The real-time impact of A.I.-powered in-cab cameras

The real-time impact of A.I.-powered in-cab cameras

In the world around us, cameras are ubiquitous. Security cameras, phone cameras, laptop cameras. There’s a camera pointed at me right now. And they’re finding their way into truck cabs. More and more fleets are spec’ing in-cab cameras that provide visibility into on-road situations that can help protect the driver.

That means lots of video footage. Raw, it’s too much for anyone to parse through when heavy-duty trucks log long hours on huge stretches of highway. Enter artificial Intelligence (A.I.) It scans the footage, analyzes what it sees and calls out the important bits–safety related events or teachable driver moments with the aim of reducing collisions and unsafe driving habits.

On face value, A.I. is a magical buzz word that makes all things possible, but when Verizon Connect noted that A.I. allows its new Verizon Connect Dashcam to track distracted driving, phone usage, fatigue, I had one big question–how?

For that answer, I connected with Peter Mitchell, senior vice president and general manager, Verizon Connect. Watch the video above for insight into how A.I. is making an impact on in-cab cameras.

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