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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2018

Connected Signals without DSRC or Other Traffic Signal Retrofits

A signaling system about the signaling system is the essence of the problem that technologies like DSRC (Dedicated Short-Range Communications) are trying to solve. That is, what sort of fuel efficiencies and safety improvements could be made if drivers simply knew when a traffic light would change from red to green or were told how […]

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Viodi View – 02/3/18

A recent newspaper column suggested decentralizing governance and shifting it away from single point hubs, such as Washington D.C., to locations closer to the affected people or industries, For instance, in this scenario, Kansas might be home to the Department of Agriculture. This echos industry stalwart Cliff Albertson’s similar suggestion, made almost five years ago in this ViodiTV […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Make Things More Convenient for People

Creating better mobility solutions, while reducing the environmental impact of moving people, are the seemingly contradictory goals laid out by Gil Friend, the Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Palo Alto. Friend was part of a panel of experts at ProspectSV’s Connected and Charged conference at the SAP campus in Palo Alto who discussed the […]

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Viodi View – 04/11/15

It is easy to be awestruck when visiting the Washington D.C. area. One can sense the energy when stepping off the airplane and into this center of power. The region is overflowing with smart people, powerful organizations and more history of this great republic than anywhere else. It is understandable how the servant leaders who work in the “beltway”, […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Past, Present & the FUTURE of Cars

There once was a conference (PDF) where experts tried to find a solution to the increasing problem of congestion, pollution and the associated ill-effects of the transportation system. The attendees didn’t find a solution and it looked like modern civilization was headed in the wrong direction. It was the 1890s and the solution, of course, which the […]