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.

Plus’s Level 4 autonomous trucking technology speeds transition to sustainable commercial transport

Venture Beast

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Loadsmart raises $90 million for AI that matches shippers with truck transportation

Venture Beast

Loadsmart, a startup deploying AI that matches shippers with truck transportation, has raised $90 million in fresh capital. Read More.

What's the future of transportation post-COVID? Experts discuss.

Mashable VR

More about Social Good , Transportation , Social Good , Sustainability , and Pandemic Travel. Social Good Transportation Sustainability Pandemic TravelRead more.

Uber aims for 100% zero-emission transport by 2040

Venture Beast

Business Entrepreneur Mobile Transportation category-/Travel Dara Khosrowshahi Uber Uber GreenUber has today announced several new commitments, initiatives, and product expansions designed to address climate change. Read More.

Uber acquires Routematch to make public transport ‘more accessible’

Venture Beast

Business Cloud Commerce Dev Entrepreneur Mobile Transportation category-/Business & Industrial/Transportation & Logistics category-/Travel/Bus & Rail Routematch UberUber has acquired Routematch, an Atlanta-based company that provides technology services to transit agencies.

Airbus confirms software errors/configuration brought down A400M transport plane

CTOvision

The Register is reporting that badly configured software, installed incorrectly, is responsible for the crash of an Airbus A400M transport plane. The post Airbus confirms software errors/configuration brought down A400M transport plane appeared first on CTOvision.com. Engine control software, installed wrong, was to blame. The A400M crashed just after takeoff on its first real production test flight, 9 May near Seville's San Pablo Airport, killing four.

New Technologies Transform Transportation Management

Forrester's Customer Insights

TMS used to streamline operations and reduce logistics costs. But in its journey to the cloud TMS embedded AI, added mobile geolocation. It shifted focus from cost to customer and employee experience. Age of the Customer

San Francisco transport system hit by ransomware attack

Computer Weekly

San Francisco's transport agency appears to be the latest target of cyber criminals using encryption malware to hold organisations to ransom

Utilizing AI to improve mass transit

Venture Beast

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Rapid rail for Cascadia? B.C., Washington and Oregon sign pact on high-speed transportation

GeekWire

Washington, Oregon and British Columbia agreed to work together to bring bullet trains or other forms of ultra-high-speed ground transportation to connect the major population centers of the Cascadia region. BigStock Photo / Taras Rudenko.

What is Transport Layer Security (TLS)?

Network World

Despite the goal of keeping Web communications private, flaws in the design and implementation of Transport Layer Security have led to breaches, but the latest version – TLS 1.3 – is an overhaul that strengthens and streamlines the crypto protocol.

Top Reasons Why Unicycle Transporters are Awesome

IT Toolbox

Going around the city has never been more fun and adventurous with the self balancing transporter. Know its features and consider having one today

Lyft launches health care transportation program

The Verge

Non-emergency medical transportation is estimated to be a $3 billion market. Transportation is a major barrier to health care , and millions of people each year put off medical appointments because they don’t have a way to get to them. Uber has a similar medical transportation program.

IoT Revolution: 5 Ways the Internet of Things Will Change Transportation

CTOvision

Read Taylor Donovan Barnett explain how the Internet of Things will change transportation on Interesting Engineering : Data influences every aspect of your life. If not completely already, the technological landscape will be completely data-centric in the near future. The device you are reading this article on probably collects your data to optimize your user experience. Or, […]. CTO News

Reimagining the future of transportation

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Transport Scotland turns to IoT mapping to keep roads clear in cold snap

Computer Weekly

Scottish transport authority is using Esri’s location technology to keep tabs on its gritters in icy weather

Big data means big risk, Swedish Transport Agency leak shows

Computer Weekly

The Swedish Transport Agency exposed sensitive information by transferring its databases to a third party cloud provider without following data protection procedures

How Two Key U.S. Departments Could Decarbonize Transportation

GizModo VR

the transportation system must be overhauled in order to avoid the worst effects of climate change. That means presumptive Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has a big task ahead of him. As the largest greenhouse-gas emitting sector in the U.S.,

5 Ways Edge Tech is Transforming Travel and Transportation

Information Week

If you are wondering about the role of edge technologies, consider how they help companies and individuals in the travel and transportation sectors

Transport researchers get 2PB of Scality object storage

Computer Weekly

Transport Systems Catapult retires ageing NetApp filers with 2PB of Scality object storage in a £1.5m project that future proofs the organisation with built-in DR

On-demand car rental service Kyte brings another transportation option to Seattle

GeekWire

Startups Transportation Kyte rental carsOn-demand car rental service Kyte launched in Seattle on Friday. Kyte Photo). Kyte , an on-demand car rental service, launched in Seattle on Friday. The service delivers rental cars directly to drivers.

The U.S. Is Scrambling to Transport Gasoline After Colonial Pipeline Hack

GizModo VR

In an attempt to stave off a potential gasoline shortage and price spike on the East Coast, the Biden administration has issued an order allowing some truck drivers transporting gasoline to work overtime.

