Smart sensors detect everything!

The Internet of Things has long been associated with the need for expensive power supplies and communications. But the new technology offered by low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN aka LoRa) enable the use of power-efficient sensors in entirely new applications. Many Infracontrol Community members, among them Helsingborg and Norrköping, use the new technology to help them…

New framework agreement with Sporveien Oslo

Sporveien Oslo has signed a new framework agreement with Infracontrol regarding service, corrective maintenance and specialist support. The agreement runs for 2+2 years and includes working with control and monitoring systems for track switches and signals within the city’s tramway network. Infracontrol delivered the first solution to Oslo back in 1999, and it has since…

IoT and residents make cities smarter

Increasing numbers choose to live in densely populated areas, which demands high standards of the infrastructure we all depend on for transportation, work, social care and leisure. Our society is therefore provided with a great deal of technology to make everyday life easier, but managing all these functions is a complicated business, and the result…

Smarter parking in Mölndal’s new town center

Mölndal’s city center is undergoing an extensive modernization and transformation with new homes, retail stores and places to meet. In order to improve accessibility and the environment, the city is installing a parking guidance system that will help residents and visitors quickly find a parking spot. Together with Infracontrol, Focus Electronic will provide the system…

Travel time info helps ease traffic

The Swedish Transport Administration now shows travel times on sections of the highway affected by the construction of the Stockholm Bypass. The aim is to provide road users with better abilities to plan their trips as the traffic situation changes. Stockholm has an extensive traffic information system that uses 50 variable messaging signs. In addition…

Swedish Norwegian collaboration on tomorrow’s road traffic management system

The Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration have signed a collaboration agreement concerning their joint development of a modernized traffic management and information system that will provide faster, more flexible and safer assistance in the event of traffic disruptions. The new system is based on the functionality of the Swedish Transport Administration’s…

Helsingborg Contact Center best in Sweden!

In a survey, the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions rank Helsingborg’s contact center in first place for access and reception via telephone and email. The contact center was opened in 2013 on the principle of “one way in” – that residents could get help and guidance no matter what the issue concerns. During…

Infracontrol expands into Denmark

Following the successes with Infracontrol Online in Sweden and Portugal, Infracontrol is now opening a subsidiary in Denmark with a local office in Copenhagen. Here too, there is a need to gain a little more control of society’s infrastructure and assure the quality of the technical administration within public operations. The automatic processing of fault…

Brilliant results from our user survey!

We recently concluded this year’s user survey, which gathered the thoughts and opinions of Infracontrol Online users. The survey was opened from June through August and we received many good, useful responses. The results show that we have many satisfied users, which was good to hear, but just as important are the observations about things…