IoT in cars and Smart Cities

iot and smart cityOne of the most talked about concepts in the technology industry today is the Internet of Things (or as it´s also known, IoT). Still in its infancy, the IoT phenomenon spans many áreas  from everyday objects and the automotive sector, to its integration in cities giving rise to Smart Cities.

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Aida Suarez: Aida Suárez, graduated in Aeronautical Engineering, is a Junior Business Line Manager working within the Strategic and Product Marketing Department, and responsible for the Transport line

On-board connectivity in police cars and emergency vehicles

On-board connectivityBy striving for greater efficiency, safety and mobility, real-time telecommunication systems are being developed that can be installed in police cars and emergency vehicles. The progress made in terms of connectivity between vehicles and different infrastructures will surely bring many advantages to this sector. (more…)

Aida Suarez: Aida Suárez, graduated in Aeronautical Engineering, is a Junior Business Line Manager working within the Strategic and Product Marketing Department, and responsible for the Transport line

There’s no need to look out of the train window anymore

renfeA few weeks ago Renfe (Spanish train operator) launched their onboard entertainment platform for high speed trains called PlayRenfe. They have taken onboard Wi-Fi for passengers a huge step further with this platform that allows travelers to connect to a fast train’s Wireless LAN, using their own devices; tablets, PC’s, or Smart phones. Once connected passengers can watch films, series, read books, listen to music or play games. A huge difference from just getting Wi-Fi to read your emails.

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Javier García Berjano: Online & Corporate marketing manager at Teldat. Javier manages the web, blog and other social media, as well as corporate marketing areas in collaboration with the different Teldat business units.  

2.0 Onboard Communications

onboard communicationsTraditionally, the greatest limitations imposed on the field of onboard communications were directly related to the capacity of cellular networks; lack of coverage, insufficient bandwidth, etc.

Fortunately, over the last few years, these drawbacks have been overcome and, through the use of state-of-the-art cellular technology, mobile broadband is now available.

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Francisco Guerrero: Francisco Guerrero, Telecommunications Engineer, is a Business Line Manager working within the Strategic and Product Marketing Department, and responsible for Transport and Industrial lines

Wireless LAN in public transport in Northern Germany

transportSurfing the Internet and mailing – this shall be quickly and simply possible on busses and trams within a main city in northwestern Germany. Passengers in busses within this city will be offered fast and free Internet access.

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Heidi Eggerstedt: Heidi Eggerstedt is part of the bintec-elmeg's Marketing Department. Within this department she is responsible for Marketing Documentation and Translations

The role communications play in transport and the custody of securities

ipsecDespite the potential symbiosis between transport in armored cars and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), two factors have prevented both sectors from making the most of the opportunities available. The first has to do with the limited bandwidth cellular technologies offered up until recently; the second with the lack of integration and interoperability of existing services (GPS, video, communications, etc.). These two factors have helped perpetuate this problem, which is also present in public and private security forces.

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Javier Fernandez: Business Line Manager
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