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Insurance risk assessment – pay how you drive
Data-Driven Risk Assessment: Mireo SpaceTime's Role in Safer Roads
Dorian Derežić - 21/02/2024 | 4 min read
SpaceTime Insurance Automotive
Traditional methods of risk assessment in auto insurance fall short of addressing the dynamic nature of driving behaviors and environmental factors.
Component analysis – reseach and development
Shifting Gears in R&D: Leveraging Mireo SpaceTime for Vehicle Component Analysis
Dorian Derežić - 14/02/2024 | 15 min read
SpaceTime Research and Development Automotive
The automotive industry is in a state of rapid transformation and demands placed on R&D departments have never been greater.
Vehicle performance optimization – reseach and development
Driving R&D Forward with Mireo SpaceTime: A Deep Dive into Vehicle Performance Optimization
Dorian Derežić - 07/02/2024 | 15 min read
SpaceTime Research and Development Automotive
Performance optimization has emerged as a critical factor in automotive research and development.
Car companion app – enhancing user experience
Enhancing User Experience and Personalizing Car Companion Apps
Dorian Derežić - 31/01/2024 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Companion Applications Automotive
Users seek personalized experiences that cater to their unique preferences and driving habits.
Blue truck driving on a road – maximizing fleet efficiency
Maximizing Fleet Efficiency with SpaceTime's Real-Time Analytics
Dorian Derežić - 24/01/2024 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Fleet Management Automotive
SpaceTime can be used to upgrade modern fleets and simplify the work of fleet managers.
Blue slotted brake rotors – forecasting component lifespan
Forecasting Component Lifespan: Predictive Analytics in Vehicle Maintenance
Dorian Derežić - 17/01/2024 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Predictive Maintenance Automotive
The evolution from traditional to predictive maintenance marks a significant leap for automotive manufacturing.
Blue electric vehicle charging at a station – optimizing charging cycles
Enhancing Battery Charging Cycles for Extended EV Range
Dorian Derežić - 10/01/2024 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Electric Vehicles Automotive
With its advanced data-driven capabilities, SpaceTime is a becoming an important asset in the optimization of EV battery charging cycles.
Car production line – vehicle performance optimization
Customizing Vehicle Performance for Global Markets with SpaceTime Data
Dorian Derežić - 03/01/2024 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Research and Development Automotive
The ability to effectively tailor vehicle performance to various international markets is not just an advantage – it's a necessity.
Blue car in a tunnel – smarter and safer ADAS
Integrating SpaceTime Data for Smarter and Safer ADAS Features
Dorian Derežić - 27/12/2023 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems Automotive
SpaceTime is helping OEMs to transform ADAS – making the journey not just about reaching a destination, but doing so with unprecedented safety and intelligence.
Dark city road – emergency response systems
Leveraging SpaceTime for Enhanced In-Car Emergency Response Systems
Dorian Derežić - 20/12/2023 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems Automotive
Advanced capabilities of in-car emergency response systems are not just beneficial, but also life-saving.
Electric vehicle discharge graph – optimizing performance
Optimizing Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Performance Using SpaceTime Analytics
Dorian Derežić - 13/12/2023 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Electric Vehicles Automotive
The automotive industry is witnessing a transformative shift towards EVs, and SpaceTime is becoming an analytics backbone for optimizing these next-gen vehicles.
Car assembly line – concept to market
Accelerating the Journey from Concept to Market with SpaceTime Analytics
Dorian Derežić - 06/12/2023 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Research and Development Automotive
The race to reduce time-to-market is intensifying – and in this race, the integration of advanced analytics into existing vehicle development processes is key.
Car suspension system – improving ride comfort
Suspension Systems: Predicting and Improving Ride Comfort Across Diverse Terrains with SpaceTime
Dorian Derežić - 29/11/2023 | 3 min read
SpaceTime Predictive Maintenance Automotive
SpaceTime proved to be a significant enhancement to OEMs' existing data gathering and analysis capabilities – gathering concrete insights that can be used to refine suspension system designs.
