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📢 Revolution is finally here

We, at DataFromSky, were working hard in the last months on something that wasn’t here before. Something that will change the world of traffic data analysis. And now we are ready to share it with you!

FLOW – a fully interactive traffic framework designed for both real-time driven applications and comprehensive traffic surveys is here! The fastest and smartest way to get traffic knowledge from any type of video stream that smart cities love. 🚗 🚙 🚐 🚚 🚌 🚲 🛵

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📢 Absolute precision in traffic data reached!

30 cm accuracy in position, 7.5 degrees in steering for any type of vehicle including bicycles and pedestrians – no special HW, only advanced video processing. Why? To push forward the traffic surveys and traffic research again.

The current world of traffic surveys is based on counts. There has been no dramatic progress since 1937 when the first traffic recorder was deployed. Five years ago, ⭐️DataFromSky⭐️ brought alive trajectory-based approach and opened the world of interactive traffic analysis. Today, we have taken this approach to the next level by ultimate precision in telemetry for:

➡️ detection accidents before they happen based on the kinematic model
➡️ development of the new generation of advanced driver assistance systems
➡️ calibration and validation of simulation models
➡️ development of autonomous vehicles
➡️ new era of traffic research

✔️ Would you like to taste the true traffic accuracy? Contact us at for a demo! 🚗 🚌 🚛 🚲

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📢 The masterpiece in traffic data extraction from drones – an open traffic dataset called pNEUMA is here!

100 busy intersections / 0.5 million of trajectories / covered more than 1.3 km^2 / gathered by 10 drones flying simultaneously. A first-of-its-kind experiment with open results was realized by professor Geroliminis and Emmanouil (Manos) Barmpounakis from EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), who provided the video data and analyzed by DataFromSky AI (

A swarm of drones hovered over the central business district of Athens over multiple dates to record traffic streams in congested areas with more than 100 km-lanes of the network. From each video, trajectory data was extracted by the most advanced traffic intelligence DataFromSky and merged into the one traffic scenario with multimodal interactions. 🚗 🚌 🚛 🚲 🏍

Due to the extreme accuracy of telemetry data about each driver, the dataset is suitable for multimodal traffic research including simulation methods, behavior models, road safety analysis..

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✔️An article about the project:

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⭐️ DataFromSky on the way to autonomous driving! ⭐️

Already since the end of last year, the Chair of Automobile Engineering from Technische Universität Dresden has been collecting traffic observation videos for selected places in Dresden in order to be able to study the real traffic situation better. The combination of DataFromSky advanced analysis of road user’s behavior with the electronic accident record card of the Saxony region can bring new knowledge into the reconstruction of traffic accidents. Such reconstructions can be used for test scenarios for the validation of automated driving functions! How cool is that? 🚗 🚌 🚛 🚲 🏍

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📢 Accidents detection before they happen?

Extreme accuracy is the unique feature of traffic data automatically mined from DataFromSky videos. Thanks to this accuracy, we have, in cooperation with Brno University of Technology and its scientists, worked on a research project for evaluation of intersection in terms of safety in the last two years. One of the results of the project supported by Technology Agency of the Czech Republic is the methodology that has been certified by the Czech Ministry of Transport! 🚗 🚌 🚛 🚲 🏍 Want to learn more about conflict detection tools based on trajectory analysis (TTC, PoS, heavy breaking, …) and using DataFromSky for security audits? Contact us at ! ✔️ Watch out our video and see for yourself how amazing it is: or read this article: hashtagsafety hashtagtransport hashtagproject hashtagdata hashtagvideo hashtagdrones hashtagsmartcities hashtagtrafficsafety hashtagtrafficengineering hashtagtrafficmanagement hashtagtraffic hashtagai hashtaganalytics hashtagartificialintelligence hashtagsecurity hashtagcollision hashtagconflict hashtagaccident hashtaginteractions
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Warm up your traffic data with DataFromSky!

