A flying water car to let you avoid traffic jam
The Bubble is a flying water car that can get you out of rush hour and onto a river, sea or lake for your commute. The water taxi, made by French company Sea Bubbles, is silent, emits zero emissions and glides through the water without creating waves.
Improving road connectivity in Punjab
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has recently inaugurated the upgraded 4-lane NH-15 from Amritsar to Bhatinda and NH-64 from Zirakpur to Bhatinda. He also laid the foundation stone of 2-laning with paved shoulders of the Munak-Jhakhal-Budhlana section of NH-144B in Punjab.
Riding without helmet can now be detected
Videonetics, the World-leading Visual Computing Platform Development company and an exhibitor at the October 2018 TrafficInfraTech Expo, has announced India’s first revolutionary smart traffic solution video based ‘No Helmet Detection System’, that aims to bring down road accidents and enforce traffic discipline by penalizing two-wheeler riders who do not wear helmets.
Smart Cities Control Centre for MP
In a major step towards realising the centre’s smart city mission (SCM), the Madhya Pradesh government recently launched the country’s first Integrated Control and Command Centre (ICCC) for seven smart cities of the state in Bhopal.
Green Registration Plates for Electric Vehicles
The Union Road Transport and Highways ministry has recommended green registration plates for electric vehicles (EVs) to identify them for preferential treatment, such as special parking or discounted tolls.
Dahua Academy in DACH region, Europe
Dahua Technology has established Dahua Academy in Europe to provide localized services as well as relevant knowledge / skills to partners and clients globally. The Dahua Academy has been functioning well in numerous countries of different continents.
Pune to get live traffic updates on VMD
Pune citizens will now get live updates on traffic in their areas through 150 variable messaging display (VMD). The corporation recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dutch private navigation technology company TomTom to develop a proof of concept.
Get My Parking acquires Constapark in a consolidation move
Delhi-based smart parking platform Get My Parking, one of the exhibitor at Parking InfraTech Expo, recently acquired Bangalore based Constapark. Post-acquisition, the Constapark founders and team will join the Bangalore office of Get My Parking.
Roads from Plastic Waste
In a first of its kind initiative, a one-kilometre road in Nongkynjang village in Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya has been built with shredded waste plastic technology in convergence with MGNREGA and Megha-LAMP.
Parking bays in Jharkhand to be colour-coded
From May 15, the parking bays in commercial hubs of Jharkhand will be colour coded! Parking bays will get colours – green, yellow and orange – and rates based on how close they are to market hubs.
Kerala to launch online platform for vehicle booking
Kerala’s Labour Department is planning to launch an online platform where the customers can book autorickshaws, taxicabs, contract carriers, ambulance and even trucks according to their needs.
New Intelligent Traffic Management Systems to be implemented on Mumbai Expressways
In a recent inauguration of Road Safety Fortnight programme, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis spoke about State’s plan to implement smart transport system for Mumbai city, Mumbai-Pune and Mumbai-Nagpur Expressways.
Pedestrian to be shamed on crossing road during a red light
Jaywalking, which basically means that a person is crossing or walking on the road without regard for the traffic rules, is a common problem in many countries.
India’s first Smart and Green Highway to be inaugurated this month
India’s first smart and green expressway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) will be launched this month-end in the capital city which will divert at least two lakh vehicles off the city.
World’s first battery-charging road opens in Sweden
eRoadArlanda, the world’s first ‘electrified road’ that can recharge the batteries of cars and trucks as they drive on it, was opened near Stockholm, Sweden. The road, which is 2km (1.2 miles) long, is divided into 50m (164ft) sections and each individual section is powered only when a vehicle is above it.
Hikvision secures Deesa City with its City Surveillance solution
Hikvision has secured Deesa City in North Gujarat in association with its partner Safe Solutions.
A Kolkata company harbours an electric hypercar dream
While the world is in a hurry to take the electric car route, a bunch of enthusiasts from Kolkata are working on developing their own model of electric car. A recent report on the company Albaton Automobili made interesting reading .
