Ann Arbor Wins Award for UM-Led Connected Vehicle Research Project

About six years ago, the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute in Ann Arbor recruited 2,800 residents and drivers for local companies to participate in a vehicle-to-vehicle communication experiment.

Simply put: cars that talk to each other.

Wireless communication devices were installed in volunteer vehicles and at local roadside and intersection locations, creating one of the largest smart-car deployments ever conducted.


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