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TRANSPORTATION & MOBILITYA UNIQUE EVOLUTION

XYT, originally founded in 2007 as France Craft, builds light modular vehicles that consist of only 600 parts, versus the typical 6,000 to 10,000. Using a modular design approach, the vehicles can be personalized and upgraded simply by replacing the modular components. Compass spoke to Simon Mencarelli, CEO and co-founder of XYT, about what makes the startup and its vehicles unique, and what they may indicate about the automotive market’s future.

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CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS & RETAILULTRA-EFFICIENT RETAIL

A groundbreaking partnership among SES-imagotag, Atos and Dassault Systèmes is delivering seamless connections between the virtual and physical store. By combining electronic shelf labels with digital services on the 3DEXPERIENCE business solutions platform, the partnership enables services such as ‘click and collect,’ which permits customers to purchase products online and then pick them up at the retailer’s nearest physical store. Compass asked Guillaume Portier, vice president of marketing at SES-imagotag, about the project.

#9EDITORIAL

EDITORIALMonica Menghini

Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Dassault Systèmes

 
Hyperconnectivity. It’s a powerful word that is reshaping our world and how we interact with it, and it is growing more powerful day by day.
 
With each object and each living environment becoming online and connected, part of a global, real-time virtual map, our world is hyperconnected: the physical and virtual world are colliding, coming together and exchanging qualities. This is how autonomous cars will perfectly synchronize their movements on crowded highways or how friends will find one another in a crowd.

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