Entries Tagged to 'transport'
Mary Mwangi, CEO, Data Integrated talks about: the Kenyan Government's cashless initiative for Saccos running matatus (buses); the problems with the approach; how she became involved; the system she has developed for collecting cash; the impact on cash collection; and whether there will ever be cashless systems on the buses. ... read more
January 23, 2017
Jeremy Gordon and Caine Kamau talk about their start-up Flashcast, a location aware advertising tool used on Nairobi's matatus, that can also be used to track them; The interview covers: how the location aware advertising platform works on the matatus; who uses matatus in Nairobi and therefore who is being targeted; the advertisers attracted so far; how many buses are involved and the total number of buses; and its capability for tracking bus movement and how it might be used, ... read more
January 14, 2014
Kamal Bhattacharya, Director, IBM Research Africa talks about: the setting up of IBM's research facility in Nairobi; what technology they are using to track traffic data; what the data allows you to do in terms of helping plan existing journeys and explore future scenarios; the impact of end of month salary payments on traffic; and the other African problem areas that the research centre will tackle. ... read more
August 4, 2013