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Smartphones to connect 4G and ITS

Phone home: A trial conducted in South Australia has shown that smartphones play I vital role in intelligent transport systems technology.

Telstra and Cohda use smartphone system to send traffic messages, warnings

General News logo7 Oct 2016

By IAN PORTER

- Telstra and world-leading dedicated short-range communications company Cohda Wireless have proved the viability of using smartphones as part of the technology mix to deliver intelligent transport systems (ITS).

- Using Telstra’s 4G phone network, the companies conducted a trial in South Australia that involved delivery of driver alerts, green light priority for high-priority vehicles and “green wave” traffic management where drivers are advised about the correct speed to travel in order to catch the green light ahead.

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