Tesla - 1,000 km road trip in an electric car
Predicting Tesla's range better than Tesla | AI may defeat EV Range Anxiety - Part 4
Dijana Matošević - 14/02/2023 | 6 min read
Automotive Electric cars Range Anxiety
Mireo developed an accurate AI-based EV range prediction model which could be used on virtually any EV vehicle with the same or higher range estimation accuracy compared to the benchmark Tesla technology.
AI may defeat EV Range Anxiety - Part 3
How Tesla dramatically improved driving range prediction | AI may defeat EV Range Anxiety - Part 3
Dijana Matošević - 24/01/2023 | 4 min read
Automotive Electric cars Range Anxiety
To mitigate EV range anxiety, machine learning algorithms help to enhance prediction accuracy and yield far more consistent results than traditional physics-based modeling.
AI may defeat EV Range Anxiety - Part 2
AI may defeat EV Range Anxiety - Part 2
Dijana Matošević - 17/01/2023 | 3 min read
Automotive Electric cars Range Anxiety
None of the physical-based EV range predictions can consistently provide accurate results. An intelligent vehicle system that learns one's driving pattern and fuses real-time car sensors can predict EV battery consumption more accurately.
AI may defeat EV Range Anxiety - Part 1
AI may defeat EV Range Anxiety - Part 1
Dijana Matošević - 12/01/2023 | 4 min read
Automotive Electric cars Range Anxiety
The in-car EV range estimation is every now and then off by a stunning 20-30% across the board, not nearly accurate enough to make drivers feel safe.
Anti-speeding technology has just become mandatory in EU cars
Anti-speeding technology has just become mandatory in EU cars
Dijana Matošević - 12/07/2022 | 3 min read
Automotive Intelligent Speed Assistance Connected Cars
The in-car EV range estimation is every now and then off by a stunning 20-30% across the board, not nearly accurate enough to make drivers feel safe.
Removing Connected Car Data Monetization Barriers
Removing Connected Car Data Monetization Barriers
Dijana Matošević - 06/06/2022 | 2 min read
Insurtech Risk prediction Telematic Big Data
The most valuable companies nowadays are already generating record-high revenues from big data, but connected car data monetization is not happening at the pace predicted by McKinsey's 2016 report.
The future of car insurance – how the rules have completely changed
The future of car insurance – how the rules have completely changed
Mislav Krišto - 04/02/2022 | 3 min read
Insurtech Risk prediction Telematic Big Data
The current cost structure of insurance companies is simply not sustainable anymore. The future of car insurance is in connected car data analytics.
Tesla Rolls Out Usage-Based Insurance. Why Should You Care?
Tesla Rolls Out Usage-Based Insurance. Why Should You Care?
Dijana Matošević - 03/11/2021 | 4 min read
Insurtech Risk prediction Telematic Big Data
With Tesla offering real-time usage-based insurance, can we expect a major shift in the car insurance industry? The car insurance market has been heating up for hears, and the transformation towards telematics-based insurance is inevitable and cannot be avoided nor prolonged anymore.
SpaceTime outperforms GeoMesa by 17 times study finds
SpaceTime outperforms GeoMesa by 17 times, study finds
Dijana Matošević - 20/10/2021 | 4 min read
SpaceTime Telematic Big Data
Mireo SpaceTime outperforms GeoMesa in all performed benchmarks by giving response times in a range of seconds, unlike GeoMesa that requires minutes, shows Ericsson’s study. Mireo SpaceTime excels when executing different types of queries (spatial, temporal, and spatio-temporal).
Zagreb traffic analysis
The fastest bridge in Zagreb - Traffic jams surge as schools reopen
Dijana Matošević - 12/10/2021 | 4 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
How well do you know traffic patterns in your city? We present traffic patterns across 3 central bridges in Zagreb, explaining the traffic jams in detail and revealing the slowest bridge. This article is part two of our traffic analysis across the three main Zagreb bridges - The fastest bridge in Zagreb.
