It is all go for Inrix at this year’s Congress as it highlights the rapid convergence of automakers’ mobility improvements for the connected car with governments’ efforts to build ‘smart cities’, and also unveils its latest navigation and ITS technology developments.
The company says it sits at the intersection of these two industries and aims to share how it is leveraging big data and the ‘Internet of the automobile’ to enhance the synergy between transportation innovation and the smart city movement. The results can be seen in the products it is unveiling – the first of which is an in-car navigation system that recommends a train or a bus when it’s the fastest way to complete a journey.
Also new is service that alerts drivers and DOTs to dangerous road conditions during major weather events and new analytics tools aimed at research rather than end users that leverage Big Data and the Internet of the Automobile to deliver insight critical to the development of ITS.
The company will also be showing new applications in population analytics that determine in real-time how people move across cities for the purposes of event traffic management, homeland security and city planning. It will participate in several of Tuesday’s conference sessions: Prime Time for Big Data (Cobo Atrium, 12:30), both The Internet of the Auto (110A) and The Connected Car Becomes the Ultimate Mobile Device (140B) at 1:30 and Data, Directives and Regulations (140B, 3:30).