From Archibald Preuschat
FRANKFURT (Dow Jones) – If it were up after the German software giant SAP, the times of the annoying parking space will soon come to an end. The group from Walldorf, go with the VW subsidiary Seat and the electronics giants Samsung formed a partnership. Using the SAP Vehicles Networks platform and the real-time database to Hana Seat drivers free parking are displayed. If necessary, also make a reservation, as in parking garages, possible. Are parking fees due, this can be paid via the cashless payment system Samsung Pay, the parties informed.
On the part of SAP is the technology ready for use, but when start the first pilot projects, is not yet known. Also, the technology that will be introduced at the beginning on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, open to other automakers.
On the consumer electronics fair in the Swedish manufacturer Volvo will introduce cars that are just no longer opened with a key via smartphone app and online. What motorists can do their smartphone battery has run empty, meanwhile, remains unclear.
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