Thursday , 23 May 2019

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DS-MP7608HN Series Mobile NVR

• Connects 8-inch IP cameras via PoE interfaces. Connects eight more IP cameras via PoE switch. • Up to 1080p resolution of H.264/H.265 compression for each IP camera. • One CVBS video output interface. • One VGA video output interface with up to 1080p resolution. • Two pluggable 2.5-inch HDDs/SSDs, adopting hard disk vibration damping technology. • Store videos that ...

Rs 500Cr to set up ITS project in Chennai

The move to install smart traffic system, GPS-driven bus services and ICT based traffic information for commuters under intelligent transport system (ITS) received a fillip as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently signed an agreement with the Government of India to fund Rs 500Cr for the project. The project will be set up as part of the smart city project. ...

NFC technology for Kochi metro

The proposed introduction of discounted daily, weekend and monthly passes (tourist cards) for travel in Kochi metro will be followed by the induction of the near field communication (NFC) technology that will enable commuters to just walk into Kochi metro, buses and ferries. It is under development for RuPay cards. RBI norms binding on it are awaited and its technicalities ...

New Railway initiatives

Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Railways, recently flagged off a few important railway initiatives via video conferencing. These include Visatadome Coach and Mechanized Laundry under BOOT Model at Visakhapatnam and Life Line Express at Sindhudurg Maharashtra. He did this through Rail Sadan, Bhubaneshwar where he laid the foundation stone. With features like rotable seats, GPS based info system, glass roof ...

GPS devices in RMC buses

With a view to making the public transport service more efficient, the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has equipped its entire fleet of buses with GPS devices and started trial-run of the technology. RMC has signed a three-year contract with Chandigarh-based Hi-Tecpoint Technologies Pvt Ltd under the brand name ‘Blackbox’ to provide vehicle tracking system. The city buses fitted with GPS ...

“ROAD SAFETY: First Step is to Educate People”

Diwakar Raote, Transport Minister, Government of Maharashtra talks to TrafficInfraTech on government’s thrust area for safe mobility in the state. The Transport Ministry’s thrust areas with regards to safe and convenient mobility ? We are looking at an individual whether on the road or the one driving the vehicle; here safety of both the individuals is involved. One mistake byeither one can lead to a major accident.  There ...

Smart mobility with personalized modes of transport in urban areas

Automated or “self-driving” personal transport systems are no longer the preserve of science fiction. They are now up and running at several locations around the world. IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission, Switzerland) standardization work will prove instrumental in the expansion of systems that use innovative pod-type vehicles as well as for two-and three-wheeled “personal transporters”. Peter Feuilherade, Journalist and Consultant, the ...

BRTS popular in Rajkot

The recently introduced Bus Rapid Transit Service (BRTS) in Rajkot has received a good response from commuters with an average of 2800 commuters using the service every day. The service is being offered for free for the first three months by the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC). At present the BRT buses are being run on a 10.7km pilot stretch. The ...

Providing rural road connectivity Using GPS and GIS in Gujarat

The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, launched in 2000 to provide all-weather road connectivity in rural areas of the country, has got a big boost in Gujarat. GPS was used in the state to prepare a GIS database for implementing the Yojana in all its districts. Rajmohan Kurup gives a step-by-step account of how the database for roads was created.

GPS proposed for Delhi auto-rickshaws

The Delhi government has proposed installing of global positioning systems (GPS) on all auto-rickshaws in New Delhi. The move would help traffic authorities track and prosecute rickshaw drivers who refuse to ply their vehicle when commuters request to be taken to certain destinations, and those who overcharge passengers, often taking long and circuititious routes. To improve passengers’ security, a panic ...

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