RAIL LIVE 2019: The railway digitalization

railwayUnsurprisingly, the railway industry also follows the technological advances that are happening today. That is why there are so many conferences, exhibitions and events taking place in the world, in which participants showcase the latest advances and discuss how such advances should be incorporated into the railway sector.

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

5G technology: Will it be the next disruption to the IT world?

5g2018 was a critical year in the move towards 5G technology or fifth generation mobile networks. An initial agreement defining a roadmap to develop this technology was published within the 3GPP Alliance in the middle of last year, and there is a second phase to underline certain aspects of the technology planned for the end of 2020.

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Francisco Guerrero: Francisco Guerrero, Telecommunications Engineer, is the Head of Teldat's Product Marketing Department.

Liberalization of the railway sector

railwayThe liberalization of the railway passenger market is scheduled to take place in 2020, and forms part of a Europe-wide liberalization of passenger transport aiming to open the market to more competition with larger benefits to consumers. When we turn our attention to the benefits to passengers, not everything has to be about lowering prices – as occurred with the liberalization of air transport a few years ago. The airline sector did indeed see a big reduction in prices, particularly imposed by low-cost airlines.

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Raquel Jimeno: Expert in advanced networking with more than 10 years of experience in service engineering at Teldat. Currently, she is part of the R&D Department and within this Department she is the Quality Assurance Manager for the Teldat SD-WAN solution.

Open Source or Proprietary software?

Open sourceOpen source software landed more than thirty years ago, but over the past few years we have seen a tremendous growth in the open source software community, taking a stronger hold in the market in comparison to proprietary software (closed source software). Indeed, before proprietary software was a clear leader. However, the tendency is changing, as more and more CIO’s and CTO’s are moving towards open source. During 2018 we have seen many of the world’s top software companies recognize this phenomenon and have directly acquired various major open source companies. Some of the acquisitions announced last year were huge and were even placed in the top ten acquisitions ever made in the technology sector.

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Javier García: Business Studies & Marketing. Online Marketing Manager within the Teldat Corporate Marketing department 

New technologies in healthcare

healthcareIf there’s a sector that is at the fore of technology, it’s medicine, applying new techniques that allow us to improve our quality of life.
In this blog post, I don’t want to focus on the latest technological advances, I want to focus on how new communications paradigms and new technologies, which are at our fingertips, can be used to improve healthcare.

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Dan Peinador: Telecommunications Engineer. Technical Director for NRP Software Peninsular, company that has developed various computing projects for Teldat