Newsletter - Day 1                                                                                                                                    Date: January 7, 2015
TrafficInfraTech unveils the latest in Urban Mobility

    

INAUGURATION
In the picture - Chief Guest Shankar Agarwal, Secretary-Ministry of Urban Development along with Dr Gangopadhyay, Director-CRRI and S.K. Lohia, Chief Engineer (Bridges) Railways and others

“The Expo showcasing global smart mobility technologies is a platform for government agencies and private players to express their views and exchange ideas.” Shankar Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development

Shankar AgarwalAt the inauguration of India’s largestand most comprehensive show on Smart and Safe Mobility, TrafficInfraTech Expo 2015, today in New Delhi, the Chief Guest Shankar Agarwal appreciated the endeavor and compared it to the best of the similar international shows. “Urbanization and urban mobility are some of the most pressing issues facing the country today. I am sure TraficInfraTech Expo will go a long way in helping us finding appropriate solutions for these issues.” he said

Also present at the inauguration were R N Bhatta, Transport Commissioner, Himachal Pradesh Transport Corporation, Sudhir Raut, General Manager, KalyanDombivli Municipal Corporation, and Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, Chief Engineer (Bridges), Railways.The Guest of Honour S. Gangopadhyay, Director, Central Road Research Institute said at the inauguration, “I am amazed to see such a large space being devoted to solve the problems facing urban mobility in India. I congratulate the organizers for their efforts and providing a networking opportunity to the entire industry.”

Co- located with TrafficInfra Tech is Parking InfraTech, introduced for the first time. Being showcased at this segment are systems & products like, pedestrian and vehicular access systems, parking management & guidance systems, boom barriers, ticket dispensers and many more.

The Expo saw presence of 20 countries including Germany, Australia, Italy, UK, US, Finland, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Singapore, Taiwan Austria, Spain, China, Qatar and UAE among others. Almost 100 national and international exhibitors showcased more than 120 brands of products and solutions in traffic management, intelligent transportation systems, telematics, road safety, tolling systems and mass transportation.

Dr.Muktesh ChanderThe first day of the show witnessed mutually fruitful interactions between the visitors and the exhibitors. For many, the impressive array of products and the level of technology was clearly a revelation. Special Commissioner Delhi Police - Traffic, Dr.Muktesh Chander who visited almost all the exhibitor stalls was appreciative of the fact that the show had successfully brought global companies and international technologies to the forefront. “The Expo is the step in the right direction and latest traffic management technologies on display are impressive.” he said.


Highlights of the Day :

  • Four live demos of advanced systems by exhibitor companies
  • Officials from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Ministry of Urban Development and various state Traffic Police departments made enquires for solutions.
  • Other prominent visitors included representatives from State Transport Undertakings, Public Works Departments (PWD), National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Metro Rail Services, Railways, Municipal Corporations and City Development Authorities
  • Infrastructure and Construction Companies, Traffic Consultants, System Integrators and Hotels, Malls & Multiplexes made their presence felt in a big way.
Visitors Speak

The Expo was quite useful and informative. We got to know of the latest technology in Breath Analysers, vehicle-mounted speed analyzer and the tab-enabled devices that could be held in hand &also connect to the server. We were able to source VMS from Masstrans, one of the exhibitors at the show. Tridip Datta, Inspector of Police, Kolkata Police

The show has been a great platform for agencies like us to source new systems. Some of the innovative technologies in Ticketing System can be adopted for our state-run buses and terminals which we plan to implement. Arvind Kumar, Divisional Manager, Bihar State Transport Corporation

The road safety products were of special interest to my team such as the rope crash barriers and impact cushioning systems at junctions and diversions. The knowledge sharing conference had many interesting topics and solutions that we hope to implement in our cities too . Pradeep Kumar Saxena, Superintending Engineer, Uttar Pradesh PWD

Event like TrafficInfra tech Expo is the need of the hour. It has all the potential of being the largest traffic management show in Asia. The presence of international system providers and the profile of visitors were remarkable. We look forward to participating in the show ourselves next year. Erwan Bizien, Business Development Manager, Parkeon

