The traffic camera system ensures camera supervision of traffic situations. It is one of the basic elements for obtaining traffic information for automated traffic inspection and management systems. The system increases safety and the flow of traffic by monitoring the actual traffic situation, for example, on roads in cities, tunnels, high-speed roads and highways.
The video signals from traffic cameras are processed and visualised in local traffic control rooms and the central control point. The traffic camera system enables to evaluate traffic situations and to retroactively check the efficiency of the traffic regulation. It provides sufficient information during modifications and consequent traffic regulation solutions. It is effective when used to ensure speed restrictions. When connected to a city camera system, the traffic camera system also provides a security element. Information can be used to notify the level of traffic density.