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Digital sensors to provide new insights into transport movements in Richmond

Richmond Council is rolling out digital sensors to provide insights into active travel and pedestrian movements, to inform planning to improve the road network and urban environment and help make the borough smarter, safer and more sustainable. The council will be working with UK-based transport artificial intelligence company Vivacity Labs, using …

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AI scale-up Vivacity Labs receives Innovation Award

London-based AI scale-up Vivacity Labs has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Vivacity Labs team received the Innovation Award for its technology that supports government, regional bodies and local councils to re-think and optimise the way traffic and transport infrastructure is built and used. Established in 2016, …

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How can artificial intelligence improve active travel insights?

Sutton and Kingston Councils recently partnered with UK-based transport AI company Vivacity Labs. Rebecca Morley catches up with Vivacity Labs’ CEO Mark Nicholson to find out how the technology can help improve active travel insight and the safety of high footfall areas The way we travel has changed dramatically over …

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Vivacity Labs’ AI traffic signal control to be trialled in Cambridge

Vivacity Labs’ AI traffic signal control is to be trialled at some of the busiest junctions in Cambridge to help cut congestion and improve air quality. The 12-month trial will investigate how camera-based sensors and machine learning can be used to optimise traffic signals to improve traffic flow, reduce journey …

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UK AI company Vivacity Labs to expand globally with £5 million Series A funding

London-based tech company Vivacity Labs has secured £5 million of Series A funding in a VC round led by investor Mobeus, with additional funding from existing investors Downing Ventures and London Co-Investment Fund. Vivacity Labs works with government, regional bodies and local councils to rethink and optimise the way traffic …

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Councils working with Vivacity Labs for active travel insights in Sutton and Kingston

Sutton and Kingston Councils will be working with UK-based transport AI company Vivacity Labs to help improve active travel insight and the safety of high footfall areas. The councils, as part of the InnOvaTe project, will utilise Vivacity’s AI and Internet of Things (IoT) technology to provide data on different …

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Spin launches UK’s ‘first’ micromobility research fund

Spin is launching the UK’s ‘first’ micromobility research fund. It will be aimed at “tackling the challenges, exploring the opportunities, and answering the questions our industry faces as it matures”. Spin’s commitment of £100,000 will, over the next 12 months, support top researchers from ten leading universities in the UK …

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Vivacity Labs’ AI to be used at ‘smart junctions’ in Greater Manchester

Vivacity Labs and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have announced the roll-out of AI-controlled ‘smart’ traffic junctions to accommodate the increase of active travel modes, such as cycling and walking, in the city during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using sensors with inbuilt artificial intelligence, Vivacity enables TfGM to anonymously identify different …

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Ford partners with Vivacity to stop accidents before they happen

A consortium led by Ford is developing an innovative predictive road safety tool which, using data from connected vehicles and intelligent roadside sensors, could help to make travel in towns and cities safer and easier. Each year more than 1.3 million people are killed on roads around the world1 – …

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Local councils choose Vivacity Labs for active travel insights

Vivacity Labs has been selected by dozens of UK councils to improve their active travel insights as people return to work. The transport AI company captures classifies and tracks live transport usage anonymously, 24/7, via sensors placed in major towns and cities. With this data, local authorities can not only …

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