• IBM gets green light for AI-managed traffic lights

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    The next big thing to be controlled by AI is the humble traffic light - that is if IBM gets its way. The technology company has had its patent granted that sees traffic lights controlled by cameras and not on a timer, as is the case at the moment. Presumably this means there would be better management of the traffic flow, rather than relying on the current metronomic system. The idea would be that a computer would analyze the real-time flow of traffic and then figure out the best way to manage the barrage of vehicles that clog up our highways every single day.
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