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July 6, 2018

The promise of multi-modal transport: Making it easier, safer and greener to navigate urban environments

In most cities, if you don’t own a car, or just want to leave your car at home, you typically need to use more than one mode of transport to get around. You might, for example, start with a city bus or a rental bike, then transfer to the subway system, a train, or maybe a ride-sharing service to finish your journey.

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July 5, 2018

Case Study: Moving transport and logistics beyond vehicle tracking

Examples of IoT being used to improve logistics and supply chain link back to the origins of the term ‘internet of things’. Working for Proctor and Gamble, Kevin Ashton coined the phrase when trying to gain a better understanding of demand for lipstick by connecting supermarket shelves back to the supply chain. Tom Rebbeck of Analysys Mason reports.

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July 4, 2018

Bust the top myth of 5G adoption to lead the evolution of the IoT

As the world awaits the premiere of 5G, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), advanced fleet operations, smart logistics, and connected vehicles are just some of the anticipated life- changing applications. But, says Manish Watwani, Telit’s VP of Global Product Marketing, do you really have to wait until 5G is ready to deliver these capabilities? (Hint: No, you don’t).

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July 3, 2018

The current status of the fleet management market in Russia and Eastern Europe

Fleet management (FM) is an ambiguous term used in reference to a wide range of solutions for different vehicle-related applications. Berg Insight’s definition of a fleet management solution is a vehicle-based system that incorporates data logging, satellite positioning and data communications to a back office application.

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July 3, 2018

Intermodal traffic – how to keep your IoT cool

Proponents of intermodal transport are looking to the Internet of Things (IoT) to bring additional benefits to using a combination of transport types for freight, says Annie Turner, editor of IoTNowTransport.com.

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June 27, 2018

IEEE adopts OpenFog reference architecture as standard for fog computing in IoT, AI and 5G

The OpenFog Consortium’s OpenFog Reference Architecture for fog computing has been adopted as an official standard by the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA). The new standard, known as IEEE 1934™, relies on the reference architecture as a universal technical framework that enables the data-intensive requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) [...]

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June 8, 2018

How mobile technology is removing barriers to travel

In July 1997, says Dave Ashton, CEO of Loco2, I was a new analyst for the tech consulting firm Accenture. My boss’s client, China Telecom, had asked us to aid in a spin-out IPO of their mobile unit and so I was sent to Beijing to work on the project.

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May 31, 2018

HERE and Sigfox join forces to create global IoT location service for logistics and supply chain sectors

HERE Technologies and Sigfox announced a partnership to develop and deploy a global location servicethat will open new opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, particularly in supply chain and logistics.

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May 31, 2018

ProspectSV welcomes addition of Velodyne LiDAR sensor to its ITS Lab

Prospect Silicon Valley (ProspectSV) announced that they have added a real-time 3D LiDAR sensor to their Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab, thanks to a generous equipment sponsorship provided by Velodyne LiDAR Inc.

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May 29, 2018

Spirent now integrates with dSPACE for faster, more precise Connected Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) development

Spirent Communications plc, the provider in global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) testing solutions, announced its solutions now integrate with vehicle testing systems from dSPACE, the producer of engineering tools for developing and testing mechatronic control systems.

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