Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

A Driverless Contest for Mid-Size Cities

Little Rock = Little Rideshare Service? A benefit of travel is the random conversations with strangers that cause one to look at the world in a slightly different way. For instance, standing in the airport security line this week, a lady from Little Rock, AR explained that Uber and Lyft no longer serve the hometown […]

Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2022

Get Paid to Ride #CES2022

Through its back-end software, Israeli-based Enroute enables local retailers to deliver a shopping experience within a mobility service (e.g. rideshare, bus, train, or other public transit). In practice, this means that the retailer could subsidize or even pay for the ride. In the above interview, Enroute co-founder/CEO Aviv Frenkel provides an overview of the offering. […]

Alan Weissberger Robots

Augmenting the Human Worker with Cobots

Introduction: Most industrial experts agree that robotics will be essential to adapt to changes brought upon by automation of manufacturing, labor shortages in warehouses, hazardous environments, and the shift to Electric Vehicles (EVs).  There are also geopolitical drivers for robotics including cybersecurity, climate change, and demographics.  However, there is little or no talk about cobots.  […]

Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Memories of the Past Reflect the Future of Driverless

Although the title. Finally Doing It, sounds like a 1970s B-movie, the latest session of the Smart Driving Car Summit featured superstars of the autonomous vehicle world and blockbuster content on that topic. And hearkening back to the decade of stagflation, when another nascent technology was on the verge of hitting the mainstream, the fight […]

Viodi View

Viodi View – 11/30/20

Happy 18th birthday to the Viodi View. Although barely a generation in human-terms, there have been multiple generations of technology and business models since November 2002, when the Viodi View reported on the launch of the TelcoTV conference. Back then, multichannel video was an important driver for DSL adoption. Video-On-Demand, such as Movielink (reviewed here), […]