Digital Technical Tours, Demonstrations

A great range of digital Technical Tours and Demonstrations are available to experience and learn more about Australia’s leading transport technology solutions.

Who Can Attend
Available for all conference delegates.

Integrated Passenger Transport Network, Services and Ticketing

Live Digital Session | On demand viewing

Live Digital Session:
Monday 12 April, 12.30pm – 1.30pm AEST

TransLink, a division of the Department of Transport and Main Roads, plans and delivers customer focussed passenger transport services which are a key part of Queensland’s single integrated transport network which is accessible to everyone.

This digital tour will showcase the high level of multi-modal integration achieved across the physical passenger transport network, payments mechanisms and traveller information services.

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Participants attending or viewing this digital tour will learn about:

  • The multi-modal passenger transport network in Brisbane and the mobility challenges and opportunities.
  • Smart Ticketing and payment solutions.
  • Passenger information across digital platforms, including technology to improve wayfinding for customers with hearing or vision impairments.
  • Queensland Rail’s Rail Management Centre.
  • Major public transport projects, including the $5.4Bn Cross River Rail project.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with the Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the virtual Exhibition via the digital platform.


Safely Testing Transport Technology Innovations at the RACQ Mobility Centre

Live Digital Session | On demand viewing

Live Digital Session:
Monday 12 April, 2.00pm – 3.00pm AEST

The RACQ Mobility Centre is a world-class driver training and vehicle testing facility based in Brisbane. The Centre provides a collaborative hub supporting local industry, government and academia for the development, testing and transition of technology and systems that deliver safe and sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions.

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Hear how RACQ and the Mobility Centre are delivering safer drivers, in safer cars, on safer roads by undertaking cutting edge research and training for:

  • Autonomous vehicles and connected infrastructure.
  • Vehicle and device design, modification and safety standards.
  • Driver education, training, and behavioural testing.

A virtual tour will showcase the Centre’s real-world training and testing environments including urban intersections, off-road terrain, standardised road circuits, large vehicle manoeuvring areas and the skid pan. The road testing environments will be supported by secure research labs, presentation and meeting rooms, function spaces, and garage workshop facilities.

Host: Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ)
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with RACQ in the virtual exhibition via the digital platform.


Cooperative and Highly Automated Driving in Virtual Reality

On demand viewing | Virtual Reality

The Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative (CAVI) is a Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) project that will prepare for, and accelerate, the emergence of advanced vehicle technologies with safety, mobility and environmental benefits.

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Participants viewing this demonstration will have the opportunity to experience:

  • Through virtual reality experience a drive in ZOE2, TMR’s purpose-built level four automated vehicle prototype.
  • Learn about the Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot (ICVP), Australia’s largest trial of Cooperative Intelligent Transport System (C-ITS) technologies.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the virtual exhibition via the digital platform.


Smartship Australia

On demand viewing

Smartship Australia’s state-of-the-art facilities provide world-class training environments and maritime simulation services to the global maritime industry. Smartship is one of the world’s most advance maritime simulators and is giving pilots a realistic experience on the bridge of a ship in a vast array of shipping scenarios, allowing pilots to navigate in some of the world’s most challenging waters. Smartship is an international leader in maritime simulations and training, delivering strong safety outcomes and operational efficiencies for maritime related industries.

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Participants viewing this tour will learn about:

  • Smartships’s five maritime simulators.
  • Port development and optimisation modelling.
  • Training, assessment and licencing.
  • Hands on experience with bridge and tug simulators.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the virtual exhibition Hall via the digital platform.



Smart Solutions for Urban Road Network Management

Live Digital Session | On demand viewing

Live Digital Session:
Monday 12 April, 11.00am – 12.00pm AEST

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) uses ITS technologies to optimise the safe performance of the road network for customers. These technologies help to inform users, manage multi-modal demands, enhance user safety, and ensure the transport network is functioning at its best at all times to enable customer journeys.

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Participants viewing this tour will learn about:

  • Smart Motorways – TMR is deploying smart motorways technologies to optimise the performance of the motorway network, providing safer and more reliable journeys for customers
  • Hold the Red – This innovative safety treatment represents a new approach in smart infrastructure at signalised intersections, emphasising crash prevention over enforcement-based solutions.
  • Emergency Vehicle Priority (EVP) – EVP is a dynamic ITS solution that enables traffic lights to turn green in a safe and controlled manner ahead of an emergency vehicle’s arrival at an intersection.
  • Traffic Management Centres – How TMR’s network of TMC’s are keeping the state-controlled road network running by leading incident and network management services.
  • Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot – Australia’s largest on-road pilot of connected vehicles and infrastructure in the City of Ipswich.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the virtual exhibition via the digital platform.



Cooperative ITS Day 1 and Day 2 Use Cases for Smart Cities by Q-Free Australia

On demand viewing

Q-Free is leading the way in connected mobility solutions across the areas of Tolling, ITS and Traffic Management.

This digital demonstration will highlight a suite of urban cooperative-ITS use cases and show Q-Free’s vision for how they can improve the customer journey experience and operations of the transport network.

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Participants viewing this demonstration will learn about Q-Free Australia’s C-ITS solutions across a range of real-life journey scenarios. The demonstration will show how Q-Free’s connected mobility solutions come to life as part of the smart city ecosystem.

The C-ITS scenarios that will be highlighted includes:

  • Tolling
  • Variable speed zones
  • Traffic updates
  • Low emission zones
  • Hazard warning and intersection operations

Host: Q-Free Australia
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Q-Free Australia in the virtual exhibition via the digital platform.


Matilda by SAGE Automation – The World’s Smartest Transit Hub

On demand viewing

View SAGE Automation’s demonstration of the Matilda Smart Transit Hub, highlighting the features and technical aspects of Matilda and its functions. The demonstration will provide an overview of the Matilda’s Smart City capabilities and how it is utilising shared data and IOT’s to increase mobility and accessibility for the surrounding community.

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Participants of this demonstration will learn about:

  • An overview of the Matilda subsystems; including the Interactive display, ePaper screen, Artificial Intelligence system, KinTrans real-time sign-language system and more.
  • How Matilda is taking the ‘Smart City’ vision and making it a reality by leveraging leading edge technologies to enable communications between people, public transport and the driverless vehicle fleet to deliver a seamless transit service with the passenger, enhancing the transport experience.
  • The benefits of providing and utilising shared data, which allow systems like the Matilda to act as a centralised location for information to the public.
  • How systems are incorporating accessibility features into their designs, to increase the mobility in all regions.

Host: SAGE Automation
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with SAGE Automation in the virtual exhibition via the digital platform.



Next Generation Ramp Signalling Functionality by Transmax

Live Digital Session | On demand viewing

Live Digital Sessions:
Monday 12 April, 9.30am – 10.30am AEST
Tuesday 13 April, 11.00am – 12.00pm

Wednesday 14 April, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Thursday 15 April, 11.00am – 12.00pm

Transmax is the solutions provider of the international award-winning ITS platform STREAMS. This demonstration will highlight the capability of STREAMS in enabling Smart Motorways with a focus on developments in ramp signalling operations.

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Participants at this demonstration will learn about:

  • The functionality and capabilities provided by STREAMS Smart Motorways
  • High-level summary of how ramp metering optimises the operation of a motorway
  • The benefits and outcomes provided through Smart Motorways
  • An appreciation for how Smart Motorways fits into the overall road traffic management optimisation landscape

Host: Transmax
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Transmax at the Queensland Pavilion in the virtual exhibition via the digital platform.