and Security of transportation infrastructures rely heavily on the use
of CCTV - and particularly Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ)- cameras. But as
expansion of CCTV camera use in the field of traffic and roadway
monitoring continues, CCTV systems are beginning to meet with
limitations: too many cameras, too many monitors, TMC not manned 24/7...
Bridges are key transportation infrastructures; they are also
vulnerable infrastructures: any incident on a bridge is likely to have
major consequences in terms of Safety and Security.
Time is of the essence when detecting and responding to an incident in order to prevent secondary accidents and congestions.
Safety and Security of tunnels have become major issues over these past years. Tunnels are sensitive and vulnerable infrastructures and any
incident, even minor, if not tackled early enough can turn into major
events such as Accidents, Smoke or Fires.