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Gaming
Game review: Sweet Transit (PC Steam early access)
August 2022
Team 17’s Sweet Transit invites players to build a thriving colony in a world whereby trains are the only form of transport.
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Supply chain
NTT DATA and SAP APJ collaborate on improving supply chains
July 2022
The solution, Connected Product, is a jointly developed offering that extends the strategic alliance between NTT and SAP SE, formed in 2020.
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Transport
Third-party automotive apps bear significant privacy risks
May 2022
Mobile applications for connected cars provide various features to make life easier for motorists, but they can also be a source of risk.
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Cloud
Getac and Optalert expand partnership to promote industrial safety
May 2022
Getac’s ZX70 Android tablets will be used to support Optalert’s Eagle Industrial early-warning drowsiness detection system for use in mining and transportation.
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ERP
CES selects SYSPRO to address business inefficiencies
March 2022
Caravan Electrical Solutions (CES) has chosen SYSPRO to aid in its handling of business inefficiencies as the company experiences rapid growth.
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Cloud
Masabi receives Accel-KKR investment for better ticketing commerce solutions
March 2022
The funding is set to allow the company to provide further innovation within the Fare Payments-as-a-Service market.
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SaaS
FedEx Express teams up with SaaS eCommerce platform
February 2022
FedEx reports that BigCommerce merchants in Australia and New Zealand are signing up for the FedEx-BigCommerce alliance program.
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Cloud
Sydney Trains advances cloud-first strategy with Tricentis
February 2022
"We look at transport as a whole. We want to get you all the way from your home to wherever you want to go and ensure your travels are as seamless as possible.”
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Logistics systems
FedEx Express launches new priority service for international market
January 2022
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the launch of FedEx International Priority® Express (IPE), which offers customers who ship internationally the flexibility to schedule delivery by 10:30 am or noon to select destinations worldwide.
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Research
Great expectations: Kiwi consumers may be let down over Christmas
December 2021
New research has revealed Kiwis have expectations of quick, cheap and free delivery in the age of online shopping, but expected delays over the Christmas period may cause a change in generally positive attitudes.
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AI
AI to predict future of transport
May 2021
A new project plans to use artificial intelligence to predict traffic congestion in a bid to optimise traffic in larger cities and improve road safety. 
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Disruption
New study looks at tech disruption and skills gap in Australia's transport sector
October 2020
The iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre and RMIT University will undertake a study to map emerging skills gaps and training needs in the sector that has been highly disrupted by technology.
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Logistics systems
Location tech crucial for the future of transport and logistics, research finds
August 2020
The transport and logistics sector has been hard hit by recent events, however location technologies are paving the way for post COVID-19 growth and, as a result, commercial telematics system revenue in Asia-Pacific is set to hit US$14 billion by 2025.
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Transport
Veovo launches solution to empower train operators following COVID-19
May 2020
Veovo has released its Passenger Density Management solution, designed to assist rail and metro operators to measure, understand and manage crowd density, to support social distancing.
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Big Data
Research: Transportation analytics market set to boom
May 2020
According to a new report, it is set to hit US$21.8 Billion by 2027 driven by urbanisation, the growth of big data and smart city initiatives.
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Auckland Council
New e-scooters arrive in Auckland after death of Lime, Wave
January 2020
Neuron Mobility is one of four e-scooter companies with a licence to deploy across Auckland, bringing 880 bright orange scooters to the streets.
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Autonomous Vehicle
Five ways the UK plans to embrace a driverless future
September 2019
The UK plans to have self-driving vehicles up and running on roads by 2030. In the 11 years leading up to that goal, there’s a careful approach to the rollout.
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IOT
Newcastle smart city initiatives win two IDC awards
July 2019
The City of Newcastle won awards for two of the 14 categories in the IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2019.
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Wellington City Council
NZ owned e-scooter service rolls into Wellington
June 2019
Following a growing global trend, New Zealand-owned electric scooter share company Flamingo is launching in the capital June 18.
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IOT
Seven Aussie projects shortlisted in IDC's Smart Cities Awards
May 2019
The nominated projects include three from Newcastle alone and span smart water metering, solar farms, virtualization and transport.
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Cloud
Uber wants you to hail a speedboat in Mumbai
February 2019
“Uber Boat will enable riders in Mumbai to request a speedboat at the tap of a button through the Uber app."
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Transport
How taxis are advancing the IoT industry
October 2018
The transportation industry shows how a technology like IoT can be applied, built on, and provide new opportunities with the data it collects.
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New Zealand
Intelligent transport technology vital in Auckland Transport’s 10-year plan
June 2018
"We're already seeing many improvements in real-time travel information which enable commuters and businesses to make informed transport choices.”
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Transport for NSW
Transport in NSW: do easier 'tap ons' make for compromised security?
May 2018
Commuters will now be able to 'tap on' with credit cards or digital wallets, but they might be opening themselves up to security threats in doing so.