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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 ⭐️ ai.datafromsky.com ⭐️ 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 https://bit.ly/36Dztjd and this for Light video https://bit.ly/2FBcoSs. If you don’t have an account yet. Register now at 👉 ai.datafromsky.com 👈 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 https://bit.ly/2SYgXy0 We can make your survey ultimate! Contact us at or upload your video to ai.datafromsky.com and try it yourself for free! hashtagai hashtagartificialintelligence hashtagdata hashtagdeeplearning hashtagdrone hashtaganalysis hashtagsurveys hashtaguav hashtagsmartcities
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Need to extract number plates for your traffic study?

❓ Need a larger traffic study? The video license-plate based approach is a well-known option for such cases. 🌎 But what about privacy? ⭐️ DataFromSky ⭐️ comes with a new optional feature that reads the license plates in a way that makes it impossible to get any personal data. How does it work?

💡 Read our new article and find it out https://bit.ly/2oFQF70

DataFromSky AI cares about security and privacy so it uses a hash function to convert the detected number plate to another identifier that is not reversible but unique to the vehicle (as the plain license plate is). The extracted data will still contain information about the behavior of the object, but will no longer include sensitive information. ✔️

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DataFromSky Viewer – new version with many amazing features!

We are happy to announce a release of a new version of DataFromSky Viewer and we have one breaking news for you: DFS Viewer LIGHT and DFS Viewer AERIAL were merged into ONE common software application DataFromSky Viewer. From now on, you do not have to install two different software, one for videos analyzed by LIGHT platform (light.datafromsky.com) and the other one analyzed by Aerial platform. The aggregated Viewer SW will display the features according to the log you open in it – what does it mean? If you have video processed by DFS Light and open the tlgx file in Viewer, the SW will show you the features for the LIGHT Viewer, and on the other hand, if you have a drone video analyzed by DFS Aerial and open the tlgx file in this aggregated Viewer, the SW will automatically enable you all the advanced features available for Aerial analysis. Be smart and use one application for all results!

New features of DataFromSky Viewer:

* one common version for both services AERIAL & LIGHT (automatic SW configuration according to opened file)
* GRID maps
* new type of filter “Traffic Region” – measuring time of staying, number of vehicles within the defined zone (region)
* supported new speed units: kilometers per hour [km/h], miles per hour [mi/h] or feet per second
* significantly speed up video playback even for 4k video
* new option to export the visualization video in .mp4
* new option to specify export resolution (“Original”, “2160p”, “1080p” and “720p”)
* option to lock project tlgx file (only in registrated, licensed version)

You don’t have an account on DataFromSky Web Platform yet? Go to light.datafromsky.com, create an Account for free and test the automatic video analysis on your own videos! You will receive some free Credits as a welcome gift. Download new version of DataFromSky Viewer directly at this link or go to the Task manager on your User Account. Tricks and tips on how to use the SW are “hidden” in our Help section.

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DataFromSky in Traffic Expo India

DataFromSky participated on the Traffic Expo in India, Mumbai, alongside with our partner VTRAC Worldwide. Our AAI, Aerial Artificial Intelligence, aroused big interest among many visitors of this smart traffic exhibition.
Have a look at a few photos from our stand!

Next station? Hi-Tech Exhibition in Shenzhen, China, 14.-18.11. 2018, come to visit us on our stand n.1A93, Hall 1 in Convention and Exhibition Center in Shenzhen!

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DataFromSky on Traffic Science Congress in Netherlands

Roelofs, partner of DataFromSky for BENELUX region, is participating on the National Traffic Science Congress, held on 31st October and 1st November 2018 in Conference Center in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

During the congress on November 1st, Mr. Tim Adema, the head of the Traffic & Transport cluster in Roelofs, will give a lecture on the Traffic Research and will discuss the use of drones and advanced software analytics in traffic surveys. The topic to the discussion is also what are the main advantages of drones in traffic surveys over the traditional methods.

Do not miss the lecture Traffic research 2.0: Thursday 1 November 15:40 and find out more about the innovative approach of the traffic surveys using drones and DataFromSky software!

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How advanced image analysis is contributing to optimize urban mobility?

