Virtuosys and Angel Trains Selected By UK Department for Transport to Demonstrate Edge Computing Solution for Smart Railways

Companies named as winners of government funding under the ‘Accelerating Innovation in Rail’ programme for project to deliver mesh Wi-Fi, Passenger Content Network and Staff Applications Bath, UK – 21st February 2018 – Virtuosys, the company delivering business-ready solutions at the network edge, and Angel Trains, one of Britain’s leading train leasing companies, today announced that they have been selected by the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) to receive grant funding to demonstrate an Edge Computing solution for use on board trains. The joint project, First of a Kind: Demonstrating…

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Five new rail freight companies extend interconnection and enhance cross border freight handling thanks to Hit Rail

High performance networking and messaging interoperability simplifies goods exchange throughout Europe Utrecht/Brussels, 12 February 2018 – A host of new customers making use of Hit Rail connectivity and interoperability solutions has significantly improved the interconnection of European Railway Undertakings (RUs) and Infrastructure Managers (IMs), helping to facilitate rail freight movements across Europe. Five new contracts signed in 2017 with companies from three countries see Hit Rail’s cybersecure Hermes Virtual Private Network (VPN) more and more at the heart of the continent’s rail freight movements, delivering common messaging and communication protocols…

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Prysmian to showcase latest innovations for future proof networks at FTTH Conference 2018

SVP Vanhille: “We are committed to creating the most advanced technology of the highest quality” Milan, 12 February 2018 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will showcase its latest innovations for quality, future proof networks at FTTH Conference 2018, taking place February 13-15 in Valencia. Prysmian will be in the spotlight at this year’s conference as Group representatives take part in two separate speaking sessions. Philippe Vanhille, Senior Vice President of Telecom Business, will take part in the session “Fibre for 5G: wire-less…

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Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ Platform wins “The most efficient ship solution” Award at International Green Shipping & Maritime Technology Summit

Condition-Based Maintenance powered by EcoStruxure recognised as an unmatched service approach to the shipping industry London, UK – 17th January 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has won “The most efficient ship solution” Award at International Green Shipping & Maritime Technology Summit held November 28-29, 2017 in Athens, Greece. The awarded solution is a full EcoStruxure offer – Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled digital architecture, organised around three core layers of technology: Connected Products, Edge Control, Analytics and Services, implemented in cruise ships and…

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Highly Anticipated Attendee List Released for Cold Chain Distribution 2017

Preliminary attendee list released featuring Cool Chain Association, GlaxoSmithKline, MedImmune, Merck SpA, Mylan, Pfiizer, Sanofi and Saudi FDA. (LONDON, UK) SMi’s Cold Chain Distribution Conference & Exhibition will take place on 13-14 December 2017 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in London, UK. Growing year on year, SMi’s 12th annual Cold Chain Distribution conference and exhibition has attracted an audience of over 120 senior logistic pioneers and cold chain experts, with experience in supply chain, logistics, storage and regulation. With the vision of uniting industry experts in London to share perspectives…

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LBC Express embarks on a massive enterprise-wide digital transformation program with Ramco Systems

Successful HR implementation leads to a repeat order for automating Logistics operations across Asia, USA, Middle East, and Europe Manila, Philippines/Chennai, India – November 22, 2017 – Within a short span of signing its first agreement for Ramco HR on Cloud, LBC Express, Inc., Philippines’ leading logistics and remittance brand, has signed a multi-million dollar repeat order with Ramco Systems to unify and automate its logistics and supply chain operations across its 1,300 global branches and 121 warehouses. LBC Express chose Ramco’s Logistics Suite over global providers for its nimble,…

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ERA confirms compliance for Hit Rail’s Path Request Web App for train operations across Europe

Brussels, 15 November 2017 – Hit Rail’s H20 Path Request tool, one of its new services designed to enable railways to meet the European Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI), has been verified by the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) as fully compliant. This opens the way for rail organisations to streamline their processes for handling path requests across Europe without needing to invest the resources to develop their own TSI tools. Created as a Web App, hosted in Hit Rail’s HEROS cloud platform, the Hit Rail H20 Path Request…

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ENAIRE Signs New Contract with Unisys for Application and Mobile Services to Deliver Enhanced Customer Service

Major European air navigation service provider to leverage deep Unisys technology and domain expertise in application support and development MADRID, October 10, 2017 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced a new contract with ENAIRE, the national air navigation service provider of Spain, to provide a package of services, including corporate applications development and employee mobile enablement, designed to enable the company to deliver enhanced customer service supporting more than 200 million passengers annually. Unisys will support a key foundation of ENAIRE’s digital transformation effort by developing and maintaining all…

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Airline swaps pen and paper for Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

Bracknell, UK. 5th September 2017: European cargo airline West Atlantic is transforming life for aviation crew, who formerly used pen and paper to keep on top of logistics, by equipping them with Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged tablets. The result is a better and more efficient working day in the form of saved time, increased user-friendliness and better overview. The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1, which is approved for Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) use in the aviation industry, will be used in this capacity by West Atlantic. EFB’s are designed to replace paper-based…

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GPS repeater technology ensures end-to-end visibility of cargo in transit, says FalTech GPS

Every day, vast amounts of cargo are transported around the world by land, sea and air. One way to keep track of shipments as they make their way around the globe is by use of GPS-enabled tracking devices. Knowing the exact location of a highly valuable consignment of prescription drugs, for example, would surely make any logistics professional sleep better at night. A tracking device can be fitted to almost anything, in an open or a covert way. While there are many, many available options and variations on a theme,…

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