Porto City has the Biggest Testbed in Vehicular Networks

The Drive-In project, carried out in the scope of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal program, equipped almost 500 with a device developed by several Portuguese universities, companies, and the Carnegie Mellon University. This is the largest testbed in vehicular networks that give to the researchers the opportunity to study several issues, namely: traffic efficiency and security in the city of Porto. The reporter from the Portuguese newspaper Público spoke with Michel Ferreira, researcher from the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, with Peter Steenkiste, from Carnegie Mellon, and with the dual degree Ph.D. student Rui Meireles.

Read the Portuguese article at Público Online (July 17, 2011), Boas Notícias (July 19, 2011).