Tuesday , 29 September 2020

Tag Archives: ITMS

Improving Road Safety Infrastructure

What makes a journey safe? Better drivers or better roads? While we agree that India’s road safety record needs to improve, how are we going to go about it remains a matter of debate. Indian cities are trying to be smart and safe with the use of Video Surveillance and Advanced Traffic Management Systems. TrafficInfraTech spoke to Smart City CEOs, ...

Bringing together the who’s who of the transportation sector

I have been attending this expo for the last three years. The initiative taken by the organizer is commendable, bringing together traffic and road safety players under one roof. I can see, there is huge improvement in terms of footfall and the number of exhibitors in this expo. –T Krishna Prasad IPS,  DGP & Chairman, Road Safety Authority, Telangana   ...

ITMS in Nashik

Nashik Municipal Corporation has planned to run the ITMS through a private IT firm to make the bus service more effective. The civic body held a pre-bid in October. Around 25 IT firms have expressed interest in running the Intelligent Transport Management System for the city bus service. It is also learnt that the Nashik Municipal Corporation is in the ...

Smart City Experiences Challenges, Benefits and Future Settings

T Krishna Prasad, Director General of Police and Chairman – Road Safety Authority, Government of Telangana, kicked off the session with his thoughts on the importance of mobility in Smart Cities by first defining what a Smart City is. According to him, there is no single definition, but to put it simply, if the citizens are happy, comfortable and convenienced, ...

Due to ITMS a sense of order is developing on the Indian roads’

What are the various opportunities for surveillance players in the Smart Cities Mission? Given India’s burgeoning urban population and the limited infrastructure, smart cities utilise technology to improve the quality of life for citizens. Surveillance is one of the key features in the success of any smart city. ‘Smartness’ of a city lies in information gathering, storing, distribution and its ...

Intelligent Cameras for Traffic Management

With increased urbanization and increased vehicular traffic, cities everywhere are battling with an inability to build enough infrastructure. While the government has been laying emphasis on building roads, bridges & underpasses and creating alternative modes of mass public transport systems, this may not be enough to address the traffic congestion. Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and ...

Panel Discussion Reinventing Public Transport

The panel discussion on ‘Reinventing Public Transport’ at Smart Mobility 2018 in Mumbai focussed on buses and its potential to cater as a main mode of transport to work as first & last mile connectivity for major mass transport infrastructure like railways & metros. The panellists were Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, Centre for Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT ...

Vehicle Detection System and ANPR

AI Traffic Incidence Detection (Video Incidence Detection) system from AllGoVision Technolgies Pvt Ltd helps in detecting illegal parking in ‘No Parking’ area, wrong way, overspeeding and sudden- stop detection in the middle of the road indicating accident. The system also helps in vehicle classification, colour detection, multi-lane vehicle counting and reports garbage or litter on the road. The detection system ...

Videonetics launches video-based technology

Videonetics launched its AI & Deep Learning based ‘Detection of Use of Cellphone While Driving’, an ultra-smart video-based technology that aims to detect in real-time those drivers using cellphones while driving four-wheeler, consequently violating traffic laws and putting their lives to risk. Powered by patented AI & Deep Learning framework, ‘Detection of Use of Cellphone While Driving’ technology is trained ...

How do we tackle congestion?

A case for ITMS platforms presented by Dr Rajesh Krishnan, CEO, ITS Planners and Engineers Pvt Ltd Our Smart Cities programme is now nearly four years old. A number of cities have already implemented ITS systems or are in the process of doing so at the cost of taxpayers’ money. It is in public interest to make sure that these ...