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Use of Mobile/Wireless Technologies in all Sectors of the Transportation Industry is Focus at MoMoDetroit

As mobile/wireless technologies are significantly impacting every sector of the transportation industry from connected cars to bike-sharing to public transit and more, Mobile Monday Detroit explores the topic of 'Mobile in Transportation' and the technology's impact on all modes of transport

Rezul - Sep. 8, 2014 - DETROIT -- With 39% of drivers in a recent survey indicating that in-car technology is important when deciding which car to purchase, and the 'connected car' services sector expected to see growth nearly 21 times that of traditional mobile voice and data services thru 2018, the use of mobile/wireless technologies in all sectors of the transportation industry are gaining widespread attention by companies, government and consumers. As a result, Mobile Monday Detroit will present 'Mobile in Transportation' at its next event on September 15th at 5:30 p.m. at Compuware in Detroit.

Topics discussed will include:

-  Use of mobile/wireless technologies across the broad scope of next-generation transportation systems
-  The auto industry's focus on the 'Connected Car' and opportunities provided by the 'Internet of Things'
-  An overview of the M-1 Rail Streetcar Project and the way wireless technologies will be used in the project's vehicles and systems

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-  HMI (Human-Machine Interface) that can anticipate driver's needs, leveraging of infotainment API's, and combining behavioral data & driver preferences for increased features/functionality

Presenters will include:

-  Sue Zielinski, Managing Director, SMART at the University of Michigan
-  Tim Yerdon, Vice-president of Design, Marketing & Connected Services, Visteon
-  Matt Webb, Senior Project Manager, M-1 Rail/HNTB
-  Brad Ridenour, Director of Business Development – Automotive Solution Practice, Lochbridge (formerly Compuware Professional Services)

The evening's program will also include demo kiosks during the event, networking from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m., and a special announcement from the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan.

Attendance at Mobile Monday Detroit is FREE, but advance registration is required at Free parking is available (with ticket validation at event sign-in) in Compuware's parking deck directly behind the headquarters building, and refreshments will be served courtesy of Compuware.

Mobile Monday Detroit is sponsored by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM), Mobile Monday Michigan, and Compuware.

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About Mobile Monday Michigan:

Mobile Monday Michigan, a subsidiary of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, is a mobile / wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization. Here in Michigan, we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 2800 members state-wide. Information about Mobile Monday Michigan can be found at

About the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan:

MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan's mobile / wireless industry. The organization's mission is to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system and serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other's perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; to increase the use of Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; and to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan's economy. Information about MTAM can be found at

Linda Daichendt

Source: Mobile Monday Michigan

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