Visibility Sensor Station

The climatic conditions can disrupt significantly the traffic performance. The reduction of visibility is one of the primary causes of accidents and reduces significantly the safety conditions of the road network, the opportunity to replace to the interpretation of those driving a tool that determines with certainty the distance of maximum visibility becomes a tool essential to reduce the risk of accident . It requires that the institutions need to act promptly to inform users of the road, civil protection etc. of the possible danger.

Fog-SMacs® can be integrated with TMacs and SMacs Platform through the following module:

System Components

  • - Visibility sensor LUFFT VS-20 UMB with Manufacturer Test Certificate
  • - Data acquisition station Weather-SMacs® designed and configured for your Visibility Sensor
  • - GPRS data modem to enable constant communication with the Control Center (SIM not included)
  • - Web SW Macs® Weather to communicate and be alerted in real time on the Platform for Smart City SMacs®
  • - Wiring


Data storage

Free access to the database to obtain the temporal trend of the monitored data for statistical purposes.


Remote control and alerting

Through the SMacs® Platform you can manage your data and be alerted in real time to the occurrence of any critical condition.


Dynamic management of VMS

Through the Platform SMacs® you can communicate dynamically with variable message signs (Tool: Macs Visual) to inform which is the speed limit allowed due to the visibility on time measured.