Applied Information is integrating alerts from its Internet of Things (IoT) connected traffic control devices and emergency vehicles into the Waze navigation app, thereby providing drivers, first responders and vulnerable road users with an additional layer of safety.
At CES 2023, Qualcomm’s (QCOM) all in on its auto business…. Qualcomm announced a number of R&D efforts tied to improving road safety and infrastructure. For example, the chipmaker has linked up with Applied Information, T-Mobile (TMUS) and Bellevue, Wash. to develop a cloud-connected pedestrian crosswalk.
Three voices blared simultaneously through my car’s speakers Monday morning in South End: One was my GPS directing me toward Krispy Kreme. Another was Taylor Swift and her new “Midnights” album. The third was the City of Charlotte’s new TravelSafely app.
Roger C. Lanctot – Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Global Automotive Practice
Applied Information today released the results of a groundbreaking connected vehicle study demonstrating that school buses equipped with cellular-based traffic light pre-emption technology could see significant operational improvements. The simplicity of the study and the elegance and magnitude of its implications set the stage for a radical reconsideration of the role for and opportunity inherent in traffic light pre-emption.
Technology that gives school buses priority green lights at traffic signals can not only get students to class on time but can also provide multiple other student safety and environmental benefits, according to a new study released Tuesday.