Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

☀️ Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey ❄️

8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle and 1st innovation Day – September 19-20!

On September 19-20, 2017, the Connected Vehicle Trade Association, with Event Sponsor the Michigan Department of Transportation, will hold the 8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle (September 19th) and first Innovation Day and Marketplace (September 20th) at Marriott’s Eagle Crest Resort in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Keynotes by Kirk Steudle of MDOT and Ron Felice, IBM’s Chief Architect for Watson’s Internet of Things for Automotive.  Panels will include a 5 company Tier 1 discussion, a 5 company Cybersecurity panel, a Smart Communities panel, a Testing and Certification panel and a Finance panel with Incubator, 2nd and 3rd stage investors. Fellow thought leaders will include:  Communications, Hardware, Software, Services and Insurance Telematics. From market overviews and federal policy to big data and business models, you’ll hear the latest from the most highly regarded experts in the field.  Specific topics will include: markets, business models, apps and content, mobile integration, user interfaces, security issues, regulation, liability, IP and policy, data and analytics. Capacity is limited to 300 for exceptional networking. For more information visit      


1) Drone Industry Descends on Washington for Remote ID Talks

2) Airbus, Palantir Unveil Skywise IoT Data Platform for Aviation
Airbus news release


3) Bikesharing Data Could Be Used to Improve Urban Transport Planning and Cut Congestion, Leading Firms Tell Tech Conference

4) New Dutch Bike Lock Aims to Stop Cyclists from Using Their Phones While Riding
Veiligverkeer news release (in Dutch)


5) Remotely-Operated Tug Sails Copenhagen Harbor
Rolls-Royce news release


6) How the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Tried — And Failed — To Keep Rail Records Secret


7) New York Subways to Feature Live Announcements Instead of Recordings


8) St. Augustine, Florida Uses Bluetooth to Track Traffic Flow

9) Indonesian Communications and Information Ministry Launches App for Annual Homecoming


10) US House Panel to Explore 14 Driverless Car Bills Next Week
Energy and Commerce Committee news release
11) Autonomous Vehicles in Nevada Roll Forward with New Legislation
Nevada Assembly Bill #69

12) BMW: ‘Users Have Control Over the Data’

13) Real-Time Updates Critical in a Fully-Connected World

14) Driverless Car Demo a Highlight of Transportation Conference in Buffalo

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