The next few weeks are going to be busy and one of the reasons is that I am fortunate enough to be speaking at this year’s Santa Clara edition of Strata.
Alexander Kagoshima, Noelle Sio and I are talking in the Machine Data session on Thursday 13th February about “Driving the Future of Smart Cities - How to Beat the Traffic”. It’s the last parallel talk of the day, so perfect timing for figuring out how to navigate the Bay Area traffic on the way home.
We’ll be looking at how in car data sources like GPS locations can enable more intelligent routing which predicts future traffic conditions along your journey.
In addition we’ve taken a look at traffic disruption data in London and created a model which predicts how long a new incident will last, giving you confidence that the collision which blocked your route to work this morning will have been cleared by the time you want to head home. I’ve written a simple web based demo which I hope to show during the talk.
Strata talks are videoed (yikes!) and we hope to make our slides available after the talk. Stay tuned as well for a sneak peek at the transport disruption demo.