Nano-satellite start-up recognised by AWS as it aims to bring low power IoT connections to remote areas

‘NewSpace’ start-up Hiber was named as the Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) Commercial Startup Launch of 2018 at the AWS re:Invent Conference at the Venetian Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevadaon Sunday. At the event, Hiber announced the official launch of its nano-satellite powered solution,which will be bringing IoT-connectivity to the 90% of the world currently lacking a network. Hiber […]

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Data visibility will be a priority demand in supply chain next year, says GateHouse Logistics

Data unifier and aggregator GateHouse Logistics A/S expects 2019 will be a fundamental, transformational year for the logistics industry. Freight data visibility and the continued building of ecosystems through industry partnerships will become key priorities, says the firm. “The year 2019 will see the supply chain become much smarter and more efficient by embracing the freight data […]

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Cool IoT Use Cases: Iceland’s international airport expands its flow management solution

Market Overview Airline passenger numbers continue to rise along with expectations, which start on arrival and continue through airport compounds. End-to-end flow management solutions are being deployed to address this multi-faceted challenge. Problem Iceland’s Keflavík International Airport is one of Europe’s fastest-growing tourist and transit destinations. In addition to monitoring passenger movements, the airport needed […]

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The underpenetrated African fleet management market has considerable future growth potential

In Africa, South Africa stands out as a highly mature telematics market and the country is clearly established as the front-running market on the continent, being the home of multiple international fleet management solution vendors. Johan Fagerberg of Berg Insight reports. Beyond South Africa, the Rest of Africa (RoA) market is served by several categories of fleet telematics […]

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New Ideagen software helps RATP Dev USA ‘reduce vehicle accidents by 19%’

Ideagen, a UK-based, global software firm, reports it has helped a major transportation company reduce vehicle accidents by 19%. RATP Dev USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of RATP Group which operates and maintains urban intercity transportation systems in 14 countries, launched its ‘drive2zero’ Safety Management System (SMS) last year and adopted Ideagen’s software. Coruson, Ideagen’s […]

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X-Ware IoT platform integrates with Infineon TriCore microcontrollers for ‘industrial-grade’ performance

Express Logic, provider of the X-Ware IoT Platform powered by the popular ThreadX RTOS, has integrated its X-Ware IoT Platform with the Infineon TriCore family of 32-bit microcontrollers. The X-Ware IoT Platform is built on the powerful ThreadX RTOS, with more than 6.2 billion deployments, and leverages the small footprint and near wirespeed of Express Logic’s NetX Duo […]

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Screen-based interfaces might not be the way forward for connected cars

The connected car has given rise to greater digitisation of in-car user interfaces, moving away from tactile buttons to on-screen technology and touchscreens. Are the interfaces offering drivers a better experience, or making life more complex asks Chris Bush, head of experience design agency Sigma? As our society has become increasingly connected, it seems only […]

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