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In a December 20, 2012 USDOT press release, the Travel Assistance Device (TAD) was highlighted as an example of a high-value product created with University Transportation Center (UTC) funding.
The Travel Assistance Device (TAD) was featured in the Summer/Fall 2012 issue of Ignition Magazine, published by the Transportation Research Board Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis program.
The University of South Florida recently published an article Building a Better Evacuation, highlighting the granting of six new U.S. patents on wireless technology and another 11pending U.S. and international patents on various technologies, including some that will allow cell phones to become … Continue reading
Researchers from USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Computer Science and Engineering Department were recently awarded a patent for Travel Assistant Device (TAD) to aid transit riders with intellectual disabilities. For more information on the Travel Assistant Device (TAD), … Continue reading
Researchers from USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Computer Science and Engineering Department were recently awarded a patent for a Dynamic Ride Matching System – a GIS-based algorithm to match rides for carpools that are traveling on simliar routes.
Tampa Bay Online recently published an article USF Patent Would Make CellPhones an Interactive Crime-Fighting Tool highlighting USF’s Wireless Emergency-Reporting System U.S. Patent 8,045,954, and its potential for enhancing transportation safety and security. For more information, visit the project web page.
USF recently did a feature article on their website’s homepage about our new GPS Auto-Sleep patent, Optimizing Performance of Location-Aware Applications Using State Machines. Read the press release. For more information, visit http://www.locationaware.usf.edu/ongoing-research/technology/gps-auto-sleep/.
USF’s location aware-research and TAD were recently featured in a Tampa Bay Business Journal article, “Tampa Bay Companies Driving Intelligent Transportation”
TRAC-IT was featured in the July-August 2011 publication of TR News Magazine, published bi-monthly by the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The TR News features timely articles on innovative and state-of-the-art research and practice in all modes of transportation. More
This study examined whether multimodal trip planners can be developed using open-source software and open data sources. OpenStreetMap (OSM), maintained by the non-profit OpenStreetMap Foundation, is an open, freely available international repository of geographic data that individuals contribute about … Continue reading