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Laying the foundations for a seamless smart city

In an increasingly IoT world, smart transportation and smart energy are tightly linked. Chris Evans, deputy managing director of Rolton Group, explores the crucial role of smart energy and 5G networks in making the vision of a fully connected smart city a reality. (more…)

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IIoT, Industry 4.0 and Fork Truck Free: Part 2

Driving safety

Manufacturing plants operating under Industry 4.0, IIoT, and FTF principles presents an opportunity for dramatic safety improvements if handled correctly. (more…)

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IIoT, Industry 4.0 and Fork Truck Free: Part 1

Integrated supply chain management using Fork Truck Free (FTF) initiatives are indeed revolutionising the way products are designed, produced, and delivered while maximising efficiencies and savings with a connected supply chain. (more…)

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Accelerating the creation of IoT solutions

The IoT enables organisations to connect all devices or assets throughout their offices or factories, in the supply chain, in the field, or in the hands of customers. There are tremendous opportunities, says Arturo Lotito, director of IoT Business Development and Orchestrator at Advantech (more…)

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Optimising infrastructure asset management across Australia

Avesh Maharaj, business development manager, Yotta, describes how his company has helped Australian highway authorities control costs and improve the condition of their roads. (more…)

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Bad strategy will kill some car-making giants soon, says research company

Bad strategy rather than tactics, such as misjudged new models, will kill several major automotive companies. According to Dr Peter Harrop, chairman, IDTechEx, they face a perfect storm of peak car, totally new technology, totally new markets and recession. (more…)

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Travellers to consumers: Reflecting on this year’s Transport Ticketing Global event

With the world’s largest public transport gathering, Transport Ticketing Global, over for another year and our feet firmly in 2019, it seems apt to reflect on the changing global vision set at this year’s event for the future of public transport. Or perhaps more accurately, its evolution into the world of mobility services. (more…)

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On the road to autonomous driving: ACF bonding can cut costs and component size

There is no doubt that the automotive industry is ‘on the road’ to autonomous driving, says Jan-Bart Picavet, product & system sales manager for Hot Bar Technology at Amada Miyachi Europe. As it travels down that highway, the market is investing heavily in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). (more…)

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A Spanish port handles Big Data, and steering IBM’s Watson on the road

Water-driven fleet operations are increasingly adopting IoT-based systems to increase their productivity, Antony Savvas takes a look at one of the newest projects, and how IBM’s Artificial Intelligence is building its presence in the car supply chain. (more…)

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Lessons from Berlin help London towards a smarter Underground and city

Paul Kahn, president Communications and Connectivity, Cobham, talks about lessons learned from rolling out 4G connectivity on Berlin’s U-Bahn to the London Underground. (more…)

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