Carillion successfully trialling video-analytics cyclist-detection system from Vision Techniques


 

Carillion has become the first operator to install a new video analytics-based cyclist-detection system VT TurnAware from safety equipment firm Vision Techniques. The new method of detecting cyclists uses a smart camera and integrated CPU that recognises single-direction movement towards the vehicle, warning the driver when a cyclist approaches. Carillion, which operates vehicles across its services, construction and highways management divisions, has been running trials on its incident support unit and crash-cushion fleet and now plans to extend the technology […]