Cubic Transportation licenses TfL’s contactless payment system

Computer Weekly

Cubic Transportation plans to use London's payments system to develop contactless solutions for transport around the world

Seattle’s clean transportation blueprint spells out ambitious goals for electrification and habit shifts

GeekWire

The “Clean Transportation Electrification Blueprint” was compiled by representatives from multiple City departments, including the Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle City Light, the Office of Sustainability & Environment and others.

Uber and Lyft just scored a huge federal transportation contract

The Verge

The US government awarded a big transportation contract to Uber and Lyft this week, authorizing the ride-hailing companies to provide transportation to up to 4 million federal employees and their families. Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images.

Google’s Transporter Network uses minimal data to teach robots to stack blocks

Venture Beast

Google researchers propose Transporter Networks, AI models that learn from few examples to complete robot grasping tasks. AI Big Data Business Dev Mobile ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Engineering & Technology/Robotics machine learning Transporter NetworksRead More.

Micromobility : What does it mean for the future of transportation?

Dataconomy

How will micromobility co-exist with the traditional models of transportation? The post Micromobility : What does it mean for the future of transportation? Featured Internet of Things Startups Tech Trends Transportation & Logistics german Autolabs Lime micromobility Mobility smart mobility Transportation volkswagenHow will micromobility change the way we travel from point “A” to “B”?

Q&A: Finland’s transport and communications minister on 5G, smart regulation, and mobile data

GeekWire

Finland Minister of Transport and Communications, Timo Harakka. Finland’s minister of transport and communications, Timo Harakka, visited Washington state this week to lead a trade delegation of nine companies that paid visits to Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, and the Ports of Tacoma and Seattle.

Uber will acquire public transportation software company Routematch

The Verge

Uber announced that it will acquire Routematch, an Atlanta-based company that develops software for public transportation agencies. Uber said the acquisition will help bolster its own efforts to integrate more public transportation services in its app, like route planning and ticket purchases.

Transport Research Lab to run £13m autonomous vehicle trials in London

Computer Weekly

A consortium led by the Transport Research Lab has been awarded government funding to run connected and autonomous vehicle tests in the capital

25 Years Ago, Star Trek: Voyager Tackled One of Its Most Infamous Transporter Questions

GizModo VR

Star Trek ’s world raises a lot of ethical questions —but its transporter technology has always been one that strikes at some of the most existential.

Health savings account custodian HealthEquity acquires Seattle transportation startup Luum

GeekWire

Luum CEO Sohier Hall. Luum Photo). HealthEquity , a publicly-traded administrator of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), has acquired Luum , a Seattle startup that helps employers manage commute benefits for their workers.

How 'The Morning Show' transported viewers to the early pandemic

Mashable VR

The cast walks us through how they seamlessly incorporated COVID into their latest season in real-time

Lord of the Rings keycap sets will transport your keyboard to Middle-earth

The Verge

The Elvish Tengwar keycaps | Image: Drop. It began with the forging of the Great Keyboards. Sixty-eight keys were given to the 65 percent designs, smallest and most compact of all decks. Eighty-four keys to the 75 percent designs, great typists and gamers of the digital halls.

Elon Musk’s Boring Company reportedly pitching wider tunnels that could transport freight

The Verge

The Boring Company has been pitching potential clients on a much wider tunnel than any it has built so far, Bloomberg reported , which could be used to transport freight. Photo: Elon Musk.

Self-flying planes could transport passengers one day—but first, packages

Mashable VR

Autonomous flight startup Merlin Labs announced earlier this year that it was partnering with aircraft provider Dynamic Aviation to fly 46 King Air twin-turbo prop planes, which are often used to transport cargo and passengers. If you're ever in California's Mojave desert, look up.

Mondo's stunning 'Dune' posters and vinyl soundtrack will transport you to another planet

Mashable VR

Dune fans, brace yourselves. Mondo , the Austin-based art gallery and online store specializing in geeky collectibles, is releasing three gorgeous Dune posters, as well as an exclusive vinyl of music from the movie's soundtrack.

Lime to integrate third-party transport providers in ‘mobility-as-a-service’ push

Venture Beast

Lime is launching a new mobility-as-a-service platform that enables third parties to offer their transport options inside the Lime app. Business Cloud Entrepreneur Mobile Transportation category-/Autos & Vehicles/Motor Vehicles (By Type) Lime Uber WheelsRead More.

Amazon invests in startup producing ‘net-zero carbon fuels’ for transportation

GeekWire

based startup that is developing what it describes as “net-zero carbon fuels” that can be used in transportation. An Amazon Prime truck in downtown Seattle near Amazon HQ. GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser).

Abu Dhabi transport department uses drones to improve traffic flows

Computer Weekly

Data collected by live video stream from drones is analysed at control centre to help alleviate traffic jams and other issues

Segway is retiring its iconic scooter that failed to revolutionize personal transportation

TechSpot

Known as the Segway Human Transporter, the two-wheeled self-balancing personal transporter felt as if it had been pulled straight of out of a sci-fi novel when it debuted in late 2001.

Netflix's 'Masters of the Universe: Revelation' teaser is here to transport you back to the '80s

Mashable VR

Remember the days of the mighty He-Man, whose muscle-bound cartoon form first graced our screens in the early '80s? Well, he's about to rise again.