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Monday , 24 January 2022

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New ITS project in Thailand

Thailand?s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has introduced a new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). As a part of the project, titled Smart Thailand, all cars in Thailand will have sensors installed in them. The sensors transmit real-time location of the cars to a central Control Centre where it is combined with data received from the CCTV network. This combined ...

Wireless EV charging technology

Momentum Dynamics, a US based electronics company, has developed a technology to charge electric vehicles wirelessly through snow, ice and water without the use of any cables or wires. Tests conducted have shown the technology, which works on the principle of inductive charging, to work in all weather conditions. The vehicles are charged without any need of supervision. The system ...

Mumbai Monorail successfully tested

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) successfully carried out a test run of Mumbai Monorail, India?s first mono rail. About 100 journalists travelled in a glittering four-coach modern pink train that looked more like a toy train than the 12 coach trains Mumbaikars are used to. The test run covered seven stations from Wadala to Chembur in an 8.80km ...

Steria organises roundtable on transportation needs in India

Steria (India) Ltd, the Indian arm of Paris headquartered IT Solutions and Services company, Steria, organised a roundtable conference in Mumbai on ?Modern Approach to 21st Century Transport Challenges?. The aim was to attain a thought leadership position on Steria?s point of view on achieving operational efficiency with optimised transport systems amongst policymakers at all levels in the Indian transport ...

KritiKal Solutions launches Video Signal Processing Kit

KritiKal Solutions Pvt Ltd has launched a Video Signal Processing Unit 150T? 01. The video signal-processing unit is a low-cost system which provides an end-to-end platform for EO/IR sensor data acquisition, pre-processing, compression & streaming of video data. The indigenously designed generic platform around Xilinx Spartan 6 device enables real-time data acquisition from multiple sensors and cameras. It is a ...

World’s 5 fastest trains

China?s CRH380A with a top speed of 302mph. Germany?s Transrapid TR-09 which reaches 279mph. Japan?s Shinkansen 500 with a top speed of 275pph. France?s TGV R?seau which can reach a top speed 236mph. South Korea?s KTX 2 which boasts top speeds of 219mph  

UK city to test traffic congestion technology

Newcastle University in the UK, along with the Newcastle City Council, have developed a new technology to reduce traffic congestion. The new satellite navigation technology which will be tested in the city will enable motorists to adjust the speed of their vehicles in order to pass through a series of traffic lights on green. The project which is designed to ...

New 75m Traffic Detector

Switzerland based ADEC Technologies, a manufacturer of non-intrusive road traffic detectors has released a new traffic detector, the TDD1-MW75 with an increased range of 75m (250ft). The detector which works on the principle of Doppler shift more than doubles the range of its existing detector model ? the DD1-MW30 which works for short range applications. The TDD1-MW75 is flexible and ...

New Licence Plate Detection technology

Image Sensing System (ISS), a US-based provider of above-ground detection and information management services for the ITS sector, has introduced a new rapid licence plate recognition technology, CitySync. CitySync uses a fast, accurate automatic licence plate recognition (ALPR) engine which reads a licence plate many times using multiple advanced methods for optical character recognition and detection of each plate. The ...

Rahul Asthana to be on MERC

Rahul Asthana, Commissioner, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRD), has been appointed as a member of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) from March onwards. Asthana, who retires as MMRDA Commissioner on February 28, has been selected from a pool of about 114 retired officers such as joint secretaries of the state government and other candidates who had applied for ...