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Bosch video analytics for data solutions in Intelligent Transportation Systems

Vehicle traffic on a highway

Bosch IP cameras acting as video sensors are a key component to intelligent transportation systems that help to keep roadways flowing safely and efficiently. Working with strategic partners, Bosch IP cameras enable detection and monitoring solutions that instantly alert the right people to safety risks while constantly gathering information on roadway usage to provide better insights and information for data-driven decision-making. As a result, city planners and senior traffic engineers can create a smarter, safer and more sustainable transportation ecosystem.

On-board Video Analytics tailored for intelligent transportation systems

Bosch cameras with built-in Video Analytics produce both a video stream and a metadata stream for analyzing traffic

For decades, Bosch has developed Video Analytics technology used in vehicles for driver assistance, semiautonomous and autonomous driving, and intelligent safety systems. This same foundational analytics technology is inside Bosch IP cameras. Video Analytics built-in to Bosch IP cameras enables intelligent devices that can alert to safety risks and deliver valuable data for highway and urban infrastructure planning.

With Bosch IP cameras, analytics processing is at the edge – in the camera itself – with no central server required. This enables a distributed network of cameras acting as intelligent processing nodes with no single point of failure, delivering cost-effective and reliable video-as-a-sensor solutions. A single video device provides superior video images, intelligent event detection and real-time alerts, and data collection and aggregation.

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Integration with highway information solution providers

Dynamic message sign warning drivers of highway congestion ahead

Highways, intersections, city streets, and sidewalks are becoming more congested, while connected vehicles that communicate with each other and with roadside infrastructure are on the rise. Choosing the right technology is paramount to improving mobility, safety, and efficient use of roadways.

Bosch video cameras with on-board intelligent analytics tailored for ITS applications extend camera capability beyond monitoring. They act as smart video sensors that report issues affecting the safety of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Integration with Connect:ITS from MH Corbin enables complete solutions, where events detected by the cameras trigger real-time safety messages, in-vehicle alerts, TMC notifications and other measures to improve safety and mobility. Using dedicated short-range communications (DSRC), situations such as traffic congestion and pedestrian presence and movement data can be broadcast automatically to smart vehicles or to dynamic message signs to notify drivers entering an area.

Watch this recorded webinar with Bosch and MH Corbin for more details.

Bosch cameras for intelligent transportation systems

Bosch offers a complete camera portfolio for intelligent transportation systems. NEMA TS 2 certification confirms they meet environmental requirements for traffic applications, while NTCIP compliance ensures communication with traffic management systems. Bosch IP cameras offer best-in-class light sensitivity, excellent high dynamic range, and front and backlight compensation for clear images even in difficult conditions. Plus, all Bosch IP 7000-9000 series cameras feature built-in Intelligent Video Analytics as standard.

MIC IP starlight 7100i

MIC IP starlight 7100i

MIC IP starlight 7100i

One of the most robust cameras for intelligent transportation systems, the solid metal body of the MIC IP starlight 7100i withstands severe weather and environmental conditions, such as high winds, rain, fog, dust, temperatures from -40 degrees to +149 degrees Fahrenheit, 100% humidity, vibration on bridges, and high impacts from debris. The cameras offer IP68-rated protection against water ingress without requiring a pressurized housing to reduce maintenance and your total cost of ownership. The superior metallurgy and finish of the MIC IP cameras also provide exceptional protection against corrosion.

MIC IP starlight 7100i
AUTODOME IP starlight 7000i

AUTODOME IP starlight 7000i

AUTODOME IP starlight 7000i

Capture highly detailed color images of fast moving objects with this high-speed pan-tilt-zoom camera. The AUTODOME IP starlight 7000i offers Bosch’s starlight technology as standard, combined with 1080p resolution and frame rate of 30 fps. This enables the capture of color images in scenes with minimum ambient light (down to 0.0077 lux), while fast-moving objects are captured without difficulty thanks to the high frame rate. Perfect exposure of (moving) objects in unevenly lit scenes is safeguarded by the camera’s High Dynamic Range of 120 dB. Intelligent Tracking keeps important objects in the field of view.

AUTODOME IP starlight 7000i
MIC IP fusion 9000i

MIC IP fusion 9000i

MIC IP fusion 9000i

The MIC IP fusion 9000i combines both an optical and thermal imager in one rugged housing, providing relevant images in any lighting condition. Together with the camera’s metadata fusion capability, the MIC IP fusion 9000i ensures early object detection by enabling images to be captured through smoke, in complete darkness. The MIC IP fusion 9000i offers a unique feature in terms of video analytics: metadata fusion. It fuses the metadata of the camera’s optical and thermal imager, providing users with full situational awareness - regardless of the video stream that’s being watched.

MIC IP fusion 9000i
DINION IP thermal 8000

DINION IP thermal 8000

DINION IP thermal 8000

The DINION IP thermal 8000 fixed camera offers excellent thermal performance for early detection in tunnels, on bridges, and in fog, as well as outstanding corrosion resistance. The highest resolution and thermal capabilities of the camera provide excellent details of the scene. Combining thermal imaging and Intelligent Video Analytics makes the camera suitable for ITS video-as-a-sensor applications. Intelligent Video Analytics is designed for the most demanding environments, providing a state-of-the-art solution for the ultimate in video analytics. It has the ability to differentiate between genuine events and known false triggers, such as challenging environments.

DINION IP thermal 8000
FLEXIDOME starlight 8000i

FLEXIDOME starlight 8000i

FLEXIDOME starlight 8000i

Available in HD 1080p, 6 MP, or 4K Ultra HD, these fixed dome cameras offer wireless and remote commissioning to eliminate lane closures for adjustment. Using the Project Assistant app, installers can adjust the pan, tilt, roll and zoom (PTRZ) to the required field of view without having to touch the camera or lens. Starlight technology provides exceptional detail even in extreme low light situations, and IP66 water resistance, IK10+ vandal resistance, an anti-corrosion coating and operating temperature range of -58 to +140 degrees Fahrenheit, make the cameras at home in challenging outdoor situations.

FLEXIDOME starlight 8000i

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Zareh Megerdoonian

Zareh Megerdoonian

Business Development Manager, Intelligent Transportation Systems

"By implementing video as a sensor, transportation agencies are able to collect rich statistical data while enhancing public safety with real-time incident detection."

Zareh Megerdoonian is the global vertical manager for intelligent transportation systems. He began helping customers create solutions for ITS in 2015 and now leads the market development activities for video-as-a-sensor technologies in this sector. His passion for technology and assisting transportation agencies has led to the development of ITS hardened HD cameras and smart city video analytics.

E-mail: Intelligent.Transportation@us.bosch.com

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