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City to Connect First Responders, School Beacons, Driver Feedback Signs, Vehicles, Pedestrians, School and Traffic Signals
The City of Marietta is pleased to announce it is entering the testing phase to deploy the new “Smart City” Marietta TravelSafely app that will soon be available on Apple and Android devices.
The Marietta TravelSafely app is designed to save lives by reducing first responder response time and making drivers, cyclists and pedestrians more visible to each other and improving traffic flow. Marietta … Continue Reading
A core feature of the new TravelSafely app from Applied Information is its ability to integrate with flashing school beacons. In this video, Bryan Mulligan narrates a demonstration of how the app encourages driver awareness in school zones.
TravelSafely™ uses map information to identify variable speed school zones. It also uses a connected vehicle messages to identify if the school zone is active. Says Mulligan, “The map message contains the geometry of the school zone, as well as the speed … Continue Reading
When power is lost at an intersection, traffic signals go offline and these interruptions create dangerous traffic conditions. Traffic managers often have no idea there’s a problem until a motorist calls to report the outage. This leads to late or inefficient allocation of personnel and equipment. Additionally, traffic managers struggle to accumulate the data to justify an investment in battery backups and other infrastructure. New technology has been developed to help traffic managers track outages in up-to-the-minute detail. This technology … Continue Reading
CBS46 presents TravelSafely Pedestrian and Cyclists Safety on 28th July 2017.
Extract from CBS46 news article:
ATLANTA (CBS46) –
CBS46 is showing you new technology that could save your life as you walk and bike throughout the city.
Bicycles and pedestrians make up just over 10 percent of all fatalities in Georgia. Now a new smartphone app can alert those considered the most vulnerable on our roads.
Most drivers at one point or another have seen a cyclist on the … Continue Reading
A key feature of the new TravelSafely app is its ability to integrate with traffic signals. In this new video, Bryan Mulligan demonstrations the Glance TravelSafely™ signal alert engineering demo capabilities and shows how it offers additional driver awareness at traffic signals.
“Inside the car, the driver is informed about the status of the intersection as well as the countdown” to the green light, Mulligan explains. Upcoming lanes are color-coded to match the traffic signal, and a timer shows the … Continue Reading
Applied Information has given the Glance Smart City Supervisory System a new responsive interface suitable for smartphone and tablet web browsers. This makes it easy to manage traffic infrastructure on the go.
Many integrated traffic systems still require transportation management personnel to access workstations at the office and in person. Since its launch, Glance has allowed users to manage traffic from any computer through a secure browser-based web app. Lately, many traffic managers, service technicians, and traffic engineers have been … Continue Reading
Applied Information is pleased to announce the development 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 City Supervisory System™, … Continue Reading
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, 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, 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.
Developed … Continue ReadingNext »