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Worth to know

CoAct develops scalable and future innovations for sustainable transports.

Communication cooperation on the roadincludes car-to-car, car-to-infrastructure, and vice versa. Data available from vehicles are acquired and transmitted to a server for central fusion and processing.
These data can be used to detect events such as rain (wiper activity) and congestion (frequent braking activities). The server processes a driving recommendation dedicated to a single or a specific group of drivers and transmits it wirelessly to vehicles.

The goal of cooperative systems is to use and plan communication and sensor infrastructure to increase road safety. The definition of cooperative systems in road traffic is according to the European Commission:

 

“Road operators, infrastructure, vehicles, their drivers and other road users will cooperate to deliver the most efficient, safe, secure and comfortable journey. The vehicle-vehicle and vehicle-infrastructure co-operative systems will contribute to these objectives beyond the improvements achievable with stand-alone systems.”

ITS World Congress

ITS World Congress is an world-wide annual event to promote and showcase ITS technologies.

Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is a national event to promote and showcase ITS technologies.