Articles in the LBS News Category

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. …

Apr 2018 | No Comment

KYMCO launches Noodoe Navigation
KYMCO has launched Noodoe Navigation, a revolutionary navigation experience designed from the ground up for riders. It pioneers a ROADFOCUSED NAVIGATION concept.
It is a completely new rider-centric approach in the navigation industry. Instead of continuously telling riders how many meters until the next turnand requiring them to stare at the …

Mar 2018 | No Comment

PoLTE collaborates with Sequans
PoLTE Corporation has announced a new initiative with Sequans Communications whereby the two companies will prototype a joint solution integrating PoLTE positioning technology into Sequans’ Monarch LTE Platform, enabling ultra low-power, highlyaccurate indoor and outdoor positioning capability for LTE for IoT devices. This solution is based on off-loading small amounts of …

Feb 2018 | No Comment

Astrata launches VanLinc
After more than 25 years developing high-end telematics software for the HGV industry globally, Astrata is now bringing its expertise to benefit the European LCV market with the launch of VanLinc™.
This fleet management solution provides real-time insights on drivers, vehicles and other assets, helping businesses drive productivity and increase capacity for …

Dec 2017 | No Comment

Fujitsu and HERE partnership
Fujitsu and HERE Technologies have announced a plan to link their respective technologies into powerful integrated solutions for customers developing advanced mobility services and autonomous cars. The two companies have signed an agreement with a view to commencing a long-term strategic partnership that would benefit both companies’ customers. www.fujitsu.com
Navya puts …