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Section: Application Domains

Transportation Systems & Mobility

Major recent evolutions in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are linked to rapid changes in communication technologies, such as ubiquitous computing, semantic web, contextual design. A strong emphasis is now put on mobility improvements. In addition to development of sustainable transportation systems (better ecological vehicles' performance, reduction of impacts on town planning etc.) these improvements concern also mobility management, that is specific measures to encourage people to adopt new mobility behaviour such as public transportation services rather than their personal car. These prompting measures concern for instance the quality of traveller's information systems for trip planning, the ability to provide real time recommendations for changing transportation means according to traffic information, and the quality of embedded services in vehicles to provide enhanced navigation aids with contextualised and personalised information.

Since 2004, AxIS has been concerned with mobility projects :