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2018-10-17 Print

Optibus Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner

Leading Analyst Firm Selects Innovative Companies in the Automotive and Smart Mobility Market


San Francisco, US, October –17th, 2018, Optibus, a leading provider of next generation planning and scheduling for 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.

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About Optibus:

Optibus helps the world’s leading transit providers better run mass-transportation through advanced artificial intelligence and optimization algorithms. Optibus provides a SaaS platform that plans and schedules the movements of every vehicle and driver, with detailed insight into how this affects operations, on-time performance and costs. Optibus has been chosen for more than 300 cities and drives some of the most complex and large-scale transit operations worldwide, helping improve quality of service and efficiency, reduce costs, streamline operations and reduce congestion and emissions. The company has offices in San Francisco, London, Tel Aviv, and Düsseldorf.

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