Unwired reports how train communications systems and business models have matured, and how rail operators are responding.
The U.S. Department of Transportation crowdsources ideas for connecting vehicles by holding a Technology Challenge to help make transportation safer, greener and more efficient.
RF coverage planning enables the network operator to understand infrastructure requirements in terms of location and cost, but also to predict throughput and capacity, and mitigate dead zones due to obstructions by landscape topography, buildings and...
Positive Train Control (PTC) is a controversial mandate requiring all railroads to conform to new safety regulations by 2015, spending more than $13 billion in the process. "Unwired" examines progress to date.
"Unwired" takes a look at some of the upcoming U.S. wireless industry events during March 2011, and finds public transportation refreshingly well represented.
The FCC’s 700MHz public safety interoperability initiative appears to largely ignore the needs of transit agencies. Unwired looks at why passenger transportation is being excluded.
Near Field Communication (NFC) is set to revolutionize the way we pay for things - from groceries to train tickets - using our mobile phones. Unwired examines how NFC may change the face of mass transit payments.
Unwired looks at some of the latest developments in using wireless technologies to connect vehicles, passengers and remote surveillance systems.
2011 heralds a year when wireless apps will deliver faster, more accurate real-time information, connecting passengers and making journey times more predictable. Unwired examines this trend and highlights some early movers.