Menu
Unisys bags six-year New Zealand Transport Agency crash analysis contract

Unisys bags six-year New Zealand Transport Agency crash analysis contract

Under the six-year contract, Unisys will lead the design and implementation of a new version of the CAS based on an open platform.

Unisys New Zealand has been selected by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) as the prime system integrator to lead the modernisation of the national Crash Analysis System (CAS).

Under the six-year contract, Unisys will lead the design and implementation of a new version of the CAS based on an open platform.

Terms of the deal will see Unisys will host the CAS in its Auckland data centre and deliver the solution to the Transport Agency via a Software-as-a-Service model within a private cloud environment, Unisys will also provide service desk support for users.

To deliver the solution, Unisys has partnered with Intergraph, a leader in transportation solutions for viewing complex data, and e-Spatial for spatial integration.

"By modernising and automating the Crash Analysis System, we will be able to capture and share key data more quickly, allowing the Transport Agency to better analyse trends, prioritise changes to road conditions designed to prevent future crashes, and assess if previous interventions have been successful in making roads safer for New Zealand drivers," says Rachel Leamy, manager CAS, New Zealand Transport Agency.

"As this information is of interest to other agencies and entities such as local councils and insurance agencies, the open platform will enable the CAS to be more easily integrated with other systems, allowing for more detailed big data analysis."

Each year there are approximately 30,000 road crashes reported in New Zealand, of which around 10,000 involve injuries. The Government's Safer Journeys strategy is designed to improve road safety in New Zealand by reducing the frequency and the severity of road crashes.

"By partnering with Intergraph and e-Spatial as best in class transportation and spatial integration specialists, we are using modern approaches and technologies to deliver a flexible, open system that will enable data to be collected, shared and analysed,” says Steve Griffin, country manager, Unisys New Zealand.

“The new system will be instrumental in supporting the Transport Agency's goal of giving New Zealanders a safer journey."

The Transport Agency's CAS is used to capture and analyse information about road crashes to help determine the cause of individual crashes as well as to identify trends and contributing factors such as high speed or road curvature.

Previously, New Zealand Police would record key crash information on paper and that information was then later manually entered into the CAS. The new solution will leverage the Police's investment in mobile technology, which includes Intergraph's Mobile Responder, to capture the data electronically while at the scene.

The CAS contract was awarded to Unisys as a result of a competitive tender process. It builds on Unisys' long working relationship with the Transport Agency including recently modernising and supporting the Driver and Vehicle Registry System.

"The Transport Agency's new CAS will draw on Intergraph's global expertise in smart safety and transportation solutions, including the C3i systems used by the New Zealand Police for incident management, command and coordination,” says Stephen Willson, New Zealand country manager, Intergraph Security, Government and Infrastructure.

“Importantly, it will provide Transport Agency staff and stakeholders with the capability for more informed decision making."


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags unisys

Featured

Slideshows

Reseller News kicks off awards season in 2019 with Judges' Lunch

Reseller News kicks off awards season in 2019 with Judges' Lunch

The 2019 Reseller News Innovation Awards has kicked off with the Judges Lunch in Auckland with 70 judges in the voting panel. The awards will reflect the changing dynamics of the channel, recognising excellence across customer value and innovation - spanning start-ups, partners, distributors and vendors. Photos by Christine Wong.

Reseller News kicks off awards season in 2019 with Judges' Lunch
Reseller News welcomes industry figures for 2019 Hall of Fame lunch

Reseller News welcomes industry figures for 2019 Hall of Fame lunch

Reseller News welcomed 2018 inductees - Chris Simpson, Kendra Ross and Phill Patton - to the third running of the Reseller News Hall of Fame lunch, held at the French Cafe in Auckland. The inductees discussed the changing landscape of the technology industry in New Zealand, while outlining ways to attract a new breed of players to the ecosystem. Photos by Gino Demeer.

Reseller News welcomes industry figures for 2019 Hall of Fame lunch
Upcoming tech talent share insights at inaugural Emerging Leaders Forum 2019

Upcoming tech talent share insights at inaugural Emerging Leaders Forum 2019

The channel came together for the inaugural Reseller News Emerging Leaders Forum in New Zealand, created to provide a program that identifies, educates and showcases the upcoming talent of the ICT industry. Hosted as a half day event, attendees heard from industry champions as keynoters and panelists talked about future opportunities and leadership paths and joined mentoring sessions with members of the ICT industry Hall of Fame. The forum concluded with 30 Under 30 Tech Awards across areas of Sales, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Management, Technical and Human Resources. Photos by Gino Demeer.

Upcoming tech talent share insights at inaugural Emerging Leaders Forum 2019
Show Comments