✔️ WARM UP YOUR TRAFFIC DATA by using HEATMAPS and GRIDMAPS! DataFromSky provides you many parameters displayed by heatmaps and gridmaps. Get them for current speed, acceleration/deceleration, occupancy times and even for conflict situations. Watch out the video below and see how simple it is! Go to ⭐️ ⭐️ and try to analyze your own video for free! 💡 Don’t know how to capture the perfect video? We also prepared a manual for this! Read this article for Aerial video and this for Light video If you don’t have an account yet. Register now at 👉 👈 and get three credits for start! Join DataFromSky and become a traffic expert! 🚗 🚌 🚛 hashtagsoftware hashtaganalytics hashtagdatavisualization hashtagdigitaltransformation hashtagai hashtagai hashtagdata hashtagdrones hashtagsmartcities hashtagsafetyanalysis hashtagtrafficmonitoring hashtagtrafficengineering hashtagtransportation hashtagtraffic hashtaggoto hashtagvideo hashtageasier hashtaganalyze
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📢 DataFromSky AI was used to define driving behavior models of connected autonomous vehicles!

DataFromSky highly contributed to the creation of a research paper conducted by 🎓 Loughborough University in London. The paper presents a solution of using infrastructure to aid connected autonomous vehicles to learn driving policies, specifically for complex junctions, which require local experience and knowledge to handle. The proposal is to learn safe driving policies through data-driven imitation learning of human-driven vehicles at a junction utilizing data captured from surveillance devices about vehicle movements at the junction. The framework is demonstrated by processing video datasets captured by UAVs from three intersections around Europe – the trajectory data is provided by the DataFromSky. An imitation learning algorithm based on a long short-term memory neural network is proposed to learn and predict safe trajectories of vehicles. 🚗🚌 🚐 🚛 🚲 🛵 ✔️ Read the full paper at We can make your survey ultimate! Contact us at or upload your video to and try it yourself for free! hashtagai hashtagartificialintelligence hashtagdata hashtagdeeplearning hashtagdrone hashtaganalysis hashtagsurveys hashtaguav hashtagsmartcities
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PF 2020

The entire DataFromSky team would like to wish to all of our partners and customers 🎄 Merry Christmas and a successful and joyful ✨ New Year. Thank you for supporting us and being with us in 2019 and we wish you the best in the coming year.💙 hashtagchristmas hashtagnewyearsday hashtagpf2020 hashtagthankyou hashtagdatafromsky hashtagtraffic hashtagatrificialintelligence
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DataFromSky can extract traffic data from panoramic cameras!

All in one platform – analyzing traffic was never easier: videos from drones, traffic and surveillance cameras, 360°panoramic cameras or even Miovision devices? Only with DataFromSky AI!
Super-accurate data suitable for the most detailed traffic analysis, data accuracy hitting the range from 98 – 100% with rapid delivery thanks to fully automated processing, measuring a wide range of advanced traffic parameters thanks to the trajectory-based approach – these and much more benefits are offered by our online web platform for automatic processing of traffic videos. Moreover, you have access to the license-free desktop application, where you can further analyze every millisecond of your video – visualize, define, analyze, export, become a traffic expert thanks to our professional tool.
Don’t believe it? Feel free to test it!
Click here to download our desktop application DataFromSky Viewer
✅ Download the sample package with 360°video clip and processed data file (tlgx file) – from now on, the whole intersection can be analyzed by a single camera!
Try DataFromSky AI today!
1. Go to our online platform and test it for free
2. Sign in today and get 3 Credits as a welcome gift on your User Account
3. Upload any video from drones or standard cameras and let the AI do the job
4. Download the results and do the magic with traffic data in our Viewer application
Do you have any questions? Would you like to have a training session on how to use DataFromSky Viewer application? Do you have some special request or want to discuss your project? Let us know about that – contact us!
DataFromSky is a complex system for fully automated extraction of accurate traffic data using AI and machine learning methods. It has been developed and used for the purpose of traffic studies since 2013. DataFromSky AERIAL is a state-of-the-art and fully automated service for video analysis from the bird’s eye view (drones, balloons) for acquiring of super-accurate data not only for traffic research. DataFromSky LIGHT is a service for data analysis from low-altitude cameras for standard traffic research, fully automated as well. Try and see all the traffic magic FOR FREE!
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[:en]Traffic studies from the bird’s eye view: GAME CHANGER IN MICROSCOPIC ANALYSIS[:][:it]Gli studi del traffico mediante la vista a volo di uccello: LA SVOLTA NELL’ANALISI MICROSCOPICA[:]

