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Dublin city awarded IBM ‘Smart City’ grant

Dublin city awarded IBM ‘Smart City’ grant

🕔16:03, 26.Mar 2014

Dublin City Council is one of 16 cities and regions around the world to be awarded an IBM grant worth $500,000, which aims to help it solve a problem using data analytics technology. The IBM Smart Cities Challenge will see a

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Image Sensing Systems introduces new radar-based vehicle detection product

Image Sensing Systems introduces new radar-based vehicle detection product

🕔16:00, 26.Mar 2014

Image Sensing Systems, the manufacturer of above-ground detection technology, recently announced the addition of the Autoscope RTMS Sx-300 to its traffic management product line. The Autoscope RTMS Sx-300 provides advanced vehicle detection with the accuracy needed to help keep the daily

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Iteris develops Integrated Detection Module for Siemens Traffic Controllers

Iteris develops Integrated Detection Module for Siemens Traffic Controllers

🕔15:56, 26.Mar 2014

Iteris, Inc. the provider of intelligent traffic management information solutions, has launched the Vantage IDM-M50, an integrated detection module (IDM) that combines video vehicle detection and high-speed communications directly into a Siemens® M50 series National Electronics Manufacturers Association (NEMA) traffic

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Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 3

Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 3

🕔15:11, 26.Mar 2014

In today’s Thinking Aloud we speak to a wide range of visitors and exhibitors, including the CEO of Swarco, Kapsch’s top person in the UK and two people from Turkish tolling company ASELSAN.  We find out about an innovative ANPR

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Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking

Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking

Michael Scott 🕔12:34, 26.Mar 2014

For more than a century, automobiles have been the preferred method of transportation in the U.S., providing an efficient means for getting us from place to place. In response to the expansive, sprawl-based development that has characterized the growth of many metropolitan

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Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 2

Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 2

🕔21:53, 25.Mar 2014

Today Paul Hutton finds out about the new improved products from Vitronic, how Serco Integrated Transport have been absorbed into Cubic Transportation Systems, the details of AGD’s innovations and how Flir’s thermal imaging camera technologies have been introduced into what was Traficon’s products.  Meanwhile Kevin Borras

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Cisco joins the smart city drive in Qatar

Cisco joins the smart city drive in Qatar

🕔16:27, 25.Mar 2014

Cisco has announced its partnership as Diamond Sponsors of the Arab Future Cities Summit to be held in Doha on 7th and 8th April, 2014. Using this platform, Cisco will share its vision for creating a sustainable smart and connected

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Navtech Radar’s ClearWay solution in trials on strategic motorways in Northern England

Navtech Radar’s ClearWay solution in trials on strategic motorways in Northern England

🕔16:17, 25.Mar 2014

Navtech Radar, the manufacturer of Radar-based Automatic Incident Detection (AID) solutions for traffic management applications, is supplying its ClearWay system for planned trials on hard shoulder running on strategic motorways in the North of England.  The trials are part of

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Kapsch waiting for Jakarta green light

Kapsch waiting for Jakarta green light

🕔16:10, 25.Mar 2014

Swedish-based Kapsch TrafficCom says it has signed an agreement with an Indonesian IT firm in preparation to offering electronic road pricing for inner-city areas and highway toll booths.Kapsch, which first visited Indonesia about three years ago as part of a Swedish

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University of Michigan approves design for $6.5M autonomous vehicle test track

University of Michigan approves design for $6.5M autonomous vehicle test track

🕔16:06, 25.Mar 2014

Merge lanes, roundabouts, gravel roads, a four-lane highway and street lights might feel like the “real world,” but the University of Michigan knows better. These are just a few of the elements in a $6.5 million track the school is

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