Tuesday , 22 January 2019

ITS

Catalyst for Change on Indian Roads

Australia based Metrocount’s MC5600 is designed for temporary surveys and recording of vehicle information, volumes, class, speed and direction With over 10 years of engagement in the collection of traffic data on Indian roads, MetroCount has been battling with the issue of poor lane discipline. While the MetroCount systems are known worldwide for their superior accuracy, the lack of lane ...

Driverless cars – an accelerating reality

The idea that cars might drive themselves has been with us for many years. However, it’s only recently that the computing power, software sophistication and sensor developments required to make automated vehicles – both practical and viable – have been achieved. Now new trials in the UK and a rash of early stage initiatives in emerging markets will only accelerate ...

INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR ‘Smarter’ Cities

Sabhijiit Sandhu, Naman Jain, & Aditya Gaurav, all B-Tech Computer Science students and Professor N Ch. S N Iyengar, Senior Professor, School of Computer Science Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, have come up with a solution that they believe is capable of not only mitigating the problems of traffic mismanagement but also improve the traffic conditions. The solution involves having ...

Smart Signaling by PTV Balance and PTV Epics

During the past two-three decades western countries experienced major development in technology and involved in effective optimization. As the urban population is growing at rapid phase, we need a system to reduce the travel time and traffic congestion on all the roads to have an integrated and seamless travel. The smart attempt has been made on Lodhi Road Delhi to ...

AGILITY TO SUPPORT Intelligent Transport Systems

The range of opportunities to expand and enhance the user experience from ITS related products will expand in future. However, to support this developers and suppliers of ITS systems will need to ensure they operate with agility to keep pace with technological enhancements to provide solutions that deliver real value when they are needed by moving at pace towards intelligent ...

SMART CITY MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: PPT – People, Process and Technology

It is often said that “two (heads) are better than one”. It is also said that “less is more”. So, which of these is more applicable when it comes to the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in our cities to aid SMARTER mobility? These decisions have an impact on how transport authorities around the world deliver the right solutions ...

Reducing Congestion on Expressways, but Increasing Congestion in City Centres

There has been much recent talk of driverless cars, with high profile companies such as Google joining a number of leading car manufacturers in developing systems to enable driverless cars to take to the road. Richard Di Bona argues that whilst such cars may reduce congestion on segregated highways through increasing effective capacity, within city centres they may be more likely to increase congestion. It was not ...

REINVENTING PERSONAL MOBILITY – “The Lakes” vs. “The Valley”?

The race to win the future mobility services business has begun. It is wide open on how automakers (“The Lakes”) will fare v/s technology companies (“The Valley”). Andreas Mai, Director, Smart Connected Vehicles, Cisco Systems, Inc says that in the future mobility value chain will be critical to assess how IoE will transform the business. The race to win the ...

SMART Transport Solutions

LG CNS Smart Transportation Solutions provide total service, from consulting and architecture design to system implementation and technology to optimize traffic flow and facilitate ecofriendly and safe mobility. It maximizes operational efficiency and safety utilizing its smart technologies. On July 2003, LG CNS was awarded to implement a globally unique system that restructured Seoul’s public transportation network providing integrated fare collection and settlement from both buses and subways via a single smart card, and offering ...

MOBILE PHONE Data in transport

India has a tele-density of almost 80% based on the latest available figures; this figure exceeds 100% in major cities. Telecom systems keep track of where our mobile phones are at all times so that an incoming call can be routed to the phone. Hence, information about the actual mobility pattern of a large percentage of people across an area ...

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