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Enabling Better Mobility Through Innovations For Mobile Devices
Mobile phones are quickly reshaping our world. As of November 2014, 97 percent of US households have mobile phones, with the average household owning 5.2 connected mobile devices. Mobile app use on these devices is skyrocketing, with app usage up … Continue reading
Distributed and Decentralized Location Aware Architecture
United States Patent 8924536 | Issue Date of U.S. Patent December 30, 2014 A distributed and decentralized location-aware system that includes a number of peers, each in communication with other peers and adapted to communicate PING, PONG, and ALERT messages. … Continue reading
System And Method For Spatial Point-Of-Interest Generation And Automated Trip Segmentation Using Location Data
United States Patent 8843315 | Issue Date of U.S. Patent September 23, 2014 This invention is a spatial data processing system and method that allows the automatic, rapid, scalable analysis and transformation of large amounts of travel behavior data (e.g., … Continue reading
EmergenSee partnership featured on Bay News 9
USF’s recent partnership with EmergenSee, which licensed mobile alert technology developed by researchers at the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, was featured on Bay News 9. Click here to see the video.
Emergency alert technology licensed to EmergenSee
USF recently licensed U.S. Patent # 8,045,954 – Wireless Emergency-Reporting System to EmergenSee, a leading provider of mobile apps for personal safety and security. EmergenSee is the only live-streaming video security system on the market. Read more in the Tampa Bay … Continue reading
Patent awarded for Adaptive Location Data Buffering
U.S. Patent # 8,718,671 – Adaptive Location Data Buffering for Location-Aware Applications was issued today to researchers at the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at USF. This patent covers technology used in mobile … Continue reading
OneBusAway Multi-region presented at TRB 2014
Our work on OneBusAway Multi-region, which launched real-time transit apps in Tampa and Atlanta, was presented at the 2014 Transportation Research Board meeting. Next steps – OneBusAway in your city! Read the full paper here. You can also view the accompanying … Continue reading
Travel Assistance Device (TAD) Featured in U.S. Department of Transportation Press Release
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.
Travel Assistance Device (TAD) Featured in Ignition Magazine
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.
Location Aware Information Systems Laboratory Featured in USF News
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