On 7 March, Prof. Thomas Schlegel presented the SmartMMI project at the Market Update Forum “Karlsruhe Moves the World: Cluster for Transport Excellence” at IT-TRANS 2018. Under the title “Intelligent Traveller Information Systems” first project results and future approaches were presented in addition to the future research approaches.
The SmartMMI research project (Model- and Context-based Mobility Information on Smart Public Displays and Mobile Devices in Public Transport) was presented to the international audience at CEBIT 2018 on June 12, 2018, as part of the joint booth of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI).
The ceremonial handover of the rector’s office at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences took place on March 22. On this occasion, Dr. Prof. Karl-Heinz Meißel handed over his office to his successor Prof. Frank Artinger. This was a good opportunity for all faculties of the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences – Technology and Economics to present exciting and practice-oriented projects. The importance of practice-oriented research at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences was made clear by the statements of the mayor of Karlsruhe. Dr. Frank Mentrup also emphasized the two main research areas of energy efficiency and mobility at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.
The Institute for Ubiquitous Mobility Systems was represented with its own booth at the inauguration. In addition to student projects, the focus was on the demonstrator of the currently ongoing research project SmartMMI.
From 6.3. to 8.3. the IT-TRANS takes place in Karlsruhe – one of the biggest fairs for IT trends, innovations and intelligent solutions for public transport. IUMS is represented there at the booth of the Karlsruhe Technology Region (No. 120). Prof. Thomas Schlegel will also present our projects on March 7 from 11:00 to 12:30 in the context of “Karlsruhe moves the world: Cluster for Transport Excellence” in Market Update Forum A and from 14:15 to 14:45 in the TRK Forum under the title “Intelligent traveller information systems”.
In the run-up to the KA Networking Night, which takes place in the context of IT-TRANS, an image video was shot, in which IUMS employees participated as representatives for Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. You can find the video here.
A glance at the railway window – and the passenger is already informed about the passing museum and its connection. A consortium under the direction of the University of Karlsruhe wants to make reality a bit more like science fiction – in a two-system train of the Albtal Verkehrs Gesellschaft mbH. “In SmartMMI we are making transparent display and innovative mobile technologies a reality for public transport passengers. Current and highly relevant information thus finds its way directly to the user – and makes public transport more attractive with digital technologies, “says Professor Schlegel, who, as head of the Institute for Ubiquitous Mobility Systems of the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, also coordinates the overall project.