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THRSL develops driver drowsiness detection system

Gurgaon-based Hi-tech Robotic Systemz Ltd (THRSL) has developed an indigenous drowsiness alert system which will help reduce the threat of road accidents caused by drivers falling asleep at the wheel. The safety device, Novus Aware, now undergoing tests, has the capability to send vehicle and driver attention data for central monitoring via the cloud. Essentially, Novus Aware is a vision-based ...

MMR to get elevated corridor

The state government has envisaged an elevated corridor of 21 km—probably one of the longest ones in the world—in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The flyover is considered as the first step towards building the multi-crore Mumbai-Nagpur super-highway that will start near Kalyan. The state government and the Centre have jointly decided to construct a six-lane Mumbai-Nagpur super-highway at a cost ...

Parking Solution for Coimbatore

The Coimbatore-based Sieger has partnered with Hercules Parking, Australia, and evolved a technology-driven parking solution for a prominent textile retail business store in Coimbatore. The integrated ‘puzzle parking system’ eased the pressure on parking by expanding a street-level parking space meant for 12 to 15 cars to a 60-unit car park. It is designed to go vertically up to five ...

Parking Solutions for J&K

PJ Techno Consultants has joined hands with Pune based Automation Consultancy and Korea based DRS Parking to provide automated parking solutions in J&K. These parking systems require a very small land footprint and are equipped with a built in turntable which facilitates the safe and convenient retrieval of the vehicle. Besides being a reliable and economic solution, it increases parking ...

Mumbai launches alcohol booths to curb drink driving

Mumbai’s Traffic Department has launched alcohol booths which will be installed at bars and pubs across the city. The booth will give the breath alcohol content of a person who blows into it. If the reading is above permissible limits, the person can call a cab or driver.

NH-8 traffic updates to be aired

Concerned about rising complaints regarding regular traffic snarls on NH-8, the state ministry will now seeking regular traffic updates from Millennium City Expressways Private Limited (MCEPL) and air them on radio. The updates will include details of traffic flow, heavy traffic on particular spots and vehicle breakdowns on the carriageway and service lanes, if any. Information will be collected for ...

Passenger amenity centre for bus passengers at Yelahanka

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation recently opened a new passenger amenity centre for bus passengers at Yelahanka of North Bengaluru. Spread over one acre area, the centre has parking space for cars and two wheelers in the basement in area of 26,468 sqft. There are three bus bays, traffic control room and bus pass counter. As many as 41 routes ...

CCTV cameras in Greater Noida

All busy intersections and T-points in Greater Noida will soon be under CCTV surveillance. The cameras which will be connected to a control room in SSP office in Surajpur will help track down traffic violators and also help to improve safety of commuters and local residents.

PID system from Seewor Technology

Passenger Information Display System (PIDS) is conceived to enhance rail travel experience by providing a wide array of information catering to public. The technology delivers real-time information updates and offers a variety of valued information, and all of these information spreading through LED display as priority. China based Shenzhen Seewor Technology Co, Ltd has developed a new series product to ...

Retrofitted electric buses on roads soon

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is advising state transport undertakings of states like Karnataka, Maharashtra and Delhi to retrofit their existing diesel buses into electric. After evaluating the success of the project further steps would be taken for conversion on a large scale. The technology has been wholly developed in India by Pune-based KPIT Technologies, a global technology ...

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