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Introducing TravelSafely

Introducing TravelSafely

Applied Information is pleased to announce the development and alpha launch of our new connected vehicle smartphone application – Glance TravelSafely™. The app leverages cutting-edge technology to make the promise of connected vehicle systems a reality, and keep each other safer on the roads.

The future of connected vehicles is in your hands

TravelSafely brings accurate and up-to-the-second connected-vehicle communication to motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians through an app on their smartphones. The application leverages connections with Applied Information’s Glance Smart … Continue Reading

Applied Information’s Flashing Beacon System Installed for Fort Bend, Texas Schools

Applied Information’s Flashing Beacon System Installed for Fort Bend, Texas Schools

Smart City technology makes beacons part of the Internet of Things for more efficient operation

Fort Bend County, Texas, has installed 140 new flashing school zone beacons using Smart City technology developed by Applied Information, Inc.

The new beacons are now part of the Internet of Things (IoT) which provides a wireless connection to each flasher that enables traffic engineers to monitor and update the entire system remotely, making it the most advanced system of its kind.

A suburb of … Continue Reading

Cullman Alabama Preemption and Priority Deployment

Cullman Alabama Preemption and Priority Deployment

Cullman, AL is a city of approximately 20 square miles and more than 15,000 residents. Popular for its strong school system, recreational opportunities and low cost of living, the city has been named as one of the best places to live in Alabama.

In 2016, officials decided to provide traffic signal preemption to the emergency vehicles across the city. Traffic signal preemption requests are critical to ensuring that emergency vehicles are able to arrive on scene as fast as possible. … Continue Reading

Fort Bend, Texas flashing school beacon system deployment

Fort Bend, Texas flashing school beacon system deployment

Fort Bend, Texas, has installed and deployed 140 new school beacons that use the Glance School Zone Flashing Beacon system on its streets. The cloud- and web-based system provides a cellular modem in each beacon that allows personnel to monitor and update the entire system remotely, making it the most advanced system of its kind.

A suburb of Houston, the Fort Bend Independent School District is the seventh-largest school district in Texas with 75 schools and approximately 74,500 students.

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11Alive’s Jerry Carnes takes a drive with Bryan Mulligan

11Alive’s Jerry Carnes takes a drive with Bryan Mulligan to see how driverless vehicles operate along I-75.

Extract from the article below: Driverless cars may seem like an idea straight out of The Jetsons, but the vehicle traveling right next to you could be an autonomous vehicle. In fact, Atlanta’s North Avenue will soon be on the cutting edge of the technology that will allow you to take a ride in one of the many rolling computers on the road … Continue Reading

Watch how the Glance TravelSafely app improves cyclist safety

Glance TravelSafely™ is an smartphone application currently under development by Applied Information. The app is using cutting-edge technology to make the promise of connected vehicle systems a reality, and keep each other safer on the roads.

A key feature of the application is increasing safety for cyclists. TravelSafely provides audio alerts which make user’s aware of one another’s presence by providing collision warnings 10 seconds in advance of the nearby interface. The warning enhances awareness which allows drivers, cyclists, and … Continue Reading

Gwinnett County flashing school beacon system deployment

Gwinnett County flashing school beacon system deployment

Gwinnett County, Georgia has installed and deployed 270 new school beacons that use the Glance School Zone Flashing Beacon system on its streets. The cloud- and web-based system provides a cellular modem in each beacon that allows personnel to monitor and update the entire system remotely, making it the most advanced system of its kind.

Gwinnett County Public Schools is the largest school system in Georgia with 139 schools and approximately 178,000 students. Since upgrading the school beacon system in … Continue Reading

AT&T partnership provides end-to-end access and solutions

AT&T partnership provides end-to-end access and solutions

The partnership between AT&T and Applied Information is creating “smarter cities” by providing wireless connectivity and end-to-end solutions that cover all aspects of the physical, technical, and network of its systems.

Applied Information’s cloud and web-based Glance School Zone Flashing Beacon systems give city and county officials a simple, easy-to-use interface that provides remote monitoring and control of the school beacon systems in their communities. Likewise, the partnership allows for full-spectrum communication for Applied Information’s traffic preemption systems.

The partnership … Continue Reading

Remotely identifying and repairing signal failures

Remotely identifying and repairing signal failures

Even the most advanced traffic monitoring systems have occasional failures. Often, the fix is a simple re-set, but the critical question is: How quickly can your system communicate the specific problem?

Will you need to send a technician on site to the traffic cabinet to determine the problem? Will he or she have the correct tools and skills to make the repair when they get there? New technology is allowing systems to identify the source of the problem immediately. Best … Continue Reading

Self-driving cars on Atlanta roads

CBS 46 Traffic Solutions reporter, Vince Sims recently interviewed Bryan Mulligan, President of Applied Information, for a story about driverless car technology in Atlanta. Said Sims “I’ll be honest, at first I was skeptical, but seeing it first hand and learning the science behind it was interesting.” During the interview Mulligan and Sims took a drive around Atlanta in a Tesla to demonstrate the technology. Click here to view the story on CBS 46

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