Vision plays key role in 'smart mobility' at Intertraffic Amsterdam

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The central theme of this year's Intertraffic Amsterdam event will be smart mobility, focusing on urban accessibility and traffic flow. More than 800 exhibitors will be present at 22nd Intertraffic Amsterdam event, which will be held from 25 to 28 March, and will include many companies offering machine vision solutions.

The other four main themes of the conference are: infrastructure, ITS traffic management, safety, and parking.

During the official opening on Tuesday 25 March, the Intertraffic Innovation Awards will be presented within each of the five conference themes, as well as an overall winner.

A number of imaging companies have been shortlisted for the award. In the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) traffic management section, Iteris (USA) has been nominated for its SmartCycle software update to the Vantage family. The update means bicycles can be detected at intersection which instructs the system to allow longer passage times, increasing safety and efficiency.

Imaging companies shortlisted in the parking category are Edesix (United Kingdom) and Scanacar (Netherlands). Edesix was nominated for its VideoBadge2, which is a new professional body worn video system that records high quality video and audio with built-in encryption for data security and evidence integrity.

Scanacar’s Parking Space Classifier that recognises and classifies parking spaces was also nominated. This informs drivers and navigation systems about available parking spaces. It also enables efficient enforcement of illegal parking.

Stalker Radar (USA) CopTrax in-car video was also put forward in the smart mobility category. CopTrax is integrated with Google Glass and Stalker Radar and is a software solution that uses a patrol vehicle’s laptop to record and stream video through 3G/4G or WiFi for Cloud storage or department’s servers.

The Intertraffic Innovation Award was introduced in 2002 to encourage R&D and is presented to the company with the most innovative product introduced at the exhibition. An international jury has selected the shortlist of products for the 2014 competition.

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