FLIR Application Stories - Intelligent Transportation Systems

 

FLIR regularly publishes application stories where you can read how our customers are using FLIR infrared cameras and thermal imaging solutions.

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FLIR thermal imaging sensor improves bicycle safety at Tamaki Drive, Auckland, New-Zealand

Mixed traffic situations, where motorists share the road with vulnerable road users, are often very challenging for cyclists. The busy Tamaki Drive in Auckland, New Zealand, is such a challenging environment and has already witnessed several cycle incidents over the past few years, including fatalities and serious injuries. To prevent further incidents from happening, Auckland Transport Authorities decided on a wide range of bicycle safety measures, including the integration of a bicycle warning system, activated by thermal imaging technology from FLIR Systems.

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24/7 people and vehicle detection for public transportation

Every day, public transportation passengers rely on trains, metros or trams to bring them safely and timely at their point of destination. However, the risky or careless behavior of people can sometimes lead to accidents that will cause a lot of delay as well as severe damage to rolling goods and rail infrastructure. Thermal imaging cameras can detect this risky behavior in time and help public transportation operators to take the appropriate measures.

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Smart traffic sensors help alleviate city congestion in Moscow, Russia

Traffic jam statistics for the city of Moscow are not very encouraging, to say the least. In order to tackle its heavy traffic congestion problem, the city of Moscow recently started with the development of an Intelligent Transportation System. To smoothen the traffic flows along signalized intersections, Moscow called upon the expertise of FLIR Systems. Over 3,000 TrafiCam x-stream vehicle presence sensors will make sure traffic signal cycles are adapted to the actual traffic.

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Monitoring traffic at the Rion-Antirion Bridge, day and night

The Rion-Antirion Bridge in Greece is the world's longest cable-stayed bridge with a suspended deck. Stretching over 2,252m (2,883m including the access viaduct), The Rion-Antirion viaduct limits the crossing time over the Gulf of Corinth to around five minutes. To ensure safety on the bridge and make quick interventions possible in case an accident happens, the bridge makes use of smart Automatic Incident Detection technology and thermal imaging cameras from FLIR Systems.

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Automatische Ereigniserkennung und Verkehrsdatenerfassung für den Sheikh Zayed Tunnel in Abu Dhabi (VAE)

Auch wenn es zahlreiche Beispiele für innovative Projekte im Bereich Verkehrsmanagement im Mittleren Osten gibt, so sind doch nur wenige so beeindruckend wie der kürzlich eröffnete Sheikh Zayed Tunnel in Abu Dhabi. Der Tunnel erstreckt sich auf 4 Spuren je Fahrtrichtung über eine Gesamtlänge von 3,6 km, wovon zwei Drittel in einer Röhre verlaufen. Damit handelt es sich um den längsten Straßentunnel im Mittleren Osten. Am 5. Dezember 2012 wurde er für den Verkehr freigegeben.

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Eine umfassende Verkehrsüberwachung für Marseille

FLIR Intelligent Transportation Systems rüstet sowohl den Prado Carénage Tunnel als auch den Prado Sud Tunnel in Marseille mit Anlagen mit automatischer Ereigniserkennung (Automatic Incident Detection, AID) aus. Dank der FLIR Technologie sind in naher Zukunft die Straßen von Marseille sicherer und effizienter zu befahren.

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Automatic Incident Detection and
traffic data collection in the Festning and Bjørvika tunnels (Oslo, Norway)

The Festning and the Bjørvika Tunnel are two motorway tunnels on the E18 in the city center of Oslo, Norway. Both tunnels have been equipped with intelligent incident detection technology from FLIR to guarantee high-level road user safety 24/7.

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TrafiCam Sensoren unterstützen Indonesien bei der Umsetzung seiner ehrgeizigen Verkehrs­managementpläne in Jakarta und Surabaya.

Wenn es um die Beschreibung von Jakarta, Indonesiens wirtschaftlichem, kulturellem und politischem Zentrum geht, kann man problemlos in Superlative verfallen. Mit über 10 Millionen Einwohnern ist Jakarta die bevölkerungsreichste Stadt in Indonesien und Südostasien, weltweit betrachtet nimmt sie Platz 13 der einwohnerstärksten Städte ein. Der offizielle Ballungsraum, bekannt unter der Bezeichnung Jabodetabek, ist auch die zweitgrößte Metropolregion der Welt.

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Automatic Incident Detection on the Black Sea Motorway, Turkey

The Bolaman and Giresun tunnel are two tunnels along the Black Sea Coast, in the North of Turkey. The Bolaman tunnel, with its length of 3.8 km also the longest expressway tunnel in Turkey, is located between the cities of Fatsa and Ordu. The Giresun tunnel is located close to the city of Giresun, on the motorway towards Trabzon. To increase the safety and capacity in these 2 tunnels, FLIR’s automatic incident detection system was installed. The Bolaman tunnel has been equipped with Video Image Processing (VIP) modules in 2006, the Giresun tunnel one year later.

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Video-based Automatic Incident Detection and Traffic Statistics in the Clem Jones Tunnel – Brisbane (Australia)

FLIR’s video based automatic incident detection and traffic statistics collection system is implemented in Brisbane’s Clem Jones Tunnel (CLEM7), formerly known as the North-South Bypass Tunnel (NSBT). It’s Brisbane’s first major road tunnel which links five existing major motorways and arterial roads on the north and south sides of the Brisbane River. This toll- way is 6.8 kilometers long end-to-end and includes two 4.8 km dual lane tunnels. CLEM7, opened in early 2010, is the first component in a major project that aims to reduce all deficiencies in the urban road network of Brisbane.

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Streamlining Traffic in the City of Kings

The city of Lima, Peru, is taking extensive measures to tackle its problem of heavy traffic congestion and pollution. As part of the solution, Lima city authorities recently called upon Traficon to help them improve urban traffic flows. 

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