Variable Message Sign (VMS) boards are a gleaming solution to the ever increasing and often frustrating traffic snarls in our cities these days. With the world moving towards the smart city concept with plans to convert several tier 1 & 2 cities into smart cities, VMS boards can play a distinct and vital role in eliminating these traffic issues by guiding travelers in an efficient manner.
VMS boards, these days, do not just display the same static information, they can connect to a relevant internet server in the backend and are capable of displaying information on a real time basis. This brings them into the category of the ever-increasing universe of Internet Of Things (IoT).
VMS boards being essential element of Intelligent Traffic Management System are used inform travelers about the traffic conditions on the road ahead or warn about an event or simply guide people about traffic and often shows weather/pollution levels of the locality as well.
xRM Intelligent VMS Solution
Depending on the current traffic situation, xRM Intelligent VMS (xIVMS) solution can inform, guide, warn the drivers on highways, expressways of cities by displaying distance information, rerouting information, warnings (accidents, bottlenecks), and other important details.
VMS displays are built with robust LED technology that is easily visible in all kinds of weather conditions and it can be easily adjusted for both clear day and night viewing.
The xIVMS is smart enough to allow you to schedule the informnation well in advance. Hence you can simply program it for different times and forget it. It can easily handle customized content like
- 1. Display of Government, Public and Event Notice
- 2. Junction/Crossing Specific Emergency messages
- 3. An iterative process giving customers control over final solution from one cycle to the next and is generally used when Microsoft dynamics is applied on a single site
- 4. Live Traffic Data Update for Junctions
- 5. Alternate route display with estimate travel time for related destination
- 6. Accident/Event Information
- 7. Live Video Feed
Advantage of xRM Intelligent VMS Solution
- 1. Display of maximum and minimum temperature
- 2. Display of Live Traffic congestion
- 3. Time to destination/estimated journey time
- 4. Alternate Route/Best route
- 5. Safety messages
- 6. Warning messages/Emergency messages
- 7. Update on important events in city
- 8. Multicolor display