Harnessing Public Transport for Smarter Asset Management: TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England 2022 Retrospective


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Vortex IoT’s Commercial Director, John Vinson, joined us at at TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England 2022 last month to present on technologies for environmental scanning products that can provide real-time condition-based monitoring of both highway and urban environment assets.

To make proactive decisions you need the correct data from your environment, and delivering actionable data is at the forefront of the technologies that Vortex (now part of Marston Holdings) are developing. John explained how to leverage this real-time 3D data to provide notifications and reporting so that you know the condition of all your assets (roads, pavements, kerbside objects and street furniture), can detect potential enforcement breaches (parking violations, for example) and are able to prevent future failure for a safer, smarter and more sustainable city. In addition to continuous fixed infrastructure scanning, his presentation demonstrated that by autonomously scanning the built environment with vehicle-2-infrastructure scanners retrofitted to bus fleets (and applying AI to the data) you can move from reactive to predictive maintenance.

John subsequently hosted deeper dive roundtable discussions with support from Vortex Marketing Manager, Cameron Kent, and Marston Holdings’ Director of Environment, Nick Ruxton-Boyle.

If you meet our regular delegate qualification criteria but were unable to join us at M Shed for the live in-person event on April 28th, CLICK HERE and complete the short “Download form” (located at the bottom of the post) to receive a unique link enabling free access to the presentation video recordings and slides (including the film footage and slides from John’s initial presentation).

Those qualifying to receive the rich presentation content from this event include commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers, strategic decision makers and planners from: local authorities (e.g. city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils); public and private transport operators; regional transport partnerships, sub-regional transport bodies, combined authorities, integrated transport authorities and passenger transport executives; highways authorities and road operators; government and supporting national transport agencies; fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, parking operators, prime contractors etc.

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England 2022

On 28th April 2022 we will be casting a spotlight over South West England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by burgeoning city-regions such as Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham, Exeter, Gloucester, Plymouth and Torbay, Bournemouth/Poole, Salisbury, Swindon, and beyond.


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