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Internet of People makes steady tracks

When it comes to smart transport it’s not always about the Internet of Things, it’s increasingly about the ‘Internet of People. Here, Antony Savvas looks at how the rail industry is trying to improve operations with this new phenomenon. (more…)

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Robots will make make logistics 10 times faster, but only when L4MS has done its job

The EU is offering smaller manufacturers €8 million to close the funding gap and make their logistics 10 times faster. Better still, the money is ear-marked for spending on mobile robotics systems. This ‘open call’ is more like an open goal, surely, says Nick Booth. (more…)

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Get on-board for smart city ticketing today

True mobile ticketing is at the heart of future public transportation, says Antony Savvas. A key aim of the smart city agenda lies in the use of data and technology to create efficiencies, improve sustainability and improve the quality of life for those living and working in such cities. (more…)

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The Tailgate Scandal – Where there’s a name there’s a shame

The problem of bumper-bullying is in the news and I’m disappointed this scandal hasn’t been described as ‘Tailgate’. It’s a story of people ‘getting too close’. (more…)

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Long road of ‘on-demand’ leads to IoT transport opportunities

Companies large and small to benefit from transportation-as-a-service, says Antony Savvas

Almost 20 years ago the application service provider (ASP) model never really caught on, mainly because there were not the broadband networks around to support the provision of on-demand applications. Basically, ASPs either went to the wall or quietly morphed into other types of companies over time, such as Salesforce.com. (more…)