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ACESA Inaugurates New Operations Centre in Barcelona

Acesa's Operations Centre has modernised its facilities, incorporating the latest technology to deal more effectively with road conditions on its 542km motorway network, where the average daily traffic intensity is 30,000 vehicles.

<p>Acesa has a new Operations Centre in its premises in Granollers (Barcelona). The new layout of the Centre and the technical improvements which have been incorporated facilitate its work and the optimum use of the resources available. Acesa has improved the resources of the Operations Centre to manage its motorway network more efficiently 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It includes a large, double height control room and a new video-wall. This viewing system with lengthwise screens dominates the new control room. It consists of 21 50in cubes in a 7×3 array, the Cubes of type eyevis EC-50-SXT+ have a display resolution of 1400 x 1050 pixels.</p>

<p>It also incorporates the most advanced technology in systems to view images from all the cameras in Acesa’s, network, and can receive images simultaneously from up to 140 cameras at different points on all the motorways.</p>

<p>The Centre, which is permanently staffed by a rotating team of communications coordinators and a head coordinator, manages road services on motorways (incidents, roadworks, special operations, coordinating its own and external resources, etc.) and provides information on road conditions to customers and private users as well as official bodies.</p>

<p>In 2008, Acesa’s Operations Centre dealt with a total of 80,578 incidents. These included: mechanical assistance (40.1%), roadworks (14.8%), obstacles on the road (12.8%), traffic (6.2%) and accidents (5.4%). Last year the centre handled over 400,000 calls.</p>

<p>The following equipment is installed in the control room in Barcelona:</p>
<li>21 x EC-50-SXT+ -DL (50in DLP rear projection cube with SXGA+ resolution and automatic double-lamp system)</li>
<li>1 x EYE-LCD8200 (LCD monitor with 82in screen diagonal and full HD resolution)</li>
<li>1 x NPX-3824XE-IP32-G1.1 graphics controller</li>
<li>1 x eyecon Basic Software (wall management software)</li>