Monthly Archives: April 2014

QMIC Holds the First Connected Vehicles Field Demo in the MENA Region: Enabling Next Generation of Road Safety

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Doha: April 28, 2014: the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) showcased the first Connected Vehicles field demo in the MENA region in an event held at the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) today. The event was attended by VIPs from the government, industry, research and academic sectors in Qatar.

Connected Vehicles (V2X) refers to the concept where vehicles can communicate with each other and with the road infrastructure through standard-based wireless technologies and specifications. This emerging technology has attracted global attention due to its critical role in enabling cooperative Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) which will have a significant impact road safety and traffic efficiency. According to industry projections, once fully implemented, connected vehicles can mitigate up to 80% of crashes by unimpaired drivers. Hence, regulatory frameworks are in being put in place around the world to speed up the deployment of V2X system and technologies.

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Connected Vehicles Field Demo

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9 December 2013
19:00 – 21:00

Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) showcased the first Connected Vehicles field demo in the MENA region in an event held at the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) on April 28th, 2014. The event was attended by VIPs from the government, industry, research and academic sectors in Qatar.

Connected Vehicles is a futuristic technology enabling the next generation of road safety and reducing up to 80% of potential accidents. To learn more about Connected Vehicles, click here.

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Qatar Rail and QMIC Sign a Multi-Year Contract To Adopt MASARAK™ In Support of Rail Operations

 

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Doha: March 3rd, 2014: Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) and the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) have inked an agreement that will allow the railway company usage of QMIC’s Masarak Platform and Services for traffic monitoring, logistics management, and road safety.

The partnership will enable Qatar Rail to deploy and fully utilize the Masarak platform and its integrated set of transport and logistics services and applications, as well as recruit traffic expert professionals to monitor traffic conditions, coordinate and manage contractors’ fleets’ movement in order to reduce traffic congestion, and to promote road safety practices among all fleet drivers and stakeholders.

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