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From compass to digital design

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4 DECADES OF EVOLUTION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CAR • Drawing tables up to 6 metres long give way to 3D sketches to create a car • Over 1,000 engineers work at the SEAT Technical Centre, five times more than 40 years ago • Electronics and new driver aid systems, key players in new extreme tests with prototypes

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The Digital Brain of a Champion

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The importance of electronics and how to gather data to improve the results of these vehicles in racing teams. The control modules of the CUPRA TCR and the Ducati Desmosedici GP process a vast amount of data on the operation of the engine, speed or the temperature of the tyres. Both vehicles are equipped with dozens of sensors that collect information in real time.

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Match for Solidarity helps disabled children around the globe

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UEFA and the United Nations helped to raise €605,000 for the UEFA Foundation for Children to fund humanitarian and development projects around the world. On 21 April, UEFA and the United Nations Office at Geneva joined forces to stage the Match for Solidarity charity football match. Aside from the game, between teams captained by Ronaldinho and Luís Figo, the event included a unique global digital auction for fans and a live auction at a gala dinner held after the match. All proceeds from the match and auctions are being allocated to humanitarian and development projects. The match, held at the…

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automatica Trend Index 2018: What workers think about the artificial intelligence Part 2

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For the 2018 automatica trend index, a total of 7,000 employees, in the US (N = 1,000), China (N = 1,000), Japan (N = 1,000), Germany (N = 1,000), France (N = 1,000), Great Britain (N = 1,000) and Italy (N = 1,000) were interviewed in a representative survey of the population in January 2018 by a market research institute (online panel) on how robots and digitization are changing the working world. 67 percent of UK workers see artificial intelligence (AI) as a technology that makes machines better assistants in the workplace. In particular, the intelligent control over voice commands…

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automatica Trend Index 2018: What workers think about the artificial intelligence

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For the 2018 automatica trend index, a total of 7,000 employees, in the US (N = 1,000), China (N = 1,000), Japan (N = 1,000), Germany (N = 1,000), France (N = 1,000), Great Britain (N = 1,000) and Italy (N = 1,000) were interviewed in a representative survey of the population in January 2018 by a market research institute (online panel) on how robots and digitization are changing the working world. 67 percent of UK workers see artificial intelligence (AI) as a technology that makes machines better assistants in the workplace. In particular, the intelligent control over voice commands…

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