Don't miss our exciting and informative vendor lineup!
Vendor Session 1
Monday, February 8th
Don’t be BUG’d by the LCS
Visionaire Lighting/SeaTac Lighting & Controls
As BUG ratings are incorporated into more local lighting and DOT ordinances, this presentation will explain why BUG ratings replaced ‘Cutoff’, what BUG ratings actually tell us, the pros and cons of this LCS, and how to properly utilize them in outdoor lighting design to ensure visual comfort along with safety for both pedestrians and drivers.
Creating a Safe & Secure Multi-Vendor, Traffic Ecosystem
Today’s traffic signal ecosystem is filled with more ITS devices than ever. This vendor seminar will:
Illustrate the need for sharing communication protocols for agencies to best serve their communities
Provide practitioners with tips and strategies for deploying open solutions
Understand the need to apply modern security practices in parallel with the deployment of multi-vendor device integrations
Data Driven Decision-Making/How Hi-Res Data is Transforming the Way Signal Systems are Monitored and Analyzed
Brian Wagner, Product Manager
High-resolution data is transforming the way transportation agencies can monitor and analyze the health of their traffic signal network. In this presentation, we will discuss the real-world impact of hi-res data in not only providing a better means to monitor traffic signal systems, but how to drill into the data using signal performance measures and sophisticated reports to determine the root cause.
Adaptive Traffic Control
Zach Hoiting & Kai Antrim
Siemens SCOOT /Western Systems
Learn how agencies are using Adaptive Traffic Control Systems to help plan for future growth and unforseen demand increases on our roadways. Learn ways to proactively manage your traffic signal network eliminiating the need for timing plans. SIEMENS SCOOT Adaptive system can improve traffiic in real time, proactively.
SPMS and Data Analytics
Agencies are constantly looking for ways to be more proactive in the management of their signals. This starts with having high quality data and analytics to help make more informed, empirical decisions. Today we will discuss Signal Performance Measurements based on the UDOT ATSPMS and how agencies can use the concept to help identify problems before they occur and also ascertain the effectiveness of changes they've made to their intersections.
Incorporating Artificial Intelligence with Thermal Sensors for Groundbreaking Detection and Data Collection System
This presentation will highlight the advantages of thermal detection systems for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians. In this session we will discuss the addition of artifical inteligence and how it enhances the performance of this technology. With the importance of acuracy and data along with detection at intersections, the addition of AI, thermal sensors will become the industry standard. Along with groundbreaking detection and data, simple integration to existing traffic cabinets and ITS architecture, these sensors are benefical to engineers and maintenance technicians alike. Attend this session to hear about these enhancements for thermal detection sensors.
Vendor Session 2
Monday, February 8th
Latest in Traffic Signal Cabinet Innovation
Zach Hoiting and Kai Antrim
Learn the basics of traffic signal cabinet design, and some of the unique things local agencies are doing to make their intersections more efficient, safer and built for long term use. We will highlight the different traffic cabinets available on the market and discuss the pros and cons of using each of the different systems.
ITS Solutions for Urban Traffic & Pedestrian Control Environments
Brian Cherry and Carl JarvisAGD Intelligent Traffic Systems/Coral Sales
Pedestrian Detection for intersections designed for legacy or smart city applications. Learn about a Pedestrian Detection system that gives agencies IP, POE, Volumetrics and real-time video capabilities allowing for instant information and improved safety at intersections. A great solution for real-time dynamic adjustments to pedestrian green time.
Turning Big Data into Actionable Traffic Analytics: A How To
When it comes to using big data for traffic analysis and data collection, using big data can give you more questions than answers. Come learn how StreetLight Data leverages existing traffic data streams to provide traffic metrics like vehicle counts, roadway speed, turning movements and much more.
Choosing the Right Optics Instruments for Your Large-Scale Lighting Applications
WE-EF Lighting USA / ERW Lighting
A review of the optical choices available for large scale outdoor applications. This presentation will review the lighting instruments within the outdoor product range which can be used for the lighting of transport interchanges (Train & Bus stations), pedestrian crossings, pathways, streets and public spaces.
Regaining Key Control and Authorized Access to Your Traffic Cabinets
Traffic signal cabinets have evolved rapidly within the past decade, making it a high value asset. Most are unaware of its first line of defense, which is physical access. This topic will discuss how to manage access control with versatility and cost in mind, to ease the burden of the utility.
