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Driving the transition to Smart Transport Networks

Global surveillance solutions provider Synectics has published a white paper to help transport operators gear up for an increasingly urbanised future. With estimates suggesting that 70% of the world’s population will be living in towns and cities in just three years’ time – the free resource aims to help operators (more…)

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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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Bosch technology enables redundancy needed for automated driving

Without redundancy, there is no automated driving. The promise of automated driving requires a mix of technological, societal and regulatory development and co-operation. The technology continues to advance thanks to sensors and software, but also thanks to redundancy. (more…)

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Grab the keys: The future of connected cars is trust-based services – Part 1

Last year saw many industries take further steps to focus on incorporating connectivity and increased levels of personalisation in their products and services, says Andrew Till, vice president of Technology & Marketing at HARMAN Connected Services. (more…)

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Spirent expands Paignton’s high-tech research laboratories

Spirent Communications plc., the provider in GPS and other Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) testing solutions, announced the opening of new research laboratories to develop systems to be used in future devices and applications. (more…)

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Tantalum and Openbay partner to deliver connected-car automotive services platform

Tantalum Corporation announced it has partnered with Openbay to deliver an automotive repair and maintenance services platform to wireless carriers and auto manufacturers. Tantalum’s Connected Car platform integrated with the Openbay marketplace seamlessly connects motor vehicles with a nationwide network of automotive service providers. (more…)

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Osram Lasers promote adoption of autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles

At this year’s North American International Auto Show’s AutoMobili-D 2018, Osram Opto Semiconductors is demonstrating how its high-power infrared pulse lasers are helping speed the adoption of autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). (more…)

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Qualcomm and Ford collaborate on C-V2X global initiative to improve vehicle safety, traffic efficiency and support for autonomous driving

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Ford Motor Company, are accelerating the development of connected cars with the extension of their long-standing relationship into the development of advanced connectivity systems for (more…)

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Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI and Qualcomm Technologies join forces to host C-V2X trials in Japan in 2018

Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, INC., OKI and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced plans to carry out their first Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) trials in Japan. (more…)

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Alexa and aibo aim to control your car, as Renault finds a spare $1bn in the glove box

If August is the Silly Season when news slackens, Jan/Feb is definitely peak Tech News Season – even if some of it has the faint whiff of ‘Slideware’. Yes, it’s time to digest the transport news from CES 2018 in Vegas and wade through our Inboxes before MWC 2018 in Barcelona. Which is all a bit bonkers, says Jeremy Cowan, when you consider that neither is really a Transport event.

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