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Panel discussion: the future as well as the challenges of autonomous transportation

‘Autonomous transportation is in essence merely a veiled way of cutting costs.’ By posing daring arguments like this, five panellists with an expertise within different transportation modalities were invited to the New Energy Forum to discuss the future of autonomous transportation. What are its biggest challenges? And is the whole concept of autonomous transportation even …

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Hive.Mobility partner of the Netherlands Forum for Smart Shipping

Recently, Hive.Mobility became a partner of SMASH!, the Netherlands Forum for Smart Shipping. SMASH! – short for smart shipping – aims to bring the Dutch maritime sector together in order to implement smart shipping and thus strengthen the international competitive position of the Dutch maritime sector. Smart shipping means: highly automated sailing at sea, in …

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Webinar Roadmap Satellite Navigation and Location Based Services

“Satellite Navigation and Location Based Services are booming! Due to the ever-increasing development of the GNSS technology combined with clustered clouds of all kinds of (geographic) data, the opportunities for Dutch companies seem to continue to increase, both on the domestic as well as the international market. It is clear that the involved Dutch chain …

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Drone Delivery Services in action for the first time

For some time now, various drone applications are being tested in the Northern Netherlands. From May 2021 onwards, yet another one has been added to this list: testing how drones can been used within the logistics industry. These tests are being conducted in collaboration with – among others – Hive.Mobility, the Province of Groningen and …

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Europe announces a new airspace class (unmanned), the Netherlands have to take action

At Groningen Airport Eelde (GAE) drones have been tested for some time now. These tests are conducted in collaboration with DroneHub GAE Foundation and are supported by the three Northern Provinces. Recently Europe has announced that the member states have reached an agreement regarding the specific properties of a new airspace class specifically geared towards …

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Autonomous car reaches 70 kilometers per hour on test track

With a small passenger car that can drive up to 72 kilometers per hour without a driver and is stopped remotely, the province and partners are taking a new step in the development of autonomous transport on the road this autumn. Hive.mobility partners province of Groningen and robotTUNER, together with DroneHub GAE, used an old …

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