Hexagon selected by Munich for shared mobility solution
Partnership with Fujitsu to help city track bicycles, e-scooters and ridesharing companies
(HUNTSVILLE, Ala.) — Hexagon’s Geospatial division announced today that the mobility department of Munich, Germany, has selected Hexagon to implement a smart monitoring system to better manage and understand the impacts of shared mobility services in the city.
Hexagon will partner with Fujitsu to provide Munich a SaaS solution for tracking, visualizing and analyzing IoT data from a variety of mobility providers. The solution will monitor shared vehicles, such as e-scooters, bikes and cars, and will be the first of its kind in Germany.
The solution will also feature a dynamic digital twin of the city, allowing users to fuse the real and digital worlds and receive constant updates. Along with Hexagon’s M.App Enterprise software, Fujitsu will provide the necessary infrastructure for the project, which is designed to evolve constantly according to officials’ needs.
Hexagon was selected from among 14 competitors based on the technical completeness and capabilities of its offering and established expertise in the transportation domain. With this smart monitoring system in place, the city can continually monitor and guide future mobility concepts based on data.
“Shared mobility is a big issue around the world, and the city of Munich is on the leading edge of leveraging technology to manage these services,” said Maximillian Weber, senior vice president, EMEA, Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure and Geospatial divisions. “We are excited to deliver a system that will help officials better identify and understand transportation patterns with the goal of improving future city mobility.”
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