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Israel continues to generate a big piece of the fleet action

The country has been the location of various digital fleet and driverless initiatives over the last couple of years. Antony Savvas looks at a new one that is aiming to make a big splash in the global fleet market, and another that sees a Russian web heavyweight dive into the Israeli driverless scene. (more…)

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OurBus to integrate Chirp’s data-over-sound tech to reduce time spent onboarding passengers

Chirp, a company pioneering data-over-sound technology has partnered with OurBus, a New York-based tech company specialising in intercity and crowdsourced bus routes. The aim is to improve its ticket authentication process to speed passenger boarding. (more…)

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Construction equipment telematics on the road to ubiquity

The overall outlook for the construction equipment telematics market is positive, especially for OEM solutions. As construction equipment manufacturers today largely include both the telematics hardware and software access for free with the machine purchase for many models, there is no question that the installed base of CE telematics will grow at a high pace in the coming years. (more…)

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Java Card 3.1 designed to boost IoT device security at the network edge

Oracle has released Java Card 3.1, the latest version of the popular and open application platform used to secure some of the world’s most sensitive devices. (more…)

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Konecranes adopts IoT tech to bridge virtual and real worlds using Siemens’ digital innovation platform

Konecranes, specialist in the manufacture and service of cranes and lifting equipment, has implemented Siemens’ digital innovation platform to accelerate its product development process and connect product and performance data together. (more…)

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In-car services and data ‘now safe’ thanks to multi-layer security

Access Co, Ltd and Irdeto are partnering to safeguard in-car data and services. Connectivity has enabled vehicles to become services hubs. However, turning the car into an open environment can also result in increased security threats, ranging from content piracy to data theft. (more…)

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Scotland strengthens road safety laws, but Brake demands more

Scotland’s road safety laws will be strengthened by the introduction of drug-driving limits and roadside testing on 21st October this year, the Scottish Government has announced. (more…)

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Maximising mobility: movement as a social and economic enabler

Mobility drives more than traffic. It is more than just getting from one point to another. The environment, the economy, people’s health and numerous other facets of day-to-day life are all impacted by the way we travel and the transport we use, says Mark Stileman, thought leadership and bid manager, Ordnance Survey. (more…)

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IoT: Preparing our future workforce

Data scientists have often been compared to the heart and soul of the running of Internet of Things (IoT) projects, says Anthony Sayers, IoT Evangelist at Software AG. As the gatekeeper to every organisations capability to make more informed decisions with their data, these individuals are considered vital for successful IoT projects. (more…)

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Automotive and IoT markets help to underpin future location services growth, says Strategy Analytics

Future continued growth in demand for location services will come from the automotive industry, enterprise, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and providers of mobility services, as the importance of location is increasingly recognised by companies operating in these sectors, (more…)