Automated surveys

AIRS is an automated survey method that uses AI technology to capture pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle traffic data. It provides real-time solutions to traffic management, resource allocation and urban planning decisions.

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What is AIRS?

Traffic and transport data surveys

Bicycle Network is offering Artificial Intelligence Road Surveys (AIRS) as part of our suite of complementary Super Count surveys.

AIRS autonomously detects and classifies roads users from video footage, and provides insights into how they interact within road environments. Developed by Vivacity Labs, the technology uses cameras, sensors and machine learning to detect and classify up to nine road user types in a given field of view with 97% accuracy.

From active travel volumes to motor traffic congestion and movements, AIRS can be uniquely tailored to meet transport planning, monitoring and evaluation objectives. 

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Please note: This video is a demonstration of how the AI software performs and is not utilising the data privacy mode, which can be used to automatically anonymise data.

What data can AIRS provide?

AIRS can provide decision makers with the traffic and active travel data they need to make evidence-based decisions.

Once the AI-technology has identified and classified all users in the field of vision of the sensor or camera, Bicycle Network’s analysts can provide reports on three key areas.

AIRS Program - Road User Counts
1. Road User Counts

We can count all road users entering a camera’s field of view and break this data down by time increment and user type.

AIRS Program - Road User Path Tracing
2. Road user path tracing

We can  track  the  paths  of  movement  made  by  users, which offers insights into traffic flow and directionality.

AIRS Program - Road User Speed Analysis
3. Road user speed analysis

We can measure user speeds, which is useful for congestion detection and shared path safety measures.

Data privacy

AIRS autonomously detects and classifies road users from video footage which is securely uploaded to an online recognition software platform.

The data that is presented to clients is anonymised and relates to population samples with no individualised user information. All footage is deleted from the online server no later than 60 days after the submission of the data to the client.

For more information, please review the information booklet and our privacy policy, or submit an enquiry below to schedule a conference call.

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Information Booklet

This step-by-step guide is designed to assist urban planners, architects and transport specialists on how the AIRS program can provide real time solutions, validate decision making and create active cities.

Information Booklet

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