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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Toyota and SoftBank in partnership to establish joint venture for new mobility services

Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corporation have agreed to form a strategic partnership to facilitate the creation of new mobility services, and plan to establish a joint venture company, Monet Technologies Corporation, before the end of the 2018 fiscal year (April 2019).

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XPO Logistics to deploy 5,000 collaborative warehouse robots in North America and Europe

XPO Logistics, Inc, a global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, announced plans to deploy 5,000 intelligent robots throughout its logistics sites in North America and Europe. The robots, which are designed to collaborate with humans,

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Data driven cities unlock the congestion conundrum

If there’s one thing you can’t escape, it’s congestion. Hours upon hours of waiting in endless queues, seems the standard for commuters in most in major cities. According to INRIX 2017 Global Traffic Scorecard, in Los Angeles,

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Wi-SUN launches FAN Certification Program for large-scale, outdoor IoT networks

The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global ecosystem of member companies seeking to accelerate the implementation of open standards-based Field Area Networks (FAN) and the Internet of Things (IoT),

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Connected journeys: Unlocking solutions that aim to transform transport

Three technology advancements are set to transform the transport industry ‒ command and control technology, connectivity, and the cloud. The combination of these will, says Greg Alcorn, divisional director for Transport & Infrastructure at Synectics, 

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How to ensure the safety of cutting-edge ADAS technology

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) increase car safety by helping with monitoring, warning, braking and steering tasks. These systems are set to grow over the next decade, driven in part by advancements in sensing and laser technologies, and by regulatory change.

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Ports of Jersey selects Veovo as operational backbone to Streamline Airport and Harbour Operations

Veovo, a provider of operations, guest predictability and revenue maximisation software solutions, announced that it has formed a partnership with Ports of Jersey, and implemented the Veovo Port & Airport Management system.

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