A very good summarizing article about the capabilities of DataFromSky and how the advanced image data processing is contributing to optimize the urban mobility has been published on LinkedIn. Several use cases in which the data from the sky might be helpful are described by this article:
– possibility of analyzing the traffic node in terms of traffic safety – based on the detection of risky situations, near accidents and collisions
– analysis of interaction of vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians in public areas such as in surroundings of schools, city centers, bus and train stations etc.
– studies of parking lots utilization, behavior of vehicles in a carpark
– and many other applications which you can think about

To summarize, the greatest benefits of traffic research from the aerial video using advanced software for image processing are:

A) Accurate and detailed data about traffic from the bird’s eye perspective:

– complete trajectory and moving patterns of each traffic participant
– complex OD- matrix – vehicle counts, turning movements
– speed and acceleration profile of each vehicle
– vehicle classification into categories (car / heavy vehicle / bus, / motorcycle etc.)
– measurement of travel time and stationary time (queuing time)
– advanced heatmaps based on the velocity, acceleration, traffic flow
– evaluation of traffic safety (detection of near accidents based on calculation of Time to Collision [TTC], detection of risky situations or inappropriate driving behavior, heavy breaking)

B) Reliable, detailed research without influencing traffic behavior (inconspicuous solution).

C) Ultimate traffic research, almost without a human intervention – based on the machine learning and DNN.

D) Powerful tool which can improve traffic safety and urban planning of many Smart cities.

Do you want to know more? Read the whole article – click on this link.

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DataFromSky can detect traffic accidents before they happen!

Safety is one of the most important aspects of the traffic industry. Many serious traffic incidents happen on the roads worldwide every day. Thanks to the huge amount of traffic information gathered by DataFromSky aerial video analysis we are able to detect near-crash events, traffic conflicts, that statistically occur more frequently than real traffic accidents. By using this proactive approach that focuses on analyzing dangerous traffic situations that can but not necessarily have to lead to a traffic accident it is possible to detect:

– aggressive driver behavior
– offensive lane changing
– short following distances
– collision-prone traffic hub areas

So far, we have implemented some of the standard safety indicators like Time To Collision (TTC), Time Exposed Time To Collision (TET), Time Integrated Time To Collision (TIT) and Post-Encroachment Time (PET) which are used to detect traffic conflicts in spatial-temporal data obtained by DataFromSky aerial video analysis. The standard evaluation of some of these indicators was extended by road users movement prediction that better reflects their behavior and achieves better results. All of the detected traffic conflicts are properly visualized in DataFromSky Viewer where they can be interactively analyzed.

More features regarding the Traffic Safety analysis are coming. The project of Traffic Safety Analysis is jointly developed with the Faculty of Civil Engineering BUT and is supported by Technological Agency of Czech Republic.

Following video demonstrates the capabilities of DataFromSky Traffic Safety Analysis:

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DataFromSky analyzes busy traffic in India!

Take a look at our latest traffic analysis coming from India! DataFromSky has again proven its capabilities by carrying out the analysis of a very busy intersection in the city of Gururgram in India. The traffic flow was 507 tracked vehicles and motorcycles in just 1,5 minutes long video sequence; with regard to that, the average flow would reach up to 20,000 vehicles per hour!

Another feature that is worth mentioning and you can notice it in the video is the permanent blurring of some parts of the video. From now on, you can permanently blur the input video directly in the DataFromSky Viewer!
Watch the video below:

Some overall statistics from the analysis:

  • Total number of tracked objects in the short sequence of the video (1,5 minute): 507
  • Number of cars: 252
  • Number of medium vehicles: 7
  • Number of buses: 6
  • Number of motorcycles: 242
  • Total distance traveled: 88,5 km
  • Average speed: 12,5 km/h
  • In the picture below, the Origin-Destination matrix is showing the most used routes.


    Are you interested in such traffic analysis using the most advanced software for traffic data extraction DataFromSky? Do not hesitate and contact us for an inquiry.

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    COWI presents DataFromSky on Transportforum in Sweden

    On January 10-11, Transportforum – the Nordic region’s largest annual conference within the transport sector, will be held in Linköping, Sweden. At the conference, researchers and stakeholders meet for knowledge sharing and benchmarking.

    COWI, our partner in the Nordic countries, will be present with a stand (number 28) and give several lectures. On Wednesday January 10 at 15:30-17:00 Mathias Sdun, Chief Specialist at COWI, will talk about risks associated with bus stops based on analyses conducted using DataFromSky (read our recent article). Mathias will also explain how DataFromSky analysis can give us detailed information about road user’s behavior before some accidents really happen and thus give us the possibility to act preventively.

    For more information click on this link and take a look into the video below, displaying some relevant traffic data.

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