Cold comfort

Intelligent Road results are now published in Thinking Highways Europe/Rest of the World June/July edition 2014. You can access the article by clicking on this link and by going to the page 40.    

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Test measurements of in-vehicle optical sensors

On the 24th of April test measurements of optical sensors used in Intelligent Road project were accomplished in Luleå, Sweden. Tests were carried out by using Volvo XC90 test vehicle to which all optical sensors are mounted simultaneously and by doing several test drives with the vehicle in the surroundings of Luleå. There are two […]

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Intelligent Road outcomes presented in SIRWEC 2014

SIRWEC is a Standing International Road Weather Conference, which was held in La Massana, Andorra between 30.1.-1.2.2014. The conference hosted some 150 participants from approximately 27 countries. Intelligent Road published the overall system description in the conference. The article was presented in the poster session by Matti Aurioniemi from Arctic Power. The link to the […]

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Upcoming: a demonstration event

Intelligent Road will host two demonstration events of which the first one will be held in Rovaniemi on the 11th of December 2013. The first demonstration will be held partly in English. The main focus of the demonstration is in the data acquired by an in-vehicle road measurement system. Also Intelligent Road is showcasing what […]

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A platform for testing, comparing and calibrating sensors

  A Volvo XC90, owned by Luleå Technical University, is used as a research platform in Intelligent Road for comparing, calibrating and testing different kind of sensors measuring the road friction, road condition, road temperature etc. The data from the vehicle is transmitted to a server. Currently the vehicle is equipped with two different road […]

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Cooperation in installations of vehicle systems

The fruitful cooperation between partners has resulted into testing of different type of measurement systems that are installed into a vehicle. In June 2013, the staff of Arctic Power and Luleå Technical University were equipping a vehicle with the optical road condition, friction and road temperature devices accompanied with other technology. Matti Autioniemi (Arctic Power) […]

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Group meeting in Rovaniemi

The project gathered fifteen people to a common meeting in Rovaniemi on 7th and 8th of May. The main topics were to give ideas on the validation and verification of the system and discuss of future actions. It was decided that a demonstration event targeted for SMEs will be held in November or early December […]

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First truck equipped

Kuljetus Kovalainen Oy, a transport company, is acting a partner in the project. The long distance deliveries allow to gather road condition data from routes around North Finland. The first truck installation has been completed with devices of optical road condition and friction measurement and various other data acquisition. Picture by Ville Tuovinen

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Intelligent Road in national television and radio in Sweden

Researcher Johan Casselgren from Luleå Technical University gave radio and television interviews to Swedish national television and radio in Autumn 2012 regarding Intelligent Road project. You can see and listen to the Swedish language interviews online at: Video interview show-casing optical friction measurement and its possibilities Radio interview of Intelligent Road project       […]

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See how the Intelligent Road system looks like in practice

This is how it looks in practice, click on the images to see them in detail          

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