Tuesday , 22 October 2019

New Technology

FACE FORWARD: The Future of Facial Recognition

Smart roads’ or ‘Smart highways’ has managed to gain ground in the developed world that are intended to be both interactive and largely self-powering. The concept holds tremendous potential for India considering its road network being the second largest in the world and continues to be the most important means of transport. This large road asset can be leveraged for ...

Automated Passenger Scanning at airports

Gone are the days when airport terminals used to be mere “waiting rooms” for passengers to board the aircraft. So if you fancy a departure lounge with digital shopping walls, forests, rooftop pools or yoga pavilions, you should visit the recently completed airport terminals around the world. Our own T3 in Delhi and T2 in Mumbai compete with the best ...

Smarter Roads and their challenges

The development of Technology and its applications is making roads ‘Smart’ and fit for the future. We are entering a period that promises a step change in road operations, especially in the developed world. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) enables the safe and effective movement of people, goods and data and addresses safety, congestion, and journey-time reliability amongst other things. More ...

Autonomous Vehicle Implementation Predictions

An analysis by Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Canada indicates that some benefits of autonomous vehicles such as independent mobility for affluent non-drivers, may begin in the 2020s or 2030s, but most impacts, including reduced traffic and parking congestion (and therefore reduced road and parking facility supply requirements), independent mobility for low-income people (and therefore reduced need to subsidize transit), increased ...

The “Connected Vehicles Experience”

-Through an OEM’s Lens It would not be an overstatement to say that the Indian telematics industry has reached its watershed moment. The combination of changing Indian macro and micro economic, political and business scenarios has given the impetus for embracing this technology, with more and more OEMs and after market players trying to take advantage, to enable their customers have a better ...

Vehicle Telematics

Best Practices ‘To err is human, to forgive is Divine’ is not at all acceptable in the security or service industry. The security industry is paid to protect, secure and deliver. There is no place for gaps or lapses at all. While there is no specific data available on the date the first bank or cash van was looted, it ...

Gujarat RTOs:A New Service Paradigm

By charting out various systems for the Regional Transport Office, Gujarat government has tried to bring transparency, efficiency and method to the entire process ?We need to use modern technology and make services available to the citizens with less hassles; and that is why the state government has decided to fully computerise the RTOs in every district,? remarked Chief Minister ...

Monitoring Surat city on Delta Video wall

Delta, along with Innovative Telecom & Softwares Pvt Ltd, enables 24×7 surveillance of? Surat Safe City Project with a 280sqft DLP Video wall Delta (www.deltadisplays.com), a pioneer in providing video wall solutions, has commissioned its state-of-the-art DLP Video wall, powered with Next Gen LEDs, for the first ever Safe City Project in India. Delta collaborated with Surat City Police department, ...

Measuring Driver Safety Index using an Integrated Computing System

Three Research Students and one Assistant Professor from Hydrabad have developed a computing system that records the driving behaviour of drivers while they are driving. The drivers can, after the session, check at which points their driving endangered their lives and that of the others. They can thus work on those areas. Global and Indian statistics reveal that about 80% ...

Contactless charging for Electric Buses

A new technology for charging electric buses has been introduced in Europe by Conductix-Wampfler. Called Opportunity Charging, this economical option helps in contactless charging of electric buses where the driver needn’t leave the bus for recharging. The technology also helps in doing away with the staff having to undergo training in electrical engineering. For local public transport in particular, the ...

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