Autonomous Vehicles Require Autonomous Roads

Whether it’s barrels blocking lanes or paint lines that aren’t visible, we’ve been building and managing roads for humans who can guess and anticipate intricate situations on the roads in ways machines never will. With the impending shift to self-driving vehicles motivated by the demand for shipping in the online economy, increasing labor and cost…

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What Digital Twins And The Metaverse Mean For Our Infrastructure

Suddenly, the metaverse and digital twins are hot topics of conversation in our day-to-day lives. These conversations usually spark either excitement or fear and discomfort, all while some don’t even know what the metaverse is. There’s no denying that science and technology are accelerating at unprecedented rates, but it’s important to understand the implications of…

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How Technology Can Helps Us Achieve Zero Roadway Fatalities

In a country where technology is advancing at a rapid pace, it seems like roadway fatalities should be a thing of the past. However, the reality is that tens of thousands of drivers die on American roads every year. For decades, the cause of most of these roadway fatalities boiled down to one thing—driver error.…

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The Impact Of Climate Change And How AI Can Help

As California experiences an unprecedented wildfire season and the East Coast is battered by stronger hurricanes, it’s no secret that the realities of climate change are becoming direr than ever. This year is already on track to be between the fifth and seventh hottest year on record.  The phrase “if we don’t take immediate action, then…

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Shifting Populations And The Implications For Transportation

As states across the nation see significant population shifts due to the pandemic, transportation technology has never been more vital. Whether it’s the Sun Belt states that are experiencing large population growth or the Northeast that saw an out-migration trend, smart technologies on roadways matter. As populations change, the way their roadways and infrastructure are managed must…

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A Day in the Life at WASHTO Conference

Monday: September 13th, 2021 7am – Exhibit Hall open Matt Graney, our Operations and Sales Support Manager, and I met at the office bright and early to gather our conference materials and head into the convention center to set up our booth. When we first got there we had to check in for the conference…

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Meet the Team: Matt Graney

Meet Matt Graney, our Sales and Operations Support Manager! 1. What does a typical day look like for you? My typical day starts out some coffee and hanging out with my dog before heading to work. Checking the status of deployed sensors and organizing emails and client projects. 2. What project of yours are you…

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Machine Learning To Combat Increased Road Issues Related To Extreme Weather

The increased frequency of extreme weather events has become impossible to ignore. In 2018, California experienced the most deadly wildfire in its history. Over 85% of Paradise’s town buildings were destroyed as well as neighboring towns. A combination of high wind gusts, drought conditions and overgrown vegetation created a perfect storm to fuel an unprecedented blaze. With many cities…

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Meet the Team: Jen Cantwell

Here at Blyncsy, we love our employees! Get to know Jen, our senior engineer. She develops Blyncsy’s embedded software applications. Jen used to work in defense for almost 9 years, writing embedded software for communication systems used in unmanned and manned aircraft. She earned her BS in computer science from the University of Utah. What…

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