The Troll’s Hat that will change the way you think about your car

Trollhättan sounds like a typical Swedish city – beautiful, creative and progressive. Only one thing lets it down, but let’s ignore that for now, says Nick Booth.

Read more

Airbiquity reinforces the security and data analysis features of OTAmatic

Airbiquity, a provider in connected vehicle services, announced the latest release of OTAmatic. This version boasts new features and integrations that address many of today’s top concerns for automakers and suppliers, such as compromise-resilient security, edge data analytics, and more efficient OTA management capabilities.

Read more

Seven companies to test self-driving bus technologies for public transit

A self-driving bus test project organised by the “Mobility Innovation Consortium,” an organisation to promote autonomous driving led by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) will be supported by Advanced Smart Mobility Co., Ltd., Aichi Steel Corporation, Kyocera, Nippon Signal Co., Ltd., NEC Corporation and SoftBank Corp.

Read more

SafeRide Technologies and Ixia, collaborate for next generation connected vehicles

SafeRide Technologies, the automotive cybersecurity company to offer a multi-layer deterministic and heuristic anomaly detection and threat prevention solution, has collaborated with Ixia, a Keysight Business, to test SafeRide’s vSentry vehicle cybersecurity solution using the BreakingPoint applications and network security test platform.

Read more

Balearic Islands to become a smart tourist destination by expanding IoT sensor networks

The environmental report of ESPO (The European Sea Ports Organisation) for 2018 shows that air quality remains the main priority of European ports. Aware of this, the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands has been working hard since 2016 to also know the level of air quality,

Read more

Scootersharing fleet to reach 2.6mn vehicles worldwide in 2023, says Berg

According to a new market research report by Sweden-based IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the scootersharing fleet is forecasted to grow from 14,400 vehicles worldwide in 2017 to more than 2.6 million vehicles in 2023.

Read more

Small businesses left in the dark over edge computing

Small businesses in the UK are falling behind their larger counterparts when it comes to the adoption of new technologies according to a new report, with just 38% of smaller companies making use of Edge computing systems compared to 60% of bigger businesses.

Read more

Infinera expands open optical networking capabilities

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Tely, a Brazilian telecommunications company, deployed the Infinera Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform to cost-efficiently scale its optical transport infrastructure in response to customer traffic growth and the connectivity demands of new end-user applications.

Read more

BigChange cleans up with an all-in-one system for CleanSafe

Emergency clean-up company CleanSafe has transformed its business with an end-to-end mobile management system from BigChange. The cloud-based system combines back office management, customer service and accounting functions with live fleet monitoring and the latest mobile working technology.

Read more

Data visibility will be a priority demand in supply chain next year, says GateHouse Logistics

Data unifier and aggregator GateHouse Logistics A/S expects 2019 will be a fundamental, transformational year for the logistics industry. Freight data visibility and the continued building of ecosystems through industry partnerships will become key priorities, says the firm.

Read more

Vodafone completes first European trials of long distance drone flight tracking and control tech

In the first trial of its kind in Europe, Vodafone Group, an Internet of Things (IoT) service provider for business, says it has successfully demonstrated how mobile networks could support the European’s Commission’s vision of safe long distance drone flights.

Read more

Industry’s first 1TB automotive and industrial grade PCIe NVMe flash storage claimed by Micron

Micron Technology, Inc, a provider of memory and storage solutions, introduced the industry’s first 1TB automotive and industrial grade PCIe NVM solid state drive (SSD) in BGA and 22x30mm M.2 form factors at Electronica 2018.

Read more

TIM, Ericsson and the City of Turin explore the impact of 5G

The public event took place at Palazzo Madama in Turin, Oct 26-27 and included demonstrations of a 5G-controlled driverless car, an environmental monitoring use case using drones, a 5G-connected robot for manufacturing as well as smart city applications powered by Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT).

Read more

TIoTA and MachNation team up to present trusted IoT challenges worldwide

The Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA), an ecosystem of more than 50 companies working together to build open source trusted systems for IoT with blockchain and related technologies, and MachNation, a global independent IoT research and benchmarking firm, introduced an initiative to stage a series of Trusted IoT Challenges worldwide.

Read more

In-vehicle commerce opportunities drive total connected cars to exceed 775 mn by 2023

A new report from Juniper Research has revealed that 775 million consumer vehicles will be connected via telematics or by in-vehicle apps by 2023, rising from 330 million vehicles in 2018. This is an average annual growth of 18.7% over the next 5 years.

Read more

Analysis of blockchain implementations shows potential to transform global supply chains by 2025

A new report by the Capgemini Research Institute reveals that blockchain could become ubiquitous by 2025, entering mainstream business and underpinning supply chains worldwide.

Read more