Highways UK 2020 Starts in

4/5 November 2020, NEC, Birmingham

Case Studies from Winners and Finalists

Previous winners and finalists report on their progress since being part of the Costain-sponsored Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge

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See.Sense - category winner 2018

Data-gathering bike light offers never-before-seen insights into how road surfaces are performing and is potentially a valid and cost-effective way of evaluating the condition of quieter roads preferred by cyclists


Transpix - category winner 2018

The 2018 congestion category winner uses artificial intelligence to analyse road traffic patterns in real-time using camera images and its primary application for transport authorities is to better manage congestion and improve road safety


Valerann - overall winner 2017

Winning the 2017 IIC was a major milestone for intelligent road stud developer Valerann. It has given the startup access to major industry players and negotiations are now underway for a number of UK trials


Vivacity - overall winner 2016

Vivacity Labs, winner of the inaugural Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge is using a "machine learning" approach to gathering data from video feeds on how road spaces are being used. A major trial is about to begin on the A27 in Sussex


Elgin and TomTom - category winner 2017

Roadworks.pro correlates the causes of traffic jams against planned and unplanned disruptions. Early validation by the judges, says Elgin, has given the company the confidence to fully invest in the Real-Time vision and make it truly national

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Wintersense - category winner 2017

Birmingham University's self-contained Wintersense device remotely measures road surface temperature using infrared thermometry. Winning, says its developer, was the first industrial recognition of what we're trying to achieve


Gaia - category winner 2017

Solatainer offers an autonomous off-grid power supply as an alternative renewable power source to conventional diesel generators. Winning the award, says Gaia, has helped the company gain traction in the industry with orders now coming in weekly