"...small connected devices are an excellent fit for transportation."

Transport and Logistics

The mobile nature of transportation systems makes traditional IT solutions difficult to use. However, small connected devices are an excellent fit for transportation.

A number of applications are already in use, such as parking sensors and fleet management projects.  Consumers are becoming familiar with connected services such as bus stops that display arrival times calculated from GPS chips on buses.

Many insurers now use telemetry-based information from drivers’ smartphones or specially installed boxes to create a highly accurate profile of individual customers’ behaviour.

Even the fully autonomous driverless car is less than 10 years away according to a report by PwC 

Case studies

4G connected vehicles help Northumbrian Water move swiftly between jobs 

 

Fast data connections turn East Midlands Ambulance vehicles into an extension of their control room

 

Mobiles keep traffic flowing in Johannesburg 

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