#ITSA2021 VIDEO: Using ultra-wideband tech to protect VRUs


Commsignia – who can be found exhibiting at Stand 2118 at this week’s ITS America Annual Meeting at the Charlotte Convention Center, NC – is showcasing a new way to bring vulnerable road users (VRUs) into the connected vehicle ecosystem. It is using ultra-wideband (UWB), already popular for ‘smart fobs’ that help keep track of keys, coupled with roadside units, to pinpoint any VRU with a tag with centimeter accuracy, and broadcast their real-time position to nearby vehicles.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).