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‘TranSEC’ Machine Learning Tool Tackles Los Angeles Traffic

Dec 3, 2020 |

Traffic management is essentially a giant optimization problem, with urban planners and traffic engineers aiming to reshape roads, traffic signals and parking to smooth traffic patterns and avoid serious congestion. Read more…

Data Shows Commercial Driving Returning to Normal — but It Varies by Industry

Jun 17, 2020 |

As the U.S. swiftly returns to normal – for now – industry analysts are carefully scrutinizing the economy for signs of recovery. Commercial transportation activity (which includes subsectors like construction transportation, food and beverage transportation, and wholesale trade transportation) is one of those indicators, with much of the industry having slowed or stalled in the wake of widespread COVID-19 shutdowns. Read more…

Utah Rolls Data Network for Smart Highways

Jun 26, 2019 |

If you are sitting in traffic, the road ahead (and all those brake lights) look pretty dumb. Among the potential solutions for smartening up the roadways and boosting the capacity of the nation’s clogged highways is a partnership between Utah’s Department of Transportation and Panasonic Corp. Read more…

Transit Effort Uses Robots to Gather Inspection Data

Feb 4, 2019 |

Systems engineers are among the growing list of data crunchers attempting to use predictive analytics in transportation applications such as capturing data collected by drones used to inspect the nation’s aging bridges and other infrastructure. Read more…

Nokia Expands IoT Portfolio with SpaceTime Deal

May 7, 2018 |

Nokia, the Finnish mobile phone pioneer, is expanding its Internet of Things portfolio through the acquisition of SpaceTime Insight, a specialist in machine learning analytics and industrial IoT applications.

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Teradata Takes ‘4D Analytics’ to the Edge

Apr 9, 2018 |

Teradata Corp. released a “4D analytics” capability that melds three-dimensional geospatial location data with time-series data for edge computing applications.

The cloud-based data and analytics vendor (NYSE: TDC) that has been moving steadily up the technology stack with its platform strategy said its 4D analytics framework combines customer analytics with geospatial, operational, temporal and time-series data. Read more…

Crumbling Infrastructure Gets an AI Assist

Aug 29, 2017 |

A deep learning application developed by Japan’s Fujitsu Ltd. seeks to assist structural engineers in assessing the state of degradation in aging bridges and other infrastructure. The framework applies sensor data analysis technology that can help gauge internal damage to bridges and fine tune maintenance requirements. Read more…

Big Data Keeps on Truckin’

Jul 24, 2015 |

The trucking industry is the latest sector to embrace big data as fleet owners look for new ways to improve operating efficiencies and schedule maintenance.

According to market researcher Frost & Read more…

Big Data Helps Drive Transportation Planning

Jul 2, 2014 |

Transportation planners are embracing big data analytics as the nation’s highways become more congested and data science in some instances replaces costly road-construction projects.

The latest example comes from an outfit called Urban Insights Associates, a subsidiary of Cubic Transportation Systems specializing in predictive analytics for the transportation sector. Read more…