Siemens Mobility acquires Sqills, a rail software provider

Siemens Mobility has signed a binding agreement to acquire the Netherlands based company Sqills, a provider in the provision of cloud-based inventory management, reservation, and ticketing software to public transport operators around the world.

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Hitachi Rail agrees to acquire Thales’ ground transportation systems business for €1.66bn

Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Rail agreed to acquire Thales‘ Ground Transportation Systems business for an enterprise value of €1,660 million. The final purchase price will be determined after customary adjustments typical for a transaction of this nature.

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Smart transportation market growth due to rising population demands, increased safety and convenience

The global smart transportation market was valued at US$57.9 billion (€48.74 billion) in 2018 and is expected to reach US$191.3 billion (€161.03 billion) in 2026, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.4% during the forecast period.

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Reliable and secure connectivity to build the post-COVID world of transport

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. The past year of immense changes within the transportation industry has catapulted enterprises faster into the digitalisation process than they could ever have previously imagined.

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Rail transport accelerates on track to new era of automation

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Although the pandemic has meant passengers are staying home, the retail supply chain has massively increased its utilisation of rail cargo.

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Qatar Airways Cargo offers Envirotainer’s releye RLP container for Pharma Transport

Qatar Airways Cargo announces the approval of Envirotainer‘s latest innovation, The Releye RLP container.

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Rail begins journey back to green, safe and preferred mode of transport

This article first appeared in IoT Now’s sister magazine Transport 360. Railways are well placed to become the sustainable backbone of future mass mobility. IoT in combination with better connectivity and emerging technologies potentially has a massive role to play, writes Annie Turner.

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Rail operators see clear signals for smart railway adoption

This report first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Rail transport is an industry of two halves, covering transportation of passengers and transportation of cargo. Although the infrastructure used for each is broadly common, different business models, technologies and systems are utilised.

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Trial of the UK’s mobile ‘vehicle-to-everything’ road safety system goes live

A powerful new mobility cloud platform to improve the safety of road users is being tested on the open road in the UK. Drawing on the power of mobile and data technologies, the platform is a new type of information superhighway which will ultimately connect vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians and infrastructure in a seamless digital transport

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Connect the mobile workforce with vehicle intelligence

Managing a mobile workforce from vehicles and trucks to equipment and drivers can present unique challenges for fleet operators.

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The role of video and sensor tech in smart cities

With smart city and building technology on the rise to make our urban infrastructures data-driven, efficient and more liveable, there has been a focus on the place of video technology.

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Intelligent transport systems are key to revolutionising urban areas

Transport is one of the biggest challenges in urban areas. Whether it’s rising air pollution levels, congestion or road accidents, travel has a huge effect on the wellbeing of our citizens in every town and city, says Furqan Alamgir, CEO & founder, Connexin

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Kigen’s Vincent Korstanje explains why green transport relies on secure, trusted environments

With the need to reverse long-term trends that have increased CO2 production and contributed to global warming well understood, IoT has the opportunity to demonstrate the value it can deliver to the transport sector by delivering a greener planet through encouraging eco-friendly behaviour. Inside the CEO Guide to Green Transport: NEWS: CargoAI launches new features

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Ruggedised router for vehicles introduced with advanced IoT connectivity and edge computing

Cradlepoint, a provider in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, has announced its new R1900 Ruggedised 5G Edge Router. This is powered by a Cradlepoint NetCloud subscription service that includes cloud-delivered software, endpoints, training, and support.

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Siemens and On pave way for future urban mobility in Rome historic centre

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is delivering charging stations as well as a cloud-based software for charging infrastructure management to On in Italy.

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GSMA Intelligence gives advice on navigating Covid-19 in ‘Global mobile trends 2021’ report

GSMA Intelligence has published its annual Global Mobile Trends research report, sharing insights for the global mobile industry following the Covid-19 pandemic. The report forms part of an annual report series where the GSMA takes an end-of-year view of the most important trends shaping the telco and wider technology, media and telecoms (TMT) sectors.

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