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Tuesday , 25 January 2022

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Kritikal Solutions introduces IECD

Kritikal Solution has introduced a PC based software – Image Enhancement and Change Detection Module (IECD) that offers a solution to the problem of providing day and night unmanned surveillance. IECD creates mosaics from a live video feed coming from a continuously panning camera and detects the changes across different frames of the same scene. It tracks the detected objects, ...

Plan to close down level crossings in Kerala

In a bid to check the rising number of accidents at railway level crossings in Kerala and other states, the Railways has come up with a plan to close down the unmanned level crossings in Kerala and set up about 80 Railway Over Bridges in two years. Most of the unmanned crossings do not have adequate and trained personnel to ...

Ring roads for Jammu & Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the construction of a र30 billion road project to construct ring roads to reduce traffic congestion and provide commuters with alternative routes. In the first phase of the project a 34.72km road will be built in Srinagar, the state capital, The road will have four lanes initially, which can be expanded to six ...

Gurgaon Expressway introduces decongestion measures

Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity (DGSCL), the concessionaire for the Gurgaoan Expressway, in collaboration with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Gurgaon Police will introduce measures to reduce traffic congestion on the expressway. The first measure is constructing eight toll booths for vehicles coming from Udyog Vihar in Gurgaon towards Delhi. The second measure is to open the toll ...

EV charge service provider files patent

CarCharging, a US based provider of electric vehicle (EV)  charging services has filed a provisional patent application for an electric vehicle charging station with a toggle unit. The new charging station can charge multiple vehicles without inserting or removing plugs during charging. Due to this ability to simultaneously charge many vehicles, it will solve problems such as other electric vehicle ...

Railways working on faster trains

The Indian Railways is planning to introduce high speed trains on important corridors. The corridors will be constructed on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis. While pre-feasibility studies will be conducted to run trains at 350kmph, another study will be conducted on the Delhi-Mumbai route to increase the speed from 160kmph to 200 kmph. Along with this, the Railways is ...

Five airports go international

The Central government has given five airports in the country – Lucknow, Varanasi, Coimbatore, Mangalore and Tiruchirapalli –international status. These five airports have the requisite infrastructure such as immigration and customs facilities, larger terminals to facilitate international operations. All other infrastructure facilities such as aerobridges, the required runway length to accommodate large aircraft needed for international operations, navigational & visual ...

RInfra begins work on Delhi-Agra road

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra)’s special purpose vehicle DA Toll Road has begun work on widening and tolling the 180km Delhi-Agra road. The project which is estimated to cost Rs. 29.45 billion involves tolling four to six lanes of the road. Each toll plaza will have a control room to quickly locate accidents and offer other security and safety related services for ...

Salt Lake City introduces new parking payment solution

Salt Lake City in the US, in collaboration with parking and enforcement technology developer Aparc System, has awarded a contract to mobile payment platform provider QuickPay to offer mobile parking payment facilities to the city drivers. Programmes such as parking plans, coupons, dynamic pricing and automated validations from local businesses can be easily executed on the QuickPay platform. The new ...