Parking is the most critical aspect of retail business. The technologies displayed here and the interaction with various vendors and parking experts at the seminars was very useful. I would recommend builders & developers to participate in this show. Benu Sehgal, Vice President-Mall Head, DLF Place

DAY 1 Seminars



The keynote address by Sri Krishnan V, Vice President, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited on ‘The Future of Mobility’ focused on the critical need for change in mindset for New Mobility to be successful. Debasish Debsikdar, General Manager, Smarter Transportation Leader, India & South Asia, IBM elaborated on the interesting ways how technology can redefine urban mobility.

Speaking on the need for a Retrofitting Plan to promote Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) as a part of Smart Mobility, K. K. Joadder, Additional Chief Planner, TCPO, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, pointed out the important role of non-motorised transport in smart cities. According to him, UTTIPEChas a set of non-negotiable street design components and guidelines to implement non-motorised transport.

The panel discussion on “Smart parking makes way for smart cities” explored the ways to improve use of multilevel parking in the country. Anant Kumar, Chief Engineer, New Delhi Municipal Council (NMDC), ArvindMayar, Chief Executive Officer, Secure Parking Solutions Pvt. Ltd, N. Sathyanarayanan, Managing Director, Central Parking Services,Gian P. Mathur, Managing Director, Gian P. Mathur& Associates Pvt Ltdand Mark Chia, Identification Systems Business Development Manager, Nedap identification Systems, Asia, were the panelists.

The second panel discussion on “Enhancing Customer experience in mall parking” saw a heated debate among the panelists, Brett Mathews, CEO (Group), Secure Parking Corporation, Member, Parking Association Australia (PAA) committee, Wilfred Menezes, CEO, Omnitec Group, Nimish K. Sonawala, Managing Director, Skidata (India) Pvt. Ltd, Abhishek Bansal, Executive Director, Pacific Malls and Benu Sehgal,Vice President, Mall Head - DLF Place, Saket.

Seminar Schedule - DAY 2

Smart & Safe Mobility in Sustainable Cities
●Technology    ●Infrastructure    ●Design

Session lV : Safe cities: Regulations, Enforcement, Suitability of Vehicles and Infrastructure

Regulations: Special address:
Sanjay Bandopadhyay, IAS, Joint Secretary,
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

Suitability of Vehicles, technologies for vehicle tracking and safety
Balraj Bhanot, Management Consultant, Chairman TEDC (BIS),
Former Director ARAI and Chairman CMVR-TSC

Use of ICTs in traffic monitoring and safety
Anil Shukla, IPS, Joint Commissioner of Police, Traffic, Delhi.

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PRODUCT WATCH

Secure Parking Solutions Pvt Ltd

Secure Mobile Gate
Secure mobile gate has a mobile parking application for Google Android devices. It maintains, tracks and processes the transactions through vehicle registration numbers. The system can be paired with a bluetooth thermal ticket printer. Users can carry out online transactions over Wi-Fi and GPRS.

Noptel Oy, Finland

Speeder X1 and CMP52 laser radars
Speeder X1 laser radar exploits dual laser transmitter providing overlapping vehicle profile analysis for precise vehicle speed measurement as well as for vehicle height and length determination. The accurate and reliable single beam laser radar CMP52 is feasible for a wide variety of traffic control and law enforcement applications enabling many demanding measurement tasks.

Omnitec Systems India Pvt. Ltd

Vehicle Licence Plate Recognition Systems









The Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) technology with customized application provides video streaming & image processing of the driver while entering and leaving car parks to protect the interests of the vehicle owners against theft and vandalism in a car park facility. It uses illumination to highlight a licence plate, allowing a camera to take a photograph of the car’s licence plate.

Came India Automation Solutions Pvt. Ltd

PS One













It is an automatic system for multi-level parking with web-based technology and Ethernet interface. It uses web-based technology, can read and recognize international license plates, records HD images of the four sides of the vehicle and can read 2D barcodes from prints and mobile devices. It provides versatile connectivity with wire, optic fibre and WiFi options.