Train Alert

Train Alert notifies users of the location of trains in the local area so routes of travel can be optimized and traffic blockages avoided.

Transportation

Train Alert is a solution that helps people avoid the traffic disruptions that occur when trains travel through their community. Using commodity camera and software technologies, trains are detected as they approach the community. Users are then notified (via Twitter and a web app) of the approaching train. Travel routes can be adjusted in real-time to avoid the impending disruption.

Basics

  • Number of Employees
  • Stage
    Prototype (MVP) Ready
  • Founded
    1970
  • Primary Industry
    Transportation

Description

Train Alert is a solution that helps people avoid the traffic disruptions that occur when trains travel through their community. Using commodity camera and software technologies, trains are detected as they approach the community. Users are then notified (via Twitter and a web app) of the approaching train. Travel routes can be adjusted in real-time to avoid the impending disruption.