DECENTRALIZED PROCESS COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR THE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTRE IN ZURICH-LETTEN, SWITZERLAND

A new traffic control center has been built in Zurich-Letten for the national highway network, including the ring motorway, in the canton of Zurich. In this modern control center, traffic conditions are monitored by television, traffic signals are controlled, distress calls from roadside telephones are processed, fire alarms are dealt with, radiocommunication with police patrols is handled and traffic announcements for the radio are prepared. For the traffic monitoring system of this control center, which covers a network of important highways with numerous tunnels, BBC supplied a decentralized process computer system. Its operation and functions are described in this article.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Brown Boveri and Company Limited

    Publicity Department
    Baden,   Switzerland 
  • Authors:
    • Uslu, C
    • Macho, W
  • Publication Date: 1984-11

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 509-515
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394775
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1985 12:00AM