CES 2018: Bosch is showing these smart solutions in Las Vegas

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.–()–At CES 2018, to be held in Las Vegas from January 9 to 12, 2018, Bosch can be demonstrating that the smart, related metropolis of tomorrow is already a actuality. The provider of know-how and providers can be presenting modern solutions and providers for city mobility and a related working world in addition to for smart houses and buildings. You will discover Bosch in the Central Hall, Booth #14028.

Solutions for related cities: security, vitality effectivity, diminished stress Taking the effort out of parking: Bosch can be presenting varied solutions for related and automatic parking. Community-based parking permits drivers to search out what has turn into a rarity in residential areas and metropolis facilities: an empty parking house. As they drive by, vehicles mechanically acknowledge and measure the dimensions of the gaps between parked vehicles, transmitting the information in actual time to a digital parking-space map that allows drivers to find vacant parking areas. Automated valet parking from Bosch goes one step additional – the automobile parks itself with none motion wanted on the motive force’s half. Drivers depart their automobile on the entrance to the parking storage and ship a corresponding command from a smartphone app: the automobile then searches for a vacant spot by itself and parks there with out help. One issue making totally automated parking a actuality is smart parking-garage infrastructure, which connects with the automobile’s on-board software program.

Intelligent energy provide with DC microgrids: Microgrids are comparatively small, independently managed energy-management programs that may energy giant buildings. Their capacity to run on each conventional and renewable fuels means they’ve glorious environmental credentials. Another main benefit of microgrids is their self-sufficiency, which makes them a dependable supply of energy when a weather- or security-related outage impacts the broader grid. Unlike typical programs, Bosch microgrids run on direct present (DC) as a substitute of alternating present (AC), enabling vitality financial savings of as much as ten %. The Bosch DC microgrid was developed in the U.S. as a part of a strategic challenge to develop new enterprise alternatives for the corporate in a startup atmosphere. As early as 2015, Bosch outfitted an present facility at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, with a smart-building microgrid answer which provides cheaper, extra eco-friendly electrical energy.

Early warning about flooding: A brand new Bosch answer provides early warning about potential flooding by digitally monitoring the degrees of rivers and different our bodies of water near cities in actual time. Up to now, water ranges have all the time been measured by mechanical means. It can take hours till the information is obtainable for third events. Bosch is presently testing its flood monitoring system in a pilot challenge on the Neckar river in Ludwigsburg, Germany. There, ultrasonic sensor probes and cameras observe modifications in water degree, water velocity, and price of discharge. This information is despatched to the Bosch IoT Cloud for evaluation. When essential thresholds are exceeded, advance alerts are despatched by textual content message to the affected municipalities, residents, and enterprise homeowners. This provides them sufficient time to take precautions in opposition to flooding or flood harm. Quite a few flood-prone municipalities in India and South America have already expressed curiosity in the answer.

Vivatar app – a digital guardian angel: Going jogging in the darkish, or heading dwelling on foot after the final bus has already left is sufficient to make anybody really feel uneasy. This is the place the Bosch Vivatar app comes in. People can use it to contact family and friends and be digitally “escorted” dwelling through GPS. Users resolve for themselves when they need to be accompanied and by whom. The Premium model of Vivatar grants customers 24/7 entry to the Bosch Emergency Assistant, a professionally skilled emergency crew.

Bosch start-ups are growing solutions for smart cities: Bosch needs to faucet new fields of enterprise rapidly with its in-house start-up platform. At the identical time, the modern start-ups utilizing it profit from the infrastructure supplied and from the long-standing expertise of a provider of know-how and providers comparable to Bosch. At CES 2018, two start-ups from the platform can be presenting their connected-city solutions. One of these is the MyScotty app, which permits customers to entry in addition to pay for native shared mobility providers from totally different suppliers. A single sign-on is sufficient to realize everlasting entry to hundreds of vehicles, bicycles, and scooters. This means far fewer apps are wanted. MyScotty debuted in Germany mid-2017, and different nations are set to comply with. Another answer, the smart mobility middle BePart, is nonetheless in the event section. It is designed to allow cities and cities to keep away from congestion by diverting site visitors throughout rush hour. Commuters can obtain suggestions in actual time from the municipal authorities and modify their routes accordingly. The purpose is to enhance air high quality in conurbations. Initial pilot initiatives will run in one or two cities in Germany in 2018.

