Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (UNI) Amrita Research Labs(ARL) today developed a unique solution that delivers high-bandwidth information and multimedia entertainment to moving vehicles.
Named 'Amrita MiTrans,' the technology combines the latest advancements in computers and wireless telecommunications.
A release from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, here said it took the ARL team more than two years to create Amrita MiTrans, using key technologies, such as, embedded systems and WiFi. It provides an open and flexible platform, allowing for easy integration with third-party devices and applications.
Amrita MiTrans can support a wide variety of applications such as fleet scheduling, location tracking and delivery of education and entertainment in public and private vehicles.
This would benefit state transportation corporations, private bus owners, railways, metro systems, rental car owners, truck companies, and other businesses through revenue generation, increased efficiencies in fleet operations, cost reductions and improved customer satisfaction.
Amrita MiTrans would allow companies to provide customised information and entertainment in moving vehicles, greatly enhancing the travel experience of passengers. Passengers can watch advertisements and multimedia content while traveling. Among several other benefits, bus operators, can provide arrival and departure times to passengers in transit.
The companies would be able to track vehicle arrival and departure times without dependening on the Global Positioning System (GPS), capture information on vehicle diagnostics and deliver text messages or audio announcements along with a host of other potential applications, the release added.
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