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Inrix uses AI to tackle congestion and difficult traffic conditions

AI Traffic will use deep learning to provide instantaneous updates to traffic conditions and aims to provide drivers with far more accurate arrival times.

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Inrix wants to turn ETA guestimates into far more accurate arrival times
Inrix wants to turn ETA guestimates into far more accurate arrival times

Connected car and transportation analytics company Inrix has released an artificial intelligence (AI) traffic solution that aims to provide instantaneous updates on traffic conditions.

 

Inrix claims AI Traffic leverages AI to deliver the most precise and actionable traffic information to date including pinpointing traffic speeds in different lanes to deliver the most accurate estimated times of arrival (ETAs) on every road.

 

Making smarter decisions

 

According to Inrix, businesses can make smarter decisions, and road authorities can gain the knowledge they need to promote public safety and future-proof their roadways.

 

“AI seems like an intangible technology but Inrix is taking advantage of its endless capabilities to improve transportation around the world,” said Mark Daymond, chief technology officer at Inrix.

 

“By radically enhancing precision, timeliness, detail and coverage, [our] AI Traffic is an evolution in traffic intelligence for connected cars and smart cities.”

 

Among the features of AI traffic are:

  • more accurate ETAs: ensures drivers will arrive at their destination on-time;
  • instant updates get drivers there fast and safe: updates road conditions instantaneously – from roadwork to accidents to everyday congestion – keeping road authorities and drivers one-step-ahead;
  • lane-by-lane precision: AI Traffic is precise enough to pinpoint the speed of traffic in different lanes helping drivers and road authorities make better decisions;
  • covers all roads: AI Traffic has the ability to calculate speeds for every road in the world, from interstates to intersections, country roads to neighbourhoods.

“By radically enhancing precision, timeliness, detail and coverage, [our] AI Traffic is an evolution in traffic intelligence for connected cars and smart cities”

 

AI Traffic is powered by a new geospatial engine that uses deep learning to provide increasingly better and more accurate traffic analytics. Inrix said the engine was trained on trillions of data points collected over a decade, including from connected cars, mobile phones, weather, historical traffic and incidents.

 

According to Inrix, the solution can identify traffic conditions with an amazing level of precision for every type of complex situation. Its new processing engine also reduces latency, which means it can ingest, process and output data faster than ever before.

 

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