The sensor kits based on Ford OpenXC gather information from bicycles and other common forms of transportation in urban areas. The data could provide insight into how alternate modes of transportation might be best positioned to serve future urban mobility needs.
Details on Ford Info Cycle
A mobility and data-gathering experiment
- Magnetic switches on fork and frame wired to sensor box
- Open XC sensor box mounted on the fork
- Bluetooth connectivity to smartphone
- Sensor magnets on front wheel and one pedal