Thursday, November 10, 2011
Do you remember where I work?
Kapsch company. started operations in 2003 in Chile, given the need of integrate toll collection systems on new highways projects in Santiago, Kapsch presented a new and revolucionary system called MLFF, multi lane free flow. being the strong product and sold all over the world.
This consists in paying toll without need to stop in highway at high speeds untill 200 km/h.
a set of sensors and cameras implemented in a gantry detect an OBU (on board unit) installed in a car, when this car passes through this gantry these sensors take the dimensions and capture the plate number, read the information saved in the OBU and compare both datas. if everething is OK, a correct pay has been done, if not, a image is saved for a manual recognition. All data is captured and processed in a Central System that sends an invoice to the address registered of each car.
Other products are being implemented like Parking systems, SOS call box and Open a barrier boom reading an OBU.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
After I’ve been out, I have come back for telling about a favorite piece of technology that I've got.
Starting my childhood I used to play music with handcrafts instruments...jajaja, drums or guitars often were made by me. While I got growing, increasing too my interest by music. I remember, when I was a teen, I used borrow a radio player at my neighbour, I spent a lot of my free time listening music, recording favorite songs in tapes, so my parents gave me a Mini-component for Christmas, it was the better thing for me because I could use it each and every day.
Now I’ve got a Hi-Fi audio system... Receiver, Deck, CD player, Turntable, Sound processor, I’ve bought them one to one and the only thing that I can say is “the sound is amazing”.
I spend many hours mixing sound tracks applying sound effects like church echo.
It’s wonderful like coils, resistors and capacitors work together for give this quality sounds.
Thanks Electronic Engineers.
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