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School students develop Smart Traffic Light

Students at Shiv Nadar School developed an ‘Intelligent Traffic Light’ system which they say may not only help reduce commute time but also lower air pollution. It is the first system meant to work on Indian roads and will function accurately keeping in mind the traffic situation in the country. Using a simple camera and a microcontroller, a prototype has ...

Managing traffic real-time with Google data

The Kolkata Police wants to deal with the long vehicle queues at major traffic junctions in the city by introducing an inbuilt algorithm based on the using the Google line traffic data that can calculate the traffic queue at an intersection and predict the exact signal cycle according to the shifting real-time needs. Kolkata police has phased out standalone signals ...

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 ...

Big Show, Big Business

Exhibitors at the Asia’s largest international Traffic Expo laud the presence of quality visitors with increased awareness about traffic technology. The visitors agree on the tilt towards high end technology this time. Trafficinfratech Expo 2015 could break the Myth: That the visitors often are not at par with the exhibiting companies in terms of technology and application. The refrain: The ...

Black Box

Legal precedent promotes a new school of thought on admissible traffic data. Back in 1939, François Hussenot and Paul Beaudouin developed an intuitive machine to record a continuous stream of pictures in an aircraft. An attempt to understand the details and causes of aircraft crashes was the catalyst driving progress and technological advancement of flight recorder design. The Black Box ...

On-Road Parking Exploring Solutions

The panel discussion on “On-road parking” held during the TrafficInfraTech Expo last year in Delhi looked at the challenges of vehicle parking on streets, especially in cities.    Bhure Lal Former Chairman, FCI Chairman Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority If there is no mobility there will be no economic development, capital will fly away; that has been the experience ...

Urban Safety: The two-wheeler phenomenon

Ranjit Gadgil, Programme Director, Parisar, discusses the safety risks associated with the ever-increasing use of two wheelers in the country, and the need to improve public transport. Pune, once known as a ?cycling city? has very rapidly transformed into a ?two-wheeler? city, a process which began in the late 80s, accelerating throughout the 90s. With the turn of the century, ...

IBM testing new traffic management technology

IBM has developed a new traffic management technology called Decision Support System Optimiser that it is testing in Lyon, France. The technology reduces traffic congestion and ensures quicker incident response. It combines incident detection, incident impact prediction and propagation, traffic prediction and control plan optimisation. The technology is powered by IBM?s Data Expansion Algorithm. The algorithm uses descriptive flow models ...

India’s most successful integrated show on traffic moves to Mumbai

TRAFFICINFRATECH EXPO 2012 (May 17-19, 2012, Bombay Exhibition Centre) The view of the Expo venue TrafficInfraTech Expo is back. This time, in Mumbai. The Expo that proved to be the most successful integrated Show on traffic last year, promises to be yet another record-breaking show this year as well. The organisers, Virtual Info Systems and Italy’s Fierabolzano & Afidamp Servizi ...

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