IoT in Transportation & Supply Chain

IoT in Transportation & Supply Chain

San Francisco curbs sidewalk-hogging delivery robots

Regulations limiting the number of delivery robots permitted on sidewalks have been passed, as activists push back against the rise of delivery automation startups. When...

Royal Dirkzwager keep eye on seas with satellite comms and big...

Maritime tracking specialist Royal Dirkzwager has used technology from Software AG to help clients keep a closer eye on vessel movements. For Netherlands-based Royal Dirkzwager...

Business Secretary Greg Clark MP announces new national battery facility for...

UK government minister Greg Clark makes major battery announcements at Internet of Business event. The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy...

Zuhlke: Insurance sector can’t afford to ignore the IoT opportunity

In an exclusive interview, Brewster Barclay of Zuhlke tells Internet of Business that insurance companies need both imagination and technical know-how to drive business...

Ocado’s robots offer ‘safe pair of hands’ for packing shopping

Online retailer Ocado has developed a robotic system capable of packing bags with all the care and dexterity of a human.  UK-based online grocery retailer...

Semtech develops disposable LoRa IoT nano-tag

Semiconductor specialist Semtech extends its product and services reach further into IoT networking technologies with a new disposable LoRa-enabled Nano-tag for IoT. Already known to Internet of...

Deutsche Telekom and Fraunhofer launch IoT R&D centre

Deutsche Telekom and Fraunhofer are teaming up on applied research to solve real-world logistics challenges, initially using NB-IoT. When experts argue that governments should...

WinterSense aims to tackle weather-related travel delays

A road surface temperature sensor system, WinterSense, from the University of Birmingham looks set to address seasonal travel woes. Winter is coming and at Internet...

Cainiao and 4PX open intelligent logistics park for ecommerce

Alibaba's Cainiao and 4PX claim new intelligent logistics park is smartest in China.  There’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but when it comes to bumper...

SAP bets on blockchain for digital supply chains

German software company SAP is betting on blockchain’s distributed immutable ledger technology as a key enabler for disseminating information around digitally tracked business networks...

DroneBase unveils augmented reality platform for UAV pilots

The DroneBase AirCraft platform allows pilots to build structures in the sky with GPS-based augmented reality. It's expected to be used for pilot training, among...

Alcatel Lucent Enterprise: Airports need to get smarter, not just bigger

In a contributed article to Internet of Business, Kelly Allen, director of transportation for Europe North at Alcatel Lucent Enterprise, argues that intelligent airports...