Saturday , 31 October 2020

Features

Data for a Connected World in Motion

Visiting India throughout my life has given me an opportunity to see amazing transformations, especially over the last ten to fifteen years. Every visit allows me to see infrastructure improvements, new investments in mobility and increased connectivity. Connectivity is increasing around the world and by some estimates, we will have more than 200 billion internet-connected devices by 2020. As a ...

Smart Systems for Railways

Confusing Signals The rail industry is experiencing mixed fortunes globally. Mainline passenger traffic has grown rapidly in Asia and South & Central America, but fallen significantly in the Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, according to a report by German transportation consultants SCI Verkehr in 2017. Railway operators are adopting digital technologies rapidly as they fight ...

Reducing false alarms with Deep Learning

The concept of Deep Learning takes inspiration from the way the human brain works. Our brains can be seen as a very complex deep learning model. Brain neural networks are comprised of billions of interconnected neurons; deep learning simulates this structure. These multi-layer networks can collect information and perform corresponding actions according to an analysis of that information. In the ...

Capacity Building and Technology

Road Infrastructure Development in India

India’s 5,482,000 km (3,406,000 mi) road network is second largest in the world, of which only 2% (~115,000km) are National Highways (NHs) carrying 40% road traffic. The National Highways network of India is a network of trunk roads that is managed and maintained by agencies of the Government of India. In India, National Highways are at-grade roads whereas Express Highways, ...

Revamping of Indian Transport Sector

Urban areas and regional transportation play a catalysing role in economic growth of the Country. The Government of India and respective urban local bodies have designed its policies, programs and projects towards improving the liveability of its citizens in urban India and enhancing the efficiency of regional transportation of people and goods through leveraging the technological advancements. Over the last ...

Bringing in Hot in Place Recycling Technology

After having introduced the micro surfacing and Cold in Place technology for maintenance of roads in India, Elsamex, a Spanish company acquired by IL&FS, is bringing the Hot in Place technology. In an interview with TrafficInfraTech, MB Bajulge, Managing Director, Elsamex Maintenance Services Ltd gives details about the various technologies. Elsamex is mainly into maintenance of roads & toll collection ...

ITS in Indian Road Safety

Unscientifically designed signal timings tempt the drivers for red jumping either due to inadequate green time or unacceptable red time. Re-timing signals in frequent interval is not a practical proposition. Implementations of vehicle actuated signal controllers possess greater challenges due to the nonlane based driving and highly heterogeneous traffic. The researches funded by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, ...

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 ...

“We want to be contributing to the ever changing security industry”

What are the new R&D initiatives taken by Videonetics in context of Indian market? I have launched Videonetics with a patriotic mission. After contributing more than 150 US and international patents, I am convinced that a country can get respect and become strong with its home-grown intellectual properties and culture of innovation. I am very proud of my team. They ...

Facilitating alignment of technology with businesses

CMS is fully geared to transform its clients to do digital business… With a strong focus on innovation, we build cutting edge products and services and integrate the same with heterogeneous technologies helping CIO’s, CxO’s and City administrators align technology with their business. This makes us a very flexible organisation, seamlessly helping clients across complexities of traditional infrastructure, digital infrastructure ...