Looking For A Growing Market? Look No Further Than Your City’s Trash Can

The European smart waste sensor market is expected to grow 29.8% annually through 2025. For the rest of the world it’s 36.5%. Smart waste sensors are sufficiently evolved to allow cities to affordably install them and provide better,…

TomTom Opening the Door to Open-source Apps

As mentioned in our insight from December 2020, we were looking forward to future TomTom partnerships, after its partnership with Electrobit. We didn’t have to wait long. TomTom has made a deal with multiple partners by joining the…

Blackberry follows Toyota to Partner with Amazon to Create In-Vehicle Services. How Long Before LG Acts?

BlackBerry and Amazon are teaming up to create IVY, an operating system for in-car apps. IVY will combine BlackBerry’s automotive software expertise and AWS’s broad portfolio of services to enable automakers to create in-vehicle services.…

Iteris Directing Traffic in California and Florida

It is getting busy for Iteris, Inc., a Santa Ana, CA smart mobility company, with five recent contracts: one each in Orange County (CA), SF Bay, and City of Moreno Valley and two with Florida DOT. Iteris provides software, sensors, data…

Moving Away from Centralized Grid Control

Energy technology company REstore NV was recently issued U.S. Patent No. 10,804,702 entitled, “Self-organizing demand-response system” for a more decentralized control system for smart grids. Patent ‘702 discloses a peer-to-peer system for…

When Autonomous cars are so perfect, they cause more accidents

According to accident reports released by the state of California, autonomous car companies testing their vehicles statewide have the most collisions when a human driver rear-ends a robot-driven vehicle. On first glance, this makes no…

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