Smart signalling system at Rajkot
The Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) will be installing 45 new smart traffic signals with pedestrian crossing facility to ease the traffic chaos on city roads. The entire traffic signalling system will be connected with Eye-Way project.
New Companies at TrafficInfraTech Expo
Over the years, TrafficInfraTech expo has been attracting more exhibitors and visitors from different verticals and different countries. The Expo provides platform for new companies to meet various people from all aspects of the industry including government officers, and potential partners and clients.
Dahua Technology launches HDCVI-IoT series
One of the leading video surveillance solutions provider Dahua Technology, also silver and bag partner in the forthcoming TrafficInfraTech Expo, recently launched HDCVI-IoT product series – a crucial component of HDCVI 4.0.
CCTV and Command & Control centre to improve Traffic Management in Tirupur
Tirupur City Corporation will establish a command and control centre at the corporation building to improve traffic management and also to enhance internal securityunder the Smart City Mission.
Traffic Park for children at Thane
After the opening of the first theme park, the Ghodbunder Road in Thane is set to get another theme park soon. The children’s traffic park, developed on a two-acre plot in Kavesar area of Ghodbunder Road is ready for inauguration.
Rs 500Cr to set up ITS project in Chennai
The move to install smart traffic system, GPS-driven bus services and ICT based traffic information for commuters under intelligent transport system (ITS) received a fillip as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently signed an agreement with the Government of India to fund Rs 500Cr for the project. The project will be set up as part of the smart city project.
NFC technology for Kochi metro
The proposed introduction of discounted daily, weekend and monthly passes (tourist cards) for travel in Kochi metro will be followed by the induction of the near field communication (NFC) technology that will enable commuters to just walk into Kochi metro, buses and ferries.
Kolkata Traffic police to introduce refuge islands for pedestrian safety
Kolkata Traffic police have decided to introduce refuge islands to put pedestrians at ease and increase their security. This is another initiative at pedestrian safety after the boom barriers that the traffic cops had installed at several places in Kolkata.
TMC to implement ATMS with the help of Google
The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) will soon synchronise the signal systems at prime junctions in the city with Google Maps sensors to intelligently manage traffic depending on the density of congestion.
Online Speed Radar at Chandigarh
In a major development to aware the drivers on road to reign in their speed within the prescribed speed limit, Chandigarh Traffic Police has installed online speed sensing radar.
Geo-coded bus stop in Chennai
Commuters using public transport in Tamil Nadu will soon have better information on bus timings at each stop with the authorities working on a GPS and geocoding facility…..
‘Smart eye’ cameras to monitor Bengaluru roads
Under the ‘Suraksha Mitra’ plan, more than 4,500 road junctions and main roads in Bengaluru will get 10,000 CCTV cameras.These cameras, called ‘Smart Eyes’ will have Artificial Intelligence (AI) and will keep an eye on the streets 24×7. The AI-powered cameras are different from the normal CCTVs…..
Maha CM launches 25 Hybrid Buses in Mumbai
Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis recently launched 25 Hybrid Buses for the residents of Borivali, Thane, Mulund and Kharghar…..
Smart Traffic Solutions from Aabmatica Technologies
Aabmatica Technologies Private Limited, a young professionally managed company based out of Delhi has executed “Maharashtra entry and exit toll project” for vehicle classification counting and ANPR data…..
Life Time Achievement award for Akhilesh Srivastava, CGM, NHAI
Akhilesh Srivastava, Chief General Manager (CGM), IT & Highway Operations, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), was recently awarded the Life Time Achievement Award for his impeccable work and determination as a Public Officer……
VaaaN Infra announced completion of 150 lane Closed Toll System project
VaaaN, a leading Indian Systems Integration & Technology company in the domain of ITS and Smart Cities with specialization in Electronic Toll Collection (ETC), Weight based tolling, and Highway Asset Management, announces the completion of 150 lane Closed Toll System project on India’s longest Expressway……
Videonetics forays into Bangladesh market
Videonetics, a leading Visual Computing Platform Development Company, has announced its entry into Bangladesh by deploying its state-of- the-art solutions comprising Intelligent Video Management Software (IVMS), Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) along with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system…..
