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Aldridge Traffic Controllers distributes the TrafiCAM X-Stream Vehicle Detector sensor as an "in-ground" induction loop replacement for vehicle detection used in modern Urban Traffic Control (UTC) systems.
The TrafiCAM X-Stream can be configured in the same manner as with all TrafiCAM detectors with a laptop user interface program to "overlay" configurable detection zones for each lane of traffic being monitored but with the added benefit of being able to see streaming video:
TrafiCAM X-stream image showing Detection Zones for each road lane
The setup process also configures output contacts via an interface board mounted inside ATC's cabinet that is interfaced to the External Interface Module present in all SCATS™ compliant traffic signal controllers.
The volt-free contacts essentially report the presence of vehicles which the controller uses to create a demand and adds to the vehicle count reported back the SCATS™ UTC system. Access to the programming and monitor interface is available within the controller cabinet - no need to get up a mast arm to connect to the TrafiCAM X-Stream with a laptop. The link is via an RS-485 cable over twisted shielded pair cable that is commonly available.
The TrafiCAM X-Stream is available in both a Narrow angle and a Wide angle version depending on the application.
Wide Angle Video Camera
Narrow Angle Video Camera
The camera's volt free optically coupled clean contact outputs are available in 1TI, 4TI or 9 TI configurations where each zone is linked to one of those output contacts to interface to Traffic Signal Controllers or other logging or activating equipment. Each channel also has a local channel LED to indicate state on the Interface Module. TrafiCam X-Stream can also be used to triggering third party systems such asflash lights, barriers, CCD cameras and VMS panels when the traffic flow exceedsa certain predefined level.
For more information or pricing of the TrafiCAM X-Stream range of Video Detectors please contact ATC's Marketing Manager Mr Andrew Bull on +61 2 8846 5599 or via the Contact Us.