Getting good self-driving road manners from…the Swiss?

Swiss academics have developed an autonomous vehicle system able to mimic a human driver and a Wi-Fi network to share data between vehicles. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) said an autonomous vehicle could be single or part of a “platoon” and should be able to follow multiple human-controlled cars. See Also: Will Nevada be […]

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France gives green light on autonomous car trials

France has given the green light to autonomous car vendors that want to test cars on public roads, part of Francois Hollande’s government “New Industrial France” plan to rejuvenate industry in the country. The exact rules were not drawn up in the plan, but we assume manufacturers will be asked to register with the French […]

Sigfox invades America; coming to 100 U.S. cities by end of 2016

Sigfox, the French startup that uses a cellular network to connect all thousands of devices together, has announced major expansion plans for the United States. The company plans to work with “strategic site owners” to ensure the Internet of Things (IoT) deployment goes smooth. The partnership gives Sigfox access to 230,000 tower, rooftop, and billboard […]

IoT disrupts the Tour de France

In 2015, Dimension Data became the official technology partner for the Tour de France, the world’s largest and most prestigious cycling race. In support of their goal to revolutionize the viewing experience of billions of cycling fans across the globe, Dimension Data needed to analyze thousands of data points per second, from nearly 200 riders, across […]