Transport

Getting people from A to B in the modern era, be it via bus, taxi, train or metro, will increasingly involve wireless technology due to the combined push for automation and on-board infotainment. At the same time, the need to keep staff updated with information on traffic, incidents and new tasks, means that two-way comms are here to stay 

News

Major autonomous vehicle project launched at Millbrook

The AutoAir consortium has launched its 5G test bed for connected autonomous vehicles, at an event taking place at Millbrook proving ground this week.

The event included demonstrations of a variety of functions, including the transmission of data at ‘5G-like speeds’ ...

Groupe PSA, IBM and Sigfox team up on container tracking

Groupe PSA, a French car manufacturer, has opted for a “Track&Trace” solution based on IBM’s cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and Sigfox’s international low-power wide area network, to track the movement of sensor-equipped containers between its factories and ...

Big change at BigChange

Mobile workforce technology company BigChange has acquired Labyrinth Logistics Consulting and Trace Systems. The latter provides fleet, garage and workshop solutions, while the former is a supply chain and logistics consultancy.

Speaking of the deals, Martin Port, ...

Tyre company buys telematics powerhouse

Tyre and rubber company Bridgestone has entered into an agreement with TomTom to acquire the latter’s telematics business. The deal will be worth 910 million euros.

The intention on the part of Bridgestone – according to a statement – is to create a data platform for ...

In-Depth

Network slicing for ports

Philip Mason looks at two innovative European projects which use 5G and IoT technology to improve efficiency in ports and on the water

One of the key 5G use-cases – at least if the pre-roll-out hype is to be believed – is the role that the technology is anticipated to ...

London Bridge Station's radios

(Advertorial) London Bridge Station was first opened in December 1836 and is the capital’s oldest as well as one of Britain’s busiest railway stations. Back in 1836 the station was a simple building providing a booking hall, company offices and only two platforms.

In telematics, truth

Philip Mason explores how vehicle telematics are being used to prevent fraud, and even bring dangerously negligent drivers to justice

As readers of Land Mobile magazine will know, the use of telematics is now more or less ubiquitous on the part of those in the ...

eCall: further on up the road

With eCall having been legally mandated across the EU earlier this year, Philip Mason explores what needs to happen now to make the technology truly fit for purpose

On 1 April, public safety automotive solution eCall was made mandatory under European law for all new ...

Facilities management: CAFM

The use of CAFM software and cellular devices is helping the facilities management industry better manage its armies of employees as Sam Fenwick discovers

Imagine the scene: It’s the World Cup semi-final, you’re responsible for the team preparing a major airport for ...

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