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Volkswagen software for smart cities Artificial intelligence improves flow of traffic

05/12/22
Volkswagen software for smart cities - Artificial intelligence improves flow of traffic

A pilot project for intelligent urban planning: in Carmel, Indiana, Volkswagen is analysing mobility data to understand the flow of traffic. The automotive manufacturer is using its own Computer Vision software from the production department for this project.

Volkswagen software for smart cities - Artificial intelligence improves flow of traffic
Nicolas Hummel, Rolf Simon and Markus Zarbock (left to right) are part of the Smart.Production:Lab and are excited to play their part in intelligent urban planning with Volkswagen’s Computer Vision software.

Out of the box: from the factory to the road

As inventors, we are always curious and asking ourselves whether it’s possible to go even further.
Markus Zarbock
Head of technology at the Volkswagen Group’s Smart.Production:Lab
Artificial intelligence – not so difficult after all
Artificial intelligence – not so difficult after all

A visit at the Smart.Production:Lab

From logistics to the city: Smart software for smart cities.
Volkswagen software for smart cities - Artificial intelligence improves flow of traffic
In Carmel, the roundabout capital, the Computer Vision software uses cameras to collect valuable data for urban planning.

Sunshine, rain, snow: Carmel is the ideal test site

Volkswagen software for smart cities - Artificial intelligence improves flow of traffic
Traffic is tracked every ten seconds. This can be extremely helpful in extraordinary traffic situations such as major events.
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Innovation Talk - The Volkswagen Software Offensive

Innovation Talk The Volkswagen Software Offensiv

Data enables intelligent urban planning

The video explains clearly how the Volkswagen Vision Workbench (VW²) works.
Volkswagen software for smart cities - Artificial intelligence improves flow of traffic