Technology - Articles and news items
Industry news • 23 March 2017 • Hampshire County Council
Finding the right change for a bus fare will soon be a thing of the past in Hampshire, as the County Council and bus operators First, Go South Coast and Stagecoach have pledged to bring forward investment in contactless payment technology.
With Cambridge today launching the first phase of its cutting-edge Intelligent City Platform (iCP) we delve deeper into what makes a city ‘smart’ in regards to transportation and what the city of Cambridge is implementing to make sure it’s at the forefront of said technologies.
HASTUS comes to Metz – French public transport operator chooses GIRO’s software to optimize services
Industry news • 2 March 2017 • GIRO
Transports de l’Agglomération de Metz Métropole (TAMM) has chosen GIRO’s HASTUS software to manage and optimize the public transport services provided by the Le Met’ network in the urban agglomeration of Metz, France…
Transport Systems Catapult discusses how stations will play an important role in the digital railway revolution and highlights a project that aims to accelerate the adoption of new technologies.
Industry news • 28 February 2017 • Rachael Harper
The Translink Group (the main public transport provider in Northern Ireland) has partnered with Nomad Digital to offer state-of-the-art WiFi on its trains, buses and coaches.
Industry news • 11 January 2017 • Barco
Global technology company Barco is getting ready to showcase its latest AV solutions at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Industry news • 12 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Public transport operator Arriva Netherlands has begun a 15-year, £1.7 billion multi-modal contract promising integrated services and new technology for passengers.
Industry news • 6 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
The UK government has announced a £2.5 million package of awards for the development of transport technologies to make travelling safer, quicker and more reliable.
Industry news • 28 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
According to a report published by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the UK Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security in the face of rapidly emerging technological developments.
Industry news • 24 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
On 23 November, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond pledged ‘Significant additional funding’ for transport networks in his Autumn Statement to Parliament.
Industry news • 18 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Two WEpod autonomous vehicles entered passenger operation acting as a weekly bus service at Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands.
Industry news • 21 October 2016 • Fältcom
Billions of devices are expected to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020. Sensors receive and analyse data and communicate with the outside world to create smarter and more attractive environments, products and services. This transformation is described as bigger than before and after the advent of the Internet and smartphones.
In this paper, we concentrate on some of the underlying technology issues that have a significant impact on operator efficiency. Resolving these issues can boost operator efficiency as well as job satisfaction…
Designed for dynamic environments, Mesh Network technology will propel the bus industry forward says Chris Mason of Rajant Corporation.