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  • Introducing the O-D CO2 Matrix

Introducing the O/D CO2 Matrix Using Connected Vehicle Data to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By |June 10th, 2019|

On June 5th at ITS America in Washington DC, Moonshadow CEO, Eimar Boesjes, delivered a presentation titled “Introducing the O/D CO2 Matrix Using Connected Vehicle Data to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions” at a technical session and panel discussion.

Millions of connected vehicles generate detailed movement data. After anonymizing the data it can be used to gain insight into the movement patterns of vehicles as well as which movements generate the most greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Anonymized connected vehicle data includes the origin, destination and waypoints of trips. Timestamps give us the day […]

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NYC Motor Vehicle Collisions Data in DB4IoT

By |April 10th, 2019|

The NYC Open Data portal provides an interesting data set from the NYPD that is a breakdown of every motor vehicle collision in NYC by location and injury. Each record represents a collision in NYC by city, borough, precinct and cross street. This data can be used by the public to see how dangerous/safe intersections are in NYC.

We imported the data into the DB4IoT analytics platform to visualize the six-year period from July 2012 through June 2018. The following series of images detail the results. Public data sets such as […]

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ITS Washington Annual Meeting Presentation – Using Connected Vehicle Data to Estimate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By |December 19th, 2018|

Eimar Boesjes, Moonshadow CEO, delivered a technical presentation at the ITS Washington annual meeting on December 11th, 2018 in Seattle.

Estimating vehicle emissions from connected vehicle data does not replace existing environmental models, roadside emissions measurements or environmental models. Rather, it augments these. We think it would be extremely interesting to compare the emissions estimates from DB4IoT with INRIX Trips with actual measurements from roadside air quality measurements, with emissions calculations from gasoline sales and with the existing environmental models. These different approaches each give a different insight and they can […]

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Deriving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimates from Connected Vehicle Data

By |October 31st, 2018|

Eimar M. Boesjes, CEO, Moonshadow Mobile
Joshua Skov, Industry Mentor, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon
October 26, 2018

What does the carbon footprint from transportation look like? In particular, how could you map it?

Typically, carbon footprinting exercises for local and regional jurisdictions deliver highly aggregated results. Even when the unit of analysis is geographic, the data is all about pie charts and tables. The results for New York City are…for all of New York City. Meaningful and important, but it leaves us missing something truly geographic in nature. Moonshadow Mobile recently […]

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DB4IoT with INRIX Trips: Generate Origin-Destination Matrices in Seconds

By |August 22nd, 2018|

DB4IoT with INRIX Trips delivers the capability to generate Origin-Destination matrices from databases with hundreds of millions of waypoint records within seconds. This makes generating O/D matrices an interactive process. Users can change the time periods, date range or vehicle types and DB4IoT generates the O/D matrix automatically. This video shows how quick and easy it is to generate an O/D matrix in DB4IoT with INRIX Trips.

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DB4IoT, Moonshadow’s database engine for the Internet of Moving Things, was purpose-built for time-series […]

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Moonshadow Mobile Partners with INRIX to Deliver Powerful Travel Pattern Analytics Platform

By |June 4th, 2018|

Novi, MI – June 4, 2018 – Today, Moonshadow Mobile, Inc. announced a partnership with INRIX, the world leader in transportation analytics and connected car services, to incorporate INRIX Trips Reports into Moonshadow’s DB4IoT platform. The solution offers transportation agencies an intuitive, cloud- based origin-destination analytics platform for understanding the trips consumers and fleets make over time on maps, charts, graphs and animations.

“DB4IoT with INRIX Trips transforms and optimizes operations for departments of transport and public transit agencies, informs short- and long-term transportation planning and engineering efforts, and unleashes the […]