Smart Traffic Management System Aims to Keep Pedestrians, Cyclists Safe As part of a public initiative to improve pedestrian safety, the Florida Department of Transportation deployed GRIDSMART computer vision and analytics technology in bustling East Orlando. The solution keeps an intelligent eye on crosswalk traffic flow and adjusts traffic signals to help keep pedestrians and cyclists out of harm’s way at busy city intersections.
Venues Look to IoT for a Safe Return to Events As events ramp up toward pre-pandemic capacities, venues are looking to help reduce safety concerns and increase concession sales. Mobile ordering and crowd analysis, powered by IoT, are helping venues and fans ease into the return to normalcy.
Retail Turns to IoT to Keep Customers and Employees Safe Contact-free shopping and socially distanced customer service have become premium offerings in stores trying to keep everyone safe from spreading the coronavirus. Digital displays and AI-powered shopping carts are leading the way back to enjoyable—and safe—shopping experiences.
Busy Arizona Highway Uses Intelligent IoT to Ease Gridlock Smart transportation technology helps tap the breaks on traffic along Arizona’s Bell Road Highway. GRIDSMART uses real-time data and edge computing to improve travel time and intersection efficiency, even when the tourists come.
Public Transportation Systems Roll Out Telematics, UV for Safer, Cleaner Rides Transit systems are struggling to recover from low ridership as a result of the pandemic. As people begin to venture out, public transportation agencies are turning to IoT technologies to provide cleaner vehicles and more detailed ride-related information to encourage social distancing.
The Case for Smart Cities: Can They Be Pandemic Resilient? Four technology experts weigh in on what makes a smart city implementation successful, where they fit in a global environment, and how we can employ smart city technologies to help address crisis situations.