Pedal to the metal: shaping the future of smart cars
Cirrus, cumulus, or stratus? Our favorite cloud is the one that impacts peoples’ lives in a clear, brilliant way. At Cogniance, we love to enable stellar Cloud solutions that improve the way we live. So does CloudMade. They’re global leaders in the design, development, and delivery of AI-enabled automotive innovations. As part of the multinational automotive supplier Valeo Group, CloudMade’s software solutions are used by the world’s top car makers. Transforming big data (generated by connected cars) into improving and personalizing vehicle safety and comfort. And CloudMade wanted to bring to market new safety applications and better mobility for connected cars and their infotainment systems. So they partnered with Cogniance to drive the process. The result? On-time, top-of-the-line solutions―from innovation and design, to execution.
What it means to actually reinvent the wheel(s)
Think of CloudMade as the brains of the intelligent vehicle. The driver profiles created by CloudMade’s connected car technologies impact nearly every functional area. From the navigation system and seating, to chassis and powertrain. The Silicon Valley-based company works tirelessly to accelerate innovation for their industry. And their vision was to offer even better connected car solutions. Predictive destinations. Content services. Companion navigation. Making smart cars even smarter. And CloudMade came to Cogniance for mastery in bringing high-tech products to market.
Making a connected car platform engaging and personal
So how did Cogniance drive the solution from point A to point B? By swiftly bringing our team of experts to partner with CloudMade. And together, building a new tech road map. Cogniance delivered expertise in UX/UI design, full-stack architecture, development, QA, implementation, operations, and scaling. Our co-created solutions involved prototyping, project management, and legacy code maintenance. Integrating massive data sets to create elegant self-learning auto solutions. Content curation via cloud infrastructure to engage drivers. Predictive learning systems with contextual awareness. A car and driver analytics package that fully empowers self-learning cars. And, creating the right Cloud infrastructure. It’s design that ignites impactful change.

“CloudMade’s success depends on our ability to rapidly launch new products that deliver real value to our customers and their end-users, and to continually innovate. The Cogniance team provided the bridge between our business goals and the fruition of those goals.”
Nick Black, CloudMade’s co-founder
Accelerating down the road to success
The Cogniance-CloudMade partnership delivered a connected car platform that’s impactful, appealing, and personalized. It drives deep brand loyalty between customers, car makers, and OEMs. And CloudMade remains in the fast lane, as the world's leading automotive technology provider. Delivering stunning user experiences and sterling business performance. With Valeo’s acquisition of 50% of CloudMade in 2016, they’re powered to excel even further. Indeed, the cars of tomorrow will be safer, more exciting, and simpler to drive. And we’re proud to have taken the wheel―driving these transformational technologies forward.
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