TAPCO Partners with SMATS Traffic Solutions to Offer Cutting-Edge Traffic Data Technology

SMATS Traffic Solutions specializes in hardware and software solutions to gather and analyze daily traffic activities

Brown Deer, Wis. – June 8, 2022 –Traffic and Parking Control Co., Inc. (TAPCO), manufacturer, distributor and service provider of traffic and parking control products, has recently partnered with SMATS Traffic Solutions, an industry leader in smart mobility and traffic management solutions.

Through this new partnership, TAPCO is excited to offer advanced traffic data gathering, analysis and monitoring technology that can be utilized for a wide range of traffic safety projects. The valuable insights offered by SMATS technology range from speed and travel time to delays and travel patterns.

SMATS’ iNODE cloud-based traffic data analytics application specifically provides traffic operation, engineering and planning departments with real-time, robust traffic information, including a traffic map to monitor congestion, advanced traffic analytics, traffic heat maps and a variety of traffic trends. This traffic data can be gathered multiple ways, such as through Wi-Fi and Bluetooth data or the outsourcing of accurate and high-quality connected car data.

“It is great to team up with SMATS as they utilize innovative connected vehicle technology and tailor data to the customer’s needs,” remarked Brian Scharles Sr., Director of ITS Engineering & Service at TAPCO.

Traffic data collected and analyzed by SMATS’ iNODE cloud-based application can be utilized to determine optimal traffic signal timing, possible delays caused by roadway work zones and origin-destination studies among many other traffic safety uses.

With data and technology playing increasingly important roles in increasing traffic safety, SMATS emerges as an innovative and trusted industry leader, always seeking to find the solution that best fits individual traffic safety needs.

As an industry-leading innovator, TAPCO manufactures, distributes and services a wide portfolio of traffic and parking safety solutions designed to increase safe travels for all. Since 1956, we have set the standard for delivering reliable, cutting-edge traffic safety enhancements. From our leading line of LED-enhanced BlinkerSign® solutions to our pedestrian crossing products, safety is at the heart of all TAPCO innovations. For more information, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.

Founded in 2015, SMATS Traffic Solutions specializes in smart transportation data collection and analysis. Our technology includes next-generation IoT sensors, cloud and location data, and an AI-powered analytic platform that brings value-add visualization and insights. From wait time reduction to origin-destination studies, we provide intelligent transportation insights and solutions to a wide range of clients including transportation and traffic departments, port authorities and operators, consulting firms, and academia.