San Francisco, US, October 17th, 2018, Optibus, a leading provider of next generation planning and scheduling for the mass transit space, announced today it has been named a Cool Vendor in the October 2018 Cool Vendors in Automotive and Smart Mobility report by Gartner, Inc. The report evaluates interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services in the market, pointing out that “Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the core technologies underpinning future mobility services because it makes mobility more personalized, automated, easier to use and more efficient” and that “Data collection and, especially, data access are mandatory elements to enable the application of AI in future smart mobility and automotive products”.
“We are thrilled to be named a Cool Vendor by Gartner. We feel this is another confirmation of our commitment to bring innovation into mass transit, using advanced optimization and artificial intelligence” said Amos Haggiag, Co-Founder and CEO of Optibus. “Watching how our platform is deployed in over 300 cities worldwide, improving the economics behind mass transit and the passenger experience is very rewarding. We believe this designation validates our commitment to transform mass transit and ensure its enduring importance in an era of rapidly changing mobility”.
Optibus is a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service platform, with a modern, user-friendly interface that allows for the planning, evaluation and analysis of complex scheduling scenarios in minutes. With Optibus, operators can model their transportation network at the most granular level, improve their operations and passenger service as well as immediately see the business KPIs and cost data required to make the optimal decisions.