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Jenoptik receives traffic safety order from the City of Cologne

The City of Cologne, Germany orders ten speed camera trailers for semistationary speed control.

The Semistation combines mobile and stationary speed monitoring.

The order from the City of Cologne includes ten semistationary speed monitoring devices with the TraffiStar S350 laser scanner. The order was placed in April of this year. The aim of the city is to increase traffic safety in all city districts.

The semistationary trailer is based on a model that Jenoptik introduced to the Swiss market several years ago. The system was further developed for Germany and equipped with the TraffiStar S350 laser scanner.

Housed in a robust container, the measurement technology can be used independently of external power supply thanks to accumulator batteries for about a week at construction sites, accident black spots or traffic-calmed locations, for example. Both directions of travel are monitored simultaneously, day and night. Thanks to the front and rear cameras, the semistationary trailer can also detect speeding offences by motorcycles. The armor-plated container has a GPS transmitter to locate the trailer and sensors to report vandalism attempts.

Already in 2016, the City of Cologne had tested semistationary trailers over a period of six months. Now they are to be used in various hazardous areas such as kindergartens, schools, hospitals and retirement homes. A total of around 1,300 possible measuring points were identified in Cologne. As is already common in many other German cities, the ten trailers have already received names from the local authorities, some of them with a local reference, among them Hänneschen, Kättche and Pitter.

Pictures are available for download from the Jenoptik image database in the Light & Safety / Semistationary monitoring gallery.

About Jenoptik

Jenoptik is a globally operating technology group. Optical technologies are the very basis of our business with the majority of our products and services being provided to the photonics market. Our key target markets primarily include the semiconductor equipment industry, the medical technology, automotive and mechanical engineering, traffic, aviation as well as the security and defense technology industries. Jenoptik has more than 4,000 employees worldwide.

The Light & Safety division provides innovative and industry leading solutions for road safety and public security. Our customers include local and central government, police and enforcement agencies, as well as public and private organizations. Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR/ALPR) is at the core of our product portfolio, covering a diverse range of applications such as average speed enforcement (section speed control), vehicle monitoring, red light violations and tolling. Our services range from initial consultation, design and manufacture through to installation and on-going maintenance. We also offer a variety of data management solutions and services for automated data processing, reporting and analytics as well as system integration. With a presence in more than 80 countries, supported by a strong partner network, we have delivered over 30,000 systems worldwide. Jenoptik’s Light & Safety division is a world-leading supplier, with products and services constantly evolving to help make roads, journeys and communities safer around the globe.


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