Why Flying Drones Could Disrupt Mobility and Transportation Beyond COVID-19

CEB IT

based startup, is using contactless drone delivery to transport COVID-19 test samples in r emote locations across five African countries. The drone’s high speed, lack of traffic restrictions and low environmental impact means it can easily outpace land transportation.

Sea Machines raises $15 million for autonomous ship navigation

Venture Beast

Sea Machines Robotics, a startup developing autonomous ship solutions, closed a $15 million round to bring its total raised to over $25 million. Read More.

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Uber: Tooling is a critical part of AI development and deployment

Venture Beast

Uber chief scientist Zoubin Ghahramani spoke at VentureBeat's Transform 2020 summit about the importance of tooling in AI model development. Read More.

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Hyundai-Aptiv joint venture promises commercial autonomous vehicles by 2022

Venture Beast

Motional is the new name of the multibillion-dollar joint venture between Aptiv and Hyundai to develop autonomous vehicle technologies. Read More.

AAA’s GIG Car Share brings 250 vehicles to Seattle, returning mobility option to city streets

GeekWire

The move represents a return to a mobility concept in Seattle which once saw hundreds of rentable vehicles from services such as car2go, ReachNow and LimePod. The company allows neighbors in housing developments to share an electric vehicle.

Mobile Application Security in 2016

Galido

Arxan recently did a 5th annual State of Application Security report, which takes an in-depth look into the security of some of the most popular mobile health and mobile finance applications available. 815 were consumers that use mobile health or mobile finance apps.

Lime adds more JUMP bikes in Seattle but says long-term viability hinges on city allowing scooters

GeekWire

“We want to see JUMP bikes here in 10 years,” said Jonathan Hopkins, Lime’s director of strategic development. The Seattle Department of Transportation and cycling advocates have warned that scooters could make bike-share less appealing.

Can Auto CIOs Transform Their Companies Into Software Companies?

The Accidental Successful CIO

One way for them to go about doing this would be for a car manufacture to offer transportation as a service through a network of connected cars. What they want to do is to sell transportation as a service. They would like to evolve to a company that sells transportation as a service.

Car-sharing returns to Seattle, but will it last? Testing AAA’s new GIG service amid a pandemic

GeekWire

Seattleites have a new mobility option thanks to AAA, which just launched its GIG Car Share service in the Emerald City with 250 Toyota Prius hybrid vehicles on the streets. Related: Pandemic spells uncertain future for bikes and scooters as mobility services confront new realities.

Geek of the Week: Zipwhip?s teen developer Avery Wagar generates buzz with his work on coffee robot

GeekWire

Avery Wagar of Zipwhip with the Textspresso IV robotic coffee machine that he helped develop for the company’s Seattle office. He’s the teenage software developer who helped build a text-enabled coffee robot that will get you a coffee.

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5 Industries To Be Dramatically Impacted By 5G Technology

Galido

Development history of the mobile network is interesting and challenging, as just 30 years ago 1G network gave us an opportunity to make calls and now we are aware of a new generation of the network: 5G. 5G is the fifth generation of the mobile network. Transport.

Insider’s Guide to the New Holographic Computing

CTOvision

That miss was understandable in the developing world and yet indefensible in the United States, particularly at the federal level. Even today, government agencies are lagging well behind in deploying modern smartphones and tablets for their yearning-to-be-mobile workforce.

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What is 5G Technology: 5G Connectivity and Speed Explained

Galido

In 5G networks, applications can also be hosted in mobile edge computing nodes such as “cloudlets.” 5G stands for “Fifth generation” referring to the latest generation of mobile phone technologies. This use of spectra allows for an excellent mobility capacity.

5G Technology: Maximum Connectivity and Speed

Galido

In 5G networks, applications can also be hosted in mobile edge computing nodes such as “cloudlets.” 5G stands for “Fifth generation” referring to the latest generation of mobile phone technologies. This use of spectra allows for an excellent mobility capacity.

Seattle construction tech startup HeadLight raises $25M to grow photo-based inspection software

GeekWire

The company, previously known as Pavia Systems, sells mobile and desktop applications that allow workers to speed up data collection from construction sites by documenting projects with on-site photographs and video, replacing the traditional method of pen and paper.

