Reflection of today’s session

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Our team really enjoyed today’s session and in particular the open round of discussions concerning the ideas. We think that this has been a very beneficial process, in order to be able to refine our ideas.  But not just the … Continued

Team mobiliTUM introduces itself

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Michael Riederer is an information systems graduate student who has gained profound professional experiences during several internships and student employees in various disciplines such as marketing, business analytics and management consulting. He discovered and applied a broad range of methods, … Continued

Towards an Understanding of Smart Cities

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1 The Course´s Topic The advanced practical course „Mobility Services“ inspires students to tackle the pressing challenges towards sustainable mobility. With this in line the 2015 summer term´s topic comprises the development of the essential mobile service for the smart … Continued

Team Porto introduces itself

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This blogpost is a short introduction of Team Porto. Unfortunately our name has been chosen too soon but nevertheless we are looking forward to be more successful than the football guys at UEFA Champions League. 😉 Our team consists of … Continued

“Total Motion” introduces itself

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In our first common blogpost, we would like to give you a quick overview about the members of our team. Our team “Total Motion” consists of Kerstin Gottelt, Sören Gunia, Marc Miller, Philipp Kopp and Sajjad Ali Siddiqui. Kerstin Gottelt … Continued

TiME Service

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When I started to think about a topic to write a blog entry for Smart mobility or smart city services, I first considered to write about small moving grids and the future carrier of electricity as utility[1] of smart cities, … Continued

Imaginnovation introduces itself

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Today our team, which is called “Imaginnovation” wants to introduce itself. We are a team of 5 focussed TU Munich students, looking forward to create an innovative mobility service for the smart city. Our team leader is Fabian Kolbe, 24 … Continued

Blacklist

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We really enjoyed the first kickoff! This is the list of possible ideas you came up with in about 15 minutes. Use it as an inspiration. However, we expect you to achieve way more than that Combine the ideas, invert them … Continued

ConnectedSignals – EnLighten

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  Description ConnectedSignals is a high-tech startup based in Eugene, Oregon that collects real-time traffic signal information, and builds predictive models of how signals will behave, enabling application that: Increase safety at intersections Improve fuel economy Reduce stress of driving … Continued

Shäre – efficiency for taxi usage

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SHÄRE-a-Taxi is an innovative app start-up from Munich that started end of 2014. With the app, users  can join taxi rides from other users and easily split the costs. Since 2015 it is available for iOS and Android. Source: www.shäre.com … Continued

Smart metering

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    Smart metering – overview So called “time” or “time-of-use” meters have existed for years in order to review a households or companies consumption of energy (like water, gas or electricity). But as only total values are provided since … Continued

BlaBlaCar

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BlaBlaCar is a carpooling center founded 2006 in Paris, France. Drivers have the ability to provide free seats of their own car, which can be rented by others. BlaBlaCar is now available in 12 countries including Germany, Spain, Italy, Russia. … Continued

HARKEN

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Heart and respiration in-car embedded nonintrusive sensors Description Statistics show that in 2008 1.2 million road accidents occurred, that resulted in 1.5 million casualties and 38000 fatalities [1]. According to the figures of eSafety Forum, 8.3% of the accidents are … Continued

STREETBUMP – Keep Your Streets Smooth

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1. Description of STREETBUMP Street Bump is a crowd-sourcing project that helps residents improve their neighborhood streets. Volunteers use the Street Bump mobile app to collect road condition data while they drive. The data provides governments with real-time information to … Continued

Mini Augmented Vision

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In less than two weeks, Mini (a subsidiary of BMW) will show off its Mini Augmented Vision Glasses at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.  BMW’s engineers have been developing these glasses together with microchip manufacturer Qualcomm in a 2-year project. … Continued

Moovel – knows the way

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                                                                   (Source: https://www.moovel.com/#/de/DE/ ) Features of the service Moovel … Continued

WAZE. OUTSMARTING TRAFFIC, TOGETHER.

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  Waze is a community-based navigation and traffic-reporting app. A waze user gets alerted not only in case of traffic jams, but also before you approach police, accidents and road hazards. If there is a problem ahead, Waze can re-route … Continued

Parkonaut – Parking lot sharing made easy

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(image-source: http://www.parkonaut.de/images/parkonaut-logo.png (viewed: 10.04.2015)) The website Parkonaut.de, founded by a small team in Berlin (1), provides a parking lot sharing service to help car drivers find and offer parking locations. This enhances the experience of car-based mobility, especially in cities (2). Features The idea of the … Continued

Google driverless car

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Features of Google driverless car Google driverless car is a mobility service which allows cars to drive completely autonomous. It is at the moment in development and it successfully passed first tests. Google aims for a completely autonomous vehicle. At … Continued

OsmAnd – An offline alternative for Google Maps

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Description When one needs an app for navigation using smartphones, OsmAnd is definitely a considerable choice. It works on Android using the OpenStreetMap (OSM) map database for its primary displays and provides many of the desired features that every user needs, … Continued

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