News tagged with traffic light

A new methodology developed to monitor traffic flow

The most recent edition of the scientific journal Transportation Research Part B, one of the most recognised in its category, has published the research conducted by Iván Guardiola of the University of Science and Techno ...

Jun 09, 2014
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Safe navigation for visually impaired persons

Blind and visually impaired persons find it very difficult to move about in unknown environments. The white canes used by them are still the preferred tools for orientation. The project "A Mobility and Navigational ...

Sep 09, 2013
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The traffic light turns 100

100 years ago, on August 5, 1914, the first electric traffic light was installed on a city street in Cleveland, Ohio. Siemens entered the business ten years later, when the first traffic light tower from Siemens was installed ...

Aug 06, 2014
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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 ...

Sep 26, 2011
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Organic traffic lights

Controlling road traffic in congested areas is difficult to say the least, a point to which any drive-time urban commuter might testify. An organic approach to traffic lights, might help solve the problem and avoid traffic ...

Jun 30, 2009
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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 ...

Aug 09, 2011
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Stop traffic crashes: Switch on the lights

Street lighting provides a simple, low cost means of stemming the global epidemic of road traffic death and injury. Low income countries should consider installing more lights, and high income countries should think carefully ...

Jan 21, 2009
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