Staying Ahead of Digital Commerce Trends: What You Need to Know

Perficient Financial Servies

This last perk combines the easy shopping experience of the mobile app with the technology to track your arrival and provide the ultimate convenience – no need to leave your car! Google Search Impacts Mobile Commerce.

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iPhone or Android: What Does Your Smartphone Tell About You?

Galido

At work, in transport, during lunch – the gadgets are always with us. The authors of the research have developed a program able to guess which smartphone the person owns: “We created a statistical model by interviewing people about themselves. IT Gadgets Mobile Tech Gadget

Top 20 Tech Websites & Blogs To Follow in 2020

Galido

They get an option like a business, culture, science, ideas, security, transportation, and many others. Its main aim is to help businesses understand the importance of a mobile app development company, the latest technologies, media, and much more.

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December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections

CTOvision

And the agility of this model is helping innovators innovate and developers develop. AI and related disciplines like Machine Learning are enabling computers to assist humans in performance of their jobs now, and with AI being coupled with incredibly low cost cloud computing we see rapid development of capabilities continuing. Mobility : This is the greatest leap in humanity's ability to stay connected since the advent of spoken word.

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Training Remote Employees ? Best Practices in Training Work from Home Employees

Kitaboo

Remote training offers you a scope to develop highly interactive training modules using gamification, videos, and other multimedia elements. This develops a sense of control and comfort.

Fix your applications before migrating them to the cloud

David Linthicum

That means transporting the code and the data, recompiling it, doing a bit of testing, and moving on. Also on InfoWorld: " Mobile app development in the cloud." | Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ]. These days, enterprises are moving massive numbers of applications to the cloud in a process called "lift and shift."

6 Outdated Ideas That Harm Your Digital Business

CEB IT

Take transportation: A self-driving car shared by multiple owners will someday charge by distance traveled, calling for each owner to pay their share of insurance, tolls, fuel and wear-and-tear. grocery chain Tesco generates $150 million in supply chain efficiencies via analytics.

How to Use Digital Textbooks in the Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

They are also more flexible and new apps and downloadable content is constantly being developed. Kitaboo is a cloud-based content platform to create-publish-distribute interactive mobile-ready content.

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Northrop Grumman Creates Incredibly Capable, Fearless Killer Robot

CTOvision

7-10 at Fort Benning, Ga.Northrop Grumman’s CaMEL will participate in both parts of the center’s ‘robot rodeo:’ A ‘lighten-the-load’ CaMEL configuration will traverse the Squad-Multipurpose Equipment Transport, or S-MET, course Oct.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

With expenses like warehousing, transportation, printing and so on out of the picture, the costs involved in developing a digital textbook reduces drastically. An eBook creation platform is all you need to develop digital textbooks.

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How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

But with the onset of digital publishing, and with major educational publishers like Pearson developing digital textbooks and at the same time earning high profits, other K-12 publishers also had to follow suit to keep their businesses running.

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Bird got a COVID-19 bailout loan of at least $5 million

The Verge

In addition to the scooter startup, there are a number of prominent autonomous vehicle firms, LIDAR makers, and other “mobility” companies on the list. May Mobility, an autonomous shuttle company based in Michigan, got a loan in the range of $1 million to $2 million to save 58 jobs.

TechNet Augusta 2016: US Army Tactical Radios

CTOvision

As MUOS comes on line, Army expects it to be a useful asset for combat forces, SOF, mobile and disadvantaged users. ChrisScott. Tactical Radios.

- Tech Lessons from the Seattle Snowstorm

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

In that case we’d typically dispatch a transportation department tree-clearing crew. The Federal government is developing CMAS , which would automatically alert every cell phone / mobile device in a certain geographical area about an impending problem or disaster. .

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Cost-Cutting and Technology Investments in the Airline Industry

Perficient Data & Analytics

Rolled out a new system-wide Customer Solutions Desk with a dedicated team to develop creative solutions that help customers reach their final destinations when their travel plans don’t go as expected. Continued improving the mobile tools that employees use, including the first release of the “in the moment” care app, and new functionality in flight attendant tools to better serve customers. Cutting unnecessary costs and investing in technology (e.g.,

How drones could build real-world networks to transform delivery of food, medicine, mail, and more

Trends in the Living Networks

Matternet , spawned from a Singularity University program, envisages creating a network of drones to address developing world problems. Over a billion people are geographically isolated and are often not able to access regular transport and the goods that can travel to them.

