This piece was originally published in the October 2017 issue of electroindustry.
Bill Wells, Director of Communications, Applied Information, Inc.
Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA) visited NEMA Member Applied Information, Inc., to learn firsthand about a smartphone app that connects cars, people, traffic signals, and first responders and how that technology can reduce roadway deaths and injuries.
“The kind of innovation being done right here at home shows not only the ways in which technology can make our communities safer in the immediate future but also how our community is once again leading the charge in innovation,” said the congressman.
Rep. Woodall participated in a live demonstration of the app while riding in an autonomous vehicle with Bryan Mulligan, president of Applied Information.
“We are grateful that Representative Woodall took time from his busy schedule to see our efforts to improve roadway safety through the use of technology,” Mr. Mulligan said. “We believe that a connected world just works better and that if you give people solid, real-time information, they will use it to help keep themselves safe and, in turn, their communities safer.”
Congressman Woodall, who represents the Seventh District of Georgia, chairs the Rules Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process. He also serves on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and Budget Committee.