Driving down the highway with 5G

Vi 5G
Indian Road Accident Data
Indian Road Safety Data[1]
Cause Analysis of Road Accidents in India[2]
  • 19% of accidents take place between 6 PM to 9 PM
  • The pie-chart on accident cause shows that over-speeding and dangerous/reckless driving contribute 83% of the time to the accidents.
  • India is one of the busiest countries in the world in terms of road traffic. With over 6 million kilometers of roads and a vehicle density of ~47 ( vehicles per km of road), Roads carry almost 90 percent of the country’s passenger traffic and about 65 percent of the goods.
  • The growing road infrastructure, increase in vehicles, and increased congestion thereof has turned, road safety into a factor of utmost importance for both the authorities and citizens.
  • Enabled by an HD camera in the vehicle facing the driver, the high-definition video footage is sent over a 5G trial network to the edge.
  • Video analytics are processed at the edge to monitor and assess driver conditions in real-time.
  • In case of negative events e.g., driver lapsing into sleep, alerts are relayed in real-time over 5G trials network to a central monitoring system and the car.
  • An alarm is triggered in the car to get the driver back to an alert state. Alert is also sent to Command and Control station. Other safety instructions too could be made possible.

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