Articles in the LBS News Category

Jan 2020 | No Comment

SK Telecom, Samsung set sail with 5G autonomous navigation platform
SK Telecom and Samsung Heavy Industries set sail with their 5G-based autonomous navigation platform, which will allow ships to move and set destinations on their own. Samsung provided 3.3m craft for the trial, which SK Telecom equipped with LIDAR at a shipyard covered by its …

Dec 2019 | No Comment

ITU devising ‘Driving Test’ for the AI ‘Drivers’
A new ITU Focus Group on ‘AI for autonomous and assisted driving’ will work towards the establishment of international standards to monitor and assess the performance of the AI ‘Drivers’ steering automated vehicles. The group is open to all interested parties. Building public trust in automated vehicles will …

Nov 2019 | No Comment

Locix launches SmartLPS
Locix has launched its SmartLPSTM solution that digitizes, analyzes, and displays real-time and historical operations for workers, assets, and inventory in warehouses through its patented WiFi-based local positioning system (LPS). It demonstrated the efficacy and accuracy of the solution through an extended trial with MITSUI-SOKO Supply Chain Solutions (MSCS) and Prologis in …

Oct 2019 | No Comment

Actility and Hiber join forces to power remote iot connectivity
Actility, the leading LoRaWAN connectivity provider and Hiber, the startup nano-satellite powered IoT network, have announced that they are collaborating to enable LoRaWAN connectivity in the remote and developing parts of the globe that until now haven’t had access to a network. IoT (Internet of …

Sep 2019 | No Comment

BasicAI OnPrem data labeling platform
BasicAI has announced the availability of a suite of enterprise software designed to enable organizations to directly manage the often complicated and time-consuming data annotation process in their own secure environments, either on-premises or in a private cloud deployment.
BasicAI OnPrem represents a groundbreaking approach to proprietary labeled data set creation and …

Aug 2019 | No Comment

Improve bridge inspections using robotics technology
Powerful robotics technology developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo makes critical bridge inspections cheaper and more reliable by automating the process. The new system combines autonomous robots, cameras and lidar – a remote sensing method using lasers — to systematically collect data for defect detection and analysis.
“We can …

Jul 2019 | No Comment

Cybersecurity from Space: Canada Invests in Quantum Technology
The Canadian Space Agency’s Quantum EncrYption and Science Satellite (QEYSSat) mission will test quantum technology that protects communications in space. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is awarding a contract worth $30 million to Honeywell for the design and implementation phases of the QEYSSat mission, according to press …

Jun 2019 | No Comment

Government of India to expand Skill India to include AI and IoT
Government of India will soon launch a nation-wide strategy to train the youth in the country to create capable personnel of handling new developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT) and machine learning. The government of India has identified 6 sectors …

May 2019 | No Comment

Netherlands forms task force to assess 5G security risks
The Dutch government has said it had established a special task force to weigh potential security risks as it prepares to build a 5G telecommunications network.
The announcement came after Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said his government was still exploring options for 5G and had …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

Innoviz Technologies to accelerate solid-state LiDAR production
Innoviz Technologies has raised $132 million in Series C funding. This significant raise will support Innoviz’s commercialization of its leading InnovizPro and InnovizOne solid-state LiDAR solutions and address growing demand for cutting-edge autonomous vehicles (AV) technologies worldwide. www.innoviz.tech
Velodyne achieves half a billion dollars in Lidar sensors shipped …