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What Do You Need for Video Traffic Data Collection?

A video system is an effective and efficient method for traffic data collection, but what do you need to ensure data accuracy? This blog article will review the ‘must haves’ of what is important for good video data collection. If these requirements aren’t met, you might be left with poor data quality.

 

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Miovision Ranks #2 with 6839% Growth in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Program

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We are excited to announce that Miovision was named Canada’s second fastest growing technology company on Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 50™, and we’re #38 for the Technology Fast 500™across North America.

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The Miovision Scout vs the Competition

scout-guiRecently I accompanied a few coworkers and deployed the Scout alongside a competitor’s solution which includes a camera for traffic data collection. I’ve only deployed the Scout VCU so I was happy to compare my experience to a different system.

In this blog, I will review a few different areas of each piece of equipment, the Scout VCU and the competitor system (which will remain anonymous).

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Efficient Traffic Data Collection with Miovision’s Office in Germany

Miovision Round TableMiovision hosted six German government agencies at the end of September at the offices in Cologne, Germany.

The purpose of this event was to present Miovision’s traffic data collection, have a moderated discussion on data collection including tips and tricks, review case studies, updates from Miovision and go out into the field with a Miovision Scout Video Collection Unit.

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Top 4 Ways Video Will Improve Your Traffic Data Collection

Video can greatly improve your traffic data collection as it provides another layer of insight that would not be attainable otherwise. It provides information on the external environment and other outside factors such as weather, traffic conditions or unusual anomalies.

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Miovision Attends Transportation Research Board’s 92nd Annual Meeting in DC

For the past few years, Miovision has been attending the Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting. This year’s event marks the 92nd meeting, which was held in Washington, DC from January 13-17, 2013. TRB attracts over 10,000 transportation professionals and provides more than 4,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops.

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Road Space Rationing in Heavily Congested Cities

Road space rationing is a method of decreasing traffic congestion in a city by limiting the amount of vehicles allowed in a certain area based on license plate numbers. This method is usually exercised during peak periods in heavily congested city centers. The objective is to reduce vehicles in order to reduce traffic jams and air pollution.

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The Road to Jobs and Growth – Federation of Canadian Municipalities

In mid-November, I posted a blog on The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge, which is an initiative by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to get Canadians involved in the Nation’s transportation networks and infrastructure.

The FCM released a report in November entitled, The Road to Job’s and Growth: Solving Canada’s Municipal Infrastructure Challenge. The document provides recommendations for Canada’s Long-Term Infrastructure Plan (LTIP) which was a commitment made by the federal government in 2011 to create a plan that improves infrastructure over the long-term.
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Miovision Attends Gulf Traffic in the UAE

Miovision attended the Gulf Traffic Exhibition and Conference at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre November 19-21, 2012.

Over the three days, transportation professionals were able to engage with exhibitors, including Miovision and network with each other while discussing current transportation topics.

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The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) launched The Great Canadian Challenge earlier this November. This initiative aims at getting more Canadians involved within the Nation’s transportation specifically around the state of the roads, transit systems and other municipal infrastructure. It invites Canadians into the discussion, debate and support of infrastructure solutions and investments.

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