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Vienna, Austria

Hainitz N.,Kapsch TrafficCom AG HQ | Janner C.,Kapsch TrafficCom AG HQ | Benedik R.,Kapsch TrafficCom AG HQ | Wolff J.,Kapsch TrafficCom U.S. Corporation
17th ITS World Congress | Year: 2010

With the increased awareness of security requirements in today's road environment, incident detection systems (IDS) around the world are becoming more prevalent with focus on driver safety, accident prevention, automated detection of incidents with automated notification and smart-routing of information to traffic management centers, and first responders, as well as the up-and-coming build out of the roadside-to-vehicle networks. Advancements in IDS have already saved numerous lives by alerting drivers and road network operators of accidents within seconds of their occurrence. This paper provides an overview of the promising transfer capabilities derived from an incident detection systems supposedly invented for tunnel safety as well the superior applicability for general traffic management purposes. Source

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