IRD is an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) company and a world leader in the highway traffic management and in-vehicle systems solutions industry. IRD was founded by Dr. A.T. Bergan, a world renowned expert in transportation and civil engineering. IRD’s technology base evolved from Weigh-In-Motion (WIM), vehicle detection and vehicle measuring systems.
Established 1980, IRD has diversified both from a markets and geographical perspective. IRD Systems are designed and built by a multidisciplinary, customer-focused team which fuses core IRD technology with integrated computing and communications technologies. IRD operates in the following markets:
- Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
- Traffic Data Solutions
- Bridge Monitoring & Safety
- Toll Systems
- Security & Access Control
- Maintenance & Service Solutions
- Traffic Products
IRD’s corporate headquarters are in Saskatoon, Canada with corporate subsidiaries in the U.S., Chile and Belgium and partnerships in Brazil and China. In addition, IRD is represented in other parts of the world through a network of factory trained distributors. IRD systems are installed around the globe, with major installations throughout North and South America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.
A Global Solutions Provider
IRD technologies are an important element in enhancing the environmental performance of customers by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By keeping vehicles moving smoothly, efficiently and safely, IRD’s Intelligent Transportation Systems have resulted in significant pollution reduction and fuel savings on a global basis.
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
ITS encompasses a synergy between the roadway and the vehicle. IRD systems capture both of these aspects. IRD roadway systems assist agencies to monitor traffic, enforce vehicle regulations, and collect roadway usage fees. With respect to in-vehicle and fleet management, IRD systems enable customers to monitor their vehicle fleet to generate savings, improve driver habits, and to secure the safety and security of their assets.
With an extensive network of service depots and partners, IRD supports projects and products with preventative, scheduled and emergency maintenance. Skilled Engineers and Technicians have the experience and resources to keep the customers’ systems and products operational.