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NEC provides AI-based traffic monitoring system with fiber-optic sensing technology for NEXCO CENTRAL

Tokyo, May 24, 2022 - NEC Corporation has deployed an AI-based traffic monitoring system to Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO CENTRAL). The system uses fiber-optic sensing and AI technologies to visualize traffic conditions, such as the location, speed, and direction of travel, from vibrations produced by vehicle movement.The system includes sensing devices attached to one end of an optical fiber and an analytical AI engine, developed by NEC Laboratories America, which makes it p…