160 participants learnt about collection of data, treatment and protection.

Data is not only used in connected cars to create new services (as shown by Michelin), but also in manufacturing to increase the output and reduce for example the maintenance as shown by TOTAL, Faurecia or Conti.

In Europe the treatment of sensitive data is largely controlled. Legal aspects are therefore important. A new reglementation, the GDPR, will apply from May 25, 2018 . Gaelle Kermorgant reported on this, indicating also, how to become compliant. She can help to put in place a Data Protection Officer an a register of sensitive data.

An inspiring presentation about China was held by Olivier Orfilla from IFSTTAR. In China the development of new services based on the exploitation of massive amounts of data seems easier than in Europe. However, there is a difference between Chinese and foreign developers. Foreigners do not necessarily have the same access as locals. A…
Lecture notes of CESA 2014 are available

After some months of work, we are happy to announce today the arrival of the lecture notes of CESA edited by SPRINGER under the title "Energy Consumption and Autonomous Driving".

Authors received a free copy.

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For the next edition we are already planning topics and keynotes.

It will take place on November 16 and 17, 2016 again in the South of Paris.

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CESA 2014 : our slideshow

We hope to see you in 2016, for the next edition of the CESA congress. For those who attended, and for those that didn't, here is a slideshow of the event. Enjoy and greetings from all the team.

CESA 2014 video : last words on this edition

With statements from Valeo, Bosch and Bishop Consulting, here is a video that explains why CESA 2014 was the place to be to discuss the future of automotive electronics.

CESA 2014 video : the congress seen by a US consultant

He was one of the speakers in the first round table of the congress, dedicated to worldwide market. Richard Bishop is Principal at Bishop Consulting and one of the top experts in the US, in the field of autonomous vehicles. Involved in many working groups, Mr Bishop took time to meet people at the congress and gave us an interview. He's impressed by what's going on in Europe to bring those cars to the market.

Check out the video :

CESA 2014 video : Car Easy Apps from PSA

It was one of the highlights of the exhibition during last CESA. PSA showcased its Car Easy Apps plateform, enabling software developers to bring apps to the car in a secure way and for driving purposes. The Manager of the connected vehicle and EE systems for PSA Peugeot Citroen, El Khamis Kadiri, was one of the speakers of the congres. He participated to a panel session on the connected car.
He also gave us an interview.

CESA 2014 videos with Bosch and Valeo

As you know, autonomous driving was really the hot topic at CESA 3.0. During the congress, we made interviews with Christian Sobottka, Executive Vice President Sales/Marketing at Robert Bosch and Jean-François Tarabbia, Group R&D and Product Marketing Senior Vice-President at Valeo. These two executives give their vision for CESA's blog. So that, we have insights from what's going on in Germany and France.