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How does an autonomous vehicle learn to drive on busy streets?

William Sachiti, founder and chief executive officer, the Academy of Robotics, explains how to teach a self-driving car to see so it can learn to navigate its way around obstacles and moving cars, and avoid pedestrians in the road – even when someone runs out in front of it. (more…)

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When smart cars fall ill you won’t be able to consult Dr Google

It was inevitable but connected cars are prone to diddling. In an experiment to identify connected car fraud, researchers in Germany collected data from 300,000 cars. They found that 23% of Minis and 27% of E60 BMW 5 Series had experienced some form of manipulation. (more…)

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Fast-paced communication needs of rail industry require an integrated approach, says ETELM

New LTE mission-critical standards, established by 3GPP, are providing a major opportunity for the rail industry to benefit from the latest secure broadband voice and data services. So says Nicolas Hauswald, sales & marketing director for Etelm. (more…)

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Moxa building cybersecurity partnerships for smart rail

Rapid urbanisation is continuing to significantly increase the demand for rail transport not only in metropolitan areas but also for cross-nation transportation. (more…)

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Vector acquires French electronics test firm Squoring Technologies for undisclosed sum

Vector, the German-based specialist in the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the shares of the French tool company Squoring Technologies. (more…)

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Actility, Abeeway, Cisco and Tracktio show IoT geolocation in the Port of Barcelona

Here’s the inside story on the deployment and testing of a location and tracking solution for Internet of Things devices in the Port of Barcelona, Spain. As Actility tells IoT Now Transport360, it is using a low power wide area network, which it believes is an ideal communications technology for industrial IoT (IIoT) applications. (more…)

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The future-proof multimode SIM card designed for the IoT

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Focusing on the low bandwidth area of IoT, 1NCE have brought to market a SIM card that offers multimode connectivity. Their ground-breaking connectivity platform aggregates LPWA and Narrowband technologies and traditional technologies, such as 2G and 3G with the ability to connect to all of them on one SIM card.
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The sky is not the limit for drones and telecoms

The uptake of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) across sectors including agriculture, transport, insurance, infrastructure, and telecoms has literally taken off, writes Thomas Neubauer, VP business development & innovations, Teoco. Now is the time for telcos to seize a $20 billion (€17.20 billion) opportunity. (more…)

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Mobility-as-a-Service to replace 2.3bn private car journeys annually by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that adoption of MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) platforms will replace over 2.3 billion urban private car journeys annually by 2023, compared with just 17.6 million globally in 2018. (more…)

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iPhone eSIM is an opportunity not a threat, says European network operator

Apple’s new iPhone is to use an eSIM. The Cupertino-based company confirmed that there is an eSIM solution for the S 2018 iPhones refresh. (more…)