GPS Navigation in all cars by 2024
GPS Navigation in all cars by 2024
Dijana Matošević - 08/09/2021 | 2 min read
Automotive Connected Cars Intelligent Speed Assistance GPS navigation
The built-in GPS is already a mandatory feature in new EU cars, and with ISA regulative approaching, it's reasonable to expect new cars to be equipped with embedded GPS navigation. Starting from 2022, the Intelligent Speed Assistance ISA will be mandatory for all new EU cars introduced on the market and from July 2024 for all new cars sold in the EU.
Road Safety During Covid Outbreak 2020.
COVID-19’s paradoxical impact on road safety
Dijana Matošević - 24/08/2021 | 5 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility COVID-19
Despite 13% fewer miles driven in 2020, traffic fatalities in the U.S. went up by 8%! Contrary, road fatalities in the EU plummeted by 17%, reaching the record low numbers. Can telematics explain such discrepancy and help to increase road safety?
Auto insurance discrimination
How discriminative is your car insurance?
Dijana Matošević - 17/08/2021 | 3 min read
Insurtech Risk Prediction Telematic Big Data
Telematics is what’s shifting the insurers’ discriminating models from socio-economic and non-driving factors towards precise claim risk factors. Currently, insurer's proprietary premium pricing models rely on a myriad of more or less non-driving and discriminating factors, such as are age, sex, skin color, ethnicity, etc.
Digital innovations in urban mobility - future-ready solutions
Digital innovations in urban mobility - future-ready solutions
Dijana Matošević - 03/08/2021 | 6 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
The true smart cities of the future will be the ones pioneering extracting the value from the data in enhancing living conditions and taking care of the environment. By leveraging tools that analyze various traffic patterns and through a series of centralized digitalized services, city authorities can significantly improve the quality of life and mobility.
Could car ownership soon become a thing of the past?
Could car ownership soon become a thing of the past?
Mislav Krišto - 27/07/2021 | 3 min read
SpaceTimeUrban mobility
People today are not buying as many new cars as they used to, which is why the car OEMs decided to shift their focus from selling cars – to selling mobility. We examine what the future of transport and mobility will look like, as well as the problems car OEMs might find along the way.
Eliminating EV range anxiety
Eliminating EV range anxiety - why we think Tesla got it right
Vili Krainz - 20/07/2021 | 4 min read
AutomotiveElectric carsRange Anxiety
Range anxiety is still a widespread issue among EV owners and the ones looking to switch to EV. We leveraged machine learning to mitigate the problem and reassure drivers on exactly how much range they’ve got left, and learned quite a bit in the process.
The future of embedded navigation
The future of embedded navigation
Grga Ćurković - 13/07/2021 | 3 min read
Automotive GPS navigation Intelligent Speed Assistance
The embedded navigation has never been more relevant, and there is a strong upward trend in embedding navigation in modern vehicles. The future is very bright for the embedded navigation and the various ways it will enhance driver experience, safety, and environmental aspects of transportation.
Telematics help in better speed camera placement
Telematics help in better speed camera placement
Dijana Matošević - 06/07/2021 | 4 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
It's no secret that the motorists slow down when approaching the speed cameras, only to speed up just after passing them. Using highly advanced telematics driven-data Mireo offers another aspect on reviewing and improving speed camera placement to improve safety benefits of the speed cameras.
On-premises WEB map API server
Compact Maps - What Can You Put in 12 MB Binary?
Ivica Siladić - 29/06/2021 | 10 min read
Compact MapsGPS navigationCompact Maps
Mireo Compact Maps is functionally equivalent to the open-source suite MapTiler + Nominatim + GraphHopper. The complete Compact Maps functionality is contained in a single, 12 MB dependency-free Linux executable. This blog post explains the details of the map services implementation in Compact Maps.
Usage-based insurance is the future
Why does Warren Buffet think that traditional car insurance doesn't have a future?
Ivica Siladić - 22/06/2021 | 3 min read
Insurtech Risk Prediction Telematic Big Data
Mireo SpaceTime technology help insurers to make at least the first step in telematics transformation correctly. Mireo SpaceTime completely hides the complexity of data acquisition, filtering, contextualization, and presentation from data analysts. It allows them to focus on developing risk models using tools and concepts they are already familiar with
Worldwide Mobile Data Costs Ranked
Worldwide Mobile Data Costs Ranked: India is no longer a mobile data wonderland
Dijana Matošević - 28/05/2021 | 3 min read
Compact MapsGeneral
With prices soaring, India is no longer a mobile data wonderland. The Jio's effect and the era of unsustainable low tariffs have ended. Israel is the new leader in the world of affordable mobile plans.
