An Intelligent Solution to Improving Local Road Maintenance and Road Maintenance for All Road Networks in General
With billions of dollars being spent annually on pavement repair by transportation agencies and road authorities around the world, there has never been a greater demand for efficient and consistent road damage detecting systems.
Traditional methods of manual inspection and road asset management are time-consuming, labour-intensive and often lead to inconsistencies in data collection. As an alternative, laser road scanning vehicles are expensive to buy or lease which restricts their use and therefore delivers results far too infrequently to accurately assess the condition state of road assets and help decision-makers manage them.
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This is where Maintain-AI's technology comes in. Our cutting-edge automated road damage detection approach that uses computer vision offers a multitude of advantages over traditional methods and even other automated systems currently on the market, able to detect, record and report on many defect types. We aim to be leaders in supporting Artificial Intelligence Road Maintenance.
When Working With a Limited Asset Maintenance Budget, the Goal is to Maximise the Value of Each Dollar. This is How We Aim to Support Road Asset Owners.
Maintain-AI's Automated Road Damage Detection Offers Clear Differentiations Over Traditional Road Surface Inspection Approaches
Artificial Intelligence for Pavement Condition Assessment from 2D Surface Images
One key differentiator of Maintain-AI is our use of artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms in automated road condition inspection analysis. Put simply, we offer a solution that behaves as an automatic road analyser. Maintain-AI uses technologies that support more consistent and efficient detection of road damage and defects, including potholes, cracks, road network infrastructure and other issues such as the quality of road markings. We also gather data and assess rider comfort through understanding vehicle motion. Additionally, our system is able to learn and adapt to different types of damage with each use, becoming more accurate over time.
Another key advantage of Maintain-AI's inspections is its ability to quickly and easily collect and analyse large amounts of data. Our system uses a mobile phone with our APP to capture detailed images of the road surface, which are then analysed using advanced algorithms. By reducing the cost of road surface inspections and assessments and undertaking them more frequently, this allows for a more comprehensive understanding of road conditions and allows for more effective maintenance planning. Maintain-AI will thus enable road asset owners the ability to reduce maintenance costs – significantly.
In addition to its advanced technology, Maintain-AI also offers a user-friendly web hosted interface that allows for easy access and interpretation of data. This enables more informed analysis, decision-making and understanding of pavement's performance over time. One of the most important features of Maintain-AI is its ability to integrate with other systems, such as GIS, traffic management systems and maintenance management systems. This allows for seamless data sharing and collaboration among different departments and organisations.
The use of Maintain-AI can bring significant cost savings for road asset owners and maintenance departments. Our automated pavement condition survey system eliminates the need for manual inspection, realigning where people’s time is best used and thus increasing efficiency. Additionally, by detecting damage early, our system can help prevent more costly repairs down the road as the concept of best-practice pavement preservation is to “Keep the Good Roads Good ”.
AI-Driven Pothole Detection and Road Damage Assessments Will Continue to Transform Road Maintenance By Significantly Reducing the Costs of Road Management
To illustrate, here is a simple diagram of the workflow of Maintain-AI. We are able to generate quality results that are considered objective and reliable (minimised standard deviations compared to suitable alternatives), effective (with minimal bias to a suitable reference observed) and efficient (when comparing the resources of cost and people required compared to comparable alternatives):
Maintain-AI is a next generation solution for automated road surface inspections. Its use of cutting-edge technology and a user-friendly interface makes it a valuable asset for any road asset owners or maintenance department looking to improve efficiency and save costs. Its ability to integrate with other systems and its ability to learn and adapt makes it the most advanced and effective solution of its type on the market.
Remember, good roads should cost less. Together, let's keep the good roads good!
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Maintain-AI aspires to support Governments, other Road Asset owners and Industry professionals transform pavement and network assessments through AI-driven solutions. Founded on the principle that "Good Roads Should Cost Less", we harness the power of computer vision and machine learning to automate road surface inspections. Our state-of-the-art tools detect road defects and assess related infrastructure, enabling professionals to make data-driven decisions. By advocating for the optimal use of maintenance budgets, we emphasise that well-maintained roads are more cost-effective across a road's complete asset lifecycle. Our commitment is to support regular, objective network inspections, ensuring that every maintenance dollar is maximised. With Maintain-AI, infrastructure asset management is not only efficient but also offers a clear return on investment through maintenance savings. Join us in our mission to make roads better, safer, more sustainable and more cost-effective. All road users deserve it.