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USDOT Announces New Federal Committee on Automation

According to a recent announcement, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is establishing…

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University Research Center Tests Smart Transport in New York City

The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected a research consortium led by the New York Univers…

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Panasonic and Qualcomm Announce Android Infotainment System

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North Americ…

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USDOT Announces New Federal Committee on Automation

By: Ken Briodagh     1/13/2017

According to a recent announcement, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is establishing a new advisory committee focused on automation across a number of modes. The committee, which includes leading professionals and experts in their fie…

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University Research Center Tests Smart Transport in New York City

By: Ken Briodagh     1/6/2017

The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected a research consortium led by the New York University Tandon School of Engineering to become the first Tier 1 University Transportation Center (UTC) in New York City, charged with taking on some of th…

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Panasonic and Qualcomm Announce Android Infotainment System

By: Ken Briodagh     1/6/2017

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have announced that they are working together to develop a next-generation …

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CES: AT&T Accelerates Connected Car Strategy

By: Ken Briodagh     1/6/2017

At CES, there's a ton of news pouring out, like every year, and this year a huge bit of it seems to be about the advancement of Connected Transportation solutions. And AT&T is right in the thick of it, judging by the pure volume of announcements in t…

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CES News: ON Semiconductor Licenses Platform from CEVA for Automotive ADAS

By: Ken Briodagh     1/4/2017

CEVA has issued a license to ON Semiconductor for its imaging and vision platform. ON will use the platform for its automotive advanced driver assistance (ADAS) product lines, leveraging the vision processing IP to enhance its products with new image…

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Automotive and Telecom Companies Host 3GPP Release 14 Cellular-V2X Technology Field Trial

By: Ken Briodagh     1/4/2017

At CES 2017, AUDI, Ericsson, Qualcomm, SWARCO Traffic Systems and the University of Kaiserslautern, announced the formation of Connected Vehicle to Everything of Tomorrow (ConVeX) - a consortium set up to carry out the first announced Cellular-V2X (C…

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Vegas Bets on Smart City for Safer Streets

By: Ken Briodagh     1/4/2017

CES has taken over Las Vegas for its annual bacchanal of consumer technology, and Sin City is getting in on the action, according to a recent statement from Acyclica and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. The partnership is de…

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Covenant Transportation Group Selects ORBCOMM for Cold Chain Telematics Solution

By: Ken Briodagh     12/30/2016

ORBCOMM has announced that it will provide for Covenant Transportation Group its cold chain telematics solution to track, monitor and control its fleet of refrigerated trailers at Covenant Transport and Southern Refrigerated Transport.

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REM and Open Location Enable HD Mapping for Automated Driving

By: Ken Briodagh     12/29/2016

HERE and Mobileye, both leaders in providing technologies for intelligent vehicles, have announced plans for a strategic partnership that links their respective autonomous driving and connected transportation technologies into an enhanced industry-le…

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Ag Robot Revenue to Reach Multi-Billions by 2024, Prediction Says

By: Ken Briodagh     12/27/2016

Agricultural robot revenue will reach $74.1 billion worldwide by 2024, according to Tractica, with driverless tractors, agricultural drones, material management robots, and soil management robots driving the highest volumes.

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How to Bring Connected Car Safety to Bear on Fleet Vehicles

By: Ken Briodagh     12/22/2016

Caruma Technologies and inthinc Technology Solutions have teamed up to design and develop the Caruma Cam Pro, an intelligent camera and software Connected Transportation platform for commercial drivers and fleet operators that can instantly sense and…

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Aria Creates Connected Vehicles Solution

By: Ken Briodagh     12/21/2016

Aria Systems, a subscription and usage-based revenue services provider, has announced Aria for Connected Vehicles, a cloud-based offering for IoT-enabled connected cars, heavy equipment, on-demand transportation as a service, telematics, and post-sal…

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Inmarsat Signs Deal with Air New Zealand

By: Chrissie Cluney     12/20/2016

Inmarsat, the world's leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, signed a contract with Air New Zealand to provide Global Xpress (GX) connectivity across the airline's long-haul and short-haul fleets.

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Port of Hamburg Sets Course for IoT with Air Quality Measurement

By: Ken Briodagh     12/7/2016

Kii, an Internet of Things (IoT) Solution Enablement Platform provider, has announced a new collaboration with The Hamburg Port Authority in a smart port project, part of the IoT pilot project in March 2016, designed to record the emissions of sulfur…

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Asgent to Introduce Autonomous Security to Protect Against Cyberattacks in Japan

By: Ken Briodagh     12/6/2016

Asgent has announced that it has contracted with Karamba Security to introduce its Autonomous Security technology to the Connected Transportation and Internet of Things (IoT) markets in Japan.

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