Link Type: Wide Area Broadcast

Wide Area Information Disseminator --> Personal Information Device:
wide area broadcast traveler information


wide area broadcast traveler information (Information Flow): Traveler information relevant over a wide area, suitable for broadcast distribution. Typical content would include major incidents and road closures, evacuations, and disaster notifications.

Wide Area Information Disseminator (Source Physical Object): The 'Wide Area Information Disseminator' represents the Connected Vehicle center based systems and communications equipment that is used to send messages to equipped vehicles using wide-area wireless communications such as satellite radio, terrestrial FM broadcast subcarrier, or cellular data networks.

Personal Information Device (Destination Physical Object): The 'Personal Information Device' provides the capability for travelers to receive formatted traveler information wherever they are. Capabilities include traveler information, trip planning, and route guidance. Frequently a smart phone, the Personal Information Device provides travelers with the capability to receive route planning and other personally focused transportation services from the infrastructure in the field, at home, at work, or while en-route. Personal Information Devices may operate independently or may be linked with connected vehicle on-board equipment.

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This profile shows a wide area wireless communications system that offers broadcast services with regional, national, or continental coverage, enabling communications with vehicles and traveler mobile devices at any location on or off the road network. Examples of this link include satellite and terrestrial radio digital broadcast services.



Characteristic Value
Time Context Recent
Spatial Context Regional
Acknowledgement False
Cardinality Broadcast
Initiator Source


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