May 22, 2015, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid |
During May has been launched in Alcala de Henares the new SAFECROSS system from SICE, which incorporates as main innovation activation of green light demand from the citizen smartphone with two App (Android) allowing pedestrians and drivers interact through the deployment of cooperative services I2VRU and I2V (pedestrians as part of so-called vulnerable road users: pedestrians, cyclist, motorcyclist).
Thereby is intended to improve crossing road safety, allowing to extend “green time” and adapting to the need of pedestrians or informing vehicles of the presence of pedestrians.
The new Safecross includes the following elements:
This project has been funded by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism in the framework of the Strategic Action for Economy and Digital Society (AEESD in spanish) within the Plan of Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2013-2016.