Q-Free has been awarded a contract from Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX), USA. The contract comprises implementation and operation of Q-Frees’ Enhanced Imaging Processing (EIP) solution. The contract value is estimated, based on transaction volume from the current traffic, to be NOK 41 million.
“This contract is evidence of Q-Free’s global leadership in road user charging solutions based on video and imaging technology. Q-Free has supplied core Automatic License Plate Registration (ALPR) software to the US market for years and hence providing us a solid foundation to extend our opportunities by offering more advanced higher value add solutions like the EIP system”, says CEO Dr. Øyvind Isaksen. ”The USA is the world’s largest Road User Charging market and we see a clear trend in the US towards free flow All Electronic Tolling systems. This will in turn create an increased demand for advanced imaging solutions for which Q-Free is very well positioned”, concludes Dr. Isaksen.
The project will start immediately. The EIP system is planned to go live in Q1-2014.