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Oihana Otaegui

Dr Oihana Otaegui is in charge of the ITS and engineering department of Vicomtech. She received her MEng in electronic engineering and her doctoral degree in acquisition and tracking for satellite navigation from the University of Navarre, Spain. She has substantial experience in satellite navigation and transport fields, especially in signal processing techniques and algorithms. Before joining Vicom in 2007, she worked as a researcher at CEIT (Spain) and at Fraunhofer IIS (Germany). Since 2010 she has been the director of the intelligent transport systems and engineering area, where she is involved in computer vision and machine learning techniques for automotive industries. She has been the coordinator of FP7 and H2020 projects and technical coordinator of ESA projects and is the author of more than 30 publications in the areas of satellite-based localization, LBS and computer vision and ADAS. She is an external professor at the University of Basque Country and a member of the Basque Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.


5GMETA – monetizing car and mobility data for new entrants, technologies and actors

Today’s semi-autonomous vehicles are rolling off assembly lines equipped with hardware, software and machine learning systems, as well as cameras and ultrasonic sensors. In addition to ensuring a safer ride, these cars generate a lot of data. The EU-funded 5GMETA project is developing an open platform to leverage car-captured data to stimulate and facilitate innovative products and services. It will empower the automotive ecosystem, from industry players to new entrants such as small and medium-sized enterprises and high-tech startups. Granting access to data from relevant geographical regions, the project will create new opportunities and business models from valuable services, where data liability and billing will rely on an accountability dashboard of data-flow subscription and volume consumption.