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MLFF System[ ITS ]

A gateway for smoother road traffic

The Multi-Lane-Free-Flow (MLFF) system is an electronic tolling technology that enables smooth traffic flow. Besides tolling on highways, MLFF technology can also be applied to a wide variety of ITS applications such as vehicle monitoring for traffic management and efficient vehicle tax management.

Features of the MLFF system

  • Easy installation and no extra space required

    Equipment is easily installed above the existing road and no extra space is required for toll booths.

  • Resolves traffic jams

    Since there is no barrier for stopping the vehicle, the vehicle does not need to slow down to pay the toll. This helps to ease traffic congestion.

  • Wide-ranging applications

    Besides highway tolling, MLFF can also be used for a wide variety of ITS applications such as vehicle monitoring for traffic management, violation control, and vehicle tax management.

MLFF Proof-of-Concept (Malaysia)

Features of the RFID reader

  • Compact design with an integrated antenna and processor to ensure efficient installation and maintenance.
  • Capable of communicating with a fast-moving vehicle at an output of 2 WERP or less, the level required by the wireless radio laws in major Asian countries.
  • Dual-use design available for both toll collection systems for toll booths and Multi-Lane Free Flow (MLFF) systems.
  • Ethernet cable connectivity for easy installation.
  • Robust security design enabling the storage of three generations of security keys.
  • As an RFID for on-vehicle equipment, it conforms with ISO18000-6C, the soon-to-be de facto international standard.
  • Works with vehicles running at very high speed (180 km/h).

Applications of the RFID reader

  • Highway toll collection system
    (Toll booth and MLFF)

  • Entering and exiting control

  • Parking fee payment system

  • Travel time measurement on expressways

Example of RFID installation
Example of RFID installation

Example of a single lane system introduced

Single lane system (Vietnam)
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