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 

News

Autumn Budget ups investment in R&D and 5G

The Autumn Budget includes £2.3 billion in additional investment in R&D in 2021-22 from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF)

In addition, the chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, said: “A new tech business is founded in Britain every hour, and I want ...

Hexagon collaborates on Microsoft smart city patrol car

Microsoft has deployed Hexagon technology designed to improve first responder safety and efficiency, into a smart city patrol car. The car is being demonstrated at the Smart City Expo World Congress, which is taking place this week in Barcelona.

According to Hexagon, ...

Orange Business Services and BlueTide partner on maritime comms

Orange Business Services is providing BlueTide Communications with BlueTide with managed global Ku band VSAT capacity, with the ability to switch to alternative satellite beams, providing seamless global coverage. BlueTide can provide vessels with live video surveillance, ...

Change at the top for Transwide and Teleroute

Transport management specialists Transwide and Teleroute have appointed Alexander Sollmann as new director of product management.

He will take responsibility for the companies’ portfolio of transport management software and freight exchanges. According to a statement ...

In-Depth

Ready for take-off

Philip Mason looks at how the use of digital communications technology is helping Gatwick Airport to streamline its processes

Of the many sectors that are dependent on the use of comms, aviation is one of the most mission-critical, involving as it does life-or-death ...

PTT over Cellular Insight

Push-to-talk over Cellular (PoC) solutions have been in the market for years but are starting to come into their own thanks to 4G networks and new hardware designed for PTT users, especially for those on the move. Sam Fenwick looks at the current state of play

Comms from ship to shore

Philip Mason explores how cutting-edge technology is being used to overcome the obstacles to digital communication inherent in a shipping and container port environment

Ports and shipping is a unique sector, both in terms of the logistics involved in successfully ...

Highways wireless comms

The need to keep road workers safe and ensuring that they can work quickly and efficiently in remote locations is driving interest in wireless comms. Sam Fenwick has the details

Keeping Britain moving is not without its challenges. Congestion, accidents and weather ...

Control room procurement

Big changes are in store for control rooms, but there are differing philosophies when it comes to procurement. Sam Fenwick has the details

There is a tidal wave of change bearing down on control rooms, and while it’s for the right reasons and will benefit user ...

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