How IoT cellular connectivity has enabled the rise of micromobility

Like most industries, the micromobility industry faced uncertainty during the Covid-19 pandemic but a comeback is taking hold, says Ben Forgan, co-founder and CEO of Hologram.io. Despite the headwinds, McKinsey notes that “micromobility could reach a consumer-spending potential of $300 billion (€279.81 billion) globally by 2030.”

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Autonomous vehicles are six times safer and twice as likely to detect a collision risk

London, UK. 23 May 2022 – Autonomous vehicles (AV) trained using extreme one-in-a-million accident data and ‘near-miss’ scenarios can achieve a six-fold improvement on the detection of a collision risk posed by other road users compared to vehicles being trained using traditional approaches. That’s the finding of D-RISK, a co-innovation project part funded by the

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Einride unveils remote pod operator of autonomous, electric vehicle fleet

Austin, Texas, USA. 14 March 2022 – Swedish freight technology company Einride announced at SXSW the official introduction of the Remote Pod Operator, a role that has been fulfilled with the hiring of long-time trucking veteran Tiffany Heathcott. The position will shift how humans play a role in the increasing prioritisation of autonomous vehicles in the freight

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Surrey’s new flexible and stretchy supercapacitors could boost “battery” life for IoT

Smartwatches, fitness trackers and other Internet of Things devices could get a significant boost to their “battery” life thanks to new, environmentally friendly energy research from the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) and the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel), Brazil.

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DINPAS consortium paves way for fully autonomous systems with ‘globally available, highly accurate’ positioning

Thalwil, Switzerland. 20 January 2022 – Autonomous vehicles, machines, drones, and other automated systems rely on sensors to accurately locate themselves in their environments. While autonomous systems primarily rely on absolute position data for navigation, future applications will also use it to share sensor data with other systems and the infrastructure. Moreover, accurate absolute positioning

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Spirent charts the way forward for autonomous systems with BVLOS mission enabler

Spirent Communications plc, the provider of global navigation satellite system (GNSS) test and assurance solutions, announced the launch of Spirent GNSS Foresight, an innovative cloud-based solution that lets operators know in advance where and when GPS or GNSS positioning is reliable for unmanned and autonomous journeys.

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Next stop Switzerland new sustainable, autonomous public transport service about to start

Sensible 4 and Swiss Transit Lab are starting a new, long-term pilot in Switzerland with an electric Level 4 autonomous shuttle bus. The demonstration of the software and vehicle performance is happening already these days in Schaffhausen, at the annual event of the Swiss Public Transportation Association (VOV). Later the shuttle bus will be driving

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Velodyne Lidar introduces next-generation velabit sensor

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. has introduced the Velabit sensor, which reportedly addresses the cost, safety, and design challenges of autonomous solutions while delivering state-of-the-art performance.

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Sensible 4 autonomous driving software tested by VTT more standardization is needed

The Finnish self-driving software company Sensible 4 has been expanding its operations to Norway, one of the countries in enabling autonomous vehicles on its roads.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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Investors won over by autonomous vehicle market but demand more help with investment choices

International law firm, Gowling WLG and economic research agency Explain the Market have announced a year-long research project to track investment in the Autonomous Vehicles (AV) sector.

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Nokia to showcase its 5G capabilites in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Nokia will be using Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to show how 5G applications run on its network infrastructure as operators explore the new business opportunities of an increasingly connected world.

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Autonomy is already entering the mid-market car segment

As part of the 2016 edition of the Usage Based Insurance study, we analysed the impact of autonomy on the insurance market. We forecast that 380 million semi, highly or fully autonomous vehicles will be on the road by 2030.

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