Smart Transportation Steering Group
The framework of Taipei Smart City takes “smart government” as the core value, and promotes “smart security”, “smart building”, “smart transportation”, “smart education”, “smart healthcare”, “smart environment”, and “smart economy” to be the blueprint for the future development. In order to achieve it, “1+7 smart city steering groups” were established. The steering group is led by the Department of Transportation, and cooperating with the Department of Information Technology, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation, and outside experts. It is hoped that the city vision of safe, convenient, shared, and green can be achieved through smart technologies to enhance transport efficiency and minimize environmental impact.
The services of Fun Travel in Taipei application for assisting the visually impaired to take bus and cross the road safely
''Assist the visually impaired passengers to take bus smoothly with IoT''
Combined with the server, OBU and warning devices, the system transfer the reservation to OBU to notice the bus drivers. The user could get information of bus arrival time and Push Notification of boarding/getting off service.
''Assist the visually impaired passengers to cross the road smoothly with IoT''
Setting up Bluetooth device at the intersection, so that users can automatically trigger the ''Audible pedestrian signal'' through the APP, and the information of the remaining time of pedestrian green light will display on the APP to assist the visually impaired can cross the intersection more safely.