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Monitoring Road Icing with Hyper-Local Temperature Mapping

Bridges often drop in temperature faster than other roadways, due to their exposed upper and lower surface. The temperature change can potentially lead to dangerous ice formation on the road surface when precipitation is present — surprising drivers and creating the risk of collisions. On days with rapid changes in inclement weather, or days where

What Is Smart Mobility?

Smart mobility refers to using modes of transportation alongside or even instead of owning a gas-powered vehicle. This can take on many different forms, including ride-sharing, car-sharing, public transportation, walking, biking, and more. The need for Smart mobility arose out of increasing traffic congestion and its related side effects, including pollution, fatalities, and wasted time.

New Study: Be Alert to Moose Car Crash Risk

A 2018 study by University of Toronto students using Geotab’s Intelligence Data highlights the importance of being aware of hazardous driving areas, and particularly moose habitats. The risk of a moose car crash is no joke, especially considering the consequences. A collision with the animal which stands about 6 ft and weighing up to 1,500

Cybersecurity Basics — How to Protect Your Business

Cybersecurity has quickly become a critical investment for businesses, with its rapid growth fueled by the surge in cybercrime and growing technological advances. So, you’ve got an antivirus installed on your corporate computers — does this mean your business is covered? The short answer is no. Cybersecurity has become an exponentially growing challenge and is

Google Cloud Next: Geotab at the Forefront of AI for Smart Cities

San Francisco was buzzing this past week as 25,000 people descended on the city for Google Cloud Next 2018. Geotab was thrilled to be part of this tech conference, and was highlighted on Wednesday’s keynote session for its machine learning chops leveraging new AI tools publicly released this week by Google, along with eight other

Big Data Glossary: 50+ Terms Defined

What exactly is big data? And what about clustering or Hadoop? Our big data glossary will help you navigate the world of big data by walking you through key terms and definitions, from the basic to the advanced. A ACID ACID stands for atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability. These properties are guaranteed by a transactional

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