Fleet/Logistics

As the old adage goes, you can't manage what you can't measure. On-board telemetry allows companies to better monitor driver performance, while IoT systems and RFID tags are being increasingly used to allow better tracking of goods as they make their way through the supply chain

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Qualcomm launches first-ever 5G AI drone

Qualcomm has announced the launch of what it claims is the world’s first autonomous drone platform with both 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.

The Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform is a reference drone that contains computing at low power with AI, 5G ...

Porsche drives ahead road safety with 5G

Porsche, Vodafone and HERE Technologies have teamed up to trial ways to use 5G and precise geo-location technology to reduce the number of road accidents.

At the Vodafone 5G Mobility Lab in Aldenhoven the three companies are collaborating in the development of a ...

SFL upgrades to 5G antennas with Made Smarter funding

Radio communications specialist SFL Mobile Radio has invested in two new pieces of technology for its Sure Antennas division after receiving government funding.

Made Smarter is a communications sector funding programme which the government claims was set up to “help ...

Konecranes takes 5G network to new heights

Crane specialist firm Konecranes has announced plans to deploy enhanced automated crane control with a new 5G long-term evolution (LTE) network.

The company has set up a 5G Standalone (SA) private wireless network in partnership with Nokia and Edzcom at its Hyvinkää ...

Nokia deploys narrowband ‘Internet of Things’ with Etisalat

Saudi Arabian telecommunications giant Etihad Etisalat has teamed up with Nokia to deploy narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology across its network infrastructure.

The deployment on Etisalat’s mobile and internet brand Mobily was done in the 800 MHz ...

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How to buy telematics

The dedicated device versus mobile app debate (one that will be familiar to those in the lone-worker sector) has spread to the world of telematics, as Simon Creasey discovers

Traditionally, ‘black box’ telematics were deployed to tell fleet managers where their ...

How to buy vehicle LTE routers

In-vehicle LTE routers support a range of connectivity services in the field, but there are many types, so what factors should you consider when you are looking to buy? James Atkinson reports

The advent of cellular 4G LTE networks has transformed in-vehicle mobile ...

The art of product design

The rigours of the warehouse environment – both physical and mental – are crucial factors when it comes to technology product design in the logistics sector. Philip Mason investigates

Of all the different sectors covered in Land Mobile, there are few which take place ...

Private networks vs slicing

Private mobile broadband networks that leverage shared and licence-exempt spectrum have big appeal for firms that handle sensitive data, but where will the spectrum come from, and could the fledgling industry be crushed once 5G network slicing comes into its own? Sam Fenwick ...

5G and autonomous vehicles

Philip Mason talks to key members of the AutoAir 5G consortium about its recently launched autonomous vehicle testbed at Millbrook proving ground

Back in March of last year, Land Mobile reported on the results of a competition run by the Department for Digital, ...

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