Live Traffic Update System Launched In Bangalore

By Rajkamal

Live traffic update system has been launched in Bangalore, Karnataka, called the Variable Messaging System (VMS). The cloud-based technology was launched on Thursday, on the Kempegowda International Airport road.

Live Traffic Update System Launched In Bangalore

The electronic signboard shows how much time exactly it would take to reach the airport. VMS also provides real-time information on traffic congestion, alternative routes and parking availability among others.

Live Traffic Update System Launched In Bangalore

The Bangalore Traffic Police, along with 3M has installed the board in Hebbal junction, which has recorded heavy traffic flow. The system works without manual intervention and serves as a single-window medium for dispatching emergency information.

Live Traffic Update System Launched In Bangalore

The system uses road-side sensors to give real-time traffic information, and commenting on the system, R Hithendra, the Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) said this is a pilot project and "If the feedback is good, we are considering buying these signs and installing them in at least 40 locations."

Live Traffic Update System Launched In Bangalore

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Article Published On: Saturday, February 18, 2017, 17:21 [IST]
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