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AI Starts To Manage Traffic On UK Roads

UK councils are using artificial intelligence to detect traffic accidents by monitoring CCTV camera footage. The aim is for the AI to alert traffic operators about incidents in real time, allowing them to act quickly.

This is one of the first uses of AI with public CCTV cameras to collect transport information in the UK, says Richard Cartwright of FlowX, a company working with the councils on the pilot schemes.

The system is trained to recognise nine different types of road user, including pedestrians, cyclists, cars and trucks. It will track their motion as they move through each camera’s field of view.

Devon County Council has begun to use the algorithm to monitor live footage from 10 existing cameras. It will flag anomalies like slow or stationary vehicles, or vehicles travelling in the wrong direction, as potential incidents for an operator to investigate.

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