Adjusting acoustic signals and deciding: Whose road is it?
It is a challenge to plan urban traffic areas for pedestrians, cyclists and all others who share city space for them to feel more safe and secure than today. But acoustic pedestrian signals now offer the elderly and visually challenged pedestrians the chance to adjust the signals in order to claim the roads from vehicular traffic for the duration they need it to cross over to the other side – safely.
Intelligent Wireless Traffic Signal Controller: Why Dig Roads If you can install them in air?
Mobiles As The On Vehicle Monitoring Stations
A smartphone based project for road safety and traffic management, backed by the Government of Italy and the European Commission, is being developed in Italy. Using M2M – the Mobile to Mobility service, the road users will not only be able to provide information on road conditions to a central database, they will be able to monitor and control the situations as well.
Shaping the Future of Transportation
ITS, Busan Taking a ride in a driveless train
The 17th ITS World Congress held at Busan, South Korea in October 2010 was an excellent opportunity to come face to face with the cutting-edge technologies in the transportation sector and applications of intelligent systems. The conference was attended by scholars, experts and policymakers from over 80 countries. Busan, a bustling city of approximately 3.6 million residents, is located on ...
Auto Giants Opt for green technology
Maruti Suzuki India’s A Star Automatic which is 85% recyclable and Ritz Genus which has been testified for EMC compliance, and Tata Motors’ Indica Vista Drivetech4 which has Quadrajet engine, infuse new life in the fuel efficient technology of cars. BMW Group’s recent launch BMW X5, with its EfficientDynamics too, is underlining the need for greener measures in car manufacturing.
Intelligent Door System
The special automatic sliding doors for use at the bus stops of BRTS have been provided by Technocrats Security Systems Pvt Ltd and are in normally closed and locked position. They are operated by the driver sitting inside the bus. Each door (there are four doors at each stop) has an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) reader mounted by its side ...