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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Airborne cars to transform Dubai’s public transportation

Computer Weekly

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is readying the launch of autonomous aerial vehicles in July this year

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.,

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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 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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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).

An Italian Plane Manufacturer Developed A Craft Just For Transporting COVID-19 Vaccines

GizModo VR

Tecnam, an Italian aeronautics company that produces aircraft parts for other manufacturers and also develops it own light aircraft, has engineered a small plane with the purpose of transporting the COVID-19 vaccine by air.

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.

StreetLight Data raises $15 million to bring big data analytics to city transport

Venture Beast

StreetLight Data, a platform that helps cities unlock mobility insights from location data, has raised $15 million in a series D round of funding. Read More. AI Big Data Business Enterprise category-/Business & Industrial funding daily StreetLight Data

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”?

How a decrease in transportation emissions can impact climate change

Mashable VR

Transportation is the top source of CO2 emissions worldwide. Our reliance on travel using energy via fossil fuel creates a carbon footprint that's far too big. Here's how we can shrink its size for the longterm security of our planet. Read more.

DARPA to tackle Cloud Security, Transportation Worker. - CTOvision

CTOvision

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Malware Infects Two Power Plants Lacking Basic Security Controls - The most recent DHS Industrial Control System (ICS) CERT report has knowledge of two infected power

How developing incentives for public transportation will combat car dependency

Mashable VR

With mass transit taking such a big hit due to the global shutdown there needs to be new ways to get people back onto public transportation. Read more. More about Mashable Video , Climate Change , Environmental , Social Good Summit , and Mass Transit.

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

Transforming Transportation with IoT: 4 Real-World Examples

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Early adopters across a variety of industries – including transportation – are investing in IoT to transform their businesses. IoT Accelerates the Digital Transformation in Transportation. The transportation industry is the second-largest segment investing in IoT, spending upwards of $78 billion in 2016. Increasing numbers of freight and public transportation vehicles are equipped with sensors that help schedule maintenance, optimize fuel consumption, and train drivers.

US transport agency guidance on vehicle cybersecurity irks lawmakers

Network World

This new cybersecurity guidance from the Department of Transportation is like giving a take-home exam on the honor code to failing students,” said Senators Edward J. Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, and Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, who are both members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. “In

Transporter – Storage Field Day 7 Preview

Virtualized Greek

Officially my last preview before Storage Field Day 7 is Transporter. Transporter is a private cloud file sharing service. Maybe the most obvious use case for shadow IT is file sharing. Services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. Cloud Computing SFD7

FourKites raises $100M for supply chain visibility

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile Transportation VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial/Transportation & Logistics delivery Freight funding daily logistics supply chain transportation

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Silverstone Circuit pilots smart transport service at 2016 British MotoGP

Computer Weekly

Silverstone Circuit tests InterDigital’s oneTransport traffic flow management service at the 2016 British Grand Prix MotoGP

Curri nabs $6M for AI-powered last-mile construction logistics

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Cloud Commerce Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile Transportation VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial/Transportation & Logistics construction Curri funding daily Last Mile machine learning shipping transportation

Amazon buys 11 Boeing 767-300 jets to expand air transportation network

TechSpot

A spokesperson told Bloomberg that Amazon expects to have more than 85 planes in service by the end of next year. The purchase marks the first time Amazon has ever bought an aircraft. All of the jets it has used up to this point have been leased

Elon Musk’s Vegas loop won’t transport as many people as promised

The Verge

Image: The Boring Company. Elon Musk’s Boring Company’s system of tunnels to shuttle people under the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) may not be able to move as many people as originally promised, according to documents obtained by TechCrunch.

Transport anything on the go with this ridiculously fast folding e-scooter

Mashable VR

The Singapore startup behind the MIMO C1 has dubbed it the world's first foldable cargo e-scooter. Read more. More about Mashable Video , Foldable , Escooter , Future Blink , and Tech. Mashable Video Foldable Escooter Future Blink Tech