Carnegie Mellon senses traffic using advanced vehicle-based sensor data

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering collaborated with Uber Advanced Technologies Group (Uber ATG) to better understand how advanced vehicle-based sensor data can inform high resolution traffic flow measurements. Henry Posner, Anne Molloy, and Robert and Christine Pietrandrea Associate Professor Sean Qian and research assistant […]

Use smart traffic lights and self-driving cars to see an end to traffic jams, says new paper

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain With towns and cities across the world using traffic control systems boosted with artificial intelligence—the University of Surrey has released a comprehensive report detailing how such technologies could make traffic jams a thing of the past. A research group at Surrey looked at how different AI systems already on the […]

Brussels mulls car use tax to cut traffic jams

[ad_1] The Belgian capital is notorious for its traffic jams Officials in the Brussels region are looking at a new tax to tackle the city’s notorious traffic jams by penalising heavy car use, the region’s minister for mobility said Wednesday. It would be linked to the length and frequency of journeys, replacing a fixed-rate tax […]

Scientists develop a traffic monitoring system based on artificial intelligence

[ad_1] Credit: South Ural State University Scientists of South Ural State University have developed a unique intelligent system for monitoring traffic flow using artificial intelligence, which does not require specific recording equipment and can work on almost any type of camera. The system instantly processes data received in real time, unlike existing programs in which […]

US traffic agency plans to test rearview camera systems for vehicles

[ad_1] In particular, the agency plans to monitor how the technology affects “driving behavior and lane change maneuver execution.” It will start its tests on smaller passenger vehicles before moving to larger ones. Side and rearview cameras are already allowed in other regions like Europe and Japan, which is why automakers are already working on […]

Engineers work on warning system for urban flooding using traffic cameras

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain It’s the night of Sept. 8, 2014. Over metropolitan Phoenix, a summer monsoon collides with a dying Pacific hurricane. Rain gushes from the skies. Freeway pumps on Interstate 10 fail. Early morning commuters abandon their cars, which simply float away. Interstate 17 and U.S. 60 in Mesa also flood because […]