PayByPhone takes over as the new cashless parking provider for transport for London’s car parks

PayByPhone, the global provider of mobile parking payments, announced that it will become the cashless parking provider across Transport for London’s (TfL) car parks, which are managed by NCP, from 19 August 2019. Drivers will be able to use PayByPhone’s services to pay for parking at any of TfL’s 80 station car parks, managed by […]

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VIMN and Access launch partnership in Germany to bring MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon into the car

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) and Access Co., LTD are partnering to make Viacom’s TV brands accessible to vehicle passengers via Access Twine for Car (Twine4Car) in Germany. Under the terms of the deal, Access is acquiring the rights to make linear feeds of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon available in German for integration into in-car infotainment systems now […]

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Verizon approves use of MultiTech MultiConnect microCell USB cellular modem on its network

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of M2M and IoT communication solutions, reports that its MultiConnect microCell LTE Category 1 USB cellular modem with dual-carrier capability has been approved for use on the Verizon network. The MultiConnect microCell is part of the comprehensive MultiTech portfolio of cellular connectivity products optimised for the Industrial Internet of Things. Easy to install […]

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Why wireless charging is the dark horse in the electrification of transportation

Just over one year ago, the UK government announced its Road to Zero strategy, a set of new measures to clean up road transport and lead the world in developing, manufacturing and using zero emission road vehicles. No one can deny the steps the UK has taken since then – a 60% increase in battery […]

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IoT tracking brought to the supply chain by Hoopo and Polymer Logistics for smart food delivery

Hoopo, a company offering geolocation with claimed high-accuracy and low-power demand, and Polymer Logistics (PL), a global provider of Retail Returnable Packaging (RRP), are now partnering to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) tracking to the supply chain across Europe. The partnership aims to increase product freshness, reduce food waste, and cut costs along the supply […]

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Digital car keys will open up everything from doors to smart mobility services

With more than 200 million connected vehicles expected to be on the roads by 2020, everything, from what we use vehicles for to how they look, feel and operate, will completely transform in the next few years. Sometimes these changes will make things a little easier; other times they will radically change how we think […]

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Cool IoT use cases: Cabin-less self- driving truck takes on its first job

Market overview If a self-driving truck doesn’t need a driver then it doesn’t need a cabin.That is a logical development when trucks are employed in private environments like ports and factories. Volvo Trucks foresees a market for connected vehicles that can move around those and other facilities while carrying large loads. The problem The industry […]

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The China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) trust in Silvus wireless communication technology for improved camera coverage

During the recent races of the CTCC, held in Shanghai, China, production company Top Cool Productions deployed technology for wireless mesh networks from Silvus, implemented and maintained by system integrator Broadcast Solutions. The German system integrator was on site with their Singapore entity and held responsible for the system’s design, implementation and service on-site to […]

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