Gaist

Data from 'unusual driving patterns' used to target defects

21/07/2022

Road defects and safety design issues could be identified using data from unusual driving patterns, through a partnership between Gaist and Aisin, part of the Toyota Group.

RSTA to get the Gaist treatment

21/10/2020

Highway technology company Gaist has joined the Road Surface Treatments Association with the aim of sharing knowledge and optimising road maintenance solutions.

Shapps promises roads ‘in top condition’ within months

28/08/2020

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has launched what his department called a first-of-its-kind audit into the mapping of potholes in England ‘to better target improvements so that roads are in top condition as people return to work and school’.

A view from all angles

13/08/2020

Christina Liassides, senior consultant at Gaist Solutions Limited, talks to Dominic Browne about the company's new SafetyView innovation and why it is their most advanced road survey solution yet. 

Highways safety redefined by Gaist’s SafetyView

10/07/2020

Gaist has launched a new SafetyView road inspection service following trials in three councils and input from the Department for Transport and insurance companies.

Watch your step on footway assessments, Gaist warns

18/06/2020

A technology company has warned of the need for cost-effective and safe means of assessing the condition of footways as the newest edition of the Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Highways is set to bring in new requirements.

Life after SCANNER in Bristol

03/03/2020

Shaun Taylor, highway maintenance manager at Bristol City Council, tells Highways about some of the difficulties his authority had using the SCANNER road condition monitoring technology and how moving to new systems can bring benefits.

Life after scanner

21/02/2020

Shaun Taylor, highway maintenance manager at Bristol City Council has told Highways about some of the issues his authority had using the SCANNER road condition monitoring technology and how a move to new systems can bring benefits.

DfT completes AI health check for local roads

17/01/2020

The Department for Transport’s £2m local roads health check, which used artificial intelligence to analyse video surveys, has been completed, with results showing broad similarity between the regions.

Q and A: The wide world of highways with Steve Birdsall

16/10/2019

Dominic Browne speaks to Gaist CEO and founder Steve Birdsall about the international highways and infrastructure market.

Rise of the robots: Is AI about to transform highways?

20/09/2019

A number of AI roads systems are currently available and are developing all the time. The main focus at the moment is on surveying the network, and using AI to identify not just assets but the condition the assets are in.

Staying in the green: When treatments and data combine

25/07/2019

Past ADEPT president and HMEP advocate Steve Kent discusses life after the efficiency programme and how treatments and technical solutions thinking, together with the power of data, are still driving progress.

Machine learning used in national roads 'stocktake'

22/07/2019

The Department for Transport (DfT) has teamed up with key players in the road maintenance and data services sector to fund a £2m 'machine learning' project to survey the state of the nation's roads and develop 'the most thorough understanding ever of Britain’s road markings'.

Workshop series keeps councils at the cutting edge

31/05/2019

A series of free CPD accredited workshops supported by the DfT start next week, bringing together the science and technology of data analysis and highways surface treatments with effective funding models to help councils get more life out of their roads. 

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