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Wireless Charging of the Autonomous Vehicle & More #sdc2022

[Added 12/16/22 – Ryan Marinelli of InductEV provides an example of inductive charging in the ice and snow, which led to an informative online discussion. Referenced in that discussion is a January 2017 ViodiTV interview with Qualcomm about charging technology] Automated charging without the need for human intervention is a must-have for the eventual implementation […]

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An On-Demand Public Transit Leapfrog

Is the largest city in America without a public bus transit system laying the groundwork for an autonomous, on-demand shuttle network? Arlington, Texas, a city of 400k in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, is reportedly planning on spending $9M per year to serve its entire 99 square miles with 70 shuttles operated by Via. Via’s on-demand […]

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The Future of the Public Roadways in Tweets

Does public transit have a future and, if so, what is in the post-Covid-19 world? Those were a couple of the questions debated at the 2nd Zoom-Tank zoominar on May 18th, 2020. Like episode one, the questions and side dialogue both within the Zoom channel and the YouTube livestream provided interesting insight and questions to […]

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Is This Mini-Mobility Solution Really a Packet Bus? #CES2020

A bus that dynamically changes size is one way to think about Kiwee’s two-person vehicles. These electric vehicles are designed to be coupled to improve throughput in denser areas and then go there own way to the less dense areas where there typically wouldn’t be bus coverage. From a rider perspective, the experience is similar […]

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IoT to Improve Accessibility

An open and crowd-sourced accessibility lab is how Joe Speed, CTO of ADLINK’s IoT Solutions and Technology group describes #AccessibleOlli. The commercial promise of this autonomous, low-speed (<25 MPH) electric mobility pod is to provide high-quality, on-demand transportation to all people, regardless of an individual’s ability. The #AccessibleOlli display at CES2018 was a culmination of […]