[:en]Do you need super-accurate data about every single participant of the traffic flow? Are you looking for a non-invasive solution offering a complete telemetric data about all moving objects in the recorded image, including cyclists and pedestrians? Does your project require analysis of speed profiles and various types of acceleration (lateral or transverse), or distances between objects and even their dimensions? Are you looking for an ultimate solution in the field of microscopic traffic analytics for research of interactions, calibration of models or even development of autonomous vehicles and other scientific and commercial projects? With DataFromSky and it’s bird’s eye view using drones and AI in image processing, you get all of these functions and much more.


               Source: DataFromSky.

Why use a drone for traffic analysis?

A drone is a perfectly mobile camera with immense range of covered area, which can be “installed” within a few seconds. One drone is enough to cover the whole intersection or even a whole transport corridor. A bird’s eye view is the most suitable option even in regards to metering of dimensions, speed and acceleration of objects on the road. With this type of view, you can get data so accurate that will be able to detect change of gears of drivers. Interactions between drivers and links between individual traffic situations and objects can be observed much easier. Thanks to its accuracy, complexity, range and availability, drone-captured traffic data open up a new chapter in the field of microscopic traffic analyses.[:]


[:en]Bird’s eye view is mathematically ideal when it comes to localization of ground targets. In this case a camera has the highest sensitivity even with changing of object position within the image. With growing incidental angle, this sensitivity decreases rapidly. This is the reason why it is not possible to acquire highly accurate data with cameras located alongside the road. Another advantage of the bird’s eye view is with natural minimization of object alignments and occlusions, making the metering even more accurate as the objects are always clearly visible. With this type of camera view, localization accuracy of a vehicle reaches up to 15 cm, with the measurement error under 2% and measuring to 30 cm in dimensions (according to the configuration). If you want extremely accurate not only in counting of object in classes (O/D matrix, TMCs), but also in telemetric data (speed, acceleration, object size), the bird’s eye view is a perfect option. With this accurate telemetric data, it is possible to detect dangerous situations, calibrate models of driver behaviour or even count the capacity of crossroads and much more.


               A dependence of localization accuracy on the angle of incidence and flight altitude. The plot shows the area which is possible to be covered with the given localization accuracy of vehicles up to 20 cm, using the 4K camera. Source: DataFromSky.


               Accuracy of localization with a view from a drone. Contours within the image represent the possible object localization accuracy at the given part of the image (up to 15 cm!). Source: DataFromSky.

Up to 250 000 m² of covered area

With only a single flying camera/drone, it is possible to cover an immensely large area. From the altitude of 120 meters, you can monitor a road section of up to 250 meters in length. With 300 meters of altitude, you can cover up to 700 meters of the road, and that is a very decent area of monitored traffic area! To acquire image data even from very large traffic corridors, it only takes one device. This is why DataFromSky gives you the most detailed analysis for every single participant of the traffic flow you measure.

Installation within a few seconds

It is definitely not easy to prepare and carry out a traffic research, especially in case of a larger intersections, as you have to install a sensor device for every single mouth of the intersection. You also have to deal with mounting, power supply and on top of this, even protect the device against robbery or vandalism. What you usually get is a series of outputs, which have to be interconnected into one coherent output, which is a very complicated and tedious process. This is not the case if you choose to use a drone for your research! All it takes to analyze the given traffic flow is to fly above the section you are interested in, and make only one video-recording, which contains everything you will need. If your project requires recordings for longer period of time, a drone can be supplied with a cable or you can swap a few drones to get the job done and give you the data you need.


               Figure: Drone on the cable — tethered solution and drone swapping . Source: DataFromSky.

