At the beginning of July, sUAS news reported about drone traffic monitoring demonstration in Netherlands.
Traffic technology International, an international web-and-print magazine, published in their June/July 2015 issue an article about UAV-based road traffic monitoring based on the Netherlands event under the title Farewell to fixed cameras?.
While the one-off demonstration showcased real-time monitoring, not analysis, it is an application of UAVs in traffic nevertheless. The article title is especially poignant for us, since drones can replace fixed cameras for both monitoring and analysis.
Meanwhile, another monitoring application is on the horizon: “The Jakarta City police to use drones to monitor traffic”. Doubtless, many more are to come…Read more
At the end of July, our Italian partner, Andrea Marella of Traficlab.eu, led an online seminar about road safety titled “Road traffic safety (RTS) management system standard“. DataFromSky was mentioned as one of the best ways to gather information about driver behaviour and safety.
During 2012 the International Organization for Standardization published a new standard called: ISO 39001:2012 – Road traffic safety (RTS) management systems – Requirements with guidance for use. The ISO provides a tool to help organizations to reduce and ultimately to eliminate the incidence and risk of death and serious injury related to road traffic crashes.
The webinar in question offered the following information and training:
- Road safety concepts
- Road risk factors
- ISO 39001:2012 standard requirements
- Road traffic safety (RTS) in the management systems
- Guidelines for auditing a RTS management system
DataFromSky was mentioned as a great source of data, and we must agree. The conflict heatmaps from simulation on next slide are exactly what we can deliver! Furthermore, we can do this from real data.
Stay tuned for more news about road safety…Read more