Thinking Aloud

By Paul Hutton

About this podcast   English    United States

A regular programme about the Intelligent Transport Systems industry. Featuring news, interviews, what's ons and off-beat stories presented in an informative and entertaining way.
60 episodes · since Jun, 2012
In this podcast
Nov. 1, 2017
In the last of three podcasts from the ITS California conference in San Diego, Paul Hutton talks to keynote speaker Alice Tornquist from Qualcomm about the company's innovations in ITS. He also speaks to organiser Jane White and four more of the companies on the exhibition floor. We also hear about a new live TV streaming innovation from Thinking Highways magazine and ITS UK, and hear about two forthcoming shows in the Middle East. These programmes are possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of two Californian ITS companies – global mass transit business Cubic Transportation Systems ( and moving video solution start-up company Qvision ( Please check out their websites by clicking on their logos to the right.
March 25, 2014
Thinking Aloud brings you interviews from key decision makers and exhibitors at this year's Intertraffic 2014. Remember that, with free wifi, you can listen to this show as you walk around the Amsterdam RAI by streaming it from the Thinking Highways website or download it from iTunes. In today's programme Paul Hutton finds out about the new improved products from Vitronic, how Serco Integrated Transport have been absorbed into Cubic Transportation Systems, the details of AGD's innovations and how Flir's thermal imaging camera technologies have been introduced into what was Traficon's products. Meanwhile Kevin Borras investigates Nicander and finds out why Gatso aren't exhibiting. These programmes are possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Vitronic, Swarco, AGD, WDM and Nicander. There will be new Thinking Aloud programmes every day during Intertraffic 2014. The preview show for Thursday will be available on Wednesday afternoon/evening.
March 24, 2014
THINKING ALOUD FROM INTERTRAFFIC 2014, WITH PAUL HUTTON In today's Thinking Aloud we hear from the organiser of Intertraffic 2014, Swarco tell us about what you can see on their three stands and WDM explain how their SCRIM product saves lives around the world. We hear how Ritherdon's new passive safety cabinet can cope with crashes up to 100 km/h, about Clearview Traffic's new focus on smart mobility and Kevin Borras tells us about what you can see on the Thinking Highways stand. These programmes are possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of: Vitronic - Swarco - AGD - WDM - Nicander - There will be new Thinking Aloud programmes every day during Intertraffic 2014. The preview show for Wednesday will be available on Tuesday afternoon/evening.
Feb. 5, 2014
This special Thinking Aloud comes from the Integrated Systems Europe 2014 event at the RAI in Amsterdam. It's an important show because it showcases technology which is essential to the control room environment of ITS. This show is the first of two from Amsterdam brought to you by Paul Hutton and Thinking Highways Editor Kevin Borras, in which we hear from Geert Nuyttens (Barco), Peter van Dijk & Adrian Jones (Mitsubishi Electric), David Griffiths (Christie) and Margaret Yova (Qvision). These shows are sponsored by Barco, Mitsubishi Electric, Jupiter Systems and Christie.
Jan. 15, 2014
This is the third of our programmes from the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, DC. Today guest reporter Shelley Row talks to Melanie Crotty from the San Francisco Bay area and Tom Blair who has just joined Iteris. Kevin Borras catches up with IBM's Dave Pickeral and the founders of Driverless Transportation of Virginia, while Paul hears about simulators from Realtime Technologies, Inc and from Inrix. These programmes are brought to you by Thinking Highways Magazine and sponsored by Inrix, Iteris, Moxa and Traffax. We have collected so much material from TRB this week that there will be plenty more from here in forthcoming "Thinking Alouds".
Jan. 14, 2014
In today's Thinking Aloud, supported by Iteris, Traffax, Inrix and Moxa, Paul Hutton, Kevin Borras and guest reporter Shelley Row bring you more from the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington DC. Today Shelley talks to her successor as ITS JPO Director, Ken Leonard and also to Pat McGowan. Kevin Borras talks to Thinking Highways contributor Peter Appel and columnist Bob McQueen while Paul learns about a data analytics solution and safety training within construction zones. There'll be another Thinking Aloud from TRB tomorrow.
Jan. 13, 2014
This episode of Thinking Aloud comes from the 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC where Paul Hutton and Thinking Highways editor Kevin Borras are joined by a new reporter for the week. Meet her and hear from UMTRI Director Peter Sweatman, from Bill Sowell from Iteris and Donna Nelson of Traffax. We learn about a newly patented machine vision safety tool from Limntech and from the University of Iowa about their driving simulator. These programmes are sponsored by Inrix, Iteris, Moxa and Traffax. There will be at least two more Thinking Alouds from the TRB this week.
Dec. 20, 2013
Thinking Aloud Gulf Traffic Highlights Show In the last Thinking Aloud of 2013, Paul Hutton reviews the Gulf Traffic conference talking to, among others, representatives from TfL, TRL, Saaed, QMIC, Inrix, Cubic, Vitronic and Swarco. These interviews are taken from the "Today at Gulf Traffic" programmes made at the event in Dubai. They are still relevant to watch and available on the Thinking Highways website. These programmes are sponsored by Qvision Technology, Vitronic and Cubic Transportation Systems. Thinking Aloud will be back in January with more programmes, starting with a series of specials from the 93rd TRB Annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Dec. 1, 2013
This Thinking Aloud features a special interview with Iain Levy of the safety technology company Mobileye talking about his company's products and their contribution to ADAS systems. We also hear from Thinking Highways editor Kevin Borras about a new magazine, the Positive Thinking webinars and live streaming from the Polis annual meeting in Brussels. Meanwhile Paul Hutton brings you the latest ITS news and looks ahead to Thinking Highways' daily video news programmes from the Gulf Traffic conference and exhibition in Dubai. This programme is sponsored by Vitronic.
Nov. 25, 2013
This Thinking Aloud is one of two featuring interviews with key speakers at the International Road Federation's annual world meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Today we hear about American innovation and involvement in ITS, and how it links with that in the Middle East and beyond. The contributors are from Iteris, Transcore ITS, Xerox, Grice Consulting and Middle East Traffic Consulting. We will also hear from organiser Gabriel Sanchez and exhibitors Vitronic. These programmes are sponsored by Iteris and brought to you in association with the IRF. Thanks to Tom Antonissen and Brendan Halleman for their help. And don't miss forthcoming Thinking Highways broadcast events including daily video news programmes (like Thinking Aloud but on TV) from Gulf Traffic in Dubai, streamed sessions from the Polis Annual Meeting in Brussels and the new podcast Thinking Aloud in the City, the podcast of our sister magazine Thinking Cities. Check the Thinking Highways website for more details.
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