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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ETSI claims a world first with a tractor that communicates with cars

ETSI claims to be exhibiting the first tractor connected to a car at Sophia this week. The tractor sends a warning to road vehicles using a communication protocol standardised by ETSI. Motorists are warned at a distance of 1 kilometre,

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Smart Mobility Congress marks the path towards urban and interurban mobility of the future

The 2ndSmart Mobility Congress (SMC) runs from November 13-15, 2018. The conference and conference focuses on urban and intercity intelligent transport, and will address the challenges that greater urban concentration raises in terms of mobility,

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IoT, embedded systems need a unique approach to testing

Jason Chandralal, general manager – product engineering services at Happiest Minds, says that IoT could be one of the biggest testing opportunities ever, but it needs to evolve and be automated to meet the unprecedented demands on it.

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Barcelona show claims 16% rise in visitors as industries gather to learn and apply IoT

The fourth IoTSWC (Internet of Things Solutions World Congress) demonstrated the widespread implementation of IoT technology in all sectors address their digital transformation. The event on the industrial applications of the Internet of Things (IIoT),

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Case Study: Location tracking and asset monitoring

Location tracking and asset management have been among the earliest sector to see widespread adoption of first machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and now Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The reasons behind this are the relative maturity of these markets and the clear need to track and manage assets in deployment. For example, there’s a clear business

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Al Merqab smart system regulates and monitors limo and e-hail services

Roads and Transport Authority, through its pavilion at Gitex 2018 held in Dubai World Trade Centre, has exhibited Al Merqab smart system developed to regulate and monitor the services of the limo and e-hail sector.

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Volocopter will test flight taxis (eVTOLs) in Singapore

Volocopter, the aviation taxi provider, announced at the Autonomy Conference in Paris that it will conduct a test series of urban flights in Singapore.

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Samsung expands Exynos and Isocell brands to include automotive-grade solutions

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world provider in advanced semiconductor technology, announced two new automotive solution brands — Samsung Exynos Auto and Samsung Isocell Auto – to bring cutting-edge application processor and image sensor technology solutions to the road.

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Autonomous air taxi start-up selects PTC’s Windchill to manage product data in central platform

German start-up Volocopter has selected PTC’s Windchill product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for the development of its autonomous flying transportation systems. Windchill will record, configure,

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