Transportation and Logistics industry is one of the most challenging industries today. A lot is at stake on both company as well as client’s side. However, over the years technology has played a pivotal role in streamlining enterprise fleet management. The fact that tech evolution has a share in the success of the industry remains! Enterprise fleet sometimes comprises hundreds and at times thousands of vehicles that can get difficult to manage.
Inter State Transporters are a community exposed to risks more often than not. Since their core job is to take care of logistics and transportation, a lot is at stake, which certainly translates to more than goodwill. Exposed to volatility and fickle environment it is important that they take steps far advanced technology solutions than the basic one.
Self drive car rental service is a flourishing business in the service industry today. The idea behind this service is to offer cars-for-hire to people on a temporary basis for a short period of time ranging from a few hours to few weeks. The target group for this service are predominantly travellers, visitors on a trip in a new city and the ones whose vehicles are damaged for use (at least for now). This concept is very popular in the West and India is fast catching up to its western counterparts thanks to the ever evolving, fast paced technology. Tech innovations push this industry on the platforms of magnificence and scope to enhance customer services with better safety, security and processes. Dynamic nature of technology is giving this business that much required safety and trust with the commuters to lend their vehicles without any physical companion. A reason why several car rental companies are mushrooming up this quickly!
Technology has paved its way into everything that we can think of today. Literally! Transportation sector is no exception. Various organizations are evolving mind boggling techniques that are not only resourceful but are scripting a new chapter in the conventional ways to road safety. Carrying forward this tradition, Samsung has come up with yet another technological innovation. However, this time around the Korean giant’s product Safety Truck aims at tackling the high rise fatalities caused by overtaking on the roads of Argentina. Taking its cues from the mounting deaths on the roads, especially one-ways, of this South American country, Samsung has put a brilliant logic to place. Its Safety Trucks are fitted with a front camera that transmits live feeds of the roads to the four screens installed at the back. This way, drivers attempting to overtake these gigantic trucks can have a clear cut view of the road ahead and hence plan their overtaking movements with great caution. These cameras offer live images of the roads and are equipped with night-vision mode. This is indeed the Seoul based conglomerate’s attempt to promote road safety but with a peppy twist!
M2M Vehicle Communication is the future of automobile sector that holds many surprises for the consumers as well as the car manufacturers. Most of these surprises are pleasant ones but few of them may turn out to be quite different from what we have planned. M2M technology enables machine-to-machine communication of both wireless as well as wired systems of compatible formats. When we add the M2M technology with the Internet of Vehicles then things might get a bit complicated at first as it happens with every other innovation but if we act prudently then it might turn out to be next big leap for the automotive technology.
Unfortunately, because of various incidents that had happened against the women, the capital city – Delhi has been tagged as “Unsafe for Women”. One thing which is common in all those incidents of women harassment are the security and safety lapses because of poor work management, compromising business processes, unverified drivers and absence of technological safety features.
The Number of registered vehicle in india in 2012 was over 160 million. The current number is close to 200 million and includes more then 10 million commercial vehicles. Of the 10 millions Cvs, less then 10 per cent are equipped with telematics solutions. The demand for 400,000 new buses by 2017 is expected to increase the size of telematics market in india. This, according to 6Wresearch, is expected to each US $113.7 million by 2018 , growing at a CAGR of 22.8 per cent from 2013 to 2018. Poised to play a key role – to build intelligent transport systems by integrating electronics and IT – The market is likely to grow five fold in a decade.
The world saw the advent Smart Phones, Smart Devices & Smart Electronics, and now we are entering in an epoch of Smart Automotive. Vehicle Telematics (the usage of ICT and telecommunication) has proliferated opportunities for automation in Transportation and Logistics Industry. The burgeoning advancement in telematics is soon expected to create an ecosystem of Smart Automobiles.
Telematics industry is one of the fastest growing sector in automotive accessory market. Innovation and advancement in technologies, especially in hardware has led manufacturing of compact devices that are faster. Vehicle tracking industry has expanded very well in short span of time and offers lot more than customary GPS navigation and tracking to point a vehicle location. The gamut of vehicle tracking includes supporting features to track the load, temperature, riders, movement and many other related vehicle information.
Today Vehicle tracking system is not just confined to cargo and transportation industry, in fact the government departments are accepting the importance of telematics products like it was never before. Governments are using vehicle tracking systems for police department for improving road safety and reaction time to reach to crime scene and for civic operations for better functioning of their cities civic amenities. Modern vehicle tracking system are small and easy to install on any type of vehicle and are coupled with easy vehicle tracking software interface to operate and monitor vehicle in real time.