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Safety Vulnerability Remains after PTC

Roadway workers are not protected In 2008, the United States Congress mandated positive train control (PTC) for all passenger and freight trains, with some exceptions. Forty-two railroads are subject to the statutory mandate to implement PTC. Twelve years after PTC was mandated, serious accidents...

Why Smart Cities need private wireless networks

Several cities have already built private wireless networks as part of their Smart City and public transit initiatives. When seeking to support autonomous buses and traffic congestion control, a private wireless network brings ultra-reliable, very low-latency connectivity–an essential that is still missing from cellular carrier networks.   Yes, Private wireless networks are the thing  Today’s communication...

5G: Hype or Reality?

5G: Hype or Reality? The Super Bowl is the biggest U.S. sporting event of the year, but it’s also the biggest advertising event. This year, Verizon and T-Mobile launched their 5G offerings at the Super Bowl. While Verizon explained 5G capabilities, T-Mobile joked about...

Why Video-Based Safety? 

Why Video-Based Safety?  This year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported a 2.4% decrease in fatal motor vehicle crashes, extending an overall downward trend in road fatalities in 2018, even with more recorded miles driven. On the other hand, when the data are broken out, it’s...

Positive train control could have prevented train accidents

One year after the Puyuma Express train derailment October 21st marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic Puyuma Express train derailment in Taiwan’s’ Yilan county. 18 people were killed, and 215 were injured. The direct cause of the accident was found to be speeding...
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