Trafficware Partners with TrafficCast to Support Their Connected Vehicle Smart City Solution Suite
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 8, 2018--Using Trafficware ’s Connected Vehicle capabilities of its ATC controller firmware, TrafficCast ’s BlueTOAD Spectra Road Side Unit (RSU) is now deployed to connect its TravelSmart mobile app and data collection and analytics platform - BlueARGUS.
Trafficware’s Senior Vice President Jeff Spinazze elaborates, “This is a perfect fit for two industry-leading technologies in marrying their respective technologies to bring real Connected Vehicle applications to the marketplace.
“This new partnership increases Trafficware’s Connected Vehicle installed footprint to more than 2,500 intersections across the United States. Trafficware and TrafficCast have moved way beyond others in the industry by delivering real CV/AV deployments that have a positive impact on millions of drivers.”
Providing a new approach to roadside sensor functionality, TrafficCast’s BlueTOAD Spectra RSU combines two wireless technologies, Discoverable (unpaired) and Non-Discoverable (paired) Bluetooth (2.4 GHz) and Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC, 5.9 GHz) installed within one roadside device.
TrafficCast’s Vice President Paul Misticawi adds, “Our latest detector technology, the BlueTOAD® Spectra RSU, is a breakthrough Connected Vehicle technology that combines the BlueTOAD Travel Time detector with Trafficware’s intersection traffic signal systems and 5.9 GHz Dedicated Short-Range Communications system. This provides a multi-purpose Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) roadside platform as the foundation to enable Smart City strategies.”
Both Trafficware (Booth 214) and TrafficCast (Booth 318) will be on hand during street side demonstrations at the intersections of A Philip Randolph Blvd. & Gator Bowl Blvd., Randolph Blvd. & E. Adams St., and Randolph Blvd. & E. Duval St. The LIVE TrafficCast IoT Platform will be enabled for today’s safety and mobility management systems.
Download TrafficCast’s (iOS/Android) integrated commuter application – TravelSmart™ to access and display:
• Real-time status of Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT),
• Real-time traffic information (Travel Time / Incidents / Notifications),
• Signal Priority and Emergency Vehicle notifications,
TrafficCast provides travel time forecasting, road speed monitoring and other traffic-related information, with technology, applications and content based on advanced digital traffic data. TrafficCast informs navigation and driver information services for a range of providers serving the interactive, mobile, enterprise markets and the public sector. TrafficCast’s BlueTOAD® travel time system is the market leader in Bluetooth® signal detection technologies, used in performance measures assessments to manage travel times, road speeds and route choice behaviors. The company is based in Madison, Wisconsin, with offices in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, California, Florida, Colorado and Shanghai. For more information go to www.trafficcast.com/spectrarsu.
Trafficware, based outside of Houston, specializes in research, design, and development of electronic equipment and software for the transportation industry. Trafficware’s industry expertise includes hands-on experience solving traffic management challenges around the world, earning the company a reputation for unmatched quality. The company’s flagship Synchro® traffic simulation and analysis product alone is used by engineers in more than 90 countries around the world. The company also manufactures a full line of traffic equipment at its 100,000 square-foot technology center. Trafficware’s growth is backed by KRG Capital Partners, a private equity firm with more than $4 billion in capital.
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