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Intelligent Transportation Systems
Traffic managers all over the world use intelligent technology from FLIR Intelligent Transportation Systems to monitor and manage traffic streams. FLIR intelligent detection and monitoring solutions enhance traffic safety and mobility on a daily basis. FLIR Systems acquired Traficon, a major player in the traffic market for more than 25 years, in April 2013 to ensure full presence in the traffic video detection market.
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FLIR Launches Thermal Traffic Sensor for Vehicle-to-Everything Communication
FLIR ThermiCam V2X Thermal Sensor to be Critical Component in Smart City and Connected Vehicle Applications
WILSONVILLE, Ore. – March 20, 2018 – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the launch of the FLIR ThermiCam™ V2X, a thermal traffic sensor for the emerging vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology market. The FLIR V2X-enabled traffic sensor for urban traffic will allow vehicles and traffic infrastructure to communicate and share data in a system that aims to improve motorist, pedestrian, and bicyclist safety and efficiency.
V2X technology is an emerging crash avoidance system that relies on the communication of information between nearby vehicles and traffic infrastructure to warn drivers about potentially dangerous situations. In a V2X system, both the vehicles and infrastructure have communication units installed to transmit information. The FLIR ThermiCam V2X mounts on existing traffic signals and detects vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists at intersections using thermal imaging data. Utilizing dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) technology, vehicles transmit real-time speed and direction data, while the ThermiCam V2X communicates the presence of pedestrians and bicyclists, along with data from other vehicles.
The ThermiCam V2X can prioritize traffic signaling at busy intersections and arterial roads for emergency and public transport vehicles, ultimately improving traffic flow and safety for all drivers. Also, because the ThermiCam connects with existing city traffic systems, city traffic planners can future-proof traffic infrastructure and avoid major investments in retrofitting technology.
“As car manufacturers design V2X technology into future vehicles, FLIR technology is being deployed today to ensure cities are ready for their arrival,” said James Cannon, President and CEO of FLIR. “By detecting pedestrians, bicycles, and vehicles in real time, while also enabling communication between vehicles and traffic infrastructure, FLIR ThermiCam V2X will play a critical role in improving the movement and safety of the world’s roadways.”
FLIR will demonstrate the ThermiCam V2X sensor at Intertraffic 2018 in Amsterdam at booth #10.403, from March 20–23, 2018. The product is available for testing today, with general availability starting in the second half of 2018. For more about FLIR’s video detection and monitoring solutions for traffic applications, visit: United States: www.flir.com/traffic; Europe: www.flir.eu/traffic.
About FLIR Systems, Inc. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon, FLIR Systems is a world-leading maker of sensor systems that enhance perception and heighten awareness, helping to save lives, improve productivity, and protect the environment. Through its nearly 3,500 employees, FLIR’s vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense” by leveraging thermal imaging and adjacent technologies to provide innovative, intelligent solutions for security and surveillance, environmental and condition monitoring, outdoor recreation, machine vision, navigation, and advanced threat detection. For more information, please visit www.flir.com and follow @flir.
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VIP-Series Multi-functional video detection boards
The VIP series offers multi-functional Video Image Processing modules for traffic control. VIP boards integrate automatic incident detection, data collection, recording of pre and post incident image sequences and streaming video in one board. VIP modules have been installed for road and tunnel projects all over the world.
Key benefits - Instant operator warning, logging and recording of events, data and video sequences - On-board digital recording of pre- and post incident video sequences - Extensive in
Company types: Contractor / building / roadbuilding /earth-moving, Dealer, Public transportation, Government, local (municipality), Government, provincial, Transport business
Traffic Management: Computer services for traffic experts, Measurement systems (realtime, data communication), Public transport monitoring and control systems, Public transport systems, Traffic cameras and enforcement, Traffic computers and related services, Traffic data collection and processing, Traffic management, Tunnel monitoring, Vehicle detectors
FLIR FC-Series T Thermal imaging cameras for traffic monitoring
FLIR thermal imaging cameras are commonly integrated in traffic video detection and monitoring solutions. Needing no light at all to produce an image they can be used for a wide vatiety of traffic applications.
High image quality The FLIR FC-Series T are equipped with a maintenance free uncooled microbolometer detector that produces accurate images on which the smallest detail can be seen.
Different lens options FLIR Systems offers the FLIR FC-Series T with different lens options. They are available with
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Traffic Management: Traffic consultancy & research, Measurement systems (realtime, data communication), Realtime Traffic info, Traffic data collection and processing, Vehicle tracking, tracing and monitoring systems
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