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Panoramic IP Camera from Logipix

Hungary based Logipix Technical Development Ltd, one of the gold partners in the forthcoming TrafficInfraTech Expo, will be showcasing a range of IP based video surveillance systems. One of its innovative system is the Panoramic IP Camera. The device delivers 140 MP resolution with high frame rate video stream. The specially developed camera house contains ten Logipix One 20MP cameras. ...

Smart Tolling for Indian highways

The toll operations in India till now were mainly manual but, the fast growing traffic volume on the highway network across the country necessitated the introduction of Electronic Toll Collection (ETC). Going a step further, the government has the goal of nationwide ETC interoperability. Sapna Srivastava reports Tolling in India differs from the practices in other countries in many ways. ...

Plan for setting up highway facilities

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and the National Highways Authority of India have entrusted Indian Highway Management Company with the development and management of passenger friendly amenities along the highways. The project will be developed on the public-private partnership model, with the government offering land to private developers for 30 years on lease. The Government has already identified ...

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 ...

Traffic info centre in Bengaluru

The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) in co-ordination with the traffic police will set up a traffic centre – the Bangalore Traffic Information Centre – which will be the hub for information about traffic in the City. The DULT’s proposal is set to get funds from Japan International Co-operation Agency. JICA will send a team to Bengaluru to work ...

Comprehensive Mobility plan by BMC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has prepared a Comprehensive Mobility Plan to decongest the City traffic and to provide better infrastructure to the citizens. The CMP has suggested that Mumbai should review and upgrade its transport investment plans and priorities every five years. The study has also suggested several other measures and suggestions along with immediate need for constructing the missing ...

Car tests made mandatory

With popular models from major auto makers failing crash tests, the Indian road ministry has made basic side and frontal crash tests mandatory for all new models by 2017, and for the existing ones by 2019, to decide the ‘crashworthiness’ and level of safety an automobile can offer. Moreover, the tests will no longer have to be taken outside the ...

Road safety programme by IRTE & GoodYear India

In a bid to promote safe driving in India, tyre major Goodyear, in association with the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE), had initiated a unique road safety programme, ‘Safer Roads, Safer You.’ The focus of this initiative was to train 2,400 drivers in Delhi-NCR and Mumbai till March. The participating drivers were also given an incentive of `500 along ...

Vehicle Mileage Star-Ratings

The government is planning to display tamper proof stickers mentioning star-ratings on all cars. The draft notification mentions that every manufactured or imported vehicle carrying less than nine persons including the driver shall affix the fuel economy star rating (FESR). The government has worked out a formula for calculating the mileage according to the quantity of fuel consumed by a ...

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 ...