Mobile Integration Platform Concept: The Naples Pilot Test Site

In the infomobility services regardless of transport modes, a key role is the real time availability of data and services from different providers and the share of information to users’ community through common mobile devices like personal digital assistants (PDAs) and Smartphones. In order to achieve these goals a new approach to data collection, privacy policies and mobility client application with user friendly interfaces is required. These are the contents and goals of i-Tour Project (intelligent Transport system for Optimized URban trips), cofounded by European Union (EU) in the 7th FP. The Naples test site is a demonstration based on mobile integration platform concept, characterized by the presence of different transport operators sharing data and services for the i-Tour applications. The main topic of the Naples test site is the covering of different transport modes: trains and cableway from Circumvesuviana, motorway from Autostrade Meridionali, ships from Lauro Shipping and buses from Naples Province. Each transport operator is able to support the i-Tour needs with real time information about their services and planned information (like timetable, route, etc.), depending on users requests. The network of road data is provided by Navteq cartography while the environmental data are provided by Google weather services. Road network and weather services are common to all i-Tour test sites. The target of the Naples Test site is to develop a demonstration platform, based on transport services and other services, like weather, that will be integrated on a smartphone application interface, based on the Android operative system. The demo platform is a travel information system, composed of a wide range of personalized Location Based Services in order to support the user community with traffic events, tourist information, detailed point of interest and other kind of information including i-Tour recommendations. According to i-Tour targets, the main actor will be the user accessing information and services from everywhere (“ubiquitous mobility”).


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  • Accession Number: 01488353
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 2013 1:45PM