Articles in the LBS News Category

Mar 2019 | No Comment

Transformation in autonomous marine operations using robotic arm
Marine-i, the EU funded programme set up to boost marine innovation in Cornwall, has made a grant award to specialist marine technology company, Submarine Technology Ltd (STL). STL has opened a new office in Penryn, Cornwall, UK, to focus on designing and building their futuristic robotic arm, …

Feb 2019 | No Comment

3D LiDAR sensor by SOS LAB
SOS LAB has introduced its new and improved 3D LiDAR sensor to the international market recently. In addition to their 3D hybrid LiDAR for autonomous vehicles, SOS LAB displayed their 2D scanning LiDAR for auto-guided vehicles and drones, and their 2D solidstate LiDAR, used in security systems to detect …

Jan 2019 | No Comment

Actifio teams up with Onix
Actifio, enterprise Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) software provider, has announced an alliance with Onix, provider of cloud computing solutions and consulting services. This alliance will provide Onix customers with a powerful cloud infrastructure backed by data replication and disaster recovery services powered by Actifio, allowing enterprises to bring their on-premise environment to the …

Dec 2018 | No Comment

Navigation without relying on satellites
The UK’s first quantum accelerometer for navigation has been demonstrated by a team from Imperial College London and M Squared.
Most navigation today relies on a GNSS, such as GPS, which sends and receives signals from satellites orbiting the Earth. The quantum accelerometer is a self-contained system that does not rely on …

Nov 2018 | No Comment

Kinesis keeps markovitz fleet on track with integrated telematics
UK building supply company M Markovitz is using Kinesis telematics to track and manage its fleet of delivery trucks and staff cars. Integrated with fuel cards from UK Fuels, Kinesis delivers real time GPS monitoring of a vehicle’s exact location improving customer service with more accurate …

Oct 2018 | No Comment

BSNL launches satellite phone services
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, India’s only authorised service provider for satellite phone services, launched the Global Satellite Phone Service (GSPS).
For fishermen, it is a revolutionary communication gadget that would come in handy as they practice multiday deep-sea stay fishing. Satellite-based mobile phone service provides voice call and SMS facility …

Sep 2018 | No Comment

Ordnance Survey underpins UK driverless car testing
Ordnance Survey (OS) is one of 11 partners in OmniCAV, a £3.9m project to develop a world-first Artificial Intelligencebased simulation model for testing autonomous car safety. The simulation environment will feature a 32km circuit of Oxfordshire roads, covering rural, urban, main roads and intersections. The simulation will be …

Aug 2018 | No Comment

Singapore’s first 5G pilot network
Singtel and Ericsson are strengthening their 5G Centre of Excellence Programme partnership with the announcement of a new initiative that will see Singapore’s first 5G pilot network go live this year.
Using Ericsson’s 3GPP standardscompliant 5G technology with the trial spectrum allocated by Singapore’s Info- Communications Media Development Authority (IMDA), …

Jul 2018 | No Comment

Japan looks to launch driverless car system in Tokyo by 2020
A self-driving car service could be on Tokyo’s public roads in time for the 2020 Olympics as Japan looks to drive investment in new technology to drive economic growth, according to a government strategic review announced. The government plans to begin testing a driverless …

Jun 2018 | No Comment

FCC looks into reports of illegal mobile phone tracking
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently announced that it is investigating reports that websites may have enabled the location of mobile phone customers to be tracked. Reuters reported that the FCC referred news reports that broke earlier in the week to its enforcement bureau for investigation. …