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Revisiting the US Department of Energy Municipal Solid State Lighting Consortium (MSSLC) Model Specification for Roadway Luminaires
Thor Scordelis and Joe Mansfield
Leotek Electronics USA LLC/SeaTac Lighting & Controls
The US Department of Energy (DOE) launched the Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium in 2010. In November 2011 version 1.0 of the Model Specification was published and was updated in July 2014. We will revisit the work of the consortium and the model specification, and share recommendations on how municipal agencies, utilities and DOT should update their specifications.
Vendor Session 3
Tuesday, February 9th
Using Agnostic Software on Existing Camera Infrastructure for Traffic Data Information
Agnostic software helps organizations get more use out of their ITS investment, leveraging both existing and new video assets. By providing the information needed to reduce the impact of incidents and recurring congestion on highways, and helps traffic managers provide safer and more efficient travel for the public.
Optimizing Your Design Specification to Avoid Surprises
Visionaire Lighting/SeaTac Lighting & Controls
How to develop performance based lighting specifications, particularly where public funds are involved. The "3-Name" specification approach can lead to inferior products being installed. Performance based specifications should result in the optimal product being utilized, which are those that meet your targets for budget, performance, and longevity.
Navigating Pedestrian Movement During and After a Pandemic
Polara Enterprises/Advanced Traffic Products (ATP)
During this Pandemic, DOT's are looking for alternatives ways for pedestrians to interact with traffic controllers. It is important that the disabled community is considered when making these decisions. Polara has responded by releasing the iDetect, an added feature that uses radar technology to detect pedestrians at crosswalks without compromising accessibilities.
Designing Cities for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) are quickly becoming a reality, enabling a powerful transformation of today’s surface transportation systems. But what about the infrastructure? This session will provide an overview of CAVs, lead a discussion about the critical nature of situational awareness, and conclude with a review of some of the cutting-edge solutions that are developing across the country.
Dynamic and Color Lighting in Roadways and Transportation: Beyond the Pavement
Matthew Bindel/Tom Simons
Signify: Philips Lighting/ERW Lighting
Dynamic and color changing lighting are being used by transportation to light beyond the streets to bring attention to landmarks, differentiate neighborhoods and invigorate public spaces. Presentation will show examples of successful dynamic lighting of bridges, tunnels and landmarks completed by DOTs and municipalities.
Battery Backup Systems for Intersections and ITS Applications
Alpha Battery Backups
As traffic control devices use less power and our lights are primarily migrated to LEDS, battery backup has become a viable way to keep intersections illuminated when power goes out for either planned or unplanned outages. Learn about some of the different battery backup systems that are available and the pros and cons to some of the different systems.
Vendor Session 4
Tuesday, February 9th
Donald Wang and Zach Hoiting
In this sessions we would like to show attendees new and innovative ways that agencies are using Roadside Units for connected vehicle applications. This is an important update for agencies in light of decisions being made by FCC chairman recently regarding DSRC spectrum. We will discuss the benefits of connected vehicle technology as well as the shortfalls.
Leverage Crowd-sourced Data To Gain Insights On The State Of Your Roads
Road quality issues can be difficult to pin point specifically where the problems lie, how frequently they arise, and how severe the issues are. Pavement deterioration that occurs on roadways can cause huge safety and emissions issues for the public. Payver is designed to help analyze and identity target areas. Allowing an agency to be more efficient with their time and money.
Integrated LED Street Light and CCTV Camera Deployment
Cooper Lighting Solutions/SeaTac Lighting & Controls
Integrated LED Luminaire Street Light (or Area Light) and CCTV Camera used for a single deployment requiring simple power connection with no additional communication wiring. Variety of backhaul options for security integrators and optimal active surveillance solutions. Replace existing roadway luminaries with freedom to relocate when and where needed. Includes live streaming demo.
Designing Interoperable Systems for Smarter Mobility
Global Traffic Technologies/Advanced Traffic Products
Cities today need disparate technological systems to be inter-operable and agnostic, to be able to communicate seamlessly with one another to minimize costs and maximize efficiency. During this presentation, you will learn how we have partnered with agencies to develop innovative solutions that are inter-operable with existing technologies for effective communication across agency infrastructure.
Safer Streets with NEW Solar and AC LED Signs
More and more agencies are looking to state of the art LED equipment to help solve challenges out on the roadway today, and more importantly, make our roadways safer to all users. In this session we will discuss sustainable solar options as well as AC installs of everything from RRFBs to School Flashing Beacons. We will discuss a number of technologies that are available and highlight some unique applications occurring in local agencies.
Networking Basics for Traffic Applications
In this sessions learn the technologies that agencies are using the bridge the gap between IT and ITS. As we become more reliant on interconnectivity to help manage our signal networks it becomes more important for our technicians and traffic engineers to understand networking basics as it pertains to the traffic industry niche.