An ultimate solution

A video from the bird’s eye view is the cutting-edge solution also when it comes to richness of acquired data. With one take, you get microscopic data from the whole intersection. AI and smart tracking algorithms then convert the video output into an extract with super-accurate trajectories within the individual classes. With data like this, you can answer even very complex traffic research questions, such us: What are the bottlenecks of the traffic flow? Where do the conflict situations take place? What is the capacity of the intersection? How much time do the vehicles need to cross the intersection in its various parts? How many vehicles have breached the speed limit? Where do the pedestrians usually cross it?[:]


[:en]Goahead and try our new platform called DataFromSky AERIAL for free — the most advanced microscopic analysis tool from aerial footage!

DataFromSky is a complex system for fully automated extraction of accurate traffic data using AI and machine learning methods. It has been developed and used for the purpose of traffic studies since 2013. DataFromSky AERIAL is a state-of-the-art and fully automated service for video analysis from the bird’s eye view (drones, balloons) for acquiring of super-accurate data not only for traffic research. DataFromSky LIGHT is a service for data analysis from low-altitude cameras for standard traffic research, fully automated as well. Try and see all the traffic magic FOR FREE![:]

[:it]Hai bisogno di dati estremamente precisi su ogni singolo partecipante del flusso di traffico? Stai cercando una soluzione non invasiva che offra dati telemetrici completi su tutti gli oggetti in movimento nell’immagine registrata, inclusi ciclisti e pedoni? Il tuo progetto richiede analisi dei profili di velocità e vari tipi di accelerazione (laterale o trasversale) o distanze tra gli oggetti e persino le loro dimensioni? Cerchi una soluzione definitiva nel campo dell’analisi microscopica del traffico per la ricerca di interazioni, la calibrazione di modelli o persino lo sviluppo di veicoli autonomi e altri progetti scientifici e commerciali? Con DataFromSky e la vista a volo d’uccello che utilizza droni e intelligenza artificiale nell’elaborazione delle immagini, ottieni tutte queste funzioni e molto altro.


               Fonte: DataFromSky.

Perché utilizzare un drone per le analisi del traffico?

Un drone è una telecamera perfettamente mobile con una vasta gamma di aree coperte, che possono essere “installate” in pochi secondi. Un drone è sufficiente per coprire l’intero incrocio o addirittura un intero tronco stradale. La vista a volo d’uccello è l’opzione più adatta anche per quanto riguarda la misurazione delle dimensioni, la velocità e l’accelerazione degli oggetti sulla strada. Con questo tipo di visualizzazione, è possibile ottenere dati talmente precisi che sarà possibile rilevare il cambio di marce dei conducenti. Le interazioni tra conducenti e collegamenti tra situazioni di traffico individuali e oggetti possono essere osservate molto più facilmente. Grazie alla sua precisione, complessità, portata e disponibilità, i dati sul traffico acquisiti dai droni aprono un nuovo capitolo nel campo delle analisi microscopiche del traffico.[:]


[:it]La vista a volo d’uccello è la soluzione matematicamente ideale quando si tratta di localizzare bersagli terrestri. In questo caso una fotocamera ha la massima sensibilità anche con il cambio della posizione dell’oggetto all’interno dell’immagine. Con l’aumentare dell’angolo incidentale, questa sensibilità diminuisce rapidamente. Questo è il motivo per cui non è possibile acquisire dati estremamente precisi con telecamere posizionate lungo la strada. Un altro vantaggio della vista a volo d’uccello è la minimizzazione naturale degli allineamenti e delle occlusioni degli oggetti, rendendo la misurazione ancora più accurata in quanto gli oggetti sono sempre chiaramente visibili. Con questo tipo di visuale, l’accuratezza della localizzazione di un veicolo arriva fino a 15 cm, con l’errore di misurazione inferiore al 2% e dimensioni di 30 cm (in base alla configurazione). Se si desidera avere un dato estremamente preciso non solo nel conteggio degli oggetti nelle classi (matrice O / D, TMC), ma anche nei dati telemetrici (velocità, accelerazione, dimensioni dell’oggetto), la vista a volo d’uccello è l’opzione perfetta. Con questi dati telemetrici così precisi, è possibile rilevare situazioni pericolose, calibrare modelli di comportamento del conducente o persino contare la capacità di incroci e molto altro.


