AIROC Wi-Fi & Bluetooth combo chip brings better connectivity to TomTom’s new satnav

TomTom GO Discover, developed by TomTom, the location technology company, is one of the quick and powerful satnavs on the market today. The satnav with its 5, 6, and 7-inch display leverages the AIROC CYW43455 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo chip from Infineon Technologies AG. The AIROC wireless solution combines Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac) and Bluetooth […]

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Rail begins journey back to green, safe and preferred mode of transport

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Railways are well placed to become the sustainable backbone of future mass mobility. IoT in combination with better connectivity and emerging technologies potentially has a massive role to play, writes Annie Turner. To meet environmental targets, mass transit of passengers has become a priority. To fulfil that […]

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Rail operators see clear signals for smart railway adoption

This report first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Rail transport is an industry of two halves, covering transportation of passengers and transportation of cargo. Although the infrastructure used for each is broadly common, different business models, technologies and systems are utilised. Inevitably, the pandemic has had significant impacts on the rail industry but pre-pandemic priorities […]

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Woven Capital invests in Ridecell for global growth in IoT-driven automation for mobility and fleets

Woven Capital, L.P. has invested an undisclosed sum in Ridecell Inc., a platform powering digital transformations and IoT automation for fleet-driven businesses. Woven Capital is a US$800 million (€666.88 million) global investment fund that supports innovative, growth-stage companies in mobility, automation, artificial intelligence, data and analytics, connectivity, and smart cities. It is the investment arm of the […]

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SkyLab B.V. to use Semtech’s LoRa edge for new prototyping board

Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that SkyLab B.V. , an independent supplier of wired and wireless sensors and GPS tracking and measuring systems, will utilise Semtech’s LoRa edge asset management platform (LR1110) to develop its small form-factor prototyping board, ideal for indoor and outdoor asset management of […]

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Panasonic Industry and Sensible 4 research and test new sensor for autonomous driving

Sensible 4 software solutions for autonomous driving under real-life and difficult weather conditions. Eager to take self-driving reliability and accuracy to the next level, Sensible 4 and Panasonic Industry Europe now announced a joint test project levering the synergies between Sensible 4’s proven self-driving software and the benefits of Panasonic Industry’s unrivaled Inertial Measurement Unit […]

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Water-based lubricants make the vehicles of the future ready to roll

Lubrication is one of the key components for efficient rotation. As the future demand of electric and environmentally friendly vehicles increases, every key component must be as efficient and environmentally friendly as possible. Today, there are water-based lubricants in development that can potentially be used with positive effect on the electric drive train efficiency. The […]

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Analysing an attack on automotive keyless entry systems

Modern vehicles are becoming increasingly susceptible to cybersecurity attacks with increased connectivity capabilities and larger, more complex software in automotive systems. Security researchers have identified numerous automotive systems vulnerabilities over the years that have raised awareness around the need for cybersecurity. A recent example, says Dr. Dennis Kengo Oka, principal automotive security strategist, Synopsys Software Integrity Group, […]

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