Connected Transportation

There’s Never Been A Better Time To Make Roads Smarter

We often wish people “safe travels”.. yet how much do we consider what it means in today’s hyper-connected world? More than ever, technology has given us the ability to change the world. Inbar Lasser-Raab, recently shared how digitization is forcing cities and businesses to reimagine their business models to innovate and thrive. Another example of […]

October 5, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Cisco’s Solution Framework for the Digital Journey

Every country, city, industry, and business is becoming digital in order to leverage the unprecedented opportunities possible from rapidly expanding connectivity around the globe. Digitization requires customers to rethink their business, operations, and technology strategies. Cisco’s research, along with countless business experts, forecasts that 40% of today’s leading businesses will be displaced by competitors disrupting […]

January 21, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Smart Connected Vehicle is Here – Now We Need Smart Connected Roads!

In the 3rd quarter of 2014, AT&T connected more new vehicles than new smartphones for the first time. Growing to reach a 40% share, automaker and aftermarket telematics will be the dominant sector for cellular M2M connections, according to ABI Research. The next frontier to create a differentiating connected vehicle experience is to connect our […]

January 20, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

From the Last Traffic Jam to the Last “Business Jam”

When I’m stuck in one of Silicon Valley’s many traffic jams, my frustration level rises as rapidly as my speedometer slows down. I think about how the digital synchronization of highways, vehicles and traffic lights could unclog congestion, lower pollution, eliminate delays and significantly reduce our collective frustration levels. Just a little digital automation could […]

October 15, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Intelligent Transportation Systems Require Intelligent Mobile Networks

At the ITS World Congress last month in Detroit, we saw a wide range of intelligent transportation solutions and concepts. The most popular solutions on display –presented by several Auto Manufacturers, ITS suppliers, and Cisco along with partner Cohda Wireless – were simulated and live Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) demonstrations, which showed how vehicles […]

September 16, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Delivering Better Transportation Solutions In a Connected World With Cisco IoE

Ford, GM, Honda, Toyota, the U.S. Department of Transportation.  It’s no surprise why they were front and center at the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress which wrapped up in Detroit last week.   But, Cisco? “Reinventing Transportation in our Connected World” was the theme of this year’s ITS World Congress, yet a question we heard […]

Affordable Autonomous Vehicles: Coming soon to a store near you?

If cities would set aside dedicated lanes on highways or exclusively autonomous sectors in cities, autonomous vehicles could probably become reality as early as 2015 to 2019 on dedicated highway lanes and 2020-2024 in dedicated city sectors. Mixing with and managing the human errors of drivers in conventional vehicles will move the time horizon for […]

March 4, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

#IoE Napkin Math and Your Daily Commute

Google is creating a vehicle that drives itself. This isn’t really news, right? They’re testing it all over the place, and it’s on the roads in California, at least on highways and freeways (it’s my understanding Google employees are required to be hands-on on side streets and residential areas) and few would argue that the […]