Incident Management System of NHAI
The National Highways Authority of India is in the process of rolling-out an integrated setup through the Traffic Incident Emergency Management System (TIMS), where Incident Management Contractors will be appointed at a state/regional office level for providing ambulances…..
Ravel Group announces its entry into Entrance Automation
The Chennai based Ravel Group, a leader in Fire Detection and evacuation systems offering products of international standards with UL listing, has announced its foray into the entrance automation field with the launch of its new manufacturing entity Ravel Movement Control Pvt Ltd…..
Railways to set up metro coach factory at Latur
The Indian Railways recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maharashtra government to set up a coach factory in Latur with an investment of Rs 600Cr…..
Four companies bids for nine NHS under ‘T-O-T’ model
The government’s ambitious plan to monetise publicly funded, commercially operational national highway projects has got a big boost. Four companies: Brookfield Asset Management, Macquarie, IRB Infrastructure and Roadis-NIIF have put in bids for nine national highways on offer in the first round…..
Delhi Metro smart cards for feeder buses and parking at stations
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) recently expanded the network of Metro smart cards, allowing commuters to use them on feeder buses and for parking at 13 stations in the National Capital Region….
TrafficInfraTech Expo & Parking InfraTech Expo 2017 visitor speak
Yudhvir Singh Malik,
Shows like TrafficInfraTech and Parking InfraTech help in creating awareness about the latest technologies and are very important. It is a humongous effort …
TrafficInfraTech Expo & Parking InfraTech Expo 2018
Asia’s leading traffic shows TrafficInfraTech Expo (7th edition) and Parking InfraTech Expo (4rd edition) are scheduled to be held from Oct 24-26, 2018, at Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai …
Hikvision tops IHS Markit list of Enterprise Storage Providers
Hikvision has been ranked as the world’s largest provider of branded SAN, NAS and external DAS storage used in video surveillance in 2016, with the largest estimated market share of 22.1%, according to the latest reports from IHS Markit …
Agra to have five smart roads soon
The Agra Smart City Limited, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) set up to implement the Smart City project, has finalised five roads to be developed as smart roads of the city …
Railways to use Rs 73,000Cr on safety
The railways will spend over Rs 73,000Cr on safety out of the Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure earmarked for it in the Union Budget. The ministry will focus on technology …
Karnataka schools to have road safety lessons from 2019
State government and aided & unaided schools in Karnataka will have lessons on road safety from the academic year 2019-20. The Primary and Secondary Education Departmen…
Railways plan to install 12 lakh CCTV cameras
India Railways is pitching for the procurement of about 12 lakh CCTV cameras to ensure state-of-the-art surveillance systems in all trains a…
WR introduces OCR kiosk machines for ticket booking
Western Railway becomes the first zonal railway to introduce modern Optical Character Recognition (OCR) kiosk machines for quick and easy printing of tickets booked through UTS …
Delhi police join hands with MSIL for Traffic Safety Management System in the capital
Delhi Police has joined hands with car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) to implement a Traffic Safety Management System (TSMS) in the national capital.
Common Mobility Card for Delhi Metro and DTC Buses
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently launched a pilot Common Mobility Card which can be used to travel in both Delhi Metro and sele…
NHAI creates National Highways Investment Promotion Cell
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has created a National Highways Investment Promotion Cell (NHIPC) for attracting domestic and foreign investment for highways pro…
MMRDA appoints consultants for Metro-2B corridor
The Executive Committee of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has appointed M/s Simplex Infra Ltd to construct the via duct and stations from DN Nagar to B…
MMRDA signs agreement with DMRC for Metro-6 corridor
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has signed an agreement, on deposit terms basis, with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for the complete implement…
MIAL’s Terminal-2 bags multiple awards
GVK Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL), the company that administers Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) was recently awarded at the prestigious Ho…
High-performance Electric Cars from Mahindra
Carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra recently announced that it will have three new offerings in the EV or electric vehicle space by 2019-20. The three new cars will have top speeds…