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BMW selects PTC’s product lifecycle management solution and ThingWorx Navigate for global vehicle production

PTC reported that BMW Group has selected the PTC Windchill® solution as its product lifecycle management (PLM) backbone for production and sourcing bill-of-material (BOM). (more…)

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TomTom launches AutoStream: A revolutionary map delivery service for autonomous driving

TomTom (TOM2), announced the launch of TomTom AutoStream, an innovative map delivery service for autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems. They are the first partners to use the technology: Baidu and Zenuity. (more…)

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TomTom accelerates the future of driving with new technologies and partnerships

TomTom (TOM2), revealed new technologies for autonomous driving, with the launch of TomTom AutoStream – a game-changing map delivery service that enables vehicles to build a horizon for the road ahead by streaming the latest map data from the TomTom cloud. Also announced TomTom MotionQ, a unique predictive driving concept to ensure the comfort of passengers in self-driving transport. (more…)

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Spirent adds BeiDou Phase-3 signals to its GNSS RF constellation simulators

Spirent Communications plc, the provider in BeiDou, GPS and other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) testing solutions, announced that BeiDou Phase 3 signals have been added to its GNSS RF constellation simulators. (more…)

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Timing-Architects becomes a part of Vector Informatik

Timing-Architects Embedded Systems GmbH (TA) has been acquired by Vector Informatik GmbH. The Stuttgart-based specialist in automotive embedded electronics says it will now offer its customers a more comprehensive portfolio in the field of multi-core real-time systems. (more…)

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Global connected car vendor Bright Box receives ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification

Bright Box, a global vendor of solutions and platforms for the connected car industry, has been received the ISO 27001 certification—an International Standard for Information Security Management System issued by external auditors—by the BSI (British Standards Institution). Bright Box is certified under ISO27001:2013. (more…)

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Performance-focused TransPort routers enhancedby Digi International for demanding IoT solution environments

Digi International®, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, announced the availability of the newly enhanced Digi TransPort® family of routers. Equipped with advanced RF modules, users can easily migrate their IoT solutions from legacy 2G and 3G networks (more…)

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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…)