ENTERPRISE IOT, SOFTWARE AND TOOLS
globenewswire | May 02, 2023
Actelis Networks, Inc. a market leader in cyber-hardened, rapid deployment networking solutions for wide area IoT applications, today announced the introduction of next generation hybrid fiber-copper solutions designed to enable rapid deployment of cyber-safe, gigabit connectivity to locations where fiber installation is difficult and costly. The newly introduced solutions support a variety of IoT applications for rail, military and campus networks, 5G/mobile base stations as well as residential and commercial broadband, including Multiple Dwelling Units (MDUs) such as apartments and condos. The introduction follows successful tests with rail and military customers that exceeded expectations.
With the launch of the GigaLine 800 (GL800) and GigaLine 900 (GL900) product families, Actelis solves two of the biggest connectivity issues involving services to locations that are hard to reach with fiber. The first challenge is getting gigabit connectivity to buildings in a timely and cost-effective manner. The second challenge is distributing gigabit services throughout buildings without disturbing tenants with unnecessary rewiring.
Actelis’ GL800 and GL900 combined solution boosts the performance of existing wiring to solve both challenges in a matter of hours. The GL800 product family bridges the gap between the farthest fiber point and the out of fiber reach buildings, instantly extending gigabit speeds over miles with cyber-safe encrypted, fiber-grade transmission, solving the first main challenge.
The GL900 product family then delivers instant gigabit speeds throughout industrial facilities, military barracks, apartments, offices, hotels, and hospitals, over wiring of copper or coax that already exist. A seamless extension of PON optical connection arriving at the building, GL900 is a cost effective, green solution, consuming very little power, with hassle-free installation.
“Our new line of gigabit hybrid fiber-copper products is very unique in that it utilizes existing wiring but is able to transmit multi-gig, fiber-grade connectivity over long distances, which provides tremendous cost and time savings for network operators,” said Tuvia Barlev, Chairman and CEO of Actelis. “The flexibility of the solution allows for an almost unlimited number of applications, from rail networks to enabling high-speed internet for unserved and underserved communities.”
About Actelis Networks, Inc.
Actelis Networks, Inc.is a market leader in cyber-hardened, rapid-deployment networking solutions for wide-area IoT applications including federal, state and local government, ITS, military, utility, rail, telecom and campus applications. Actelis’ unique portfolio of hybrid fiber-copper, environmentally hardened aggregation switches, high density Ethernet devices, advanced management software and cyber-protection capabilities, unlocks the hidden value of essential networks, delivering safer connectivity for rapid, cost-effective deployment.
INFRASTRUCTURE, SOFTWARE AND TOOLS
EPIC iO Technologies | March 13, 2023
EPIC iO, an innovation leader in applied AIoT (Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things), recently announced significant upgrades to its industry-leading DeepInsights™ platform that will, among other things, assist smart cities and other organizations in controlling traffic and crime, enhancing crowd safety, and reducing infectious diseases.
DeepInsights provides the intelligence, data collection and management, and automated responses required to maximize IoT technology as the core of EPIC iO's turnkey solutions for addressing real-world problems. All EPIC iO solutions are driven by AI-powered analysis provided by DeepInsights.
As an open, cloud-native, and flexible analysis engine, the solution accepts diverse data sets from IoT sensors such as video cameras, environmental sensors, and external third-party systems, normalizes these diverse data streams and analyzes the optimized data flows using unique capabilities, and then displays findings and notifications on a dashboard that provides insights for any application. In its analyses, the platform employs machine learning, neural network algorithms, and enhanced AI data modeling to unveil what is occurring in any environment in real-time.
DeepInsight's new features include the following:
A next-gen Computer Vision AI model
A fine-grained Classification module
A new Rules Wizard that streamlines AI rules creation
A biosecurity module to disinfect spaces
Cloud Dashboard templates to simplify visualization
CEO of EPIC iO Technologies, Ken Mills, shared, "As the only company that integrates everything from sensors and network connectivity to analysis and visualization to deliver complete solutions, EPIC iO uniquely enables its highly diverse customer base to leverage and profit from AIoT technologies." He added, "Whether the goal is improving efficiency, keeping employees and customers healthy or reducing crime, our technology helps customers exceed their IoT expectations, and DeepInsights is at the core of every solution."
(Source – Globe Newswire)
About EPIC iO Technologies
EPIC iO is a South Carolina-based company offering software technology that combines 5G-ready connectivity and AIoT solutions to create a safer, more intelligent, and more connected world for businesses. The company aims to unlock the full potential of IoT and data intelligence through AI integration. EPIC iO's open AI platform, DeepInsights™, enables public and private enterprises to generate, analyze, and extract IoT data intelligently. DeepInsight delivers valuable, real-time insights through a single, integrated source, helping businesses make informed decisions and succeed.
