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Intelligent Transport Conference 2017: Top five lessons for urban transport

With the Intelligent Transport Conference finished for another year, we take a look at the top five lessons to be learnt in the urban transport industry…The passenger comes first: these are the words that were at the very heart of the discussion in every aspect of this year’s Intelligent Transport Conference. (more…)

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Data sharing can work if all stakeholders stick to the rules of the game

Every haulier, dispatcher and transport manager in industry and trade knows the problem: if an unforeseen disruption occurs along the supply chain, this information does not necessarily reach everyone involved in the transport process. (more…)

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Penteon and hiSky partner to jointly supply satellite-based industrial IoT solutions for enterprise and heavy industry

Penteon Corporation and hiSky have announced a partnership to jointly supply satellite-based industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for enterprise and heavy industry. Integrating hiSky’s portable satellite terminals, with Penteon’s industrial remote sensing platforms, (more…)

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Successful completion of Innovate UK integrated transport project: 300+ datasets, 11 partners, and 9 global awards

A consortium of European industry, academic and transport authority partners, announced the successful completion of a two-year integrated transport project, funded in part by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. After two years, the project, oneTRANSPORT, was able to bring together more than 300 different datasets, coordinate eleven public and private partners’ activities, and recognised with 9 global awards. (more…)

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Ingalls Shipbuilding acquires intelligent PEMA welding automation as part of its “Shipyard of the Future” initiative

To signal its decisiveness to maintain the position as the most modern shipyard, in 2014 the Mississippi-based Ingalls Shipbuilding kicked off the extensive “Shipyard of the Future” initiative.

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DOCOMO initiates multi-party 5G trial for connected cars

NTT DOCOMO, Inc. announced that in a trial of 5G technologies for automobiles, which it conducted jointly with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Ericsson and Intel Corporation (Intel), it achieved data speeds of up to 1 Gbps for 4K-resolution video communications with a vehicle traveling at 30 km/h. The technology will be demonstrated at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo from November 9 to 11 as part of DOCOMO R&D Open House 2017. (more…)

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Telstra drives into IoT with MTData buy

Telstra has bought Australian owned GPS and technology company MTData in a move towards accelerating its ‘Internet of Things’ business globally. The acquisition, which is believed to have cost Telstra around $50 million (€43.06 million), will provide the telco with advanced technology and expertise in connected vehicle solutions. (more…)

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Ahead of the curve: Commercial OEMs racing to factory-fit solutions

Commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have driven exponential growth in factory-fit telematics, new partnerships, and open platforms/marketplaces over the last two years according to ABI Research, a provider of emerging technology intelligence. (more…)

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VisionTrack launches video based telematics camera

Markerstudy-owned VisionTrack has launched a new video based telematics camera from November 2017, which it said will reduce costs associated with this technology. (more…)

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AT&T, Ford, Nokia and Qualcomm launch cellular-V2X connected car technology trials in the US

AT&T, Ford, Nokia, and Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, are helping to accelerate the development of connected cars with the first announced Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) trials in the U.S. (more…)

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