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.
This is the first 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.
This year we saw the next generation of aircraft powered by the capabilities of Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data hit scales that have never seen before. At last year’s Paris Air Show, we saw the latest state of the art aircraft sporting engines that are able to monitor up
The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken off and is slowly revolutionising the world we live in. Smartphones, smart cars, even smart fridges – all now boast connectivity designed to make our lives easier and more efficient. This is expanding to a citywide scale, with over one billion connected devices
Google may be the first name associated with driverless cars, but they’re not the only ones interested in the technology. More importantly, it seems people have wildly different opinions on exactly how the story will play out. How much data will these cars produce? What kind of legal quandaries will
Within the rail industry, anything which helps keep trains moving, avoiding operational delays and improves customer experience, is worth pursuing. Many OEMs are now investing significant resources into one of the most valuable and potentially rewarding currencies in business: Big Data. In rail, and specifically when it comes to rolling
Last year, London made numerous popular IoT additions to their public transit. Helsinki, Seoul and other major cities are employing the new technology in their own ways. Tackling concerns about safety and energy as well as the obvious desire for maximum efficiency, the Internet of Things is making its way
Open source data has been beneficial to the tech community and consumers at large, helping advancement significantly by making access to existing technology both faster and more accessible. Technological advancement is far more rapid when consumers who likely lack the financial resources to pay for pre-existing technology, have open, unencumbered
Nvidia, Pioneers of visual computing have launched the Drive PX platform for cars which will take self- piloted cars to the next level. It was unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The DRIVE PX platform is based on the NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor, enabling smarter, more
While taxi companies across Europe and elsewhere are battling app-centric rideshare and cab services, T Dispatch is looking to bring some semblance of balance to the situation. As VentureVillage highlights, it’s tough market for taxi companies who are yet to become “app savvy”. “While Uber operates through a simple app, taxi companies receive calls
Success stories of how data-driven practices can revitalise businesses are rife today, but there are few as compelling as the story of Ford. In 2006, the legendary car manufacturers were in trouble; they closed the year with a $12.6 billion loss, the largest in the company’s history. As we reported