Revolutionary 5G-enabled road and rail transport projects recognised at Connected Britain Awards

Revolutionary 5G-enabled road and rail transport projects recognised at Connected Britain Awards

Following a successful year of innovative projects across the transport sector, West Midlands 5G (WM5G) its celebrating its success at the Connected Britain Awards 2021.  The team attended an awards ceremony in London, where WM5G was recognised for its achievements in the transport sector and took home the prize of the Smart City Initiative Award for the development and roll-out of a range...

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Black Country SMEs urged to get on track with new Very Light Rail industry at Factory of the Future event

Black Country SMEs urged to get on track with new Very Light Rail industry at Factory of the Future event

Building the supply chain for the new Very Light Rail programme was the hot topic at one of the first face-to-face business events in the Black Country since the start of the pandemic. Hosted at Black Country House in Oldbury by national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm Crowe, the event also encouraged more than 30 guests from firms across the area to get involved in digital innovation....

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ABA reaches new safety heights with completion of £10m investment drive

ABA reaches new safety heights with completion of £10m investment drive

A crane hire specialist that has lifted African elephants into their new homes and rollercoasters into place has completed a five-year £10 million investment programme by adopting new safety technology to protect its staff and customers. ABA Crane Hire had been looking for a new fleet management system that would allow it to track its cranes, while also improving visibility for its operators...

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Spillard Live offers transport sector the opportunity to reduce accidents and improve fleet behaviour

Spillard Live offers transport sector the opportunity to reduce accidents and improve fleet behaviour

Transport operators across the UK are set to benefit from the introduction of new connected vehicle technology that will reduce accidents and improve fleet behaviour. Spillard Safety Systems is planning to officially launch Spillard Live when it exhibits at ITT Hub tomorrow (June 30) and is setting its sights on doubling the number of users in the sector to more than 20,000 by the end of the...

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West Midlands welcomes the UK’s first 5G connected ‘Road Sensor Network’ targeting congestion

West Midlands welcomes the UK’s first 5G connected ‘Road Sensor Network’ targeting congestion

Transport bosses are harnessing the power of 5G technology to cut traffic congestion on some of the West Midlands' busiest roads. A congestion-busting network of 5G sensors will relay live traffic information to the regional control centre to enable swift action to be taken as queues build up  – perhaps diverting buses, implementing diversions and issuing instant warnings to motorists. The...

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