Transportation & Logistics
In a sector where consistency and safety are crucial, Big Data provides tools for transport and logistics companies to achieve both whilst simultaneously driving down prices and improving service quality.
Vehicle-to-Cloud – yes, it is a thing! And it is making automotive insurance providers and telecoms thrive together to support telematics “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do,” this is a popular quote by Elon Musk. But wait, even more popularly discussed
The challenges facing cities in the 21st century are greater than ever. A new focus is required to overcome the emerging social, technological, economic, environmental, and political forces exerting pressure on cities. This new focus must address how to create cities that are sustainable– for citizens, for business and for
Connected cars offer a wealth of data generation and utilisation possibilities. To optimize the use of this data, blockchain has a role to play. When Henry Ford introduced mass production, it gave the automobile industry a phenomenal boost by making car ownership affordable for millions. A second revolution is now
I recently read an article (paywall) in the WSJ about Paul Allen’s Vulcan initiative to curb illegal fishing. It’s insightful and sheds light on Big Data techniques to address societal problems. After thinking on the story, it struck me that it could be used as a pedagogical tool to synthesize data science
The STORM team is back home. In 80 days, they have traveled the earth, showing that electric driving is possible – and very cool. They showed that a strong team can accomplish amazing things and change the world, by building their own bike and traveling around the world with it. Digital
The last stage of the STORM 80-day tour will be driven on November 2 – from Paris to Eindhoven, accompanied by many electrical vehicles. Hacking at ITility In the meantime, we used the results from the hackathon at Stanford University, to dig deeper into that same data set during the
As of last week, the team of STORM was in China – being treated as movie stars, with young students fighting to take a selfie with the motor and the team, and several autograph sessions. The CAN data cannot be sent these days due to internet restrictions, and our analytics
This week, the STORM team arrived in China – after passing 13 countries and 12 borders, and after a long, long wait at the border to receive Chinese driver licenses. Now there will be 16 days spent in this one country. In this post we’ll find out something more about
Last week, the STORM team drove through Turkmenistan – the only country in the tour with no KPN 3G connectivity. So there were a few days with no real-time data coming in. In order to still be able to follow the tour, we created some simple predictions based on latitude and
This is the second instalment of our series with Itility. We will cover the journey of the STORM Wave, the world’s first electric touring motorcycle, as it goes around the world in 80 days. The Eindhoven University of Technology team will complete the 23,000 km tour using only the world’s existing electricity grid.