Otonomo, has signed an agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to get de-identified, aggregated data from FCA selected models located across Europe. Over a period of time FCA will share data from new connected vehicle models with Otonomo. The data shared will meet GDPR provisions, as well as other global privacy requirements.
Otonomo will be using these data to for mapping, traffic management and planning and other city applications. The data will give an insight to- acceleration events, vehicle speeds, light status, and engine health indicators.
A key function performed by the Otonomo Platform is to offer to OEMs data de-identification and aggregation solutions with different levels of support. The Otonomo Blurring Engine employs a combination of blurring techniques that may change depending on the intended use of car data. This increases the value of the data while protecting car owners’ privacy.
“Otonomo has long focused on building an ecosystem around car data that’s open and inclusive,” said Ben Volkow, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Otonomo. “Our agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles represents a big step forward and will create new value for all participants: service providers, individual drivers, municipalities, and society.”