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ITS California Connected Vehicle Demos Put Cellular to the Test

ITS California Connected Vehicle Demos Put Cellular to the Test

The Intelligent Transportation Society of California recently held its 24th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Anaheim. At the event, organizations from around the world gathered to connect with the ITS community, discuss current trends in the industry and share ideas.

As a part of the conference, John Thai organized a vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) demo that was designed to showcase the latest in connected vehicle (CV) technology.

Thai’s specific goal with the showcase was to demonstrate how different technologies, from different vendors, … Continue Reading

A glance at new products for 2018

The core of Applied Information is transportation technology. In 2018, we’ll be rolling out four new product lines that take connection and information to new levels. Here’s what is on the horizon:

Pedestrian Crossing Safety System

Safety for pedestrians and cyclists is an important issue for cities. Last year saw yet another increase in road deaths and nearly 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives. This increase is unacceptable, so we’ve developed our new Pedestrian Crossing Safety System to counteract it. The … Continue Reading

TravelSafely Smartphone App Honored with “Social Impact Award”

TravelSafely Smartphone App Honored with “Social Impact Award”

Applied Information today announced that its TravelSafely™ Smartphone app has been selected as winner of the Social Impact Award from Mobile Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global wireless and mobile market today.

“The concept behind the TravelSafely app is to create a community of drivers, cyclists and pedestrians united by technology to create a safer, more efficient and enjoyable travel experience,” said Bryan Mulligan, President of Applied Information. “Once motorists, … Continue Reading

TravelSafely Smartphone App featured on WSB-TV in Atlanta, GA

Most Americans would welcome any way to reduce their time in traffic, with the average U.S. work commute at 25.4 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Now comes a tech tool that will do just that while making drivers safer.

Applied Information is developing the Glance TravelSafely™ smartphone app that allows two devices people use every day, smartphones and traffic lights, to talk to each other. With increased communication yielding greater knowledge and smoother connections, the tool will help … Continue Reading

Renew Atlanta Transportation Improvement Project Launched

Renew Atlanta Transportation Improvement Project Launched

Smart City technology developed by Applied Information was deployed today by the City of Atlanta connecting traffic signals, emergency vehicles and school zone safety flashers to the Internet of Things as part of the Renew Atlanta infrastructure improvement program.

The Applied Information technology includes the Glance TravelSafely™ smartphone app which will connect drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to the infrastructure and each other to improve safety and mobility in the covered corridors.

“Through the everyday use of smartphones and other wireless … Continue Reading

Glance Smart City Supervisory System is now mobile ready

Glance Smart City Supervisory System is now mobile ready

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’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

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

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

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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