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Internet of Everything Case Study: ASFINAG

A Smoother Ride on the Austrian Autobahn

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A Smoother Ride on the Austrian Autobahn

By connecting thousands of sensors to an extensive network, Austria's autobahn corporation, ASFINAG, has created a smart highway designed to clear traffic jams before they happen. Through the Internet of Everything, ASFINAG gets the data needed to keep roads safe and drivers happy.

Challenge

  • Gain data on road, traffic, and weather conditions
  • Communicate accurate information to drivers

Solution

  • Connected thousands of sensors through a Cisco network of ruggedized switches and routers
  • Deployed Cisco IPICS for centralized, fast communications with authorities using different radio standards

Results

  • Reduced need for investment through better road use
  • Connected roads, drivers, and authorities nationwide
  • Exceeded EU standards for road transport