The installed base of service robots will reach 264 million worldwide by 2026

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, the installed base of service robots reached 29.6 million worldwide at the end of 2016.

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Tantalum responds to London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s transport strategy

Tantalum Corporation, a British business and innovator in the connected car space, has submitted its deadline day response to the Mayor of London’s draft Transport Strategy.

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Chordant platform aims to enable smart cities to consolidate, expose and monetise their data

London, UK & Melville, NY, USA. October 2, 2017 — InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) today announced the launch of its Smart City-focused Chordant™ business. The Chordant platform is designed to tackle the key business and data challenges in today’s smart city deployments.

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Uber, Lyft, & other ride sharing services to see driver numbers double, reaching 8.6 million by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that a surge in shared transport will continue, with driver and passenger numbers seeing substantial growth over the next 5 years.

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Synectics champions smart transport networks at Coach and Bus UK 2017

With increasingly complex threats facing cities, there is little doubt that smart transport networks are the future. Offering significant benefits to passengers, operators and local authorities alike, they enable key urban services to become more efficient, effective, safer and connected.

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Smart transport initiative MaaS Scotland launched

MaaS Scotland is a new organisation and joint venture between ScotlandIS and Technology Scotland that will support companies and organisations engaged in the development of Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

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Enabling the Internet-of-Everything with intelligent data distribution

When I speak with customers, a common goal is to achieve reliable, efficient, and scalable real-time distribution of data among people, devices, sensors, and machines – what I like to call the Internet of “Everything” (IoE).

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DRIVEN consortium to unveil first self-driving vehicles at LCV 2017

The DRIVEN consortium unveils the first three of its proposed fleet of six self-driving vehicles, a white and blue 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium hybrid, a 2017 Ford Mondeo hybrid and a Range Rover Evoque.

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Network test lab conducts hands-on testing: Validates SD-WAN solution’s resiliency under extreme levels of packet loss

Silver Peak, the provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, announced that the company’s flagship SD-WAN solution, Unity EdgeConnect, successfully endured a series of rigorous network packet-loss resilience tests.

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Barcelona’s DataLong16 appoints Aymeric Brard as VP of Sales

DataLong16, a Barcelona-based company specialising in the Internet of Things (IoT) with research and development (R&D) and production operations in Europe, has strengthened its sales area with the addition of Aymeric Brard as VP of Sales.

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Enterprise IoT: Two disparate worlds unified in the Cloud – Pt 1

Applications are created and deployed in OT domains. They operate in IT domains, alongside or incorporated in mainstream business processes like ERP. Seamless integration between these disparate worlds is a mandatory IoT requirement.

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Fruitless search for a parking space could be at an end for drivers in the New Zealand capital

Smart Parking has concluded negotiations with Wellington City Council and has been awarded the $1.4 million 5 year contract for the provision of 3,000 parking sensors in the Wellington CBD street parking areas.

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MTS gives positive report on Russia’s machine-to-machine communications market in 2014

According to estimates by Russian mobile network operator, MTS over the first nine months of 2014 the country’s machine-to-machine communications (M2M) market increased by 14% to reach 5.5 million SIM cards, while the number of MTS’s M2M SIM cards grew by 16% to 2.9 million.

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GSGF says progress in electric vehicle usage mostly depends on charging station roll-outs

In a new report on electric vehicle developments the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) highlights new business opportunities, key trends and policy initiatives, as well as providing a global view of the large-scale roll-out of electric vehicles. The report also gives recommendations on how to accelerate the take-up of electric vehicles.

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Chinese telecoms vendor shows off its smart city references in Barcelona with ZTE iCity

Shenzhen, China & Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – ZTE Corporation, a Chinese-based global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, this week showcased its new smart city solution, ZTE iCity, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. 

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Telenor Connexion aims to secure global transportation with CargoGuard agreement

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain. February 27, 2013 — CargoGuard has selected Telenor Connexion to provide its end-to-end security solution for international supply chains. This enables CargoGuard to monitor, control and secure the complete logistics chain

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