Fed Tech Roundup January 19

CTOvision

Trends on Tuesday: Will Phablets Dominate the Mobile Market in 2017? UK Government to Develop a “Centralized” Blockchain Network - newsBTC. Pavia Systems' Founders Meet with Key Transportation Policymakers in. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. Platinum Equity to Acquire PAE, Deal Expected to Close in February.

- No More Car Collisions or Speeding Tickets

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

A related development is the instrumentation of the highway. I had the privilege of working with the Seattle Transportation Department , which was at the forefront of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), when I was City CTO there.

Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

Right from healthcare, transportation to food production, everything has an underlying STEM philosophy. But now with mobile phones, tablets, and laptops being a part of school education, it is much easier to deliver STEM courses on these devices, making the courses more interactive, accessible and engaging. For example, they could develop smart clothes for the fashion industry, work on special effects in Hollywood, work for the protection of wildlife and environment, etc.

Uber is scrapping tens of thousands of Jump bikes during a nationwide bike shortage

The Verge

But the scrap job comes at a time when many people are avoiding public transportation because of the coronavirus pandemic and looking for alternate forms of transportation. Photo: Bikeshare Museum.

All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

Kitaboo

With expenses like warehousing, transportation, printing and so on out of the picture, the costs involved in developing a digital textbook reduces drastically. An eBook creation platform is all you need to develop digital textbooks. You can deliver mobile ready responsive content which can be accessed on all major operating devices and platforms. Surely by now every individual who has access to digital technology knows what a digital textbook is.

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A new era of Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

CTOvision

Enterprises have rushed to embrace the cloud, driven by mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT), as a way of keeping the invasion of devices connected – spelling the end of ECM as we know it. In addition, how do enterprises support users and business partners for remote and mobile access on both the network and collaborative content? But, with the arrival of mobile, analytics, cloud and collaborative technologies, enterprises are starting to look at ECM in a very different light.

Geek of the Week: UW’s Vikram Iyer uses small insects to tackle big wireless computing problems

GeekWire

Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering’s Networks and Mobile Systems Lab under the direction of Associate Professor Shyam Gollakota. His research focuses on wireless technologies including the development of bio-inspired and bio-integrative wireless sensors.

Arrival expands beyond electric delivery vans with a new EV bus

The Verge

Later today, Arrival will unveil an EV bus that it views as the next step in becoming a major electric transportation company, and The Verge has the exclusive first look. Images: Arrival.

Tech Moves: Microsoft’s latest reorg; RealNetworks names new president; AWS execs depart

GeekWire

At AWS, Feng was a director of corporate development who focused on mergers and acquisitions. Ken Willner , the former CEO of Seattle mobile marketing startup Zumobi, was named chief growth officer for Canadian mobile communications app TextNow.

Designing Self-Driving Cars is Like the New Space Race

Perficient - Digital Transformation

While there are already a few key players in the driverless and connected car market, as well as the mobility services space, it’s clear that we’re still in the beginning stages of this trend and that there’s plenty of room for startups and traditional car makers to get involved. For example, Toyota announced a five-year, $1 billion research and development effort to create technologies that make driving safer. Designing self-driving cars is like the new space race.

Fed News Roundup 13 July 2015

CTOvision

Transportation Command upbeat in cyber progress report - FCW.com FCW (Today) - Transportation Command upbeat in cyber progress reportFCW.com“We know third-party contractors have been the path to numerous breaches in recent history,” he told FCW in an email. Transportation Command, like the. will provide engineering services for software development of commercial products and engineering under an $8.7

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Compass Health COO on leading a century-old healthcare org into telemedicine amid a pandemic

GeekWire

The earlier effort included connecting with patients through mobile units that hold a tablet and allow a clinician to turn the device and its camera 300 degrees and pan up and down. Mobile devices: Samsung Galaxy S7. Stacey Alles, chief operating officer for Compass Health.