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Tuesday , 9 August 2022

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Planning, Improving travel safety with AI powered traffic management

A silent revolution is underway on India’s busy, clamorous roads. Several city civic bodies and various other government organizations are investing in deployment of Intelligent Traffic Management Systems (ITMS) powered by artificial intelligence (AI). TrafficInfraTech examines how these technologies are likely to improve travel safety, reduce travel-stress, and transform the overall travel experience for the citizens in India. Little must ...

Need to enforce right specifications

Since the very first VMS installation at New Jersey Turnpike, VMS technology has upgraded many times over time from neon tubes to filament bulbs and now LEDs are the core components of today’s VMS sign. In India, the VMSs was introduced in early 2000. In earlier days VMS was only able to show two or three messages selectively but with ...

VMS in India – Filling the Gaps

Most of the design and development in Variable Message Signs have happened abroad specially in Europe and to a small extent in the US as they have a tremendous market potential and look at VMS as a lifesaving element of Roadside ITS. Secondly, they consider VMS as one of the most critical elements of Traffic Management with its ability to ...

VMS, an important ATMS tool

variable Message Signs have been used to influence driver behaviour, create safer road spaces and also to manage traffic flows through cities for over three decades globally. As LEDs were very expensive years ago, early VMS had small text panels and were deployed in larger pitch sizes and in one colour only (Amber). Messaging needed to be from a fixed ...

Getting the Mumbai Metro Run

S.V.R. Srinivas, the Commissioner, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, is sure in a hurry. Just about nine months in the office, he is pushing himself and his teams to complete the crucial projects that are long been awaited by the Mumbaikars. With a few days left for the opening of Metro line 2A and 7, Srinivas took time off to ...

Future of ITS Implementation

An intelligent transport system (ITS) involves data collection, analyses and application of the results to develop a robust traffic management system. Along with other segments in the mobility space, ITS as a vital segment is also slowly coming back to normalcy after COVID-related disruptions. TrafficInfraTech’s Geethanjali Monto spoke to a few ITS sector leaders and academicians to gain insight into ...

Exuberant, Exceptional…

Impressive assemblage of Government officials, Technology providers & seekers, Traffic/Transport professionals across the country Showcasing of technology for multiple verticals of mobility space including e-mobility & new mobility Impressive presence of major exhibitors Open and bold deliberations at the conference sessions Thank you, Nitin Gadkariji It has been the rarest of honours. Having India’s “Infrastructure Man’ amongst us. His presence, ...

Video Security System based ITMS:Making Transportation Smarter and Safer

Keeping in view the increasing traffic congestion on Indian roads and the ever growing road accident fatality, it has been widely felt that implementation of Intelligent Traffic Management Systems at all urban roads is absolutely essential. Focusing on the multifarious capabilities of the latest Video Security System based ITMS, Ashish P Dhakan, MD & CEO, Prama Hikvision India Pvt Ltd, ...

Need to move towards Parking as a Service

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Mobility as a Service has been trending towards a shared ecosystem, but the pandemic has thrown a spanner in the works and brought up various questions. To implement MaaS on a large scale, Parking cannot be ignored. Sid Jalan talks to Industry experts to find out how PaaS can help streamline Indian parking issues As we move towards a connected ...

Enhancing Customer Experience

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ORAFOL INDIA is just over a year old in the country. But it has managed to make its mark as one of the top-performing Reflective Sheeting manufacturers in the country servicing the road safety sector with an impressive performance. Raunak Kumath, General Manager, ORAFOL India talks about the company’s fast track growth and strategies for future. Within a short time, ...