Autonomous vehicles and data as the fuel of the future

The automotive industry is starting to recognise that data is quickly becoming the new ‘fuel’ for the sector. And, says Charles Eagan, chief technology officer, BlackBerry, forward-looking automakers envision a future where they will be able to combine and analyse various pieces of information from different vehicle systems. The data accessed will reveal things such […]

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Alibaba A.I. Labs partners with Audi, Renault and Honda for intelligent in-car experience to provide voice-controlled information and services

Alibaba A.I. Labs, an AI research division of Alibaba Group, announced at CES Asia partnerships with auto brands, including Audi, Renault and Honda to drive a smart mobility initiative in China. Tmall Genie Auto, an Artificial Intelligence solution developed by Alibaba A.I. Labs, will be integrated into the automakers’ specific internet cars in China. Owners […]

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Collaboration by BlackBerry and Martello seeks to develop new IoT network performance management solutions

Martello Technologies Group Inc., a provider of network performance management solutions for real-time communications, has been selected alongside six other promising Canadian technology companies to participate in the BlackBerry/L-SPARK Accelerator Program. Spanning more than six months and focused on intensive, one-on-one, training, the accelerator program is designed to bring new products to market using BlackBerry […]

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Safe Fleet uses AI to improve safety with launch of Intelligent Perimeter Safety Solutions

Safe Fleet, a global provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles, announces the launch of its Intelligent Perimeter Safety Solutions that include its patents-pending Predictive Stop Arm and its Right-Hand Danger Zone protection system — two innovative solutions that use predictive analytics, advanced sensors and radar technology to increase safety where students are most at […]

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Applied Information, Audi, Qualcomm, and NEMA support standards that enable privacy and security in intelligent transportation

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) moderated a panel of Applied Information, Inc. president Bryan Mulligan, Audi director of Government Affairs Brad Stertz, and Qualcomm senior director of Engineering Vincent Park at the 2019 Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The speakers discussed the central role that Standards play in […]

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The leading edge: How IoT will drive a distributed computing architecture

Cloud computing has transformed the IT landscape, bringing massive benefits in costs, flexibility and reliability. It is now the default approach for most applications, with the Cisco Global Cloud Index predicting that cloud processing will reach 94% by 2021 and Gartner forecasting that cloud will account for 28% of enterprise IT investment by 2023. This […]

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The installed base of active cargo tracking units reached 6.1mn in 2018

IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released a new market report covering the cargo tracking market. The number of active tracking devices, says Martin Bäckman, IoT analyst at Berg Insight, deployed for cargo loading units including trailers, intermodal containers, rail freight wagons, air cargo containers, cargo boxes and pallets reached 6.1 million worldwide in […]

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Strategic partnerships – the way forward for IoT in the container shipping industry

Real-time tracking solutions developed specifically for intermodal shipping containers is still a relatively nascent market. Many of the vendors offering solutions for this market have not yet achieved particularly sizeable installed bases in terms of the number of deployed units. As Johan Fagerberg, co-founder of Berg Insight says, they are today close to 25 million […]

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