IoT in Transportation

IoT in Transportation

Blockchain could enable new peer-to-peer transport network: report

Blockchain could underpin a future integrated transport system – without the need for large, costly, centralised control mechanisms, according to a new UK research...

Tesla to begin self-driving capability rollout in August

Electric car maker Tesla has announced that it will begin rolling out full-self driving abilities to its vehicles in August. Tesla V9 will include updates...

IoM 2018: How Laing O’Rourke is using digital twins to build...

Andrew Hobbs reports exclusively from our Internet of Manufacturing conference in London, on how Dr Graham Herries, director of Digital Technologies at construction giant...

Maritime IoT adoption higher than other sectors, says Inmarsat

Satellite communications company Inmarsat has commissioned research into Internet of Things (IoT) adoption in the maritime sector, among several others. According to its initial...

UK government offers £30m new funding for driverless car projects

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), a government initiative with Innovate UK and Meridian Mobility, has put up £30 million in new...

Jaguar Land Rover all-terrain autonomous vehicles get academic boost

NEWSBYTE Leading radar and sensor experts from the University of Birmingham have been selected to help Jaguar Land Rover deliver a £3.7 million project...

Waymo, Uber could be about to link up, says Uber CEO

Frictionless on-demand transport provider Uber is in talks with Waymo, Alphabet’s autonomous driving unit, to make the latter's technology available via its ride-share app,...

Uber on track for IPO in 2019, says CEO

Uber is “on track” to go public in the second half of 2019, according to CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Speaking to CNBC, he shared his belief...

Ford deploys VR plus empathy to protect cyclists on the road

In European cities such as Amsterdam and Copenhagen, infrastructure has long been in place to ensure that cyclists and drivers are kept apart, where possible. However,...

Uber crash: Poor object recognition and system design caused death

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released the preliminary findings of its investigation into the fatal accident in March involving an autonomous Uber...

Apple partners with Volkswagen on driverless vehicles

Apple has reportedly signed a deal with Volkswagen to make self-driving vehicles. At present, the agreement is believed to centre on Volkswagen’s T6 transporters,...

HCL joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Indian IT services company HCL Technologies has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). The organisation, which counts Daimler, FedEx, SAP, and Uber Freight among...