Congestion charging
Congestion charging - William Vickrey's dream becomes reality
Ivica Siladić - 20/05/2021 | 5 min read
Congestion charging Telematic Big Data
High accuracy congestion charging using GPS telematics data
GPS tracking and banking
How a China bank uses GPS tracking data to assess local factory's financial health?
Ivica Siladić - 13/05/2021 | 4 min read
SpaceTime
How a China bank uses GPS tracking data to assess factory's financial health?
The fastest bridge in Zagreb
The fastest bridge in Zagreb
Dijana Matošević - 29/04/2021 | 4 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
How well do you know traffic patterns in your city? We present traffic patterns across 3 central bridges in Zagreb, explaining the traffic jams in detail and revealing the slowest bridge.
Rijeka bypass is notorious for frequent changes in posted speed limits.
Why don't drivers respect speed limits on the Rijeka bypass?
Dijana Matošević - 21/04/2021 | 4 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
Is driving 80+ km/h on the Rijeka bypass hearsay or a fact? To question this statement, we decided to measure how fast real-world vehicles actually drive.
Does Zagreb need another Sava bridge?
Does Zagreb need another Sava bridge?
Dijana Matošević - 07/04/2021 | 4 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
Can we use vehicle GPS tracking data to figure out whether a new bridge would help reduce congestions? Here's an interesting qualitative analysis of commuting patterns over the existing Zagreb bridges.
Speeding hotspots in Zagreb city<
Speeding hotspots in Zagreb city
Dijana Matošević - 29/03/2021 | 2 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
Using Mireo SpaceTime Roadway Analytics, we've detected the infamous Zagreb speeding hotspots, specifically the ones in which drivers speed more than 30 km/h above the posted speed limits.
Code performance
How an exception can lead to code optimization
Tomislav Gracin - 26/02/2021 | 7 min read
ProgrammingIntermediate
In Mireo, we value the quality of code and performance more than releasing stuff fast. Services we write are supposed to run forever.
Speeding: Does the opportunity make a thief?
Speeding: Does the opportunity make a thief?
Dijana Matošević - 28/12/2020 | 6 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility COVID-19
Do you become a rally driver when the streets are empty? Analyzing GPS traces of 600.000 vehicles, we measured how likely drivers are to speed.
How the travel patterns changed during the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy
How the travel patterns changed during the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy
Dijana Matošević - 08/07/2020 | 5 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility COVID-19
We present the Big Data movement analysis of 600.000+ vehicles driven throughout Italy, generated by using proprietary SpaceTime technology.
Mireo solving a nasty bug in GPS navigation loading="lazy"
High school math in navigation application deployment
Saša Bistrović - 18/05/2020 | 7 min read
GPS navigation Programming
If your navigation software runs nice and smooth on a device type A, it doesn't mean that it will run equally smooth on the device type B with the same OS.
Security in public transport
Security in public transport
Nikola Greb - 11/05/2020 | 5 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
Public transport security solutions with an emphasis on the panic button and GNSS tracking.
Overview of traffic congestion pricing systems
Overview of congestion pricing systems
Nikola Greb - 04/05/2020 | 8 min read
Congestion charging Telematic Big Data
Pros and cons of GPS congestion pricing comparing to tolling gantries according to principles of efficient congestion pricing.
Bringing Genius Maps to CarPlay
The Story of Bringing Genius Maps to CarPlay
Grga Ćurković - 27/04/2020 | 4 min read
Automotive GPS navigation
On WWDC 2018 Apple announced third-party applications will be added to CarPlay; with a billion compatible devices on the market CarPlay was the way to go.
