AI-based traffic monitoring system with fibre-optic sensing technology

NEC Corporation has deployed an AI-based traffic monitoring system to Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO CENTRAL). The system uses fibre-optic sensing and AI technologies to visualise traffic conditions, such as the location, speed, and direction of travel, from vibrations…

Autonomous Guided Vehicle deployment in seaports to exceed 150,000

The maritime industry has surged its seaport automation efforts amid ongoing global port congestion issues. In addition to solutions such as gantries, automated port gates, and stacking cranes, horizontal transport solutions such as Automated Guided Vehicles (AVGs) that transport containers…

The Product Journey (Supply Chain Transformed: Episode 2)

In Episode 2 of Digi-Key’s ‘Supply Chain Transformed’, we follow the product journey. This delves into the role of transportation in the supply chain, one which underpins production and distribution on a global scale. Digital transformation has pushed forward many…

CES 2022: Smart EV routing launched by WirelessCar

WirelessCar, a global leader in transformative digital vehicle services for connected cars, today announced the global launch of Smart EV Routing, a dynamic digital product that enables drivers of electric vehicles (EVs) to optimise their long-distance journeys. WirelessCar’s Smart EV Routing…

Five industries transformed by IoT

Five vital and often considered conservative industries are manufacturing, construction, rail, automotive and healthcare.  Over the last few years, they have witnessed growing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT). Much of this expansion is down to the wider adoption…

How passenger information contributes to customer satisfaction

At the end of a long journey, reaching their coveted destination will always feel very special for passengers. Once they’ve arrived, passengers will delete their tickets and forget about their luggage for a while, taking some time to relax. The…

Transforming the car into the ultimate edge device

NXP Semiconductors, an automotive semiconductor company, has announced a strategic partnership with Foxconn Industrial Internet, a subsidy company of Foxconn group. NXP will provide FII with its comprehensive portfolio of automotive technologies. The initial phase of the joint project will…

Is road technology getting smarter or scarier?

Detective Chief Superintendent, Andy Cox, led a seminar at MOVE 2021 entitled ‘Serious collision investigation: preventing future road deaths.’ It was topical and sparked intrigue for its relevance to national debate surrounding road safety. In the seminar, Cox urged the…

Enhanced automotive offering from HARMAN & what3words collaboration

Innovative technology company, what3words, has today announced that it has been added to the HARMAN Ignite Store, a connected vehicle platform for automakers to develop, manage and operate their own in-vehicle app store. The collaboration allows automakers to offer what3words…

How AI is set to revolutionise industries

There’s no denying that technology has been the key to evolution for almost every industry. From transport to gaming, sports to healthcare, improvements to processes and capabilities have been attributed to rapidly innovating technology. This is particularly prominent in the…