International Road Dynamics


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Intelligent Transportation Systems for Border Security and Access Control

International Road Dynamics (IRD) is a well-established company with a long history of providing security and safety products.

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IRD Corporate Office,
702 – 43rd Street East,
S7K 3T9,
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International Road Dynamics (IRD) has more than 35 years’ experience as a supplier of intelligent transportation systems.

The company has continually innovated over the years, delivering leading-edge technology for border security and access control systems. It delivers complex, integrated systems that incorporate computer systems, custom software development, industrial-grade electronics, and durable camera and sensor components.

Access control systems for military and government organisations

IRD secures facilities and monitors vehicle access for military, industrial, and government organisations. The company’s systems provide perimeter security, vehicle identification and tracking, video inspection, and automated recordkeeping. They can also incorporate automated entry fee collection systems into access control systems.

IRD’s UVAS software database stores vehicle records that include captured images of vehicle undercarriages, licence plate images and driver photos.
The UVAS ML / MG network multi-lane system can manage multiple entrances and gates under one control system.
IRD’s UVSS is modular, allowing expansion from two to eight segments to fit any needs.
UVSS - live monitoring and PC-based recording / monitoring can be combined, which makes it easy to network the security system.
IRD’s UVAS scans the underside of vehicles travelling up to 75km/h (46mph) so you can view the entire length of the vehicle in real time.
The complete FLEX-HH-300 package is housed in a compact, ruggedised aluminium case for easy transport. Weighing only 6kg (13.5lbs), the case provides foam structure cavities to keep all the components safely packaged during transit.

IRD combines experience in the truck safety and toll collection industries to integrate technologies such as radio frequency identification (RFID), weigh-in-motion (WIM) and licence plate readers (LPR).

By using these advanced vehicle identification technologies, vehicles can be tracked through approach, entrance and egress from the facility. A database of site visitors can be automatically updated for later security audits.

Under-vehicle surveillance systems (UVSS) for defence transportation

IRD’s under-vehicle surveillance systems (UVSS) solutions are designed to digitally record clear video images of the entire width of a vehicle’s undersides. The solution is ideal for governmental, military, corporate, and transportation facilities, wherever complete vehicle monitoring to detect contraband or explosives is required.

Permanently installed systems are modular so they fit various widths of vehicles, roadways and entrances. IRD’s UVSS system is a versatile and cost-effective solution for checking underneath vehicles.

The UVSS’ high-resolution colour cameras provide clear, sharp images, with bright white, high-intensity LED-based lighting illuminating the vehicle’s undercarriage for full visibility. With the ability to place cameras anywhere along the length of the ramp, wheel wells and other details are easy to capture.

Field of view, focal length and the camera angle simulate a person in a pit viewing vehicles passing over. No infrared light is supplied to confuse the security personnel from switching to a monochrome image from a colour image.

Under-vehicle inspection and area scanning systems for security operations

IRD’s under-vehicle area scanning (UVAS) system uses colour area scanning technology to effectively inspect vehicle undercarriages to locate and analyse images for explosive devices, suspicious objects or contraband such as drugs and weapons.

It is an ideal system for government, military, transportation, and corporation facilities requiring security checkpoints for vans, tractor trailers, buses, and passenger vehicles. Monochrome (black and white) models are also available.

The entire length of the vehicle can be viewed in real time and the UVAS produces full high-definition colour images, even with vehicles moving up to 75km/h (47mph). The scanning camera is available from 500 foot-pound-second (FPS) up to 900FPS.

The UVAS’s high-resolution digital camera supplies clear and sharp images. High-intensity, bright white LED-based lighting highlights the vehicle’s undercarriage so details aren’t lost in shadows. With the full-length light composition and specially designed camera angle the wheel wells and other under-carriage details are easy to capture, with no need for additional auxiliary cameras.

The heavy duty, under-vehicle inspection system comes with light arrangements and a built-in scanner. The weight bearing capacity for a standard system is 78 tonnes (t) and an optional 110t capacity is available upon request. Adverse environments, rugged terrain and extreme temperatures were taken into consideration while designing this system.

Portable hand-held under vehicle inspection camera for military bases

The FLEX-HH-300 handheld under-vehicle surveillance camera kit has been designed as a lightweight, low-power portable system for simple set-up and operations. It is ideal for tactical operations, vehicle entry points, border crossings, dead space and patrol line monitoring, perimeter security and observation posts, as well as entry points for military bases and other remote areas where threat detection and management are required.

The FLEX-HH-300 is a self-contained, lightweight pole camera for inspecting hard-to-reach or high-risk areas for potential security hazards or breaches. It includes two types of cameras, one of which is mounted on a dolly for easy access to the underside of vehicles and the other being a flexible pole camera for examining challenging areas such as above drop-ceilings, small cavities or pipe openings, corner views or behind immovable objects.

White Papers

  • Advances in Global Aviation Security

    The North American and global aviation community are beginning to prepare for sweeping changes as the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is implementing enhanced security measures for all commercial flights to the United States.

  • Vehicle Surveillance Systems

    International Road Dynamics is an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) company and a world leader in the highway traffic management and in-vehicle systems solutions industry.

Press Releases

  • IRD Closely Monitors Hurricane Irma

    Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD), the agency responsible for weight and safety enforcement in Georgia, contacted IRD in advance of Hurricane Irma's landfall in order to see what features they could use to monitor the traffic at their weigh stations and provide useful information to internal and external stakeholders

  • IRD Exhibiting at CANSEC 2017

    International Road Dynamics (IRD) will be attending and exhibiting at CANSEC 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The exhibition takes place at the EY Centre from 31 May to 1 June.

  • NYSDOT Awards IRD with Five-Year $7.34m Contract

    International Road Dynamics (IRD) announced today that the company has been awarded a five-year traffic data collection installation and maintenance contract valued at $7.34m by the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT).

  • IRD Exhibiting at Intersec Expo 2017

    International Road Dynamics (IRD) is attending and exhibiting at Intersec Expo 2017, the world's leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection. The exhibition will be held from 22-24 January 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Products & services

  • Licence Plate Recognition (LPR)

    IRD's security and surveillance systems are designed to keep a 24-hour watch on property, provide for recorded forensic data, monitor activities in real time, and provide statistical data to security personal for quick and accurate decision making.

  • FLEX HH-300

    The FLEX HH-300 handheld under vehicle inspection camera kit has been designed as a lightweight, low power, portable system for simple setup and operations.

  • Under Vehicle Area Scanner (UVAS)

    The UVAS uses colour and / or black and white area scanning technology to effectively scan and inspect the undercarriage of vehicles to search and analyse images for explosive devices, suspicious objects or contraband such as drugs and weapons.

  • Under Vehicle Surveillance Systems (UVSS)

    The FLEX series of Under Vehicle Surveillance Systems (UVSS) is designed to display, monitor, and digitally record crisp, clear digital colour video of a vehicle's underside, all with one system.

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