The new mobility of the longer term: smart, safe, stress-free city journey

Next-generation cockpit: Bosch delivers a futuristic cockpit for the subsequent technology of motor autos. Visitors to CES 2018 can expertise an end-to-end show and management idea dwell in a demonstration automobile based mostly on a Cadillac Escalade. With its 5 interconnected shows, the interface between the motive force and the automobile (HMI) makes driving a safer and fewer traumatic expertise, and permits drivers to pay attention higher on the site visitors state of affairs. A cockpit digicam and voice-recognition software program acknowledge the motive force and mechanically load not solely their private settings for the seat and mirrors, but additionally their favourite playlists. Without having to take their eyes off the street, drivers can function the infotainment, navigation, and air-conditioning programs both through voice management or a touchscreen with haptic suggestions.

Bosch will current mobility providers for related autos in a new idea automobile based mostly on a BMW i3. As the variety of related autos grows – in accordance with Gartner, round 250 million vehicles can be related worldwide by 2020 – so too does the potential for brand spanking new digital providers. Bosch provides a wide selection of car providers that may assist drivers discover a free cost spot or parking house with a minimal of fuss. Other providers embrace wrong-way driver alert and computerized activation of an emergency name after an accident.

Future mobility: Bosch’s related present automobile encapsulates the way forward for mobility. The present automobile is all the time on-line, and related to its environment in addition to the proprietor’s smart dwelling. This connectivity permits drivers to order the closest e- bike or shut the home windows at dwelling if it begins to rain – tapping or swiping the display screen is all it takes.

Convenient use of apps on bikes and different two-wheelers: With its mySPIN smartphone integration answer, Bosch makes it potential for riders to simply entry superior functionalities comparable to navigation, private audio, and climate on their smartphones, even whereas driving their autos. Already obtainable for vehicles since 2014, mySPIN has now been optimized for two-wheelers and powersports autos. At CES 2018, Bosch is demonstrating mySPIN on an on-road automobile from BRP: a Can-Am® Spyder® F3 Limited.

Connected heavy vehicles for optimized logistics: Together with Daimler Trucks and Fleetboard, Bosch has developed a typical telematics platform, which fleet managers can use to watch the technical standing of their automobile elements. It warns them of potential breakdowns earlier than they occur, serving to keep away from unplanned repairs, optimize scheduled restore store visits, and enhance the reliability of deliveries. Bosch’s pioneering telematics answer for smart heavy vehicles acquired the CES 2018 Innovation Award in the Tech For A Better World class.

Alerts in essential conditions by way of vehicle-to-x communication: A site visitors jam past the crest of a hill or a automobile getting into instantly from a hidden aspect street: when autos talk with one another and their environment, they ship warnings of essential conditions like these – and make driving safer and fewer traumatic. Bosch’s new CCU connectivity management unit is an on-board unit that regulates vehicle-to-x (vehicle-to-everything) communication. The vehicle-to-x CCU is appropriate with all present communication requirements comparable to wifi, LTE, or DSRC, and will be deployed anyplace in the world.

Securing related autos: The IDPS intrusion detection and prevention system developed by Escrypt, a Bosch subsidiary, makes use of devoted safety software program to acknowledge and analyze potential assaults on related autos, permitting efficient countermeasures to be taken quickly to guard particular person autos or a whole fleet. Escrypt, a safety specialist, may also be debuting a data-security answer for vehicle-to-x communication at CES 2018.

Smart houses depend on sensor know-how and software program

Roxxter robotic vacuum cleaner with synthetic intelligence: Bosch is a pioneer in the case of kitchen connectivity. Last yr, the corporate rounded out its portfolio of web-enabled home equipment throughout all equipment classes. But the smart dwelling is not but full. This yr, Bosch is launching the primary related robotic vacuum cleaner: Roxxter. This high-performance helper is geared up with sensors that it makes use of to scan and make interactive maps of its atmosphere. Thanks to RoomSelect, it may be given particular jobs in addition to directions about no-go areas. Roxxter may even be managed by voice command utilizing Amazon Alexa by saying, for instance: “Alexa, have the Home Connect robot vacuum the living room!”