>Mireo SpaceTime – an absurdly fast moving objects database
Mireo SpaceTime – an absurdly fast moving objects database
Miljen Mikić - 20/04/2020 | 5 min read
Telematic Big Data SpaceTime
A high-speed, moving objects database provides remarkable analytical tools speed, sometimes outperforming other solutions by three orders of magnitude.
Big Data analytics in fighting and preventing the spread of COVID-19
Big Data analytics in fighting and preventing the spread of COVID-19
Guido Cognoli - 16/04/2020 | 2 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility COVID-19
Governments and institutions are considering using Big Data analysis to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus infection.
GPS map matching algorithm, snap to road algorithm, GPS traces path reconstruction
Picking up the bread crumbs
Tomislav Gracin - 14/04/2020 | 5 min read
Programming SpaceTime Map matching
We take projections of the GPS position to the all nearby roads and intersections and consider them candidates for the actual (real-life) position.
Most likely next destination GPS navigation
Can GPS read your mind? AI predicts your next destination
Vili Krainz - 05/04/2020 | 6 min read
Automotive GPS navigation
We developed an AI which learns your driving patterns and can accurately predict your next destination based on current situation.
Testing the credibility of posted speed limits using Big Data Analysis
Are posted speed limits sometimes plainly wrong?
Dijana Matošević - 17/12/2019 | 9 min read
Telematics Big Data Traffic analysis Urban mobility
We questioned the credibility of posted speed limits using Big Data Analysis built in SpaceTime. We identified locations where...
Parsing and planning SQL queries with Apache Calcite
Parsing and planning SQL queries with Apache Calcite – Part 1
Zvonimir Jurelinac - 12/12/2019 | 5 min read
SpaceTime Programming Apache Calcite
To get the results, an SQL query must be parsed, validated, planned, optimized, and finally executed on a query engine. Apache Calcite can help with that.
Kafka stream processing in telematics big data
Gently down the stream processing
Luka Miljak - 29/11/2019 | 4 min read
SpaceTime Programming Kafka
How to perform real-time processing when data ingestion rates are measured in millions of entries per second?
Compiling SQL queries for Mireo SpaceTime
Compiling SQL queries for Mireo SpaceTime
Ivan Sikirić - 22/11/2019 | 7 min read
SpaceTime Programming SQL
We built a distributed storage engine capable of storing and indexing trillions of entries and optimized a way of querying spatiotemporal data.
GPS map matching algorithm, snap to road algorithm, GPS traces path reconstruction
Was it my way, or was it highway? An introduction to map matching.
Tomislav Gracin - 15/11/2019 | 4 min read
Programming SpaceTime Map matching
Map matching is a process of matching received vehicle coordinates with most likely road segment of a digital road map.
Storing and analyzing a large amount of spatiotemporal real-time data
Why would a normal person build their own spatiotemporal database?
Miljen Mikić - 06/11/2019 | 4 min read
Telematic Big Data SpaceTime
Storing and analyzing a large amount of spatiotemporal real-time data requires special treatment in choosing data structures and query algorithms.
What is GPS
Do you know how your mobile device knows where you are?
Nikola Greb - 31/10/2019 | 2 min read
General
The process, in a nutshell, is quite simple – GPS receiver in your mobile phone gets radio signals from GPS satellites in the space.
Usage-based insurance
What do you think about connected insurance based on GPS tracking?
Iva Žagar - 24/10/2019 | 2 min read
Insurtech Risk Prediction Telematic Big Data
I know you haven't had an accident in 15 years. That's why we're raising your rates. Because you're about due one. (Jantoo Cartoons)
Electric vehicle range anxiety
One of the greatest barriers to the adoption of electric vehicles is?
Iva Žagar - 08/09/2019 | 3 min read
Automotive Electric cars Range Anxiety Telematic Big Data
One of the greatest barriers to the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is range anxiety. Electric vehicles have a limited range and long charging times...
Traffic jam, live traffic navigation
Have you ever thought about how much time you spend in traffic?
Iva Žagar - 02/09/2019 | 2 min read
Automotive GPS Navigation
Stuck in a traffic jam is not an excuse. It's a sign of bad planning. It's something to think about it, for sure.