What defines a good ground sensor?

01/11/2020 | Emanuell Tomes

The population is rising steadily, and so is the number of road users. In addition, in many cities there are simply more cars than parking spaces. To cope with this problem, it is worthwhile to purchase ground sensors for your parking facility.

In a never-ending search for a parking space, many road users drive around for minutes without meaning to. This increases the volume of traffic. This constantly poses new challenges for the infrastructure, which must be solved as efficiently as possible and with minimal effort.

In times of digitalization, there is an intelligent solution for this: traffic and parking management systems. Thanks to sensors, you can track traffic volumes and adjust conditions accordingly. 

A sensor records how many cars pass a certain point and when. It can be used both for intelligent parking management and for dynamic traffic guidance. But what makes a good sensor?

Anyone who decides to use electromagnetic sensors should think through their choice carefully. This way, you can benefit from its reliable functionality for a long time. The following properties must be taken into account:

  • Short installation process 

  • Low maintenance 

  • Energy self-sufficient operation

  • Protected from environmental impact

  • Real time data transmission

  • Flexible application possibilities

The TAPS sensor from LTS AG combines all these points. It is considered the first soil sensor in the world that operates completely self-sufficiently in terms of energy. Thanks to the innovative energy concept, no batteries or rechargeable batteries are required. In addition, it has a service life of up to ten years.

Contact LTS AG

If you are interested in the TAPS technology, the LTS AG team will be happy to answer your questions. We look forward to being contacted by phone or mail.

Blog Autor
Emanuell Tomes

Emanuell Tomes holds a degree in business informatics and has extensive training in software development. His professional career began with software developments for the City of Zurich and other public offices. Later, he independently developed geographic information systems for major clients. He has been on board since the birth of LTS AG and was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2019.

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