Thermal Imaging Units are Keeping Roads Safe
December 22, 2008 Alberta’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Branch (CVEB) Thermal Imaging Unit in its first full year of operation scanned approximately 22,000 commercial vehicles, singling out 1,000 for closer inspection. Of those almost 90 % had to be taken off the road for immediate servicing. Read the OHS Canada article. Brakes comprised the largest percentage, about
Thermal Unit Featured in the Calgary Sun
November 4, 2008 With its re-enforced Thermal Unit, Alberta is no longer wasting time doing random checks on CMV. Read the full article.
IIS Attends the 2008 Annual CVSA Conference
September 10, 2008 Visit us in Winnipeg, MB at the 2008 CVSA Annual Conference (booth #12) where we will be demonstrating our solutions, including the mobile Thermal Imaging Inspection System(TIIS). CVSA is an international not-for-profit organization comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal motor carrier safety officials and industry representatives from the United States,
Alberta CVSA Inspection Uncovers 450 Offences Using Thermal Imaging Unit
August 10, 2008 A three-day CVSA inspection in Brooks, Alberta finds over 450 offences using thermal imaging unit. Read the full article.
IIS Featured in the Lacombe Globe
July 22, 2008 With a 98 per cent accuracy rate in identifying trucks with bad brakes, the Thermal Imaging Inspection System pays for itself when considering the equipment that is removed from the road. Read the full article.
IIS Delivers a Mobile Integrated Safety and Security Enforcement System
June 15, 2008 IIS delivers a Mobile Integrated Safety and Security Enforcement System (ISSES) to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KTC). The mobile ISSES will allow KTC to meet both their Highway Patrol (HP) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mandates. This new addition compliments KTC existing ISSES program, making the state of Kentucky a national leader
Edmonton Police Uses IIS Thermal Imaging to Detect Unsafe Vehicles
June 10, 2008 Edmonton police will be spending the next three days checking roads for unsafe commercial vehicles using IIS mobile Thermal Imaging Inspection System. Alberta is the first jurisdiction in Canada to use the technology, which allows instant detection of unsafe equipment on passing vehicles. Read the Edmonton Journal article.
PIPS Automated License Plate Recognition Successfully Deployed by IIS
June 6, 2008 Federal Signal announces through press release on PR Newswire that its PIPS Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) technology has been successfully deployed in commercial vehicle enforcement applications through a relationship with leading partner IIS. Read the press release.
IIS Presents at the Transportation Border Working Group Workshop
June 3, 2008 IIS was a presenter at the Transportation Border Working Group (TBWG) workshop held in Detroit, Mich. IIS featured the Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) as a new technology for data collection. The TBWG was formed in 2001 by Transport Canada and the U.S. Department of Transportation to increase the coordination between the
IIS Teams Up with the Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Freight Security
April 25, 2008 IIS collected and provided CMV time travel data using our Time Travel Measurment System (TTMS) and ALPR Technology to the Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Freight Security (BITSAFS) at the University of British Columbia. This data was used in their report to Transport Canada on the “Benefit Assessment and Quantification of