Friday , 19 April 2019

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Challenges to manage mobility as a service in a sustainable manner

Vincent Bourquin, Professor at the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg Switzerland, member of University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland writes that while technology has certainly helped to provide information content directly to the smartphones of users, enriching their travel experience, it did not exactly offer the necessary degrees of freedom to address the sustainability issues Worldwide, we ...

iMove Project in Europe

Following recent mega-trends in the mobile and sharing economy, and thanks to the latest ITS developments, Mobility as a Service schemes are seen as the way citizens will use to move themselves and their goods in the future. Jaspal Singh, Head, UITP India writes on iMove project, funded by the European Commission within the H2020 framework, that aims to accelerate ...

Optimising City Traffic Safety

Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and it may continue to become more difficult with every passing day unless we start building some intelligence into the way we look at resolving these issues. The solution lies in leveraging advanced technologies and intelligent solutions. Some intelligent traffic management systems are already being implemented in cities like Delhi and ...

“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 ...

Integrated Freight Logistics and Planning

With the current trend in using the e-market (on-line sales); the global sales are estimated to be around $300 Billion per annum; this means part of the sales will occur within in India. Therefore, the question is “Who will deliver the last mile of the freight to the consumer?” and “How effectively it will be done?” Freight Strategies There are ...

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