Public transport ITS market in Europe expected to exceed € 1.4 billion by 2017

Gothenburg, Sweden – November 15, 2013: According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the market value for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) deployed in public transport operations in Europe was € 0.94 billion in 2012. Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9 percent, this number is expected to reach € 1.44 billion by 2017. Berg Insight is of the opinion that the European market for ITS for public transport is in a growth phase which will continue throughout the forecasted period. The fluctuating economic climate has in most countries had little effect on the market as the public investments which underpin a major part of the ITS initiatives have remained stable throughout the periods of crisis. The local markets in southern Europe which have been affected to a greater extent by decreasing investments are expected to recuperate in the near term. Continue reading “Public transport ITS market in Europe expected to exceed € 1.4 billion by 2017”

Arduino-Laden Building Blocks Add Digital Effects To Basic Games (VIDEO)

Designed by digital media student Felix Heibeck at the University of Bremen, Cuboino is a digital extension of the classic marble-game cuboro. Heibeck’s creation consists of a set of cubes that are seamlessly compatible with the original cuboro cubes. When the cubes are snapped together, the player can build a modular system that incorporates the same functioning features of the regular toy. Continue reading “Arduino-Laden Building Blocks Add Digital Effects To Basic Games (VIDEO)”

GE’s Modular Single Board Computer Family First to Enable Optimum Price/Performance, Extend Product Life through Easily Upgraded Technology

Scalable solutions enable organizations to keep pace with increasing performance demands of today’s connected world. Modular SBC family helps maximize long term value of assets and equipment. New platforms take advantage of GE’s experience in SBCs and COM Express technology to deliver high performance, flexibility, easy upgradability, cost-effectiveness Continue reading “GE’s Modular Single Board Computer Family First to Enable Optimum Price/Performance, Extend Product Life through Easily Upgraded Technology”