Posts in category GEWI Newsletters

The ITS America / Work Zone Data as a Service Issue

In 2011, GEWI and BMW provided a conceptual demonstration of Smart Work Zones at ITS World Congress in Orlando, Florida. In 2018, GEWI was involved in the first deployment for productive use. Today, it is available as an affordable off-the-shelf technology and will be demonstrated at ITS America in Washington, D.C. 04-07 June. Concurrent with ITS America, GEWI will be exhibiting this same solution to conference attendees at ITS Europe in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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The Data Quality Issue

With the proliferation of devices and organizations producing ITS data, the ability to collect, harmonize, and select the most accurate data to best represent real-world conditions is becoming an increasingly difficult challenge.

Since 1997, GEWI has been solving this complex data issue and has recently improved it’s source/result and merge/fuse product features which result in increased quality for traffic and traveler information. Meet GEWI developer Dirk Vatterott who is responsible for this TIC Product Feature and learn more in this issue. Read also about an improved Data Quality Monitoring process for the TIC Software Product.

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The Safety Issue

GEWI’s TIC Software is now used in 31 countries and there is one issue which is a concern to customers worldwide – Safety.

Over the past 22 years the TIC Software product has evolved to include many features related to safety. Learn more about those features in this issue as well as the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) data format which can be used with TIC’s Disaster Warning product feature also detailed below.

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The Data Exchange Issue

GEWI has been solving the complex problem of data exchange between disparate systems for nearly 20 years and this final newsletter of 2018 includes information on GEWI’s solution for data exchange. Meet Rainer Klockmann, GEWI Director of Product Development who is responsible for many of the Product Features related to data exchange.

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The Traffic Flow Issue

GEWI is in the middle of a busy ITS conference season, just returning from ITS World Congress in Copenhagen and will exhibit at ITS5C in Jacksonville and present on Smart Work Zones at the National/Rural ITS conference in Arizona.

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ITS World Congress Issue

Smart Work Zones have become a topic of great interest following GEWI’s demonstration project at ITS America in Detroit and a project deployed in Germany this past spring.

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The ITS America / ITS Canada Issue

Conference season is officially underway with GEWI exhibiting at ITS America 4-7 June in Detroit followed by ITS Canada in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
At ITS America, GEWI, HERE Technologies and iCone combined products to demonstrate an In-Vehicle Smart Work Zone Alert intended to increase safety in Work Zones.

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The Customer Issue

Customer feedback has been driving the GEWI product development process since the company was founded in 1992. Feedback is so important to the evolution of the TIC Software product that it has been added as a product feature available to every TIC user.

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Smart Work Zone Issue

Every day our world is becoming more connected. From our vehicles to our homes we experience the convenience and benefits of living in an increasingly connected world.

Connected work zones, or “Smart” work zone technology has been evolving over the past 10 years and GEWI has been involved from the beginning.

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The Smart City Issue

At the GEWI exhibit at the recent ITS World Congress in Montreal, Canada the two most popular topics were Smart Cities and Smart Work Zones. This provided an opportunity for many productive meetings and discussions as GEWI’s TIC3 Software now includes many product features which enable solutions which can be used for Smart Cities projects.

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