The Waycare Blog

The Car Didn’t Bark: Why ‘Near Misses’ Are…

Post by Ian Goldsmith, Chief Product Officer at Waycare In Conan Doyle’s famous story “Silver...

Why UPS Avoids Left Turns – and What…

Post by Maria Kolar, Marketing Manager at Waycare Last month, while enjoying a nighttime drive...

XXXX as a Service: Budgeting in the Age…

Post by Paul-Matthew Zamsky, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Waycare The federal government tends to...

Rewriting History: What If the US Federal Highway…

Post by Kali Breheny, Proposal Manager at Waycare Everyone driving on the roads in America...

Self-Driving Cars: Why It’s Taking So Long

Science fiction writer Arthur Clarke once said that truly advanced technology seems like magic. Take,...

Can We Get Drivers to Slow Down?

The numbers tell the story. Of some 40,000 traffic deaths in the US every year,...

Why Curitiba, Brazil, is Not Houston, Texas:

Can Cities Ban Cars? Curitiba is a Brazilian city a thousand miles south of Brazilia,...

From Artificial Intelligence to Neural Networks: Technology to…

What is a “Smart City” A smart city is defined as:   an urban area that...

Untying the Gordian Knot

A Greek legend tells about a unique knot which could only be loosened by the...

Can Autonomous Helicopters Save Traffic Deaths?

Fox News reported that on August 27,   “a small plane has made an emergency landing...

US Interstate Highway System: Why It Took 62…

On June 29, 1956,  62 years ago,  US President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law...

Living – or Driving – at the Edge:…

Among baby boomers, there is a familiar phenomenon called boomerang boomers.  They leave home, travel...

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve…

Peter Drucker was arguably the world’s greatest management consultant.  Two of his most famous quotes...

Looking Forward: The Autonomous Vehicle Revolution

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will inevitably become the dominant form of transportation in the 21st century....

Privacy Laws: How Will They Impact Self-Driven Cars?

On May 25, the European Union enacted a new law, known as GDPR (General Data...

Smart Cities: A Guide for the Perplexed

These days, everything is smart. Smartphones, smart digital assistants (Alexa), even smart refrigerators. Well, citie...

Connected Cars: Are drivers comfortable sharing their data?

A connected car is a car that has Internet access, mainly with a wireless local...

How much are 40,000 lives worth?

Dennis Carver and his wife Lorraine survived the massacre in Las Vegas last October and...

Traffic Lights: A Short History

Who invented traffic lights?   The red-orange-green lights, so familiar on city streets, were preceded by...

DSRC What It Is, What It Will Do…

The US Department of Transportation has embraced DSRC (Dedicated Short-Range Communications) as its favored technology...

The Right Way to Make Our Cities Smarter

We have a problem with modern cities. Increasingly, a growing proportion of economic innovation and...

What is Artificial Intelligence?

The term artificial intelligence is, in our view, is a very misleading one.  Here is...

A Look Into the Future of Smart Cities

An article published some five years ago [1] in a European scholarly journal provides a...

What is Machine Learning?

Machine learning is a part of what is known as “artificial intelligence”.  It is essentially...

What is Deep Learning and What are Neural…

    Waycare makes use of the ‘deep learning’ technology, in turn closely related to ‘neural...