Tandon in the News
AT&T & NYU Poly’s Connected Intersections Challenge #WearableWednesday
- adafruit.com August 6th, 2014
- Source: http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2014/08/06/att-nyu-polys-connected-intersections-challenge-wearablewednesday/
Smart phones are increasingly the common denominator among pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers on NYC’s crowded streets. Create technology to connect those in traffic and keep pedestrians safe and alert.
Building on national efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of texting while driving, AT&T introduces Connected Intersections, a new traffic safety initiative to spur technological solutions to improve traffic safety on New York City streets and in other urban environments. The challenge seeks to leverage smart phone technology and wireless networks to make pedestrians, cyclists and motorists more aware of their surroundings and alert them to potential dangers.