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Two of India’s global service giants have announced platforms on which to build emerging technologies, continuing their move towards acting as software vendors. Bangalore-based Wipro's new product, unveiled during Mobile World Congress Barcelona, is a "Cloud Car ecosystem". The platform tweaks the company's existing cloud …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "By decoupling the auto software from the hardware"

    And just how decoupled is the software from the hardware ? Did they remove the infotainment system from the CAN bus ?

    Somehow, I don't think so.

    1. Korev Silver badge

      Re: "By decoupling the auto software from the hardware"

      >Did they remove the infotainment system from the CAN bus ?

      But this is an article about cars

  2. Steve K Silver badge

    Car on LAN?

    ....and there was me thinking that Car On LAN was the Welsh National Anthem....

    1. AMBxx Silver badge

      Re: Car on LAN?

      Calon Lan is a hymn, not the anthem.

      1. Steve K Silver badge

        Re: Car on LAN?

        Apologies - close, but no cigar for me then....

        Will get my other coat now

  3. AMBxx Silver badge

    difficult and time-consuming to upgrade?

    I'm not a Tesla fan, but they don't seem to have any problems updating their software frequently and over the air.

    1. Mellipop

      Re: difficult and time-consuming to upgrade?

      I hired a tesla for a long weekend once.

      It had a software update flag showing. I was warned not to start it off because it took over two hours to complete and the car wouldn't work during the update. And it needed to be charging.

  4. ChrisElvidge

    Software defined vehicles

    Does this mean I can have a car when I need to visit someone, a van when I need to deliver something, a motorhome to go on holiday?

    SDV is misnamed.

    1. Throatwarbler Mangrove Silver badge

      Re: Software defined vehicles

      Sounds like the latest Knight Rider reboot. It was terrible.

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