Since fall 2017, it has additionally been potential to function the smart dwelling digicam solutions utilizing Amazon Alexa voice instructions – making them a number of the first cameras ever to supply this feature. Starting in early 2018, it is going to be potential to regulate your complete Bosch smart dwelling system utilizing voice instructions.

Award-winning cameras for a protected dwelling: The 360° inside digicam and the Eyes exterior digicam – which have each acquired prizes such because the RED DOT AWARD 2017 – can be found as smart, self-contained solutions. Starting in 2018, it’ll even be potential to combine them into Bosch smart dwelling system solutions if desired. Moreover, they improve alarm programs by verifying the state of affairs by way of a digicam recording as quickly because the alarm notification is triggered.

Connected Building platform: This cloud-based answer analyzes information from constructing know-how and sensors, comparable to air high quality and human exercise. The platform subsequently offers a foundation for environment friendly constructing administration, for instance by way of predictive upkeep and approaches towards growing productiveness. It additionally offers data on room use and workspace utilization. For instance, this lets workers in places of work with versatile workstations rapidly discover the subsequent obtainable house and permits the optimum deployment of cleansing providers. Detecting whether or not persons are current and finding tools assist to optimize processes throughout the constructing. The answer was developed on the premise of the Bosch IoT Suite.

A small however high-performing acceleration sensor: A brand new, extraordinarily energy- environment friendly MEMS Sensor, the BMA400, is getting used in wearables and IoT functions. It consumes ten occasions much less vitality than present merchandise whereas delivering the identical excessive efficiency. This helps batteries last more and considerably extends the battery lifetime of units. The acceleration sensor is notably attention-grabbing for functions in the smart dwelling, comparable to safety programs. An built-in, energy-efficient pedometer additionally makes it potential to equip new wearables, comparable to regular wristwatches, with an exercise detection operate with none main improvement prices. The sensor acquired a CES 2018 Innovation Award in the class Embedded Technologies. At CES, guests can expertise the BMA400 interactively by taking part in a cube recreation at Bosch sales space #14028 in the Smart Home space.

Interactive person interface: The use of digital units in on a regular basis life is on the rise – be it as wearables on the go or in the smart dwelling. This is making it an increasing number of essential to enhance the way in which that individuals and know-how work together. One key part for solutions like these is Bosch’s microscanner. It creates versatile and intuitive digital person interfaces – and initiatives these in excessive decision onto any odd floor. This tiny sensor can thus be used to understand a exact, on-demand person interface for the web of issues, together with for family home equipment, tablets, and social robots, to call a couple of examples. The end result is the power to work together with units in an intuitive, and user-friendly means, enabling the seamless integration of their features into on a regular basis life.

A brand new use for previous know-how

Bosch is anticipating further gross sales of greater than 1 billion euros and an additional 1 billion euros in financial savings from Industry four.zero solutions by the yr 2020. As a number one person and main supplier of Industry four.zero, Bosch offers all the things from a single supply for related manufacturing and your complete provide chain. The firm additionally provides retrofit solutions. One instance is its IoT gateway, which mixes sensors, software program, and IoT-compatible industrial controls, making it potential to detect the situation of equipment. This can allow operators of older machines to harness the advantages of related business. A lot of machines utilized by tradespeople and in factories are lacking a number of the important necessities for Industry four.zero, comparable to sensors, software program, or connections to the corporate’s IT programs. In Germany alone, tens of hundreds of thousands of machines are affected. The potential for retrofit solutions is thus extraordinarily excessive – globally, the market is value billions. Thanks to the IoT gateway, Robert Bosch’s 130-year-old lathe has additionally been catapulted from the Industry 1.zero age into the age of Industry four.zero. At CES 2018, Bosch can be displaying a duplicate that is true to the unique.

