Connected Traffic

Smart solutions for city driving make use of big data for 21st century results

Implications - As urban populations rise, the need for solutions to solve traffic problems is being met with connectivity based innovations that help use big data to efficiently eliminate jams. Utilizing sensors and smartphone connectivity, the innovations prepare infrastructure for current and future problems while signifying more widespread applications of the Internet of Things.
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