If Cars Could Talk

Kaelble, Steve
November 2004
Indiana Business Magazine;Nov2004, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p9
Focuses on Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Zoom Information Systems, which plans to manufacture hardware and software to allow vehicles to communicate with the world around them. Partnership with Boeing to create an Intelligent Transportation System; Description of how the system will gather and transmit data; Enabling of authorities to monitor traffic flow by analyzing speedometer and global positioning system (GPS) data from cars during rush hour; Use of a state 21st Century Research and Technology Fund grant to help fund research and development.


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