Trafficware has partnered with TrafficCast to support Connected Vehicle Smart City Solution Suite. TrafficCast provides travel time forecasting, road speed monitoring and other traffic-related information, with technology, applications and content based on advanced digital traffic data.
Trafficware specializes in research, design, and development of electronic equipment and software for the transportation industry. The company’s industry expertise includes experience solving traffic management challenges around the world, earning the company a reputation for unmatched quality.
Using Trafficware’s Connected Vehicle capabilities of its ATC controller firmware, TrafficCast’s BlueTOAD Spectra Road Side Unit (RSU) is now deployed to connect its TravelSmart mobile app and data collection and analytics platform – BlueARGUS.
Trafficware’s Senior Vice President Jeff Spinazze elaborates, “This is a perfect fit for two industry-leading technologies in marrying their respective technologies to bring real Connected Vehicle applications to the marketplace.
“This new partnership increases Trafficware’s Connected Vehicle installed footprint to more than 2,500 intersections across the United States. Trafficware and TrafficCast have moved way beyond others in the industry by delivering real CV/AV deployments that have a positive impact on millions of drivers.”
Providing a new approach to roadside sensor functionality, TrafficCast’s BlueTOAD Spectra RSU combines two wireless technologies, Discoverable (unpaired) and Non-Discoverable (paired) Bluetooth (2.4 GHz) and Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC, 5.9 GHz) installed within one roadside device.
TrafficCast’s Vice President Paul Misticawi adds, “Our latest detector technology, the BlueTOAD® Spectra RSU, is a breakthrough Connected Vehicle technology that combines the BlueTOAD Travel Time detector with Trafficware’s intersection traffic signal systems and 5.9 GHz Dedicated Short-Range Communications system. This provides a multi-purpose Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) roadside platform as the foundation to enable Smart City strategies.”