Traffic Detectors

Traffic detectors

Capture road users and traffic situations reliably with intelligent detectors

Reliable and versatile traffic detectors allow you to keep track of even the heaviest traffic - tailored to the requirements of your traffic network.

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Intelligent traffic detectors

Smart detectors for effective traffic management

Intersection controllers need them and traffic management systems need them even more: precise information about the traffic at location X at second Y. Intelligent traffic detectors that not only detect the presence of a vehicle or other road user but also provide additional information, such as speed.

Intelligent traffic detectors record and monitor all traffic activity

Intelligent traffic detectors are indispensable for reliably detecting vehicles even in difficult situations and thus providing traffic management with reliable information on traffic density and flow. The devices and systems use various technologies that can not only control traffic signals locally, but also automatically detect the traffic situation or measure travel times directly and with high accuracy. 

Specific technologies also detect pedestrians and cyclists

Many cities focus on environmentally friendly mobility and therefore want to provide pedestrians and cyclists with short and safe routes in traffic. This includes ensuring that the control of traffic signals can give priority to pedestrians and cyclists. This is no problem with special traffic detectors: radar systems, thermal imaging cameras or new AI-based detectors.

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Devices and systems

Optimal data for traffic control

Whether it's a ground sensor or an overhead sensor, the right traffic detector can be used to solve any detection task in such a way that it precisely fits the application in question, both technically and economically.

Choose the option that fits best for the specific use-case

Whether for strategic detection or detection in the intersection approaches, whether cars, bicycles or pedestrians, whether flowing or stationary traffic: With our intelligent traffic detectors you will find the best solution for every use case. Special interface boards enable the direct integration of video and radar detectors into the intersection controller - saving hardware and cabling costs and simplifying configuration.

Ground Detectors

Our ground sensors provide you with highly precise information about the traffic volume in your city or municipality. Based on this information, you can better plan your infrastructure, reduce congestion and significantly improve traffic flow.

Overhead Detectors

High-accuracy detection with modern radar technology for intersection control: With Heimdall or the multilane radar detector MLR, Siemens Mobility offers a wide range of products for local traffic detection. In addition, our video detectors offer ideal solutions from cost-effective presence detection at intersections, via thermal image detection, to AI-supported optical detection and classification of road users.

 

For travel time measurement as part of strategic detection, we additionally support your traffic management with Bluetooth/WLAN scanners.

Stand-alone Overhead Detector System

Traffic Eye Universal 5 with Passive Infrared (PIR) technology is the stand-alone detection system with an accurate view on the traffic situation.

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Intelligent Traffic Detectors - on the road

Siemens Mobility's portfolio offers a broad range of proven traffic detection solutions. With an installed base of 3,500 systems, TEU is an excellent example of our widely used technologies.

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Made-to-measure traffic detectors for your traffic management tasks

The availability of high-accuracy data is essential for effective and safe traffic management. Sitraffic SmartDetection by Siemens comprises a whole range of traffic detection devices – customized to suit the requirements of your traffic network.

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