Orange Boxes: V-I
enabled application components exist in three areas within the
1.Mobile: These components move around and are
typically found in vehicles or devices carried into vehicles.
2.Field: These components exist at the edge of the
mobile components and provide the first point-of-contact between mobile
components and those in the fixed infrastructure. These might be in roadside equipment,
charging stations, cell towers, etc.
There is often legacy equipment (Grey Boxes) at those same
locations such as traffic signal controllers or electric vehicle chargers.
3.Center: Application components will exist in servers
out in the Internet. Those servers
could be anywhere and could be dedicated to activities such as a
traffic management center or could be in a general purpose server
Blue Lines: These are
the communication paths between the application components. There are a number of physical media that
could be used and a number of communication protocols that could
Purple Boxes and Lines:
At the center of the application components and their communication paths is
the Core System providing the means of satisfying the needs of the needs of