Interactive station: Bosch makes use of recreation to point out how the IoT works

The “3 S’s” of the IoT – software program, sensors, and providers: AT CES 2018, Bosch can be demonstrating for the primary time how the IoT works in simply three steps at a brand new recreation station. One: sensors allow issues to react and supply information. Two: information are despatched to the cloud utilizing software program and algorithms, and analyzed in actual time. Three: on this foundation, new providers will be quickly developed that make on a regular basis life less complicated, safer, and extra environment friendly – and generally even save lives. One instance of this is Bosch’s eCall. Visitors to the sales space are invited to make use of their hand to hit a buzzer with a Bosch acceleration sensor hidden inside. The sensor requires a pressure of 5 G’s to react. Once this has been reached, an airbag is triggered nearly on the display screen. Thanks to the software program algorithm, the sign of the airbag sensor is despatched to the Bosch IoT Cloud, the place the information are processed to allocate the suitable service. In this case, the Bosch eCall service alerts the Bosch name middle. At CES 2018, this can be going down on the display screen. But in actual life, the management middle will contact the motive force in the occasion of a collision to find out whether or not a service automobile ought to be despatched to supply help or whether or not an ambulance is crucial. If the motive force doesn’t reply to the decision, paramedics are dispatched instantly.

The recreation was developed along with the XDK, a sensor improvement platform that can be utilized to develop prototypes and new functions for the IoT. The station additionally has another shock in retailer: hitting the buzzer triggers a digicam, which snaps an motion picture that may be downloaded utilizing a QR code and shared on social media utilizing hashtags comparable to #BoschCES.

CES Innovation Awards: three awards for Bosch

More comfort, extra safety, and extra prospects: vehicles, houses, flats, and wearables are all turning into smarter and extra environment friendly with Bosch’s connectivity solutions. At CES Unveiled in Amsterdam, Bosch acquired two CES 2018 Innovation Awards for these solutions. Every yr, this prestigious prize is awarded to one of the best solutions forward of the world’s largest electronics present and is an indicator of the traits of the longer term. On January 7, 2018, in Las Vegas, one other answer will obtain an award in the Smart City class.

  • CES UNVEILED LAS VEGAS: Sunday, January 7, 2018, 5:00–eight:30 p.m.
    (native time), Shorelines Exhibit Hall, Mandalay Bay
  • PRESS CONFERENCE: Monday, January eight, 2018, eight:00–eight:45 a.m. (native time) at Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, degree 2; Mandalay Bay Ballrooms B,C&D
  • BOOTH: Tuesday to Friday, January 9–12, 2018, at Central Hall, sales space #14028
  • FOLLOW Bosch’s CES 2018 highlights on Twitter: #BoschCES
    • Tuesday, January 9, 1:30-Three:15 p.m. (native time)
      Connect2Car: Next-Gen Automobility” session with Kay Stepper, Vice President, head of driver help and automatic driving, Bosch in North America, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N256
    • Wednesday, January 10, 1:45–2:30 p.m. (native time)
      “Connected Vehicles in Connected Ecosystems” session with Mike Mansuetti, President of Bosch in North America, Smart Cities Conference, Westgate.
    • Thursday, January 11, 2018, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (native time): “The Future of Robots at Work and Home” session with Philip Roan, Senior Engineer of company innovation – Technology Management, BSH Home Appliances Corp., Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N258

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About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a number one world provider of know-how and providers. It employs roughly 375,00zero associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The firm generated gross sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into 4 enterprise sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a number one IoT firm, Bosch provides modern solutions for smart houses, smart cities, related mobility, and related business. It makes use of its experience in sensor know-how, software program, and providers, in addition to its personal IoT cloud, to supply its prospects related, cross- area solutions from a single supply. The Bosch Group’s strategic goal is to create solutions for a related life. Bosch improves high quality of life worldwide with services which are modern and spark enthusiasm. In quick, Bosch creates know-how that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group contains Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional corporations in some 60 nations. Including gross sales and repair companions, Bosch’s world manufacturing and gross sales community covers practically each nation in the world. The foundation for the corporate’s future development is its modern power. At 120 places throughout the globe, Bosch employs some 59,00zero associates in analysis and improvement.

The firm was arrange in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as a “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The particular possession construction of Robert Bosch GmbH ensures the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it potential for the corporate to plan over the long run and to undertake important up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two % of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable basis. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial belief. The entrepreneurial possession features are carried out by the belief. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch household and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

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