               L’accuratezza della localizzazione dipende dall’angolo di incidenza e altitudine di volo. La figura mostra l’area che è possibile coprire con la precisione di localizzazione dei veicoli fino a 20 cm, usando una videocamera 4K. Fonte: DataFromSky.


               Accuratezza della localizzazione con vista da un drone. I contorni senza immagini rappresentano l’accuratezza teorica della localizzazione degli oggetti nell’immagine (fino a 15 cm!). Fonte: DataFromSky.

Fino a 250 000 m² di area di copertura

Con una sola videocamera / drone in volo, è possibile coprire un’area immensamente grande. Da un’altitudine di 120 metri, è possibile monitorare una sezione stradale lunga fino a 250 metri. Con 300 metri di altitudine, puoi analizzare fino a 700 metri di strada, un’area davvero molto vasta! Per acquisire dati dalle immagini provenienti da strade molto ampie, è necessario un solo dispositivo. Questo è il motivo per cui DataFromSky offre l’analisi più dettagliata per ogni singolo componente il flusso di traffico misurato.

Installazione in pochi secondi

Sicuramente non è facile preparare e svolgere una ricerca sul traffico, soprattutto in caso di intersezioni molto grandi, poiché è necessario installare un sensore per ogni singolo incrocio. Devi anche occuparti di montaggio, alimentazione e, soprattutto, proteggere il dispositivo da rapine o atti vandalici. Ciò che di solito si ottiene è una serie di output, che devono essere interconnessi in un output coerente, che è un processo molto complicato e noioso. Questo non è più un problema se scegli di utilizzare un drone per le tue ricerche! Volare sopra la sezione stradale che ti interessa serve per analizzare il flusso di traffico dato realizzando solo una registrazione video, che contiene tutto ciò di cui avrai bisogno. Se il tuo progetto richiede registrazioni per un periodo di tempo più lungo, puoi utilizzare un drone può essere con un cavo oppure puoi intercambiare alcuni droni per completare il lavoro e fornirti i dati di cui hai bisogno.


               Figura: Drone con un cavo – soluzione vincolata e scambio di droni. Fonte: DataFromSky.

Un’ultima soluzione

Un video realizzato sfruttando la vista a volo d’uccello è la soluzione più all’avanguardia soprattutto quando si tratta della moltitudine di dati acquisiti. Con una sola ripresa, si ottengono dati microscopici da tutta l’intersezione. Gli algoritmi di intelligenza artificiale e di monitoraggio intelligente convertono quindi l’output video in un estratto con traiettorie super accurate all’interno delle singole classi. Con dati come questo, puoi rispondere anche a necessità di ricerca del traffico molto complesse, come questa: quali sono i colli di bottiglia del flusso di traffico? Dove si verificano le situazioni di conflitto? Qual è la capacità dell’intersezione? Quanto tempo impiegano i veicoli per attraversare l’incrocio nelle sue varie parti? Quanti veicoli hanno violato il limite di velocità? Dove attraversano di solito i pedoni?[:]


[:it]Vai avanti e prova la nostra nuova piattaforma chiamata DataFromSky AERIAL gratuitamente – lo strumento di analisi microscopica più avanzato da riprese aeree!

DataFromSky è un sistema complesso per l’estrazione completamente automatizzata di dati precisi sul traffico utilizzando metodi di intelligenza artificiale e machine learning. È stato sviluppato e utilizzato ai fini degli studi sul traffico dal 2013. DataFromSky AERIAL è un servizio all’avanguardia e completamente automatizzato per l’analisi video a volo d’uccello (droni, aerostati) per l’acquisizione di dati estremamente precisi non solo per la ricerca sul traffico. DataFromSky LIGHT è un servizio di analisi dei dati da telecamere a bassa quota per la ricerca del traffico standard, completamente automatizzato. Prova e vedi tutta la magia del traffico GRATIS!

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