Blogger profile: Axel Hansmann

Axel Hansmann is VP Strategy & Marketing Communications at Thales M2M. Blogs on all M2M topics, especially around M2M modules, SIM/MIM, security and service enablement. Enjoys skiing and mountain biking in the Alps.

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Secured communication is driving the future for connected cars

From four-wheeled mobile offices to driverless cars and even windshields with integrated Google Glass, the possibilities to enhance transportation and improve our way of life are endless. As with most things Apple get involved in, the future of connected cars has become a hot topic over the past few months. Since the launch of Apple’s […]


Questions on M2M from Lavanya Rammohan, Compass Intelligence

As is now customary at this time of year, we here at Gemalto have spent the last few weeks compiling questions from influencers and industry experts on all things mobile. With Mobile World Congress kicking off this week, the time has come to share our responses, starting with questions from Lavanya Rammohan from Compass Intelligence. […]


The office of the past, present and future – Part…

As shown by our sliding graphic below, which highlights the differences between desks of the 1980s and today, office technology has become increasingly streamlined in recent years. Today’s ultrabooks are certainly a far cry from the computers of the early 20th century. The Colossus, the first programmable computer built in 1943, was the size of […]


Now that’s what I call a ‘smart’ car!

Since automobiles first appeared on our roads, people have been fascinated by imagining how future technology could transform them. From The Jetsons’ flying machines, through James Bond’s modified Aston Martins to Back to the Future’s time-travelling DeLorean and beyond, automobile technology has always captured the imagination. But far from the realms of science fiction, last […]


Who will win the driverless car race?

Let’s play a game of word association. What springs to mind when you hear ‘driverless cars’? Let me guess: Google. Did you know, however, that there are many other brands involved in developing the concept of a driverless car? From Audi and Toyota to Mercedes, it is claimed that they actually have more chance of […]


Driverless cars: would you take your hands off the wheel?

It will come as little surprise to most of us that the majority of people consider themselves to be ‘better than average drivers’. The mentality of most motorists is that they usually do the right thing, which might explain why driving causes almost daily cases of ‘road rage’. Despite our unerring self-belief, research has shown […]


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