Driverless vehicles: Business can apply now for innovation funding

Driverless vehicles: Business can apply now for innovation funding

🕔08:30, 23.Jul 2015

Businesses can apply for a share of £20 million to develop new products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles. The UK aims to be a global player in intelligent-vehicle technologies The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is to invest

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Over £1.5 billion of investment awarded to upgrade motorways in England

Over £1.5 billion of investment awarded to upgrade motorways in England

🕔11:15, 22.Jul 2015

Highways England has today (22 July) appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 ‘smart motorways’ across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment. Three of these projects will start in autumn this year: 2 in the Midlands

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Bosch and TomTom partner on innovative mapping technology for automated driving

Bosch and TomTom partner on innovative mapping technology for automated driving

🕔10:12, 22.Jul 2015

The development of automated driving is a puzzle with many pieces. Together with the Dutch map and traffic information provider TomTom, Bosch is getting closer to the complete picture. The two companies have agreed to collaborate in the area of

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Intelligent camera technology transforms parking enforcement

Intelligent camera technology transforms parking enforcement

🕔09:58, 22.Jul 2015

A major advance for automatically identifying and recording parking contraventions has been launched by Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions.  ScanSmarti capitalises on the versatility of the company’s Rialto software and the integrated camera on smartphones to enable complete streets or car

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Nice Airport equipped with parking system upgrade

Nice Airport equipped with parking system upgrade

🕔09:15, 22.Jul 2015

Just in time for the holiday season, the parking management system at Nice Airport was updated to the latest technical standard. The first entervo version of Scheidt & Bachmann from 2010 was provided with a complete upgrade. The system now

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Qatar Heroes: MG2 Improves Visibility in Gulf Region

Qatar Heroes: MG2 Improves Visibility in Gulf Region

🕔12:12, 21.Jul 2015

Birmingham, Alabama-based camera lowering specialists MG2 were recently in the Gulf State of Qatar to oversee the second installation of their innovative camera lowering devices. Ashghal, the public works authority in Qatar, is in the middle of major improvements to

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Centre for Automated Road Transportation Safety @ Fort Monmouth is launched

Centre for Automated Road Transportation Safety @ Fort Monmouth is launched

🕔12:07, 21.Jul 2015

After more than three (3) years of planning and several major meetings the substantive launch of the Centre for Automated Road Transportation Safety @ Fort Monmouth (CARTS@FM) occurred this week with the creation of the governing non-profit (501(c) (6)) New Jersey

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ITS United Kingdom welcomes Government emphasis on highly automated vehicle research

ITS United Kingdom welcomes Government emphasis on highly automated vehicle research

🕔11:59, 21.Jul 2015

The Department for Transport published this week The Pathway to Driverless Cars:  A Code of Practice for Testing, and at the same time introduced the joint DfT and Department for Business Innovation and Skills joint policy unit, the Centre for

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Volvo to conduct first on-road driverless car trials in Southern Hemisphere

Volvo to conduct first on-road driverless car trials in Southern Hemisphere

🕔10:56, 21.Jul 2015

Volvo will conduct the first on-road trials of driverless cars in the Southern Hemisphere in South Australia in November. The testing will be held in conjunction with an international conference on driverless cars in Adelaide. Volvo will test the same

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Bluetooth® Journey Time Measurement System launched by Siemens

Bluetooth® Journey Time Measurement System launched by Siemens

🕔10:31, 21.Jul 2015

Unveiled this month, Siemens new Sapphire Journey Time Measurement System (JTMS) offers a low cost, simple to deploy solution for recording and analysing journey times and network performance. Siemens Sapphire JTMS detectors use Bluetooth® technology commonly found in mobile phones,

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