In yet another application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) going into transportation, General Motors and IBM announced today integration of IBM’s platform, Watson, into GM’s Onstar system.

The industry’s first cognitive mobility platform is expected to reach millions of drivers by the end of 2017.  GM in their statement also forecasted total Onstar users to be 16 million by the end of 2016.

The enhanced service is expected to connect drivers and passengers with brands such as ExxonMobil, Glympse, iHeartRadio, Mastercard and Parkopedia #OnStarMeetsWatson #ibmwow

While the application is designed to improve driver experience, it is also expected to make many mundane acts while driving, like ordering coffee or doing errands, easier and faster.

AI in transportation is a Bold idea that is seeing lots of Bold Actions.

 

 

 

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