Use Cases

Parking

Have you ever seen yourself going around a parking lot without finding a parking spot? Imagine a world where this does not happen, imagine that you have a solution that shows you the current occupation of every parking spot in a city.

EMBERS gives you this vital information for you to drive users to a free parking spot without the hassle of having to search for it. This will decrease the time a user spends looking for a parking spot, as side effects it will also decrease pollution and traffic flow.

At this point, you might be wondering “How will I guide users to the parking spots?”. That’s not a big deal if you use the EMBERS routing service, which enables you to guide users from their location to the best parking spot.

EMBERS is a platform that will enable you to solve specific challenges in the scope of mobility in smart cities. Out of the box, it offers complementary services to the data sources it provides, take a look at the documentation and start solving problems like this one.

EMBERS Key Features

  • ideaMonitor occupancy via IoT Networks
  • ideaDetect Infractions via Occupancy analysis
  • ideaFind best available spots
  • ideaGive the best route to the best spot
  • ideaEnable Park-and-ride mechanisms in your system
  • ideaMonitor parking lot occupancy via check-ins and check-outs
  • ideaWorks with indoor and outdoor parking

Traffic

There’s a high probability you’ve been stuck in traffic before. Imagine that you were home, and knew the status of the street that you have to commute in every day, would it help you change that regular but congested street to a less congested one where you would not be stuck in traffic? The answer is probably yes.

EMBERS gives you the current information on every street of a given city which enables you to solve this specific problem and improve the traffic flow of the city. You might be wondering “Sure, this is fine. But how do I calculate the new route, without passing that street?”. That’s a thing where EMBERS can help, by using our routing engine you are able to make checkpoints everywhere on a route and avoid that congested street.

The EMBERS platform empowers you with the necessary tools to solve issues related to traffic flows on a city. We currently offer services which complement our data to enable better applications and create a mobility ecosystem.

EMBERS Key Features

  • ideaLeast/Most used roads
  • ideaRoad occurrences
  • ideaAvoid traffic jams via the real time road occupancy
  • ideaRe-route drivers through less congested areas
  • ideaCalculate best routes based on current traffic conditions
  • ideaAnalyse the impact of construction on the road

Environment

Pollution is, nowadays, one of the biggest issues all around the world. Most of it comes from cars either from people commuting or from people looking for a parking spot.

EMBERS, provides you with air quality and pollution data from cities, for you to try and optimize the parking, traffic or other kinds of transportation to reduce the pollution on that city. This can be done with Big Data Analysis on the data that is on platform and correlating it with traffic and/or parking to try and optimize the traffic on the cities.

EMBERS empowers you with the necessary tooling to solve this issue and solve the pollution issue on every city nowadays.

EMBERS Key Features

  • ideaLeast/Most used roads
  • ideaRoad occurrences
  • ideaAvoid traffic jams via the real time road occupancy
  • ideaRe-route drivers through less congested areas
  • ideaCalculate best routes based on current traffic conditions
  • ideaAnalyse the impact of construction on the road

Public and Private Transportation

Imagine that your city center is filled with pollution. A good idea would be to stop people from going there by car, to avoid a high polluted area.

EMBERS enables you to correlate public and private transportation routes, to give you a single route with different transportation modes without changing your destination.

EMBERS Key Features

  • ideaBest public transportation routes
  • ideaSearch trips, timetables, lines and stops
  • ideaOptimize public transportation routing
  • ideaReal time usage of public transportation

Logistics

Imagine the chaos it is while someone parks in the reserved delivery location at the front of your store! You need to park the van farther away than you’d normally would and bring everything by hand.

With the information integrated in EMBERS you can access the type of a specific parking place, in this case, a reserved one and monitor when someone has parked in that spot. From there you can be notified and see, in real time, who has parked and act upon it.

EMBERS provides you this information, it’s just a matter of constructing the business logic on top of it!

EMBERS Key Features

  • ideaCalculate the best routes for your trip
  • ideaAnalyse the impact of a new stop
  • ideaAvoid congested areas by leaving them to later
  • ideaSee the available dedicated spaces for delivery

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