June 19, 2017

Building Connected Car Applications on Top of the World-Wide Streams Platform

  • Cortes M.
  • Dobbelaere P.
  • Hoste L.
  • Philips E.
  • Roelands M.
  • Sheykh Esmaili K.
  • Trappeniers L.
  • Van Cutsem T.
  • Van Raemdonck W.

The connected car is likely to play a fundamental role in the foreseeable Internet of Things. The connectivity aspect in combination with the available data (e.g. from GPS, on-board diagnostics, road sensors) and video (e.g. from dashcams and traffic cameras) streams enable a range of new applications, e.g., accident avoidance, online route planning, energy optimization, etc. These applications, however, come with an additional set of requirements which are not accommodated by the state-of-the-art stream processing platforms. We have built World-Wide Streams (WWS), a novel stream processing platform that has been explicitly designed with those requirements in mind. In this demo presentation, we will demonstrate a number of connected car scenarios that we have built on top of WWS.

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