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Transport360 – Q1/2019 issue. PAVE the way for public acceptance of automated vehicles worldwide

I make no apology for opening this issue with the topic of regulation. It’s not dull, it’s mission-critical for this industry to carry the public along in developing automated vehicles (AVs). We need protective regulations in parallel with exciting technologies, for the quickest way of alienating the public and squandering the AV’s enormous opportunities would be a series of accidents due to poor legislation and standards. At a mobility conference session during CES in January, Gary Shapiro, president & CEO of Consumer Technology Association (CTA, the Las Vegas show organisers), told delegates, “(Driverless mobility’s) promise lies in its ability to improve lives, make roads safer and more accessible.”

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Pervasive Vehicle-2-Anything connectivity enables safe, engaging rally racing

Background & challenge

Over the past decade, a surge in rally sport competition has resulted in greater incidences of injury, fatalities, and property damage. (more…)

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Start with a business problem to build an asset-tracking strategy

Annie Turner explores why companies need asset tracking (beyond the immediately obvious), where to start and how to plan to get to where you need to go. (more…)

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Transport experience helps IoT to benefit other industries

Transport 360: Asset monitoring has been described as one of the most promising applications of connected technologies. Applications with vehicles are well-known, but here Transport 360 asks KORE’s VP and General Manager – Location Based Services, William Sandoval (pictured below) about other possibilities for using data from Internet of Things sensors. For example, how is transport experience helping IoT medical device users? (more…)

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Bridging the gap between IT and OT for the Industrial Internet of Things

Moxa provides a full spectrum of products for industrial networking, computing, and automation, and maintains a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries.

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Transport360 – Q4/2018 issue. Is data the transport sector’s most precious cargo?

The most successful carriers and hauliers have long since learned to optimise their services by tracking their assets online. As my Antipodean friends would say, that’s a statement of the Bleedin’ Obvious. But it is clearer to the industry now that there is much more that they could do to enhance their quality of service and with it their bottom line.

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Have you got your copy of Transport360 magazine yet?

Transport360 is the first quarterly magazine dedicated to the IoT transport industry, with a primary focus on how the internet of things can increase profit margins and improve performance across the Fleet Management, Logistics and Automotive sectors.

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Actility, Abeeway, Cisco and Tracktio show IoT geolocation in the Port of Barcelona

Here’s the inside story on the deployment and testing of a location and tracking solution for Internet of Things devices in the Port of Barcelona, Spain. As Actility tells IoT Now Transport360, it is using a low power wide area network, which it believes is an ideal communications technology for industrial IoT (IIoT) applications. (more…)

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IoT enables asset tracking across the entire supply chain

Having the ability to track exactly where any mobile asset is in the entire supply chain is particularly useful when looking for items that have been stolen or lost. The Internet of Things (IoT) can be used to create a more efficient and agile network to support mobile asset tracking, thereby delivering a wide range of business benefits, writes Benoît Tournier, the marketing director for Mobile IoT Solutions at Sierra Wireless. (more…)

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Emission monitoring helps Transport for London assess bus and taxi exhausts in bid for better air

Air pollution and its causes have been a topic of discussion and concern across the globe for years, especially regarding the exhaust gas emissions from diesel vehicles. (more…)

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