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IoT Trucking: Managing connected vehicles and the transition to autonomous electric semi-trucks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is bringing a new level of automation to business operations, and companies in every industry are in a race to be the first to utilise IoT services that increase efficiency and change the face of their industry. (more…)

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Catapulting the British economy forward with transport

Paul Campion, CEO, Transport Systems Catapult, looks at UK government initiatives to foster innovation, along with how the full weight of public sector procurement could be combined with proactive regulation to enable the development of world-beating new transport services. (more…)

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Patent analysis reveals hidden value in automotive’s future

Technology is the lifeblood for many sectors, perhaps none more so than automotive. Nigel Swycher, CEO of patents analytics platform Cipher Automotive, considers the impact of disruption across the industry which will continue for at least the next decade. (more…)

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Leti, Transdev and Irt Nanoelec announce pilot programme to assess new perception sensors for autonomous vehicles

Leti, a research institute at CEA Tech, Transdev, a global provider of mobility services, and IRT Nanoelec, an R&D centre focused on information and communication technologies (ICT) using micro- and nanoelectronics, announced a pilot programme to characterise and assess LiDAR sensors to improve performance and safety of autonomous vehicles. (more…)

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Fleet security specialist Trillium raises US$11mn in Series A2 funding led by VC giant JAFCO

Trillium Secure, Inc., a global provider of cybersecurity protection and secure data management for vehicles and fleets, has announced an $11 million (€9.36 million) round of Series A2 funding led by JAFCO. Other participating investors included Airbus Ventures, Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Tokyo Century Corporation and Plug and Play Ventures. (more…)

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Farewell to hardware: the future of connected car security

Sam Shawki, CEO, MagicCube, writes about how the need to protect data about drivers and vehicles’ performance grows with each connected car that hits the grid – indeed data security in connected cars can literally be a matter of life and death. What must we do to protect it? (more…)

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Casting the net wider to solve the 3D autonomous traffic puzzle

Professor Adam Beaumont talks to Annie Turner about the future of transport where autonomous cars will be just one element of the 3D traffic puzzle that includes jet suits, drones and robots. The future is much closer than you think, as his various ventures prove. (more…)

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Hyundai Motor Company partners with Autotalks to develop connectivity technology for increased road safety

Hyundai Motor announced its strategic partnership with Autotalks, a technology company specialising in the manufacturing of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets. (more…)

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Keeping our growing cities moving in the digital era

Ram Ramachander, chief digital officer & chief commercial officer, Social Innovation Business, Hitachi Europe Ltd, argues that IoT and autonomous vehicles will be critical to making our cities ‘liveable’ in future. We need to start thinking now about how we can best cut pollution and congestion while improving safety. (more…)

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IoT in practice part II – Security, self-optimising ops and big shifts

In the second part of this interview, Maciej Kranz, VP, Strategic Innovation, Cisco Systems, talks to Annie Turner about possible unforeseen and unintended consequences of IoT on transport, and how IoT is on the cusp of delivering big, rather than incremental, changes via transport in all kinds of sectors. (more…)

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