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Austroads spearheads digital identity initiative for driver licenses
Last month
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With over four million verifications a month, Austroads seeks to revolutionise digital identity in Australia by extending its expertise in digital driver licenses and digital photo ID credentials.
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Seeing Machines wins Prince Michael International Safety Award for AI tech
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Seeing Machines scoops Prince Michael International Safety Award for its innovative AI occupant monitoring technology.
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Seeing Machines releases Guardian Insights Report on fleet driver behaviour
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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Seeing Machines has published its first Guardian Insights Report, documenting the impact of driver behaviour in fleet vehicles.
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Winners revealed for Australia & New Zealand Digital Transformation Awards 2023
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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bi
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Australia and New Zealand Health and Public Sector Digital Transformation Awards winners announced. Qlik celebrates transformative uses of its resources.
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Ensuring driver safety in the age of evolving networks
Tue, 11th Jul 2023
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telstra
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telecommunications
With a year remaining to upgrade essential driver safety technology, acting today will safeguard the future well-being of fleet vehicle drivers.
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Teletrac Navman announces AI-powered Smart Dashcam
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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telematics
Teletrac Navman has announced the launch of the Smart Dashcam, a camera that utilises technology with AI-enabled features.
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Deliveroo takes rider safety seriously with new advisory panel
Tue, 22nd Oct 2019
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road safety
Deliveroo launches Rider Advisory Panel to boost safety on UK streets.
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Aussie drivers doubtful of autonomous vehicle benefits
Tue, 1st Oct 2019
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Australian drivers less enthusiastic about autonomous vehicles than French and Swedish drivers, according to study by Queensland University of Technology.
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Dashcams save lives & wallets, says insurer
Tue, 7th May 2019
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Dashcams are lifesavers – and more people should consider investing in them, according to QBE Insurance and road safety organisation Brake.
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NZ needs better tech to catch drivers who can't put their phones down
Mon, 4th Feb 2019
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Aussie tech catches 11k drivers on phones; NZ mulls similar move to cut road deaths.
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Jaguar EV's new sound alert for blind pedestrians
Thu, 11th Oct 2018
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One of the original sounds included one inspired by sci-fi spacecraft, but instead of looking at the road, pedestrians ended up looking at the sky.
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Eye spy: Jaguar Land Rover trials 'eye pods' on autonomous vehicles
Tue, 28th Aug 2018
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Jaguar adds 'virtual eyes' to pods, helping pedestrians trust in self-driving tech's safety.
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NZTA hosting hackathon for ideas to make roads safer
Tue, 13th Mar 2018
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Developers, tech experts and people with engineering or transport backgrounds will come together with to improve the public transport system.
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Online training could make New Zealand roads safer
Mon, 29th May 2017
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university of waikato
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road safety
Higher Ed and business worlds meet with hopes to improve road safety with innovative online driver education simulations and research.
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Online projects to raise awareness this Road Safety Week
Mon, 8th May 2017
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Road Safety Week in New Zealand encourages schools to go online to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding near schools #SlowDown.
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Cisco invests in 'Connected Car'
Wed, 9th Jan 2013
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cloud services
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cohda wireless
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cisco
Company strikes deal with Cohda Wireless to advance intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and car-to-X communications.
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Driving app targets young motorists
Mon, 11th Jul 2011
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test drive
New online driving tool, eDrive, aims to boost road safety among NZ's young drivers with realistic traffic simulations.
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Google targets car safety
Mon, 11th Oct 2010
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Data centres playing a key role in processing information from video cameras and radar sensors.