An Irishman’s journey through Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana. I have just returned after two very enjoyable working weeks on the road, meeting very dedicated and hardworking people in the pavement striping industry in the USA. All were ready and primed to start striping contracts, if only the wet weather would stop. Us Irish [...]
Classifying degraded road markings using computational neural nets (CDRMCN) GalleryAI - Artificial Intelligence, CEDR, Conference of European Director of Roads, Highway maintenance, Measure Retroreflection, Retroreflectivity, retroreflectometer, Road Industry News, road lines, Road Maintenance, road markings, road safety
Identification and Quality Classification of Pavement Road Markings. This is an AI research project using computational neural nets to identify the characteristics of road markings and quantifying their quality (wear). This will allow the identification of the type of marking and classify the shape and wear patterns of center road markings (such as lines, arrows, [...]
We'll be heading to Washington DC once again this January to take part in the TRB's 99th Annual Meeting. Our Booth number is 313 and we look forward to demonstrating our mobile retroreflectometer to all visitors.
We are delighted to be returning to the ATSSA's, Annual Convention & Traffic Expo being held from the 24th to the 28th of January 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This will be the 50th Anniversary of the convention which is the premier event for more than 3,500 roadway safety professionals and transportation officials from across [...]
On 21 February, negotiations between the European Parliament and the European Council on the new Road Infrastructure Safety Directive achieved a milestone with the agreement on the future scope and the inclusion of good condition for markings and signs in order to facilitate the deployment of new mobility trends. Regarding the scope, the main improvement [...]
RetroTek Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer Technology incorporates Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick to assist the safe operation of ADAS and Autonomous vehicles on Global road networks. Gallery
RetroTek Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer Technology incorporates Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick to assist the safe operation of ADAS and Autonomous vehicles on Global road networks.ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Autonomous vehicles, Driverless Cars, dual-line mobile retroreflectometers, Road Industry News, road markings, road safety
RetroTek Pavement Marking Retroreflectometer Technology incorporates Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick to assist the safe operation of ADAS and Autonomous vehicles on Global road networks.
Main road pavement stakeholders, the European Commission (EC), The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA),US Department of Transport ( USDOT) and Road Safety Associations European Road Federation (ERF) & American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), all recognize and support that good quality and uniformity of road markings, signage, and other traffic control devices support safe and [...]
Front Mounted Pavement Retroreflectometers safer to operate than Side Mounted Retroreflectometers. The RetroTek Front Mounted Systems (FMS) are safer for pavement maintenance workers and other road users while road network retroreflectivity condition surveys are being carried out. Before the introduction of the RetroTek Front Mounted System, dynamic, vehicle mounted retroreflectometers were only available as side [...]
Road safety: Commission welcomes agreement on new EU rules to help save lives The EU institutions have reached a provisional political agreement on the revised General Safety Regulation. As of 2022 new safety technologies will become mandatory in European vehicles to protect passengers, pedestrians and cyclists. New technologies on the market can help reduce the [...]
U.S. DOT recognizes that the quality and uniformity of road markings, signage, and other traffic control devices support safe and efficient driving by both human drivers and automated vehicles. Extract below taken from the report "Letter from the Secretary" "America has always been a leader in transportation innovation. From the mass production of automobiles to [...]
The ERF strongly supports the road safety approach of the European Commission and recommendations for minimum performance of road markings in EU for reliable recognition by both human drivers and vehicles equipped with driver assistance systems or higher levels of automation. On 17 May 2018, the European Commission released the third set of actions to [...]