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. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is foundational to automation, which in turn underpins IoT. The volume, velocity and variety of data that will be generated […]

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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. Cybersecurity is an issue of public safety, especially for smart cars and the automotive industry as vehicles become connected, mobile computers, with all the risks inherent to software security. […]

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Birmingham New Street becomes UK’s first train station to trial 5G, travellers invited to test 5G speeds as part of live trial

Vodafone claims to be the first company to live test 5G in Birmingham as part of its UK-wide trial, with Birmingham New Street station becoming the first in the UK to test the new, faster mobile technology. Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, tested the region’s new technology on the New Street concourse. Passengers […]

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UAE’s intelligent transportation system sector to see 9.2% CAGR during 2017-2023, says report

The UAE’s intelligent transportation system market is predicted to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2% during 2017-2023. So says an industry report released by Research and Market which shows that the segment is poised for healthy growth within the covered period due to a number of factors, among which is the rising […]

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Americans speed ahead with Cellular-V2X, but we’re in the EU Woe-Fi lane

Some evil genius IoT (Internet of Things) developer at the UK’s Highways Agency has got it in for me. As soon as I change lanes in a traffic jam, it instantly slows down. Or maybe it’s the hidden hand of the European Union, argues freelance technology writer and professional sceptic, Nick Booth. The European Commission […]

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Cut in road deaths the goal as 5G-ready road users protection is tested with mobile edge computing

Telecoms group Vodafone and mobility company Continental have showcased the first results of their innovation partnership and demonstrated how new technologies can assist in preventing thousands of road accidents every year. The project also included Netrounds for real-time testing and active monitoring,. The Vodafone and Continental project uses Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) to enable a […]

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Connected cars: EU Commission must embrace technology neutrality

While the EU Commission Delegated Act C-ITS favours Wifi as the baseline technology for connected cars, there is reason to worry that the Commission is playing favorites with technology. So says Fred Roeder, managing director of the Consumer Choice Center who expresses consumers’ concerns at the Commission’s behaviour: “The Commission ought to provide a framework […]

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EU must take global lead in connected driving, automotive and telecoms sectors, says EATA

As Europe prepares to elect a new European Parliament and appoint new Commissioners, the European Automotive and Telecoms Alliance (EATA) urges policy makers to step up efforts in order to ensure that the EU takes the global lead in connected and automated mobility. As global players launch new products and services in the automotive and […]

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