Videonetics launched one of World’s first AI & Deep Learning based ‘detection of use of cellphone while driving,’ an ultra-smart video-based technology that aims to detect in real-time the drivers using cellphones while driving four-wheeler, and consequently violating traffic laws and putting their lives at risk.
According to World Health Organization (WHO), road crashes kill 1.25 million people and permanently disable another 50 million every year. At present, India accounts for the highest number of road deaths in the world. Amongst various, distracted driving behavior, and mobile phone usage has been identified as a primary source of driver distraction as it can induce drivers to take their attention off the road, thus making vehicle occupants more vulnerable to road crashes.
Powered by patented AI & deep learning framework, ‘detection of use of cellphone while driving’ technology is trained with real-time video data of over five years, thereby ensuring highest level of precision in identifying the most dangerous driving risks even in tough environmental conditions including night.
The cutting-edge solution is well-competent to analyze gesture movement of the driver who is driving any type of four-wheelers including private car, taxi, jeep, lorry truck, and so on. After capturing the license plate of the violating vehicle with ANPR, the system generate alert with the evidence video. Additionally, events will be stored for later analysis. Detection of use of cellphone while driving can seamlessly integrate with integrated e-Challan management software to generate challans/ e-tickets with details such as violation image, time stamp, date and vehicle number etc. The enormous potential of the solution empowers Videonetics intelligent traffic management system (ITMS) suite to enhance real-time traffic monitoring, identify and process traffic offences; eventually it further modernizes the traffic management solution and establishes traffic regulation and enforcement across the city.
Expressing on the launch, Dr. Tinku Acharya, Fellow IEEE, Founder & MD of Videonetics said, “This is indeed a proud moment to launch the world’s first AI & DL based detection of use of cellphone while driving solution technology, that promises to inculcate traffic discipline amongst citizens, increase road safety, build traffic management more robust, curb road accidents, eventually to make our country smarter and safe.
“Our R&D team is continuously innovating state-of-the-art technologies for challenging environment with indigenously developed intellectual properties. Our intellectual property and trailblazing initiatives have won us several accolades, patents and recognitions from renowned platforms.”
With this latest addition, Videonetics expands ITMS portfolio that encompasses automated number plate recognition (ANPR) system, red light violation detection (RLVD) system, no helmet detection, triple riding detection, free left turn block detection, over speed detection, traffic congestion detection, wrong parking detection, no parking detection, smart dashboard, data visualization to name a few. ITMS is successfully deployed at many cities such as Kolkata, Ranchi, Indore, Bhopal, Bangalore & many more, and has achieved benchmark in replacing tedious manual processes to track, regulate and analyze vehicle movement on roads, and to enforce traffic rules for safety of citizens towards success of national smart city mission.