Discover how technology and innovation run together in Milan
The official presentation of the team that will compete in the first historic MotoE season
Rome, May 20, 2019 – Milan just hosted “Revolution”, an exclusive event to discover how technology and innovation run together organized by Octo, a leading global provider of telematics and data analytics solutions for the auto insurance industry, together with the Octo Pramac MotoE team.
At the starting grid of the 6 races of the 2019 MotoE calendar, that is going to take place contemporarily to the MotoGP, there is going to be also the Octo Pramac MotoE team that has been officially presented today in Milan during “Revolution”, an exclusive event during which Professor Rita Cucchiara (Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia) held a speech about the revolutions that have signed the man’s evolution up to the “silence revolution” of the electric mobility and Artificial Intelligence of which she is one of the main experts in Italy.
Fabio Sbianchi, CEO and Co-Founder of Octo, commented: “In order to face the technological challenges of the future it is more than ever important to accelerate the “silence revolution” of data, leveraging on all opportunities offered by the web, in particular the Internet of Things, to improve our life and link people and things in a smart way. A challenge Octo is facing through its solutions like the IoT platform for the insurance sector, that allows to analyze and supply information in real time, with really revolutionary levels of usability and flexibility.”
The concept of revolution, applied to the world of sports, has then been explained also by Paolo Campinoti, Team Principal Octo Pramac Moto E: “The launch of the MotoE Championship, the big news of the MotoGP 2019 season, does not represent only a sports challenge but a real technological adventure that is going to revolutionize moto racings offering new and challenging future scenarios. We strongly believe that with our team we will obtain great results.”
During the event, that took place at the suggestive Milan location Garage Italia that has been created in a historic Milan gas pump, attendants had the opportunity to discover also the Pramac MotoE team’s official motorbike Energica Ego that is going to race in the MotoE Championships kicking off next July 5-7 on the Sachsenring circuit in Germany. Here’s where the expert MotoGP pilot Alex De Angelis and the reigning Endurance champion Josh Hook are going to jump on the saddle of their Octo Pramac MotoE Energica. The following appointments will then be the Red Bull Ring (Austria, August 9-11), the Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini (September 13-15) and the double final race in Valencia (November 15-17).
Octo is the number 1 global provider of telematics and data analytics solutions for the auto insurance industry. Founded in 2002, Octo is one of the pioneers of the insurance telematics industry. Today, Octo is the largest and most experienced insurance telematics company in the world, transforming auto insurance through behavioral, contextual and driving analytics for more than 100 partners.
Octo has more than 5.6 million connected users and the largest global database of telematics data, with over 228 billion miles of driving data collected and 456,000 crashes and insurance events analyzed (as of 31 Dec 2018).
Octo applies proprietary algorithms to this market-leading database to deliver powerful new insights into driver risk, informing solutions that benefit both auto insurance companies and policyholders.
The company is headquartered in Rome, with offices in Boston, London, Stuttgart, Madrid, and Sao Paulo. www.octotelematics.com
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