Use this application to explore empirical urban light data and evaluate urban light simulations.
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FluxMap

by Ira Winder, Anthony Cheng

Use this open source application to explore empirical urban light data and evaluate accuracy of urban light simulations.

Features:

  1. View Empirical Urban Lighting Data (i.e. lux values from a vehicle sensor)
  2. View Empirical Urban Lighting Fixtures (i.e. light poles)
  3. Simulate Lighting Data from Models of Lighting Fixtures
  4. Compare Fit of Models to Observed Data

Data Viewer: FluxMap

Model Viewer: FluxMap

Tactile Matrix

by Ira Winder

Insights from the project were implemented as an interactive simulation of pedestrian safety conditions at an intersection. This software requires a Tactile Matrix to operate.

Features:

  1. Place your own lighting fixtures at an intersection.
  2. View Heatmaps of (a) lighting conditions and (b) simulated safety conditions.

Interface: TactileMatrix

Directions

  1. Download Processing (2.2.1) - https://processing.org/download/
  2. Confirm Lastest Java is Installed https://java.com/en/download/mac_download.jsp
  3. Clone The Repository
  4. Run "FluxMap.pde" using Processing Application
  5. Run "TactileMatrix.pde" using Processing Application (Tactile Matrix hardware recommended but not necessary)

Sponsors

This research made possible by a generous grant from MIT and Philips Research.