Google wants to use AI to time traffic lights more efficiently
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By Paresh Dave
(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google cut fuel use and traffic delays by 10% to 20% at four locations in Israel by using artificial intelligence to optimize signal lights and it next plans to test the software in Rio de Janeiro, the company said on Wednesday.
The early-phase research project is among new software initiatives inside Google to combat climate change. Some employees https://medium.com/@googworkersac/ruth-porat-497bbb841b52 as well as advocacy groups have called on the company, the world’s third-most valuable, to more urgently use its influence to combat the crisis.
While Google has not addressed critics’ calls to stop selling technology to oil companies or funding lawmakers who deny global warming, it has prioritized sustainability features.
Google plans in the coming weeks to allow its Nest thermostat users …