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Texas Innovative Projects map glossary

  • 5G - Fifth generation of mobile telecommunications.
  • Automated Vehicle/Autonomous Vehicle (AV) - Vehicle capable of driving itself in some, or all environments, without a driver.
  • Connected Vehicle (CV) - Vehicle that is connected to and able to share data with other vehicles, the infrastructure, and the Cloud.
  • Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) - Wireless communication that allows automobiles to communicate with other automobiles or infrastructure.
  • Mobility-on-Demand - A concept in which consumers can access mobility, goods, and services on demand by using shared mobility, delivery services, and public transit through a connected network.
  • Pilot - Small scale deployment of the technology in real-world settings with consumers.
  • Request for Information (RFI) - A process to gather information and compare the capabilities of a product or supplier.
  • SPaT (Signal Phase and Timing) - Provides the current phase of traffic lights and how long that phase will persist.
  • SPaT Challenge - A challenge to states from the National Operations Center of Excellence to deploy infrastructure with SPaT broadcasts in at least one corridor (approximately 20 signalized intersections) by January 2020.
  • Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) - Wireless communication between automobiles and any entity that may affect it (automobiles, infrastructure, devices, pedestrians, etc.).
  • Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) - Wireless communication between automobiles and the infrastructure.
  • Waze Connected Citizen Program - A program in which cities can share upcoming traffic information with Waze, such as closures and construction, and receive access to real-time data reported by users in the app.
  • Waze Global Event Partner Program - A program in which cities and Waze share data to reduce event day traffic congestion and improve traffic conditions.