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Cool IoT Use Cases: Three-year project prepares Bay Area cities for a connected, automated future

Market overview

Intelligent transportation systems must be enhanced and upgraded in order to be ready for the deployment of connected and automated (CAV) vehicles. This three-year project reflects that requirement for five cities in the San Francisco Bay Area. (more…)

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Cool IoT use cases: All weather, self-driving shuttle bus in Helsinki

Market overview

City centres are transitioning to transportation systems that result in better air quality, with less congestion and increased safety. This objective is being met by autonomous shuttles and other forms of shared driverless vehicles. (more…)

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Cool IoT use cases: Monitoring passengers’ activity at Manchester Airport

Market overview

Air transport is becoming more and more popular; airports now offer places for leisure, gastronomy, shopping or culture, among others. (more…)

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Cool IoT Use Cases: Smart sensing system guides drivers to free parking slots

Market overview

Parking is a problem. Typically, up to a third of all urban congestion is caused by drivers looking for somewhere to park. It’s also a problem in other locations that are poorly served by public transport. (more…)

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Cool IoT Use Cases: New operating model for the electric scooter market

Market Overview

Electric scooter sharing programmes meet the need for individual, first- and last-mile transportation in cities that is affordable, environmentally friendly and safe. However, while the objective is clear, an understanding of how, where and when scooters are being used, what routes are not being used, and the duration of the trips is required. (more…)

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Cool IoT Use Cases: Ground-breaking trial of remotely-operated passenger ferry

Market overview

Autonomous operation solutions are expected to transform international shipping in the coming decades as the industry recovers from the downturn caused by the 2008 financial crisis. Global demand for maritime transport has grown by 30% over the past decade. (more…)

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Cool IoT Use Cases: Iceland’s international airport expands its flow management solution

Market Overview

Airline passenger numbers continue to rise along with expectations, which start on arrival and continue through airport compounds. End-to-end flow management solutions are being deployed to address this multi-faceted challenge. (more…)

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Cool IoT Use Cases: Smart sensing system guides drivers to free parking slots

Market overview 

Parking slots in urban areas are a resource for which drivers are prepared to pay. However, in today’s economy they expect parking to be service centric, i.e. to be guided to free slots and be able to find their cars quickly when they return. (more…)

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Cool IoT use cases: Autonomous air taxis

Market overview

Autonomous flying transportation systems are an emerging market, one that must comply with very demanding national and international safety standards. German aviation startup Volocopter has trialed its 18-rotor urban air taxi in Dubai and the US and a series of tests are scheduled for the second half of 2019. (more…)

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Cool IoT Use Cases: Vital role for mission-critical communications over LTE

Market Overview

The transportation and mining industries rely on advanced communication technologies. Mission-critical communication over LTE enables push-to-talk, push-to-video, text and multimedia chat, as well as location information. (more…)

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