RTD Providers

The Data and Knowledge Engineering Group (DKE), a research group at the Research Academic Computer Technology Institute (CTI), a public research institute under the supervision of the Greel ministry of eduction with offices in Patras and Athens, is the project co-ordinator of TRACK&TRADE. DKE conducts research in the area of data management, with a focus on spatial and temporal data, typically in the scope of national and European funded research projects. Recent activities include a project on telematics services for the Greek market and a European IST project on mobile computing.
The Institute of Transport Research at the German Aerospace Center in Berlin, Germany, has established itself as an independent centre of excellence for transport research. Its expertise covers all transport modes with special focus on transport system analysis, transport information science and transport system technologies. Research relevant to TRACK&TRADE research was conducted in the area of Taxi FCDs (cf. www.cityrouter.com).
The Business Informatics Group at the Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria has an active research focus in the areas of Data Engineering, Process Engineering, Web Engineering, and Model Engineering. The group has been involved in several national and European research projects relating to the various research areas.

SME Partners

WIGeoGIS is one of the leading European enterprises in the ranges of geo-marketing and internet/mobile GIS with more than 300 customers at 2 enterprise locations.
Emphasis Telematics in Athens, Greece is a key player in the development of telematics solutions for the Greek market. Market activities cover a broad range of solutions applied to fleet tracking and management, telemetry and bulk SMS applications. Vertical market activity develops dedicated solutions adapted to specific client’s operational and technological requirements (WAP services, Cost Analysis etc.).
Geomatics in Athens, Greece conducts consulting, research and applications development in a wide spectrum of services covering aerial photography, photogrammetric mapping, digital cartography, geographic Information Systems applications, production and distribution of digital data. Geomatics been established as the main player in the Greek market for the acquisition, processing and production of digital data that can be turned into valuable information for the customers.
GreenWay Systeme GmbH in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany has its major expertise in the development and production of traffic telematic systems and system services for traffic control and road construction site monitoring. Products include the GreenWay system (GWS), a satellite supported control system for priority switching of traffic lights for emergency and rescue vehicles (fire-brigade vehicles and ambulances) and Staucon a sensor-supported control system at road construction sites connected to variable message signs.
Talent in Athens, Greece is a high-tech start-up company founded in 2002aimed at creating innovative products and services in the fields of education, culture, tourism, environment and commerce. The company’s flagship product Cruiser a new medium for publishing, advertizing, searching, expressing and communicating on the web, based on maps and geographic space.

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