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Seeing Machines releases Guardian Insights Report on fleet driver behaviour
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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cartech
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road safety
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driving
Seeing Machines has published its first Guardian Insights Report, documenting the impact of driver behaviour in fleet vehicles.
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Demand for advanced driver assistance tech grows - FMI
Wed, 10th May 2023
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market
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report
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driving
The market for ADAS calibration equipment is expected to reach $277.8 million by 2023, with sales forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 12.6%.
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Peacock Bros helps Direct Freight improve its operations
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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connectivity
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transport
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driving
Peacock Bros and Direct Freight have partnered to improve logistics operations and enhance connectivity with drivers in Australia.
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Acusensus smart traffic technology being used on UK roads
Thu, 18th Aug 2022
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cloud services
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creative technologies
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ai
Australian-developed smart traffic technology is being rolled out across the UK to catch dangerous drivers using their phones and not wearing seatbelts.
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ANU and Seeing Machines to use AI to improve driver safety
Fri, 13th May 2022
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ai
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anu
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apac
The Australian National University and Seeing Machines have won a grant to develop AI systems monitor human behaviour while driving.
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Game review: Grid Legends (PC)
Mon, 4th Apr 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Is Codemasters’ latest entry in its Grid road-racing series ready for another lap or is it time to pit in? We find out.
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Game review: Gear.Club Unlimited 2
Wed, 12th Jan 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Gear.Club Unlimited 2, originally a Nintendo exclusive, has now been ported to PC, PlayStation, and Xbox. Here's our review.
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NZTA launches VR experience for learner drivers
Mon, 4th Dec 2017
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vr
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nz
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driving
Free VR app lets young Kiwis practice driving in NZ streets, aiming to improve hazard perception.
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Hatchd digitally fuels WA drivers with IoT based app
Fri, 2nd Jun 2017
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iot
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driving
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hatchd
The interlinked ecosystem ensures gas delivery, driver and customer safety compliance, and office operations are always connected.
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Brainwave! Brazilian man drives a Formula One car with his mind
Fri, 5th May 2017
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driving
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cognitive systems
Man drives Formula One racecar using only his mind in groundbreaking test by brainwear tech company Emotiv. #minddrivenracing.
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360° cameras crucial for a bird's eye approach to trucking safety
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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surveillance
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driving
New Zealand's trucking industry could soon be made a whole lot safer if more operators adopt 'bird's eye' cameras, eliminating blindspots.
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Tesla's Model 3: The single biggest launch of any product ever
Mon, 11th Apr 2016
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sustainable it
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cartech
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driving
Tesla Model 3 receives 325k+ reservations worth $14bn in a week; biggest one-week launch ever, according to Tesla.
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Akilla app to prevent drowsy driving in NZ
Mon, 15th Dec 2014
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apple
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technology gifts
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apps
For the 2014 New Zealand Drowsy Driver Awareness Day a drowsy driving educational app, known as Akilla, is being released for free.
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Navdy releases futuristic driving tool
Mon, 10th Nov 2014
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smartphones
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apple
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technology gifts
Navdy unveils a revolutionary driving gadget, blending HUD technology with hands-free controls for safer, smarter journeys.
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Driving change: AA's Doug Wilson.
Thu, 6th Nov 2014
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aa
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cios
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driving
AA's Doug Wilson, with 40 yrs in tech, advocates for IT's transformative power, outsourcing, and the significance of customer service.
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Going off-road with Spintires...
Tue, 8th Jul 2014
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gaming
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technology gifts
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driving
Darren Price trades racetracks for the Russian wilderness in Spintires, where muddy adventures and tactical driving reign supreme.
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Cellphone-toting teens in ConnectMe
Fri, 19th Feb 2010
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apple
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technology gifts
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ipad
Today’s generation of parents is the first to tackle the issue of cellphone-toting teens and the difficulties this brings such as text bullying and other inappropriate use.
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Hands-free calling boom for telco
Wed, 28th Oct 2009
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compliance
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government
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driving
The Government’s ban on handheld mobile has proved to be a significant boom for Telecom, with sales of hands-free kits increasing by 200% since June this year.
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Text to alert drivers to law change
Mon, 19th Oct 2009
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driving
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telco
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customers
Vodafone is sending a text to all its customers reminding them of the law change which bans drivers from making cellphone calls unless they have a hands-free kit.
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Driven to distraction
Tue, 30th Jun 2009
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driving
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texting
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nz
Driving while holding your mobile is commonplace in New Zealand, but it may soon become illegal.