Jaap: It pretty incredible to see what the accuracy and volume of our data can provide to cities and states, like the six departments of transportation that are using Wejo data with Moonshadow Live Traffic analysis, to improve the way they respond to and understand major emergencies.
It’s a true symbiotic relationship with our customer, Moonshadow -- their analysis of the world’s largest connect vehicle data has been a lot of fun to see come to life.
To have cities and decision making bodies get the ‘aha’ moment of what connected vehicle data can do, instead of the traditional infrastructure model or mobile phone data even, that’s why work for Wejo. We got to truly see in the webinar just how real-time our customers get data from our connected fleet and how we can show immediate movement trends that matter in times of emergencies.
Things like hour over hour traffic volume to gauge congestion on evacuation routes. Are people truly evacuating or are they sheltering in place? When do people begin to make trips back to urban or rural areas where they live?
After Hurricane Sally, we could see a major shift in traffic leaving the area before the Hurricane and a significant drop in movement the week after. What does that mean and how do cities use these insights for proper planning today, tomorrow and next year? This is why we partner with companies like Moonshadow and offer our data to Departments of Transportation -- to be able to dive deeper into the how and why for their residents.
We look forward to working with ongoing customers to change the way we all work, live and travel. Analysis like this gives everyone a solid highlight into what the data can do… for good!