SmartMMI presented at the first UITP training in Karlsruhe

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Under the title “Context-Sensitive Travel Companion on Smart Public Displays in Public Transport”, the IUMS presented the first project results from SmartMMI to the participants of the first UITP training in Karlsruhe on 22nd November.

The SmartMMI project focuses on improving the information provision of passengers along their mobility chain. The industry and research partners combine a variety of data sources into an intelligent public transport data platform and explore ways to present the information to passengers on semi-transparent displays (SmartWindows) and on personal mobile devices (smartphones or smartwatches).

Since the signing of the partnership agreement “UITP-Karlsruhe Mobility Innovation Partnership” on 4 April between the World Association for Public Transportation UITP and leading mobility players of the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion, the cooperation exists. (see press release for contract signing). As part of this cooperation, the UITP offers international participants regular training and training in the Karlsruhe area.

The Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is represented in particular by the Institute for Ubiquitous Mobility Systems (IUMS) under the leadership of Prof. Thomas Schlegel as a founding partner of the “UITP Karlsruhe Mobility Innovation Partnership” in partnership with UITP. Further partners are: Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion, INIT, PTV GROUP, Karlsruhe Transport Association (KVV) with Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH (AVG) and Karlsruhe Transport Authority (VBK), Karlsruhe Trade Fair and Congress GmbH (KMK), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Karlsruhe) KIT) with the Leistungszentrum Profilregion Mobility Systems Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HsKA), Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) and the Karlsruhe Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK).