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2012-10-09 20:26:51

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid (UC3M) have designed a system that automates the administrative sanctioning process (traffic fines) by applying Communication and Information Technologies (CITs) to traffic flow and using sensors built into vehicles. The goal of the scientists in the Information and Communications Technology Security Group (Seguridad de las Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones - SeTI) at UC3M who are working on the...

2012-07-28 23:00:53

Lucintel Estimates Robust Growth for the Global Commercial Vehicle Telematic Industry during 2012-17 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The global commercial vehicle telematic industry has witnessed high growth during last five years(2006-2011) and is expected to continue its growth momentum and reach an estimated US $13.5 billion by 2017 with a CAGR of 9.3% over the next five years. The industry, originating from a smaller base, rapidly started achieving acceptance by automotive OEMs,...

2012-05-31 23:02:36

Enhanced solutions will further improve mobility and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from traffic congestion. (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it will provide continuous engineering and IT services to upgrade and enhance Pinellas County´s Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in North America. Telvent has worked with Pinellas...

2012-04-27 23:03:45

Savari providing next-generation traffic management infrastructure solutions. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Statistics reveal that nearly 13 percent of the firefighters and police officers who lose their lives in the line of duty are killed in vehicle-related incidents. Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) engineers and University of Arizona (UofA) researchers are leading an effort to develop a system that will radically...

2012-03-27 23:03:49

• FDOT´s District One manages roads, highways and the I-75 freeway system across 12 counties, spread over 12,000 square miles, in south-west Florida • Activu will be deployed at the Southwest Interagency Facility for Transportation (SWIFT) SunGuide Center which controls traffic flows on District One roads and highways • Solution selected for network-centric design, support for remote desktop and mobile systems, and intelligent visualization and collaboration...

2012-02-01 16:06:09

A team of German researchers, with the help of a lecturer at the University of Alcalá (UAH, Spain), has developed a system that locates pedestrians in front of the vehicle using artificial vision. Soon to be integrated into the top-of-the-range Mercedes vehicles, the device includes two cameras and a unit that process information supplied in real time by all image points. "The new system can detect pedestrians from within vehicles using visible spectrum cameras and can do so...


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