Confluent delivers an event streaming platform based on Apache Kafka® that empowers organizations in the automotive industry to easily access data as real-time streams, unlock legacy data, and integrate data silos. This enables auto manufacturers to deliver premium customer experiences, accelerate autonomous driving capabilities, develop new products and optimize their supply chains.
Use real-time information (e.g. traffic, weather, calendar, parking availability) to deliver personalized customer experiences in and out of the vehicle by personalizing in-vehicle and mobile applications. Re-engage in a timely manner by sending notifications to cross-sell and upsell relevant services. Consolidate data from various disjoined systems to get a complete unified view of customers to provide enhanced dealership and customer contact center experiences.
Perform data analytics in the car by analyzing data from various sensors in real-time on the edge. Accelerate development of autonomous driving features by aggregating data from multiple cars and analyzing big data sets in real-time. Ingest data and apply machine learning models at scale for predictions in real-time and model training.
Offer personalized premiums based on usage by collecting data in real-time. By collecting and analyzing vehicle usage and location data in real-time, enable usage-based car rentals. Ingest data from various sources to perform real-time tracking and management of fleet enabling new business models such as ride-sharing, delivery tracking, logistics, etc. Analyze real-time data in the car to perform remote diagnostics and alert customers for predictive maintenance.
Ensure inventory is updated in real-time by connecting all systems and applications across the supply chain (warehouse, trucks, factory, and storage) to have a real-time inventory of all parts for manufacturing facilities and dealers. Increase insight and visibility into operations by collecting data from various IoT devices and analyzing in real-time to detect problems early. Perform predictive maintenance, be proactive, not reactive and reduce downtime.
Confluent was founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka. As such, Confluent delivers an event streaming platform based on Kafka, available as both self-managed software and a fully managed cloud service, and we complement it with Kafka committer-driven expertise in the form of professional services, expert training, and enterprise support. We’ve extended Kafka to create a truly secure, resilient and compliant event streaming platform that retailers demand.