Transport

Getting people from A to B in the modern era, be it via bus, taxi, train or metro, will increasingly involve wireless technology due to the combined push for automation and on-board infotainment. At the same time, the need to keep staff updated with information on traffic, incidents and new tasks, means that two-way comms are here to stay 

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Vodafone’s 5G airport first

Vodafone has announced that it has switched on 5G at Manchester Airport, with other locations apparently set to follow in the coming weeks. According to the company, those using the network have been able to download content “up to four times quicker than over 4G”, having ...

Major autonomous vehicle project launched at Millbrook

The AutoAir consortium has launched its 5G test bed for connected autonomous vehicles, at an event taking place at Millbrook proving ground this week.

The event included demonstrations of a variety of functions, including the transmission of data at ‘5G-like speeds’ ...

Groupe PSA, IBM and Sigfox team up on container tracking

Groupe PSA, a French car manufacturer, has opted for a “Track&Trace” solution based on IBM’s cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and Sigfox’s international low-power wide area network, to track the movement of sensor-equipped containers between its factories and ...

Big change at BigChange

Mobile workforce technology company BigChange has acquired Labyrinth Logistics Consulting and Trace Systems. The latter provides fleet, garage and workshop solutions, while the former is a supply chain and logistics consultancy.

Speaking of the deals, Martin Port, ...

In-Depth

EMM: trends and challenges

As the shift to mobile continues, managing devices – as well as their applications and the data that flows through them – is becoming increasingly important. Sam Fenwick looks at some of the issues around EMM and mobile security, and how to procure the right EMM solution

Network slicing for ports

Philip Mason looks at two innovative European projects which use 5G and IoT technology to improve efficiency in ports and on the water

One of the key 5G use-cases – at least if the pre-roll-out hype is to be believed – is the role that the technology is anticipated to ...

London Bridge Station's radios

(Advertorial) London Bridge Station was first opened in December 1836 and is the capital’s oldest as well as one of Britain’s busiest railway stations. Back in 1836 the station was a simple building providing a booking hall, company offices and only two platforms.

In telematics, truth

Philip Mason explores how vehicle telematics are being used to prevent fraud, and even bring dangerously negligent drivers to justice

As readers of Land Mobile magazine will know, the use of telematics is now more or less ubiquitous on the part of those in the ...

eCall: further on up the road

With eCall having been legally mandated across the EU earlier this year, Philip Mason explores what needs to happen now to make the technology truly fit for purpose

On 1 April, public safety automotive solution eCall was made mandatory under European law for all new ...

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