News tagged with traffic light

Researchers roll out a new form of lighting

In this month's edition of Physics World, Paul Blom and Ton van Mol from the Holst Centre in Eindhoven describe a way of creating thin, flexible sheets of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) using a cheap, newspaper-style "roll- ...

dateNov 01, 2011 in General Physics
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Cell phone signals help manage traffic

In a pilot project in Texas, Siemens is developing intelligent transportation technology for the fast and orderly evacuation of citizens. In this project, traffic light timing systems register traffic flow ...

dateSep 26, 2011 in Engineering
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What causes traffic gridlock?

Everyday life enters a different phase on the Tuesday after Labor Day, the unofficial start of autumn in the United States. As students and employees return from vacation, and vehicles fully flood roadways ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in General Physics
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European researchers driving road safety

Safety while driving is paramount, and Europeans are making efforts to ensure our well-being in vehicles - whether we are behind the steering wheel or in a passenger seat. The project partners have pushed ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Engineering
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Power grid change may disrupt clocks

A yearlong experiment with the nation's electric grid could mess up traffic lights, security systems and some computers - and make plug-in clocks and appliances like programmable coffeemakers run up to 20 ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Other
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