IoT Connectivity: The game-changer for transportation

Originally posted on April 25, 2017

Wireless connectivity has become a great enabler in defined stationary locations like business parks and warehouses. But, what about the industries and services that are constantly on the go?

Increasingly, says Hubert Da Costa, VP EMEA, Cradlepoint, they need connectivity too.

Research by the GSMA supports this view. It has predicted that by 2025 the majority of the world’s cars will be built with some form of connectivity. In addition, the European Parliament has voted in favour of eCall regulation, which requires all new cars to be equipped with eCall technology from April 2018. In the event of a serious accident, eCall automatically dials 112, Europe’s single emergency number.

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