Real-time network PubNub has solidified its move into the connected car market with a winning app designed for Ford. Announced at last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the winning integration by PubNub took Ford's dashboard API and created a real-time dispatch app. ProgrammableWeb spoke with both PubNub and Ford about how developers are partnering with car manufacturers to build out the connected car ecosystem.
Automobile: The Next Major Technology Platform - Part I - Connected Vehicle Developer Programs and Standards Groups
The "Car as a Platform" wars have been heating up for some time now and ProgrammableWeb has published several posts on the topic, including: "Car as a Platform Wars: GM Joins Ford" by Adam DuVander, "Ford Launches Program That Provides Developers Ability to Create Vehicle-Controlled, Voice-Activated Smartphone Apps" by Janet Wagner, and "Have You Driven a Ford API Lately? Round Up on the Connected Car" by Greg Bates.
UAE Car Registration
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South African Car Registration Lookup
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New Zealand Car Registration Number Lookup
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Vehicle Registration USA
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