Monday , 11 December 2017

Features

“Integrated Security Solutions help save time and money while implementing projects”

Ashish P Dhakan, MD & CEO of Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd., says that his company is a ‘one-stop-solution’ provider for surveillance and security based product requirements. He feels that when various components are provided by different vendors, integrating them as a solution becomes a challenge. What are the key solutions offered by your company? According to IHS, Hikvision is ...

Smart Signal Control Strategy

During the past two-three decades developed countries experienced major technological developments in traffic control. Sadly, their established traffic signal optimization proved ineffective and very expensive for changing the infrastructure in developing countries. The big percentage of two and three-wheelers and especially the non-lane based behaviour make the correct detection of traffic demand with conventional loop or video sensors very difficult, ...

Smart City Mission – Challenges and Remedies in delivering the promise

This article by Venkata Subbarao, Associate Director, IBI Group is based on the views expressed by the panelists during a session held at TrafficInfraTech Expo, Hyderabad. The other panel members were Lovleen Garg, Assistant Vice-President and Head- Environment Sustainability, GIFT City; S Ramakrishna, Senior Vice-President, UMTC and JVS Ramakrishna, Head- Business Initiatives & Customer Relations-Smart Cities Infrastructure, L&T Ltd. Smart ...

Traffic data collection and road safety

Harpeet Singh, Managing Partner of AJS Scale International says his company does not face any problem integrating its traffic and parking products as it has associates that solve all the integration related challenges What are the key solutions offered by your company? Most of the ITS products being used in India have been introduced by us over time since 1989 ...

New Smart Traffic Management Solutions

The integration of high quality products, powerful monitoring and control systems combined in a smart integrated solution from Swarco called OMNIA enhance traffic safety, and efficiency on city mobility with beneficial and true impacts on a number of aspects. The Omnia concept exploits Swarco’s three decades of experience gained in the fields of traffic control, transport management, mobility information service and ...

INTERVIEW: ‘Metro corridors will change life in Mumbai’

By when will all the seven phases of Metro be operational? The MMRDA has already started the elevated corridors because they are relatively easier to complete. They are planning to commission them by 2019 itself – at least the first two phases – 2A and 7A. And the rest would follow. Phase 1 of Line 3, i.e., Depot to BKC will ...

New technology to improve speed enforcement

Laser Technology offers a wide range of laser-based products for law enforcement agencies. Laser Technology Inc (LTI) revolutionized traffic enforcement with the introduction of the very first laser speed device. This was a major breakthrough because it enabled law enforcement to pinpoint an individual vehicle in dense traffic and gave them a tool unaffected by radar detectors. Lidar, which stands ...

‘Process of approvals for road projects is fast-tracked’

Government of India has undertaken a lot of initiatives in the last three years for removing the bottlenecks in infrastructure as well as launching major new projects in Roads, Railways, Port connectivity and Urban development. The process for clearance of MOEF approvals has been fast tracked. For road projects, 80% availability of land before start of work has been made ...

Mobile Apps for ETC lanes

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recently launched two new mobile apps, MyFASTag and FASTag Partner, to enable the availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection. MyFASTag is a consumer app which could be downloaded from the App Store for both Android and iOS systems. A user can purchase or recharge FASTags easily through this app. The app also helps ...

SETTING BENCHMARK: HTMS on Outer Ring Road, Hyderabad

The Outer Ring Road (ORR) is an access controlled expressway that encircles a large area within the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) area. The ORR is a 158 kilometres eight lane divided highway (four lanes in each direction) with service roads on either side. The ORR also has the provision for a future rail corridor on one side. The main ...