ENTERPRISE IOT, INDUSTRIAL IOT, PLATFORMS
Globenewswire | May 10, 2023
Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics division of Etihad Airways, has further automated air cargo processes using Descartes’ next generation Internet of Things (IoT) Bluetooth® Low Energy solution integrated with Jettainer’s unit load device (ULD) management services. The combined solutions expand Etihad Cargo’s ability to improve ground processes at cargo and ULD handling and to gain data-driven insights into the transport and ambient conditions of air cargo in transit.
“At Etihad Cargo, we’re continuing to invest in technology and innovation to make air cargo handling more efficient, smarter and faster, and this includes the usage and management of our ULD fleet,” said Thomas Schürmann, Head of Cargo Operations & Delivery at Etihad Cargo. “The addition of Descartes’ next generation IoT devices to our ULD fleet provides true operational value for us. Etihad Cargo expects to reduce the number of lost ULDs—those that lose their trail somewhere at the airport, at the ground handling agent or the forwarder—by being able to tell exactly where they were last seen. We furthermore expect to simplify ground processes, for example, by reducing the time and effort spent on stock take.”
“As part of our premium product, ULD Select, the combination of our sophisticated ULD management solution with Descartes’ next generation IoT devices can be a powerful boost to our service. The technology can provide our valued customers like Etihad Cargo insights into the conditions of their freight, give access to detailed location information, facilitate ULD processing on the ground, and thus further improve asset utilization,” said Ram Krishnaswamy, General Manager Middle East, Africa, & Indian Subcontinent at Jettainer. “Jettainer embraces innovation and digitalization, and this is exactly what we experience with Descartes as the leading technical provider in the field of Bluetooth® Low Energy tracking solutions. Potential benefits are not limited to ULD processing; we also see value in streamlining export, transit and import cargo processes and will explore this further with our customers and partners.”
Descartes’ next generation IoT Bluetooth® Low Energy ULD tracking uses Bluetooth® tags affixed to containers or pallets, mobile applications and mesh networks to automate end-to-end tracking of assets. Bluetooth® tags affixed to ULDs prior to loading enable easy access to real-time location information, shipment-level condition data, such as temperature, light, humidity and movement, and chain of custody detail that indicates whose custody assets are in at any given time. Tags can also be added to any ground service equipment, like dollies, for full control over a carrier’s equipment.
“We’re pleased to help Etihad Cargo optimize the use of its ULD fleet with richer visibility at both the asset and shipment level,” said Scott Sangster, General Manager, Logistics Service Providers at Descartes. “ULDs are the backbone of the air cargo supply chain and, with coverage in over 1,300 reader locations and 200 airports worldwide, Descartes’ innovations in IoT-based tracking and advanced network capabilities are helping airlines access the status of their ULDs anytime, anywhere—through any internet-enabled device.”
About Etihad Cargo
Etihad Cargo is the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways. Since its establishment in 2004, Etihad Cargo has grown rapidly to become one of the leading air cargo carriers in the world, offering customers a range of cargo products and services to five major continents. Its hub in Abu Dhabi is strategically located at the centre of the world's busiest trade lanes, providing an integral link between Asia, Europe, North America, Australia and Africa.
In addition to general cargo, Etihad Cargo offers a wide range of specialty products including live animals, dangerous goods, valuables and vulnerables, personal effects, as well as its market leading cold chain products (the latter holding IATA's stringent Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators certifications for both Pharmaceutical and Perishables Logistics, as well as Live Animals Logistics).
For more information, please visit www.etihadcargo.com.
About Jettainer GmbH
With more than 100,000 Unit Load Devices (ULDs) in 500 locations worldwide, Jettainer operates the world`s most efficient ULD fleet. Through its unique combination of dedicated teams and leading IT landscape, using big data and artificial intelligence, the industry expert guarantees steering and positioning as well as maintenance and repair with 100% availability of containers and pallets. A strong partner and independent repair network, close to the customer’s processes, completes Jettainer’s global setup with local presence. Meaningful innovation and digitization for highest efficiency at lowest cost are key for the transparency driver. Its continuously enhanced service and product portfolio is complemented with ULD leasing services, cool management and temperature chain solutions. Jettainer GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Cargo AG. Learn more at www.jettainer.com.
Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, security and sustainability of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, track and help improve the safety, performance and compliance of delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world’s largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com, and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.