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RetroTek Technology introduced to Istanbul at Smart City Technologies of the Future Meet 2019

Yesterday the RetroTek-M vehicle mounted road marking retroreflectometer was presented at the World Cities Congress Istanbul 2019 13-15th March, “Smart City Technologies of the Future Meet” by the Department of Transport Traffic Directorate on the [...]

RetroTek-MU mobile retroreflectometer certified by Texas Transportation Institute

Texas Transportation Institue A member of The Texas A&M University System, the TTI (Texas Transportation Institute) has, since 1950 developed solutions to the problems and challenges facing all modes of transportation. Over the last 15 [...]

RetroTek-M Mobile pavement retroreflectometer is suitable for the measurement of RL of wet road markings.

Test Certificate regarding the suitability of the RetroTek-M mobile pavement retroreflectometer for measuring the coefficient of retroreflected luminance RL of the surfaces of road markings in wet conditions. These tests were performed in a laboratory [...]

How Automated Vehicles Will Change Pavement Marking

The needs of cameras and software used to detect pavement markings will drive changes in marking requirements According to FHWA, “Greater uniformity and quality in road markings and traffic control devices would enable automation. Having [...]

Evaluation of the Effects of Pavement marking Width on Detectability by Machine Vision: 4 inch vs 6 inch Markings

Summary of Observations Preparing Highways for Automated Driving Systems Transportation Infrastructure Owner Operators (IOOs) are increasingly interested in understanding how they can prepare highways for automated driving systems (ADS). The primary reason for this interest [...]

Ready for ADAS and CAVs?

Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will rely on road markings with the correct reflectivity. Traffic authorities must act now to implement and maintain such markings. Words | Joe Turley, Reflective Measurement Systems, Ireland   Those [...]

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: RetroTek-M, Road Industry News, road lines, Road Maintenance, road markings|

European Road Profile Users’ Group 2018 Forum

We are looking forward to meeting industry colleagues at the #erpug European Road Profle User's Group in Madrid this Thursday and Friday the 18th and 19th October 2018. ERPUG or European Road Profile Users' [...]

October 17th, 2018|Categories: Eurpoean Road Network, Road Industry News|

It is difficult to renew road markings on time without adequate data on their condition

The text of this article taken from the Estonian Highways magazine TeeLeht was written by Tiit Kaal of ERC Consulting who has used the RetroTek-M mobile retroreflectometer to assess the retro-reflectivity of road marking on [...]

August 7th, 2018|Categories: ERC Consulting, Road Industry News, road lines, Road Maintenance, road markings|

Thousands of kilometers of roads assessed for retroreflectivity with the RetroTek vehicle mounted retroreflectometer.

The text of this article taken from the Estonian Highways magazine TeeLeht where the importance of the measurement of the retroreflectivity of road markings is discussed.  The RetroTek-M was used successfully by the Estonian Road [...]

July 18th, 2018|Categories: RetroTek-M, Road Industry News, road lines, Road Maintenance, road markings|

Measuring the retroreflectivity of road markings

Estonian Road Authority Annual Maintenance Framework Report. English Translation for Page 14 in the report. Link to Full Report: ERA Report Press Release issued : June 2018   In 2017, Estonian Road Administration (ERA) carried [...]

June 7th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases, RetroTek-M|

A First in Pavement Striping Assessment in USA.

PRESS Release May 2018. Striping Service and Supply, Inc. (SSS) is the first USA striping contractor certified by TxDOT to operate the RetroTek-MU road striping Retroreflectometer. The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) stringent certification program [...]

May 31st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|