Though the term ‘transportation’ may immediately elicit different thoughts for different people, everyone can likely agree that it plays a significant role in both our everyday lives and the big picture of the economy’s overall wellbeing. Whether the word makes you first think of a car, bus, train, airplane, or boat, all of these vehicles are critical for daily commutes, leisurely traveling and the shipment of goods across countries — and everything else in between. It is therefore paramount that these methods of transportation are protected from various types of threats at all times.
Teleste Corporation reveals that its S-AWARE® platform has been selected by Helsinki City Transport (“Helsingin kaupungin liikenneliikelaitos”) to drive improved situational awareness and safer travelling across the Helsinki metro system. The deployment of the platform will be started in 2019 and the project will be carried out in several phases and be completed the end of the year 2020. The total value of the deployment will be more than two million euros.
Apart from its extensive use for physical security, there’s another application popping up for video data: intelligent traffic management (ITM). Being a critical component in the Smart City movement across the globe, ITM is aiding metropolitan areas in learning more about traffic patterns in order to make transportation more efficient and safe.
Lanner Electronics Inc. launched V6S, next-generation rugged, fanless vehicle surveillance NVR. V6S is designed for public transit video surveillance, recording and analytics. V6S, being the robust vehicle surveillance NVR, can operate under wide temperature range, indicating its excellent reliability in harsh environment. V6S is powered by the 7th Generation 14 nm Intel® Core™ i7-7600U SoC (formerly Kaby Lake), offering power-efficient performance and accelerated graphics performance for vehicle computing needs.
Lanner Electronics Inc., launches next-generation rugged, fanless V3 Series vehicle gateway controllers – V3G and V3S. While V3G is targeted for smart bus implementation, including fleet management and passenger information display, V3S aims at video surveillance, recording and analytics. V3G and V3S feature the new generation 14 nm Intel® Atom™ x7-E3950 SoC (formerly Apollo Lake). This processor consumes low volume of power and offers performance upgrade for vehicle computing needs from previous generation of Atom™ processors.
Visitors to the Genetec booth will be able to learn about the company’s new range of market-specific solutions specifically developed to address the needs of airports, cities, educational institutions, retailers, and transportation customers. Attendees will also be able to see how Genetec Security Center, a unified security platform, Genetec Clearance™, a digital evidence management system, and Genetec Mission Control™, a collaborative decision management system, are helping leading airports around the world heighten security, improve operations, and grow retail revenue.
In recent years, a particular form of criminality has become more widespread on Europe´s major highways: the theft of valuable commercial goods, vehicles and their cargoes and even the fuel tanks on lorries have been targeted by organised crime. The financial cost is enormous! So Euro Rastpark began working with other members of the Association of German Off-motorway Truck Stop Owners (VEDA) to combat the problems by developing a security concept that addressed actual conditions and now offers premium parking areas that are screened and monitored by Dallmeier security technology.
United States drivers will one day share the road with autonomous, last-mile delivery vehicles, according to new company entering the market. Burlingame, CA-based Udelv just announced it will host a public-road autonomous delivery test in San Mateo, CA, within the next few weeks.
In a move that offers a modern approach to traffic operations, Genetec announced the launch of a next-generation software platform called Genetec Traffic Sense™. Designed to deliver greater oversight and efficiency for traffic operations, Traffic Sense brings a unified view of traffic systems, taps into emerging technologies such as video and data analytics, and introduces a higher level of automation to speed up resolution of road incidents.
March Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to introduce new mobile IP-cameras to its complete transportation solution for bus, light rail, and passenger rail fleets. Designed to provide transit operators with improved and more comprehensive surveillance coverage, the megapixel cameras are purpose-built to withstand demanding mobile environments and capture consistently clear video in near darkness, bright daylight, and the abrupt lighting transitions that occur when vehicles enter and exit tunnels and underpasses.