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Smart Cities: Traffic Control

Smart traffic control systems are designed to optimize the flow of traffic in a city to reduce congestion and lower travel times. To achieve this task, smart traffic control systems can utilize a combination of the internet of things, edge computing, and artificial intelligence. These systems range from the addition of new hardware to existing traffic control systems like stoplights, to data collection and processing systems that can predict areas of congestion and change traffic flow through manipulating traffic control infrastructure or directly communicating alternate routes to drivers.


Top 10 Corporate Owners


 
Issued Patent Count   
 
Published Application Count

Corporation Patents and Published Applications Count
1. Inventor
 
 
396
2. Here Global
 
 
216
3. IBM
 
 
162
4. Toyota
 
 
146
5. Ford
 
 
90
6. Inrix
 
 
86
7. Conduent
 
 
74
8. Robert Bosch
 
 
71
9. Intel
 
 
64
10. Siemens
 
 
51




Invention Categorization and Classification

Categorization and Classification Patents and Published Applications
  • Parking
  •  
    696
    696 Parking
  • Alerts
  •  
    379
    320 Anomalies , 59 Signals
  • Data Collection
  •  
    352
    194 Stationary+UAV , 158 Mobile
  • Public Safety
  •  
    400
    216 Pedestrians/Cyclists , 184 Violations+Enforcements
  • Traffic Management
  •  
    1930
    675 Devices , 599 Model/Predict , 512 Control , 144 Emergencies


    Recent Published Activity in Smart Cities: Traffic Control as of September 17, 2021