Posts about Smart vehicles

2019 is set to be the year of 5G when the next-generation network technology finally arrives and changes the face of the mobile world. But for operators to make a success of 5G deployments, they need to prepare their transport and synchronization architectures for a host of new challenges ...

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Telecommunications networks are undergoing radical and long-term change. It's a gradual process. But it's certain that the changes are accelerating and growing more extreme. The reason is simple: End users want to use the networks to do far more demanding and sophisticated things than before. Consider facial identification used to identify potential terrorists at airports. The network supporting such a system must serve up enough bandwidth and be close enough to databases to perform the task between the time a person checks in and boards the plane. It must do this many times a minute ...

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I see many new cars nowadays advertised with connectivity in mind, typically enabled with a smartphone, and this is what brings me to this month’s column. I currently own a 10(or so)-year-old car, which does have a fairly moderate amount of great technology within it – I know this solely because when it goes wrong, it’s expensive to fix! Anyway, the integrated GPS navigation system, for example, is quite tired and dated and so relies upon up-to-date DVDs to offer me accurate navigation through streets, motorways and whatnot ...

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Posted by Dean Anthony Gratton on August 03, 2018
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Before I begin this month’s column, I just want to provide some background for those readers who have perhaps fortunately missed out on the story here in the UK regarding the EU referendum that took place back in June 2016. The British government took to the electorate and asked us to decide, “Do we want to remain part of Europe (the EU)?” In a shocking outcome, the British people decided to leave the EU and, as such, we now have a divided populous who want to remain in the EU whilst the majority, albeit minor, wish to leave, hence the definition, “remainers” and “leavers.” The British government ...

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