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Tag Archives: Traffic

Twin Approaches to Safety

  A strong-willed, hands-on approach along with technology goes a long way to enforce discipline on roads to reduce accidents and fatalities and improve safety. The panelists for the session on Emerging Technologies for Road Safety and Enforcement Challenges at the Smart Mobility Conference held in October, Ashish Srivastava, Additional Secretary IT and Science & Technology, Uttarakhand Government; Akhilesh Srivastava, ...

Navigating Urban Dynamics: The Art and Science of Traffic Data Analysis

In the hustle and bustle of urban cities, the flow of traffic is both a necessity and a challenge. As cities grow and populations surge, the need for efficient transportation systems becomes more critical than ever. Explore further into the domain of Traffic Data Analysis, the sophisticated art and science behind understanding, optimizing, and navigating the intricate dynamics of vehicular ...

”Revolutionizing Traffic Management in India: The Role of Technology”

The management of traffic in India has long been a challenging task due to its densely populated cities, diverse traffic conditions, and road infrastructure. However, as the world embraces technological advancements, India is no exception in adopting innovative solutions to address these challenges. At the session on “Emerging Technologies for Traffic Management”, as part of the Smart Mobility Conference 2023, ...

Revolutionizing Road Safety in India with Advanced Technology

India’s road safety landscape has been a cause for concern for decades, with a high rate of accidents and fatalities. However, advancements in technology offer a glimmer of hope to address this pressing issue. In this blog post, we will explore how advanced technology can transform the future of road safety in India. 1. Smart Traffic Management: AI-Powered Traffic Management: ...

Making Construction Work Zones safer

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Amandeep Singh, Senior Regional Business Manager Many construction work zones miss the installation of critical advance warning signs and traffic management devices designed to improve road safety. Signage and delineation devices used are often made of substandard reflective sheeting which is not effective in safely guiding road users through work zones, says Amandeep Singh, Senior Regional Business Manager, Reflective Solutions/ ...

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 ...