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Vodafone’s insurance telematics partnership

Vodafone has become the digital telematics partner for Admiral Insurance, the UK’s largest car insurance provider.

The new agreement will see Vodafone provide the telematics services for the Admiral ‘LittleBox’ online driver safety dashboard. This provides users with ...

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 ...

New MD for 3Gtms

Transportation management software company 3Gtms has appointed Chris van der Harst as its managing director, EMEA.

According to the company, van der Harst has 30 years experience in the logistics software supply chain field, both on the user and provider side. His ...

Fleet monitoring tech taken for a test-drive

Driver Becky Kirvan-Rodgers will be using APD’s Artemis fleet management product during the upcoming Rally Yorkshire.

According to the company, the solution monitors specific areas of driver behaviour, including speed, braking and cornering, via the collection of ...

Gatwick staff app takes flight

The Gatwick Airport ‘community app’ has been shortlisted in several categories of the Lloyds Bank National Business and Digital Impact awards

The app, which was launched in 2016, gives staff access to real-time information about what Gatwick refers to as airport ...



Digital first for London airport

London City Airport has approved the development of a new digital air traffic control tower, which will be the first of its kind in the UK.

Plans for the tower include the deployment of 14 high-definition cameras - alongside two pan-tilt-zoom cameras -, intended to ...

Inmarsat claims world first with in-flight web tech

Mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat’s next gen in-flight broadband service GX for Aviation has undergone a soft launch with Lufthansa airlines.

The solution is designed to allow airline passengers to browse the internet while in the air, with ‘an onboard ...



Ports of Jersey’s new vessel traffic service (VTS) is in operation

After a rapid implementation programme Ports of Jersey’s modernised control centre system is up and running. Frequentis was selected to modernise the systems through a fully integrated solution and supported by a ten-year maintenance contract. After the factory acceptance test ...



Hytera releases DMR DS-6310 Simulcast

The DS-6310 Simulcast, a new DMR solution from Hytera for suppliers, local public transport networks and municipalities aims to modernise existing analogue single-frequency radio systems.

The Hytera DS-6310 Simulcast supports digital and analogue operation, with DMR ...

EE targets 1Gbps for on-train broadband

EE has said that it is in discussions to provide the UK's railways with a network capable of providing passengers with 1Gbps download speeds using LTE backhaul.

The MNO is planning to implement this on one railway line next year and should that be commercially ...


Icom UK to showcase IC-GM600 and IC-GM800 transceivers at Seawork

Icom UK has announced plans to showcase three new marine radios – the IC-GM600 and IC-GM800 transceivers and preview its IC-M93D, a floating handheld, at Seawork International.

The commercial marine and workboat event, taking place between 14 and 16 June at Mayflower ...

CW launches Discovering Automotive Start-Ups Competition

Cambridge Wireless (CW) is launching a new Discovering Automotive Start-Ups Competition, in collaboration with Magna International Inc., one of the world’s largest global automotive suppliers. Ten innovative start-ups or research institutions will be selected from the entrants ...

Cobham Wireless installs DAS on superyacht

?One of the first installations of Cobham Wireless’ Distributed Antenna System (DAS) on a luxury superyacht has taken place to provide LTE and 3G services to passengers and cut the cost of on-board connectivity while near the shoreline.

Cobham, a provider of ...

US self-piloting ship christened by DARPA

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has christened a self-piloting ship. The demonstration vessel was developed and built through the US agency’s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) programme.

The ACTUV is a ...
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