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simTD: ITS World Congress 2012

simTD: ITS World Congress 2012

simTD @ ITS World Congress 2012

From October 23-26 October 2012, simTD presented its latest project results during the ITS World Congress in Vienna, Austria. Visitors had the opportunity to learn more about the project at the stand of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development in Hall B, stand B35.

Special exhibit was a motorcycle equipped with the simTD system. Visitors could get on and have a virtual ride on the motorcycle while seeing a demo route on a screen in front of it. During the ride various simTD functions were presented, e.g., Intersection and Cross Traffic Assistant, Road Works Information System and Emergency Vehicle Warning.

In addition, staff members of simTD presented two technical papers and contributed to a special interest session during the ITS World Congress:

SIS48 - Cooperative ITS Field Operational Tests in Europe
Thursday, 25 October 2012, 09.00-10.30, Room Lehar 3 with Irina Silva (ERTICO - ITS Europe; organiser), Maxime Flament (ERTICO - ITS Europe; invited moderator), Francisco Sanchez (CTAG), Gérard Segarra (Renault), Christian Weiß (Daimler), John-Frederik Grönvall (Volvo Car).

TS059 - Traffic & network management - Architecture (2)

Wednesday, 24 October 2012, 14.00-15.30, Room Business Suite 1 with Dirk Hübner (Heusch/Boesefeldt) "A new system architecture for cooperative traffic centres - the simTD field trial"

TS068 - Impact & benefit assessment (2)
Thursday, 25 October 2012, 14.00-15.30, Room Schubert 2 with Mathias Baur (Technische Universität München) "An integrated approach to the traffic efficiency impact evaluation of cooperative systems in FOTs and traffic simulation"

The ITS World Congress is the world's largest annual event on Intelligent Transportation Systems. This year's congress hosted an estimated 7,000 experts and around 300 exhibitors from all over the world.

Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology,
the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as well as
the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development