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Edge computing offers opportunities in transport

Rabih Arzouni, chief technology officer for Transport, Fujitsu EMEIA, says that the rise in connected devices will change our lives, but to process all the data they’ll generate, we need to rethink how we configure and use resources in the cloud. (more…)

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Airports are miniature smart cities where autonomous equipment will prosper

Airports have, over time, evolved into more than just transit hubs, and many major airports today bear a striking resemblance to self-contained cities. As Johan Fagerberg, co-founder of Berg Insight says, these microcosms feature everything from restaurants and retail outlets to waste collection and traffic management, (more…)

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Who should pay for automated cars’ road infrastructure and where’s the ROI?

Stefano Gastaut, CEO, Vodafone IoT, talked to Annie Turner about 5G, transport megatrends, timing, looking east instead of west for innovation at scale, and national priorities. (more…)

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Ambarella and Momenta unveil HD mapping platform for autonomous vehicles

Ambarella, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based developer of high-resolution video processing and computer vision semiconductors, and Momenta, an autonomous driving technology company based in Suzhou, China, announced a collaborative HD mapping platform for autonomous vehicles. (more…)

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SafeFTL provides failsafe flash translation layer management for automotive-grade Micron SPI NAND flash memory

HCC Embedded’s (HCC) failsafe flash translation layer (SafeFTL) has reportedly been tested and verified for the entire range of automotive-grade SPI NAND flash memory products from Micron Technology, Inc. (more…)

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FPT, Yamaha Motor, and Ecopark join forces to develop self-driving vehicles

Vietnam’s information technology company FPT, Japanese motorcycle maker Yamaha Motor (Yamaha) and urban developer Ecopark have entered into a memorandum of understanding to develop self-driving electric vehicles through FPT’s autonomous technologies. (more…)

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High-Precision positioning available for autos and other vehicles through Trimble GNSS software

Trimble announced the availability of Trimble RTX Auto, a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) software library, written specifically for use in safety critical automotive applications. (more…)

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Distributed ledger technology is transforming the future of mobility

Data is an inescapable byproduct of mobility in future. Distributed ledger – blockchain –technology can secure and monetise it and transform the way we move around our world, writes Joe Christopherson, CMO & co-founder, Atlas City. (more…)

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AI in transport could harm women if data excludes them

Annie Turner explains why AI must not only reflect the world as perceived by those who create it if transport is going to become for everybody in the era of automated vehicles. (more…)

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Automotive industry struggles to navigate cybersecurity issues

New research highlights the gap between automotive manufacturers’ security capabilities and their desire to address cybersecurity issues, writes Matan Scharf, senior security solutions manager at Synopsys. (more…)