, meanwhile Dongfeng Peugeot brought various innovations as the new 308S, and promoted connected service brand Blue-i, wrote down the future connected vehicles strategy with advanced technologies.
The event began with the Hackathon. Augustin Missoffe, Phoceis Asia GM was part of the experts panel to determine the winner team.
Under the promise of confidential agreement, participants had to use car data to develop innovative applications for website, mobile or car display. 13 teams and individuals chose the task from PSA Peugeot Citroën to develop driver centric APP. Experts from PSA Peugeot Citroën Connected Car Business Unit, based in China and France, kept providing technical support for participants.
After 24 hours of effort, a team made of 3 college students and 2 computer programmers finally won with their auto insurance easy claims APP – Safety driver.

Visitors had also the opportunity to discover all the possible usages of this innovative solution with virtual reality videos and driving simulator in the booth where Beacons were integrated in order to follow easily Car Easy Apps WeChat Official account.

More details about Car Easy Apps
Connected vehicles solutions have to ensure the protection of private data and the safety of the driver during vehicle operation. If both rules are followed, both drivers and OEM can be comfortable using connected vehicles technology.
Car Easy Apps is a software platform which allows creating new services for connected car. It is a consortium started by PSA Peugeot Citroën, second OEM in Europe and the Tier 1 CONTINENTAL in partnership with small and medium IT companies (IMATIA, ALTIA) and researchinstitute (CTAG and GRADIANT) in Europe which developed a standard to introduce the connected car in the Internet of Things, ensuring security and safety of thedriver.
In November, 2014, PSA Peugeot Citroën signed a partnership agreement with EuraTechnologies High Tech park is an incubator in France to promote the cooperation between the centre’s start-ups and the carmaker on developing digital-related projects.
The partnership is based on a numberof joint initiatives aiming at: Promoting exchanges between PSA Peugeot Citroën and entrepreneurs; initiating new projects focus on connected-vehicle solutions and mobility services; organizing joint events suchas Hackathons; facilitating international exchanges.
LinkedIn
Twitter
Facebook
Pinterest

Leave a Reply